Azure Pack – Recover from a disaster

This post is not talking about recovering from a failed data center or Azure Site recovery procedures. No, it’s just “simple” recovery when everything went down for whatever kind of reason. I mean, we are humans and we make mistakes. Even in an environment as Azure they make mistakes. Remember …

Monitor Hyper-V Checkpoints with SMA

Some of you might have read the post on how to monitor VM checkpoints (Snapshots) with Orchestrator. A new version on how to monitor it with SMA couldn’t stay left behind. In this blog post we will create a SMA Runbook that will run every morning at 7:00 and look for …

Managing VMM VLAN Network’s with Service Management Automation (SMA)

In this post we are going to play with SMA and VMM. I wanted to achieve that a VLAN depended network was fully provisioned by Service Management Automation (SMA) in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 (VMM). I also wanted to create the option to de-provision the network. Virtual …