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In System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, it is possible to select Red Hat as the virtual machine 'Operating System' property for a virtual machine hosted by Hyper-V. The job, however, will show as failed with Error 10637. This can occur when creating a new virtual machine or changing this property on an existing VM. This does not affect the function or stability of the virtual machine itself. This property is found on the General tab of the virtual machine properties dialog.
A database entry that identifies the list of supported virtual machine operating systems per hypervisor requires an update.
Using SQL Server Management Studio Express or a full SQL installation, make a full backup of the SCVMM database. Next, connect to the SCVMM database (VirtualManagerDB by default). Open a new query and enter the commands below. The number of affected columns will be returned in the 'Messages' window if present.
where Name like 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5%'
Note: The following actions will be unavailable for Red Hat based virtual machines in SCVMM following this update:
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