Azure Site Recovery InMage Scout with VMware Series – Windows Master Target Installation

In the first blog post of this series I have given you an overview of the InMage Scout architecture. For a short recap of what the Master Target is read the following lines. The Master Target is used as repository and for retention. The Process Server sends its data of the Protected VM to the Master Target. In the next step the Master Target creates the Replica VM in the secondary site and holds mehr [...]

MVP Award – System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management for the third time

Today I received the most important email in the year and I got the MVP award in the expertise area System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management for the third time in a row. I am totally happy and feel very honored! Ahead with Windows Server 2016, System Center 2016 and Microsoft Azure Stack it will be a very exciting award year! Furthermore I am looking forward to the MVP Global Summit in November mehr [...]

Cross-forest Shared Nothing Live Migration

Last week I had a very interesting case at a customer and previously I thought it was really easy to do. Yes it is easy, when you know how to deal with it and before I forget it I will write it down now. So what was the case? I had a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Failover Cluster in an old AD domain that should be migrated to a new AD domain and at the same time to Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V mehr [...]

Converting Virtual Hard Disks between different Hypervisor

Twitter is an awesome social media tool to get the most recent IT news. During this week I saw a tweet by Ben Armstrong recommending a very nice tool for converting virtual hard disks. -> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2015/06/22/handy-tool-for-converting-kvm-vmware-images-to-hyper-v.aspx Honestly I have to say that I have been waiting for such a handy tool for a long time mehr [...]

Azure Site Recovery InMage Scout with VMware Series – Configuration

When you have installed the Configuration Server, the Process Server and the vContinuum server you can now move on with the initial configuration of your InMage Scout installation. -> http://www.danielstechblog.de/azure-site-recovery-inmage-scout-with-vmware-series-overview-introduction/ -> http://www.danielstechblog.de/azure-site-recovery-inmage-scout-with-vmware-series-configuration-server-installation/ -> mehr [...]

Azure Stack – IaaS VM ARM Template Deployment & JSON Editors

In this blog post I will write a bit about my opinion why Azure Stack with Azure Resource Manager is the right decision Microsoft has done and which tool to use for editing your JSON template files. Let us start with the IaaS VM ARM template deployment. If you are a bit familiar with the ARM template design you know that you can deploy a VM with only one template. For demonstration about a specific mehr [...]

Blobs and Tables: New Azure-Consistent Storage for your Datacenter – Ignite recording available

If you are interested in the storage part of Azure Stack then have a look at the Ignite session about Blobs and Tables: New Azure-Consistent Storage for your Datacenter. The session recording is available since this week and gives you an insight in the Azure Stack storage resource provider. -> http://channel9.msdn.com/events/Ignite/2015/BRK3481 mehr [...]

Azure Site Recovery InMage Scout with VMware Series – vContinuum Installation

In the first blog post of this series I have given you an overview of the InMage Scout architecture. For a short recap of what the vContinuum server is read the following lines. The vContinuum server is used for management, configuration and monitoring of V2V and P2V protections. Compared to the management website of the Configuration Server the vContinuum console provides you with an easier and mehr [...]

Azure Site Recovery InMage Scout with VMware Series – Process Server Installation

In the first blog post of this series I have given you an overview of the InMage Scout architecture. For a short recap of what the Process Server is read the following lines. The Process Server is used for caching, compression and encryption of the data of the Protected VM before the data is send to the secondary site. Typically the Process Server is the second component you have to install and mehr [...]

Azure Site Recovery InMage Scout with VMware Series – Configuration Server Installation

In the first blog post of this series I have given you an overview of the InMage Scout architecture. For a short recap of what the Configuration Server is read the following lines. The Configuration Server is the central component of every InMage Scout installation and it is the first component you have to install. You use the Configuration Server for management, configuration and monitoring of mehr [...]