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Installing the Virtual SCSI Controller Driver for Virtual Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008
You can install the virtual SCSI controller driver during the installation of the guest operating system by performing the following steps:
Description and screenshots where made while installing Windows Server 2008 on Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1, however the same instructions apply to the installation of Windows Vista. For Windows 2000/2003/XP you will need to press the F6 key during the text phase of the installation process, then press “S” to specify additional drivers, and then provide the driver floppy image.
1. Begin the installation by inserting the appropriate Windows Server 2008 installation media into your DVD drive.
2. Continue with the installation process, until you reach the point where you’re prompted for the location of the system partition. Click on the Load Driver link.
3. Now you need to load the driver files as a virtual floppy image. The image’s name is “SCSI Shunt Driver.vfd”, and it is located in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Virtual Server\Virtual Machine Additions folder. You can mount it by using VMRC Plus (read my “Manage Virtual Server Machines with VMRC Plus“, or from the Virtual Server administrative website. For this example I’ve used VMRC Plus.
This post is related to the issue what we faced today when we replaced the SSL certificates in our setup. When I launched the web-client and access the update manager tab, I get the message "interface
com.vmware.vim.binding.integrity.VcIntegrity is not visible from class
I started off by
restarting the VMWare vSphere Update Manager Service for the affected vCSA: 1. Log into vCenter
using the firstname.lastname@example.org account. 2. Home - System
Configuration - Services - Restart
This did not resolve
my issue... And we tried restarting all the services by SSH/Console into the
affected server and run the following commands: service-control
--start --all Still no luck. Make sure the certs are applied and it gets reflected in the config file. ( verify if the thumbprint matches) root@homelab71 [
/usr/lib/vmware-updatemgr/bin ]# pwd/usr/lib/vmware-updatemgr/bin root@homelab71 [
/usr/lib/vmware-updatemgr/bin ]# ./updatemgr-util config -g | less
Before a running virtual machine can be migrated from one host to another there are some mandatory requirements that must first be met:
Hyper-V 2008 R2 must be deployed on both hosts. The first version of Hyper-V does not support live migration.
Source and destination Hyper-V hosts must be configured as a Failover cluster with shared storage enabled.
Source and destination systems must be using shared storage (i.e. via SAN or iSCSI configurations)
Source and destination systems must be running processors from the same manufacturer. It is not, for example, possible to migrate a virtual machine from an Intel based host to one containing an AMD CPU.
The virtual machine on which the migration is to be performed must be configured as Highly Available and to use Cluster Shared Volumes.
The virtual machine's Automatic Start Action setting must be set to do Nothing.
All Hyper-V hosts in the Failover cluster must be configured to boo…