Quick or Live Migration may fail after you used Migrate Storage

SCVMM R2 has a nice new feature to migrate the storage location of a VM. The move is done on one particular host from one drive to another. The move can be done while the VM is offline, in safe state, or even online.   What I’ve seen recently, in a clustered environment, when a VM…

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Installing SCVMM on a host with a name containing "-SCVMM-" fails with Error 257

  Well, the title says it all. If the host you’re trying to install SCVMM on has a name that contains “-SCVMM-” in upper case letters, setup fails with Error 257. Example: MUC-SCVMM-1 Resolution: Use a slightly different name, like “MUC-SCVMMR2-1” or “MUC-SCVmm-1”, The reason is that the uppercase string “-SCVMM-” is used internally for host…

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