Chapter 5

Understanding the VMM Library

The VMM library is a catalog that provides access to all the resources you need to support a cloud, whether they are stored on library shares or in the VMM database. The library can also store virtual machines when they are not in use; therefore it is effectively a resource for everything deployed to the private cloud.

This chapter covers all aspects of setting up, configuring, and maintaining the VMM library, including the following:

  • Understanding the requirements for building a library
  • Deploying library servers and shares
  • Associating library servers with particular host groups
  • Keeping resources such as VHDs, ISOs, and templates in the library and using them to create and deploy virtual machines
  • Installing ...

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