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It is possible to install Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller on the same computer. However, as a best practice and for better performance, we recommend that you install these server roles on separate computers.
For more information about this, see the "Additional Information" section of the following TechNet article:
System Requirements for System Center 2012 R2 App Controller
However, if you must install both server roles on the same computer, we recommend that you use one of the following methods:
Note You can select any other free port whose number is less than 32768 (for example, port 8500).
If App Controller and Virtual Machine Manager 2012 are installed on the same computer, you may encounter the following error:
An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the Hostname server: NO_PARAM: NO_PARAM.
Unknown error (0x80072f0d)
Ensure the agent is installed and running. Ensure the WS-Management service is installed and running, then restart the agent.
To resolve this issue, configure Virtual Machine Manager 2012 to use another port for BITS transfers between its Library servers and the virtualization hosts.
Note Make sure that the newly selected port is not blocked by a firewall between the hosts in question.
To configure Virtual Machine Manager 2012 to use another port for BITS transfers, follow these steps:
Article ID: 2933853 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 1.0