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Software-defined networking with Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 #SDN #SCVMM #Azure

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Poster : System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager Networking and Config. #SCVMM #sysctr




This poster for VMM in System Center 2012 SP1 can help you:

  • Plan your VMM networks using a logical view of VM networks, logical networks, and logical switches using a variety of configurations including VLAN-based configuration, no isolation, network virtualization, external networks, and with no virtual networking.
  • Configure networking in VMM using configuration steps by roles including fabric administrators, tenant administrators, or by any user.
  • Understand the network object model with diagrams of objects showing the relationships between objects.
  • Extend VMM with options including using a vendor network-management server with extensions, connect a VM network to other networks by configuring the VM network with a gateway, and load-balance requests to VMs that make up a VMM service tier by adding a load balancer to VMM.


Logical View


Network Object Model


Extensibility Options


Configuration Steps

You can Download the Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 VMM networking Poster here

In Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) in System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), you can consistently configure identical capabilities for network adapters across multiple hosts by using port profiles and logical switches. Port profiles and logical switches act as containers for the properties or capabilities that you want your network adapters to have. Instead of configuring individual properties or capabilities for each network adapter, you can specify the capabilities in port profiles and logical switches, which you can then apply to the appropriate adapters. This can simplify the configuration process.

Configuring Ports and Switches for VM Networks in System Center 2012 SP1