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Module  5 Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
Module Overview <ul><li>Creating a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2 </li></ul><ul><li>Converting a Physical Server to...
Lesson  1 : Creating a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2 <ul><li>Supported Guest Operating System Platforms for Virtua...
Supported Guest Operating System Platforms for Virtual Machines Server operating systems that the child partition supports...
Sources for Deploying New  Virtual Machines
What Is Host Rating? Represents suitability of the physical machine to the host virtual machine Host rating: <ul><li>D epe...
What Is Virtual Machine Placement? Evaluation and selection of the most suitable host for the virtual machine Types: <ul><...
Demonstration: Creating and Placing a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2 <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn ...
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Demonstration: Deploying a New Virtual Machine from the VMM Library <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to d...
<ul><li>What  I s P2V  C onversion? </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements for the Source and Destination Computers in the P2V Pro...
What  I s P2V  C onversion? Considerations: Converts an operating system that is running on physical hardware to an operat...
Requirements for the Source and Destination Computers in the P2V Process Requirements for the source computer: <ul><li>RAM...
Online and Offline P2V  C onversion s Online conversion  uses VSS to convert the physical server to a virtual machine whil...
Usage Scenarios for P2V Conversion Scenarios: <ul><li>Consolidating servers </li></ul><ul><li>Decom m issioning of old har...
How  the P2V Process Uses  MAP and  Operations Manager 2007 MAP: <ul><li>Quickly discovers clients, servers, and applicati...
Considerations for P2V Conversion  Considerations: <ul><li>Drivers for storage </li></ul><ul><li>Bad sectors on physical d...
Lesson  3 : Converting and Migrating Virtual Machines <ul><li>What Is V2V Conversion? </li></ul><ul><li>V2V Conversion Req...
What  I s V2V conversion? Converts existing VMware virtual machines to virtual machines running on Hyper-V Converting VMwa...
V2V Conversion  Requirements Requirements: <ul><li>Operating system in virtual machine </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual machine f...
Methods and Considerations for the V2V process Methods: <ul><li>Conversion directly from an ESX Server host </li></ul><ul>...
Demonstration: Performing  a  V2V  C onversion <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to convert a VMware virtu...
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Migrating Virtual Machines from  Virtual Server to Hyper-V Considerations: <ul><li>VMM automatically upgrades  the  virtua...
Migrating Virtual Machines Between Hosts When migrating, be aware that: <ul><li>Migration is supported only between compat...
Methods for Performing Virtual Machine Migration   B etween  H osts <ul><li>Use the Migrate action </li></ul><ul><li>Use t...
Considerations for Virtual Machine Migration Considerations: <ul><li>SAN  s torage issues </li></ul><ul><li>Permission iss...
Demonstration: Performing Virtual Machine Migration   Using QSM <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to migra...
Lesson  4 : Cloning  Virtual Machine s <ul><li>What Is Virtual Machine  Cloning? </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations for  Vir...
What  I s  Virtual Machine  Cloning? Creates new virtual machines based on existing machines, and creates backups of exist...
Considerations for  Virtual Machine  Cloning Considerations: <ul><li>You cannot make changes to  a  cloned  operating syst...
Demonstration: Performing  Virtual Machine   C loning <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to perform a virtu...
Lab Scenario <ul><li>You are working as the virtual environment administrator at Contoso, Ltd. Contoso recently implemente...
Lab :  Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines  <ul><li>Exercise 1: Creating a New Virtual Machine, and Storing a Virtual ...
Lab Review <ul><li>You have created a new virtual machine that you will use as a base for creating other virtual machines....
Module Review and Takeaways <ul><li>Review Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Common Issues Related to Creating, Deploying, and C...
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  1. 1. Module 5 Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2
  2. 2. Module Overview <ul><li>Creating a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2 </li></ul><ul><li>Converting a Physical Server to a Virtual Machine </li></ul><ul><li>Converting and Migrating Virtual Machines </li></ul><ul><li>Cloning Virtual Machine s </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lesson 1 : Creating a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2 <ul><li>Supported Guest Operating System Platforms for Virtual Machines </li></ul><ul><li>Sources for Deploying New Virtual Machines </li></ul><ul><li>What Is Host Rating? </li></ul><ul><li>What Is Virtual Machine Placement? </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration: Creating and Placing a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2 </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration: Deploying a New Virtual Machine from the VMM Library </li></ul>
  4. 4. Supported Guest Operating System Platforms for Virtual Machines Server operating systems that the child partition supports: <ul><li>Windows 2000 Server SP4 </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2008 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2008 R2 </li></ul><ul><li>SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with SP2 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with SP1 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with SP2 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.2 and 5.3 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) (Emulated devices only) </li></ul>Client operating systems supported in child partition : <ul><li>Windows XP SP3 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Vista SP1 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul><ul><li>Windows 7 (x86 Edition or x64 Edition) </li></ul>Integration S ervices improves integration between the physical computer and the virtual machine
  5. 5. Sources for Deploying New Virtual Machines
  6. 6. What Is Host Rating? Represents suitability of the physical machine to the host virtual machine Host rating: <ul><li>D epends on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CPU usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memory usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disk I/O </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network usage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I s a recommendation , not a mandatory condition </li></ul><ul><li>C alculation metric can be changed </li></ul>
  7. 7. What Is Virtual Machine Placement? Evaluation and selection of the most suitable host for the virtual machine Types: <ul><li>Automatic placement </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent placement </li></ul>Considerations: <ul><li>Default path must be configured </li></ul><ul><li>Host compatibility must be check ed </li></ul>
  8. 8. Demonstration: Creating and Placing a New Virtual Machine Using VMM 2008 R2 <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to use VMM to create a new virtual machine , place it on the host, and store it in a library </li></ul>
  9. 9. Notes Page Over-flow Slide. Do Not Print Slide. See Notes pane.
  10. 10. Demonstration: Deploying a New Virtual Machine from the VMM Library <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to deploy a virtual machine from the VMM library </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>What I s P2V C onversion? </li></ul><ul><li>Requirements for the Source and Destination Computers in the P2V Process </li></ul><ul><li>Online and Offline P2V Conversions </li></ul><ul><li>Usage Scenarios for P2V Conversion </li></ul><ul><li>How the P2V Process Uses MAP and Operations Manager 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations for P2V Conversion </li></ul>Lesson 2: Converting a Physical Server to a Virtual Machine
  12. 12. What I s P2V C onversion? Considerations: Converts an operating system that is running on physical hardware to an operating system running inside a virtual machine <ul><li>VHDs are made from disk images from source computer </li></ul><ul><li>New virtual machine has the same computer identity as the physical computer </li></ul>
  13. 13. Requirements for the Source and Destination Computers in the P2V Process Requirements for the source computer: <ul><li>RAM size </li></ul><ul><li>Volume size </li></ul><ul><li>ACPI BIOS </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be in perimeter </li></ul>Considerations for the operating system: <ul><li>NT 4.0 is not supported </li></ul><ul><li>Itanium versions are not supported </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2003 Sp1 is not supported </li></ul>Requirements for the destination computer: <ul><li>Virtualization platform </li></ul><ul><li>RAM size </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be in perimeter </li></ul>
  14. 14. Online and Offline P2V C onversion s Online conversion uses VSS to convert the physical server to a virtual machine while the operating system and applications are running on the physical server Offline conversion uses Windows PE to convert the physical server to a virtual machine while the operating system and applications are not running on the source server
  15. 15. Usage Scenarios for P2V Conversion Scenarios: <ul><li>Consolidating servers </li></ul><ul><li>Decom m issioning of old hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Simplifying support for old operating systems </li></ul>Prioritizing Virtualization Candidates: <ul><li>Underutilized computers that are not business critical </li></ul><ul><li>Computers with low utilization </li></ul><ul><li>Computers with higher utilization </li></ul><ul><li>The remaining underutilized computers </li></ul>
  16. 16. How the P2V Process Uses MAP and Operations Manager 2007 MAP: <ul><li>Quickly discovers clients, servers, and applications across the IT environment </li></ul><ul><li>Conducts migration and virtualization assessments for IT projects </li></ul><ul><li>Auto-generates reports and proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Scales well to small businesses as well as large enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>Get reports and proposals for migration to Hyper-V </li></ul>SCOM: <ul><li>More proactive than MAP </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Virtualization Candidates report s </li></ul><ul><li>Better integration with VMM </li></ul>
  17. 17. Considerations for P2V Conversion Considerations: <ul><li>Drivers for storage </li></ul><ul><li>Bad sectors on physical disk </li></ul><ul><li>Disk fragmentation </li></ul><ul><li>Usage of d ynamic or fixed VHDs </li></ul><ul><li>P2V Online: VSS writer aware applications </li></ul><ul><li>P2V Offline: NIC and storage drivers for Win dows PE 2.0 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Lesson 3 : Converting and Migrating Virtual Machines <ul><li>What Is V2V Conversion? </li></ul><ul><li>V2V Conversion Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Methods and Considerations for the V2V process </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration: Performing a V2V Conversion </li></ul><ul><li>Migrating Virtual Machines from Virtual Server to Hyper-V </li></ul><ul><li>Migrating Virtual Machines Between Hosts </li></ul><ul><li>Methods for Performing Virtual Machine Migration Between Hosts </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations for Virtual Machine Migration </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration: Performing Virtual Machine Migration Using QSM </li></ul>
  19. 19. What I s V2V conversion? Converts existing VMware virtual machines to virtual machines running on Hyper-V Converting VMware-based virtual machines: <ul><li>From ESX host, Library or File Share </li></ul><ul><li>Original VM is unaffected </li></ul><ul><li>.vmdk files are used as source to build . vhd </li></ul>
  20. 20. V2V Conversion Requirements Requirements: <ul><li>Operating system in virtual machine </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual machine files </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.v mx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>. vmdk </li></ul></ul>Requirements for the destination host server: <ul><li>Windows Server 2008 64-bit with Hyper-V </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be in perimeter networ k </li></ul><ul><li>At least 256MB RAM and memory for virtual machine </li></ul>
  21. 21. Methods and Considerations for the V2V process Methods: <ul><li>Conversion directly from an ESX Server host </li></ul><ul><li>Conversion from the VMM library </li></ul><ul><li>Conversion from a Windows or NFS share </li></ul>
  22. 22. Demonstration: Performing a V2V C onversion <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to convert a VMware virtual machine, from the VMM library, by using a V2V conversion </li></ul>
  23. 23. Notes Page Over-flow Slide. Do Not Print Slide. See Notes pane.
  24. 24. Migrating Virtual Machines from Virtual Server to Hyper-V Considerations: <ul><li>VMM automatically upgrades the virtual machine for use on Hyper-V </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The s ame VHD format is used </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtual Server a dditions are not compatible with Hyper-V </li></ul><ul><li>Undo and differencing disks are not supported </li></ul><ul><li>All virtual machine files are in a single folder </li></ul><ul><li>VMM monitors jobs, not alerts </li></ul>
  25. 25. Migrating Virtual Machines Between Hosts When migrating, be aware that: <ul><li>Migration is supported only between compatible platforms </li></ul><ul><li>During migration , virtual machine files are moved to the new host </li></ul><ul><li>The virtual machine remains online during migratio n </li></ul><ul><li>You can move virtual machines by LAN or SAN transfer only </li></ul><ul><li>You can use Quick Storage Migration to move the virtual machine storage between storage systems while the virtual machine is running </li></ul>
  26. 26. Methods for Performing Virtual Machine Migration B etween H osts <ul><li>Use the Migrate action </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Migrate Storage action </li></ul><ul><li>Drag and drop the virtual machine onto a host </li></ul><ul><li>Drag and drop the virtual machine onto a host group </li></ul>
  27. 27. Considerations for Virtual Machine Migration Considerations: <ul><li>SAN s torage issues </li></ul><ul><li>Permission issues </li></ul><ul><li>Migration of virtual machine s with checkpoints </li></ul><ul><li>Status of the ESX Server host </li></ul>
  28. 28. Demonstration: Performing Virtual Machine Migration Using QSM <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to migrate a virtual machine between storage locations </li></ul>
  29. 29. Lesson 4 : Cloning Virtual Machine s <ul><li>What Is Virtual Machine Cloning? </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations for Virtual Machine Cloning </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration: Performing Virtual Machine Cloning </li></ul>
  30. 30. What I s Virtual Machine Cloning? Creates new virtual machines based on existing machines, and creates backups of existing virtual machines Considerations: <ul><li>You must stop virtual machines before cloning them </li></ul><ul><li>During cloning , the operating system is not generalized </li></ul>
  31. 31. Considerations for Virtual Machine Cloning Considerations: <ul><li>You cannot make changes to a cloned operating system </li></ul><ul><li>You can clone a virtual machine from the li brary </li></ul><ul><li>VMM assigns a different machine name to a cloned virtual machine if you deploy it on the same host as the original </li></ul>
  32. 32. Demonstration: Performing Virtual Machine C loning <ul><li>In this demonstration, you will learn how to perform a virtual machine cloning </li></ul>
  33. 33. Lab Scenario <ul><li>You are working as the virtual environment administrator at Contoso, Ltd. Contoso recently implemented System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 in a testing environment. You have added few virtual hosts, and now you want to test the creation and deployment of virtual machines. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Lab : Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines <ul><li>Exercise 1: Creating a New Virtual Machine, and Storing a Virtual Machine in the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise 2: Deploying a New Virtual Machine from the VMM Library </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise 3: Converting a VMware-Based Virtual Machine to a Hyper-V Based Virtual Machine </li></ul>Logon information Estimated time: 5 0 minutes NYC-Host1, NYC-Host2 Host machines Virtual machines NYC-DC1 User name Administrator Password Pa$$w0rd
  35. 35. Lab Review <ul><li>You have created a new virtual machine that you will use as a base for creating other virtual machines. What is the next thing you should do to make it available for creating other virtual machines? </li></ul><ul><li>When you create a new virtual machine from a template, what information must you provide? </li></ul>
  36. 36. Module Review and Takeaways <ul><li>Review Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Common Issues Related to Creating, Deploying, and Converting Virtual Machines </li></ul><ul><li>Real-World Issues and Scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul>
  37. 37. Notes Page Over-flow Slide. Do Not Print Slide. See Notes pane.
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