Unable to delete Hyper-V Host in VMM due to SQL statement failure

I had an odd failure when removing a Hyper-V server from VMM 2016. The job failed with a very generic Error 20413. So the next step was to check the log file which gave me an unexpected error. ---------------------------------------------------- ------------------- Error Report ------------------- ---------------------------------------------------- Error report created 4/26/2018 7:29:26 AM CLR is not terminating ---------------------------------------------------- … Continue reading Unable to delete Hyper-V Host in VMM due to SQL statement failure

VMM Bare Metal Builds and why you should use a Native vLAN

VMM Bare Metal Builds are an amazing way to ensure that your Hyper-V servers start out consistent. It's a bit magical but part of that process just works better when you use a native VLAN. But why is that the case? First let's look at the VMM Bare Metal Build process. The VMM Server connects … Continue reading VMM Bare Metal Builds and why you should use a Native vLAN

VMM 2016 Cluster Upgrades and Resource Groups

In order to upgrade VMM from 2012 R2 to 2016 you need to deploy new management servers and basically use a lift and shift upgrade process. This is due to VMM 2012 R2 supporting up to Windows Server 2012 R2 while VMM 2016 ONLY supports Windows Server 2016. If you installed VMM as a failover … Continue reading VMM 2016 Cluster Upgrades and Resource Groups