3.6. Installing and Configuring VMM Hosts and Libraries

Now that you have deployed VMM server components and client components, you've laid down the infrastructure and you are ready to open shop. But without any VM host, you have nothing to offer—your shop is a house with bare walls.

So what do you need? Two last steps:

  • Deploy host computers on which you or your users can build virtual machines.

  • Deploy one or more repositories to store the building blocks for virtual machines.

3.6.1. VM Host vs. Library

In VMM, from a hypervisor technology point of view, three types of VM hosts are supported: Hyper-V, Virtual Server, and VMware ESX Server. For Hyper-V and Virtual Server VM hosts, the VMM agent is installed onto the computers. After that, all ...

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