Restarting Storage Space Direct Cluster Nodes managed by SCVMM 2016

So most of my experience recently with Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) have been deploying stand alone clusters that are not managed by System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2016.  I have another blog in the works that documents how I built out a 4 node S2D cluster using VMM and PowerShell.  It piggy backs on … Continue reading Restarting Storage Space Direct Cluster Nodes managed by SCVMM 2016

Deploy Storage Spaces Direct 4 Node Cluster

I have been doing a lot of work with Storage Spaces Direct lately for a project I am working on.  We are deploying a Hyper-Converged Microsoft solution using Windows Server 2016, Storage Spaces Direct (S2D), and Software Defined Networking (SDNv2).  This blog will cover my experiences with deploying a 4 node Storage Spaces Direct cluster … Continue reading Deploy Storage Spaces Direct 4 Node Cluster

Keep IT Simple? Live migration of ‘Virtual Machine ‘ failed.

Started out with looking up Live Migration errors that lead me to configuration of the constrain delegation not being truly configured correctly.  Why, because the SPN's for three of the Hyper-V services where not registered correctly because the NTDS ports on my domain controllers had been restricted to ports not in the dynamic ranges that Hyper-V uses to register those SPN's.  At the end of the day if I would have focused on the SPN issues and just looked at my domain controllers I would have saved myself a lot of time.