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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Connecting to a highly available VMM management server by using the VMM console

The VMM console is the GUI interface of the VMM management server. You will be using it to manage the cloud, fabric, storage, and resources, for example.

You can use this recipe to configure the VMM console to connect to a highly available VMM management server.

Getting ready

Best practice recommends installing the VMM console on a machine other than the clustered VMM servers. It is recommended that you install it on the management desktop, and from there, connect to the HA VMM cluster as this will prevent a connection loss in case of failure in one of the VMM management nodes.

Note

Review the Installing the VMM console recipe in Chapter 2, Installing SCVMM 2012, for information ...

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