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

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Updating the VMM agents

After upgrading to a new version of VMM, you will also need to update the VMM agents running on the Hyper-V server hosts. This recipe will guide you through the steps.

How to do it...

To update the VMM agent of a host, carry out the following steps after upgrading:

  1. In the Fabric workspace on the VMM console, expand Servers and then go to All Hosts. In the Hosts pane, right-click on the column header and select Agent Status.
  2. On the Hosts tab in the ribbon, click on Refresh.

    Note

    If a host requires the VMM agent to be updated, it will display Needs Attention in the Host Status column and Upgrade Available in the Agent Version Status column.

  3. To update the VMM agent, select and right-click on the host, and then click on Update Agent ...

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