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HyperV v7 MP and VMware 6.5 MP

Veeam Logoby jim@jankowskinet.com » Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:35 pm

We are currently using the 6.5 version of the VMware MP with SCOM 2012 R2. We would like to install and use the new Hyper-V MP included with Veeam Management Pack v7 for System Center.

Can we simply upgrade the Virtualization Extensions Service and UI to v7 and then license/run both the Hyper-V v7 MP and VMware 6.5 MP together in the same SCOM management group?

If so, is there an upgrade guide that covers this scenario?

Ad(Thanks)vance!

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Re: HyperV v7 MP and VMware 6.5 MP

Veeam Logoby sergey.g » Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:15 pm

Hi JJ,

Such an upgrade is possible with one requirement though - your Virtualization Extensions Service should be installed on a Management Server (because this is a requirement for Hyper-V support). If VES is on the Management Server, you can upgrade it to v7, then you'll need to upgrade collectors too (there is a way to enable Collector Auto-deployment during the upgrade, so that you don't need to upgrade them manually). Then import updated MPs and Hyper-V MPs.

If you have a license with both VMware and Hyper-V sockets, VES will work in hybrid mode (Hyper-v and vSphere) and you'll be able to configure data collection for both hypervisors in the same UI.

Additional information (including a way to enable collector auto-deployment during upgrade) can be found in the Installation Guide on the resources page: https://www.veeam.com/management-pack-s ... urces.html

Let me know if you have any other questions.
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