System Requirements: VMM Self-Service Portal in System Center 2012
Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
As of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Self-Service Portal has been removed.
The following tables provide the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for the VMM Self-Service Portal based on the number of concurrent connections that are maintained on the Web server.
Maintaining up to 10 concurrent connections
|Processor||Pentium 4, 2.8 GHz||Pentium 4, 2.8 GHz|
|RAM||2 GB||2 GB|
|Hard disk space||512 MB||20 GB|
Maintaining more than 10 concurrent connections
|Processor||Pentium 4, 2.8 GHz||Dual-Core 64-bit, 3.2 GHz or greater|
|RAM||2 GB||8 GB|
|Hard disk space||10 GB||40 GB|
The following software must be installed prior to installing the VMM Self-Service Portal.
|A supported operating system||For more information, see Supported Operating Systems later in this topic.|
|Web Server (IIS)||You must install the Web Server (IIS) role and the following Web Server (IIS) features:
- .NET Extensibility
- Default Document
- Directory Browsing
- HTTP Errors
- IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility
- IIS 6 WMI Compatibility
- ISAPI Extensions
- ISAPI Filters
- Request Filtering
- Static Content
|Windows PowerShell 2.0||Windows PowerShell 2.0 is included in Windows Server 2008 R2.|
|At least Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1)||On a computer running Windows Server 2008 R2, if the .NET Framework 3.5.1 feature is not installed (it is not installed by default), the VMM setup wizard will install the feature.|
Supported Operating Systems
|Operating System||Edition||Service Pack||System Architecture|
|Windows Server 2008 R2 (full installation)||Standard, Enterprise, and Datacenter||Service Pack 1 or earlier||x64|
Installing the VMM Self-Service Portal on a computer that is running Windows Server® 2012 is not supported.
Installing the VMM Self-Service Portal on a domain controller is not supported.
To use the VMM Self-Service Portal, client computers must be running Internet Explorer 8 or Internet Explorer 9.
For better performance, it is recommended that you install the VMM Self-Service Portal on a separate computer from the VMM management server.
For information about installing the VMM Self-Service Portal, see Installing and Opening the VMM Self-Service Portal.