Since this announcement that I’ve been waiting to have System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 at TechNet...
For all of you that were waiting for that day the good news arrived... we don’t need to wait anymore, the bits are available at TechNet subscriber download area. Assuming a medium/fast internet access you should have no “Time” problems to download the 3,395.68 (MB) of the ISO for the x64 Bit version of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, if your internet access is slow or if you’re at some place were internet access is not very reliable, remember that you always have the download manager from TechNet that allows you to pause and resume the download whenever necessary.
SCVMM 2008 R2 new features available in my previous post here
If you don’t have a TechNet subscription you still have the evaluation download at Download Center site
But WAIT!!!! There’s more...
Don´t forget to check the new features, upgrade tips, etc.. Check my previous post at:
Useful Virtualization Documentation for MS R2 Products
Last week Microsoft released KB KB974869. According with them after upgrading to Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, when you try to create a new virtual machine from a VHD file that is stored in either a CSV file or in available storage you may receive Warning 2927 or error 0x80338041:
KB974869 - You receive a warning 2927 and an unknown error when you create a virtual machine from a VHD file after you upgrade to System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.