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Safely service offline virtual machines in your SCVMM library : Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 3.0

 
Yes, that’s right, you can use the new Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 3.0 to automate and safely service offline virtual machines. Alsom this tool is FREE.
 
The version 3, added powerful new features designed to streamline the process of keeping the offline virtual machines, templates and VHDs up-to-date, helping  effectively  to manage the workflow of updating the offline virtual machines
 
 Also, VMST 3.0 now automates the servicing of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host clusters, leveraging live migration.
 

Using new features in VMST 3.0, customers can now service:

  • Offline virtual machines in a SCVMM library.
  • Stopped and saved state virtual machines on a host.
  • Virtual machine templates.
  • Offline virtual hard disks in a SCVMM library by injecting update packages.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 failover clusters running Hyper-V.       

Important : As VMST 3.0 is designed to work with Microsoft® System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 or SCVMM 2008 R2, to install it, you will need the SCVMM administrative console installed first on the same machine.
 
 
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