June 2011 - Posts

Free Teacher Resources from Microsoft

Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 – the free tool helps to do the complex graph calculations.

Mouse Mischief – provide option in PowerPoint to have interactive Q&A

Interactive Class room – this is free add-in for PowerPoint and OneNote to have real time polling in the class room presentation.

Photosynth – this tool helps to create 3D-Experience with multiple images.

Songsmith – this tool match your singing voice

much more free tools at http://www.microsoft.com/education/teachers/default.aspx

Credit to Mr.M.S.Anand, who has showcased some of these applications in http://bitpro.in User Group Meet on 18th June 2011.

Why Should You Attend PASS Summit?

Whether you’re a seasoned PASS Summit veteran or thinking about attending your first conference, you don’t want to miss PASS Summit 2011, Oct. 11-14, in Seattle, WA. PASS Summit is all SQL Server, all of the time – offering the most useful, top-quality technical SQL Server and BI training available and at a great rate. This year’s conference is shaping up to be one of the best ever, and I encourage you to go. Here’s why.
Why you should attend:
Choose from 160+ technical sessions and 2 full days of pre-conference seminars by top experts in the field: Itzik Ben-Gan, Kalen Delaney, Adam Jorgensen, Adam Machanic, Brent Ozar, Kimberly Tripp, and many more.

Get instant answers to your SQL Server questions, including face-to-face support with the Microsoft CSS and SQLCAT teams.

Network and build contacts with thousands of industry experts, SQL Server MVPs, Microsoft employees, and peers. 

Learn new skills and best practices that you can apply immediately on the job.

Save $600 when you register by June 30 (plus use your Chapter Member discount code CHM11 for an additional $200 off – a total savings of $800 if you register this month).
Consider the value, and then join me at PASS Summit 2011 – I hope to see you there!


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Hyper-V and SCVMM 2008R2 Field Tips


SCVMM Failed Template creation with following error:



Edited the Local Security Policy to allow blank password.


Issue 2:

Remote use may not able to connect to VM through Self Service portal.

these are recommended remedy


Name of the Issues




SCVMM Self-service portal may not accessible from remote client

SCCMM Portal IP needs to add in the IEs Trusted Site zone.

To the Add-on installer pop up, the active installer should be enabled on IE security Settings


Use may not able to login to the VM

Make sure that particular user is owner of that VM



If the Remote user system with Windows XP SP3, they cannot able to access the VM via SSP

Apply Microsoft Fix 50588



Some of the user cannot access the VMs through SSP

Install latest Windows Installer & SCVMM portal add-ons on the remote system

Minimum windows  installer 3.1 for windows XP


VM ActiveX not getting installed on remote client

The user a/c may not have the local admin rights to install the ActiveX

Use should have the admin rights


User not able to RDP into the VM from remote system

Enable the RDP for that user on the VM



Remote user getting blank screen when they open VM via SSP

Make sure the rote client system got latest Windows Installer 4.0 / dotnetframework 3.1

Install SSP add-on on the remote client

Note: Remote client end issues faced because of the following reasons:

1. Remote system does not have the latest update installed.

2. Different versions of OS (windows XP SP2, Windows XP SP3 & windows 7)

3. User does not have the local admin rights to install the add-on.

4. IE Add-on blocked.

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