The Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Create Virtual Machine Wizard may fail to create a new virtual machine when attempting to deploy to a cloud that has special characters in its name. The following error will be displayed in the Virtual Machine Manager console:
- VMM is unable to process one of the provided parameters for the cmdlet (New-SCVirtualMachine):
- Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Cloud'. The argument is null. Supply a non-null argument and try the command again.
- Try the operation again. If the issue persists, contact Microsoft Help and Support.
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Article ID: 2690609 - Last Review: Jul 9, 2012 - Revision: 1