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Article ID: 2679658 - Last Review: July 9, 2012 - Revision: 8.0



This is by design.  System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager was never intended to manage itself in highly available mode as a cluster host.


To work around this situation, create a cluster using virtual machines within a Hyper-V cluster and install Highly Available Virtual Machine Manager(HAVMM) in them. Once this is done, add the Hyper-V cluster in which these virtual machines are running into the HAVMM.
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  • Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
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