This article describes the issues that are fixed in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 UR1 release. There are two updates that are available for Virtual Machine Manager, one for the Virtual Machine Manager server and one for the Administrator Console (x86 and amd64). This article also contains the installation instructions for this update.
Issues that are fixed
Unable to add Windows Server 2019 hosts in untrusted domain to SCVMM.
Changes to VM network adapter or VM network overwrites associated ACL.
Unable to pull LLDP information on pNICs bount to a vSwitch.
Long running service template deployments time out after 3 hours. Timeout parameter can now be configured to time above 3 hours using the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager Server\Settings\GuestCommunicatorStatusTimeoutSecs registry key to any desired value.
VMM service experiences high memory usage with large number of objects created in tbl_ADHC_HostVolume
Unable to assign VM network to VMs on the hosts
Automatic Dynamic Optimization fails on clusters in untrusted domain
VMM jobs take long time to run whenever there is VMM server fail over to another node.
Storage Provider Refresh fails when the NIC has no MAC present.
Unable to create a file share with the same name on different file servers through SCVMM console.
Cluster creation fails when VMM service is running under gMSA account with ‘Access denied’ exception.
In addition to these, all the issues fixed in System Center 2016 VMM UR8 and prior URs for VMM 2016 are also fixed in System Center VMM 2019 UR1.
Other Improvements and Features
With VMM2019 UR1, you can deploy Ubuntu 18.04 Virtual machines.
Nested Virtualization for VMs can be enabled through VM Template, service templates and while creating a new VM through console.
SCVMM 2019 UR1 also has additional new features introduced. For details on the new features refer to the documentation here.
Known issues and workaround
Set-SCVMSubnet -RemovePortACL job completes in VMM without removing portACL association from NC VMSubnet object, due to which Remove-PortACL job fails with NC Exception that it is still in use.
Below script can be added as workaround to remove the ACL from NC:
$uri = "<NC FQDN or IP>" # Replace with the URI of the Network Controller REST IP or FQDN
$cred = Get-Credential # Provide NC Admin credentials
#Identify the virtual network that contains the subnet.
$vnet = Get-NetworkControllerVirtualNetwork -ConnectionUri $uri -ResourceId "Fabrikam_VNet1" -Credential $cred
#Identify the subnet for which the ACL needs to be removed.
$vnet.Properties.Subnets.Properties = $vnet.Properties.Subnets.Properties | Select-Object -Property * -ExcludeProperty AccessControlList
New-NetworkControllerVirtualNetwork -ResourceId "Fabrikam_VNet1" -ConnectionUri $uri –Properties $vnet.Properties -Credential $cred
How to obtain and install System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 UR1
To update or install System center Virtual Machine Manager refer to the instructions here. Update packages for Virtual Machine Manager are available from Microsoft Update or by manual download.
To obtain and install an update package from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on a computer that has a Virtual Machine Manager component installed:
Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
In Control Panel, double-click Windows Update.
In the Windows Update window, click Check Online for updates from Microsoft Update.
Click Important updates are available.
Select the update rollup package and then click Ok.
Click Install updates to install the update package.
Go to the following websites to manually download the update packages from the Microsoft Update Catalog:
Download the Administrator Console update package now.
For information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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To manually install the update packages, run the following command from an elevated command prompt:
msiexec.exe /update <packagename>
For example, to install the System Center 2019 UR1 package for Virtual Machine Manager Server (KB4533411), run the following command:
msiexec.exe /update KB4533411_vmmserver_amd64.msp