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VMM cannot find the device or this device is not valid for a boot device

So you create a new Generation 2 (Gen2) virtual machine and install either Windows Server 2012 or 2012R2, you customise it and then you convert it in to a template in SCVMM. All is normal. You go to deploy that template from the library and it fails with the following: [error]VMM cannot find the device or this device is not valid for a...
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SCVMM 2012 R2 SP1 – Computer Name Bug

Hi All,   I discovered a bug during the installation of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 SP1 today which I have never seen before. SCVMM Bug Background The install was on a brand new VM with co-located SQL 2012 SP1. All configuration was checked prior to install...
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Nutanix Hyper-V Cluster

So I have been working recently on a large VDI project based on the Nutanix converged platform, which I have used before but only in its VMware hypervisor version, this time however the solution was to be based on Hyper-V. So here is what I have learned...... The documentation is not complete or entirely accurate!!!!!  However...
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Changing Nutanix Hypervisor

Nutanix now provide a hypervisor agnostic platform, which is great however if you do not clearly state which hypervisor you want it will come out of the factory with KVM installed, as I found out on my last project. When I contacted Nutanix to ask what to do to change it to Hyper-V I was braced...
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