70-247 Series: Part 18
Configure the Fabric (27%)
Configure VMM Library Servers
The System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Library Server is used to hold files for Virtual Machine Manager. The files stored on the library server include:
Add a Library Server
Create a Share on a File Server (see below)
In the VMM Console, select the Library Workspace and click Add Library Server
Choose a Run As account or Enter Credentials
Choose a server
Choose a share and choose whether or not to add default resources
Associate a Library Server with a Host Group
You can associate Library Servers with host groups, this allows for resources to be "close" to the servers the resources will be used on. For example, if you don't want 60GB VHD files transferring across your WAN.
Right click the Library Server and click Properties
Select the host group association
Add resources to a Library Server
Adding resources to a library server is as simple as copying and pasting the resources into the share. You can arrange the share however you want. You can copy any of the items listed above into the share.
Create/Modify Equivalent Objects
To view Equivalent Objects, you can select the relevant section in the Library Workspace
To mark two objects as equivalents, select the two objects, right-click and select Mark Equivalent.
View/Remove Orphaned Resources
If Templates, reference resources that were located on a Library Server that has been removed, you can view the orphaned resources in the relevant section in the Library Workspace.