SOLVED: SCVMM Agent installation failed on HOST Unknown error (0x80041003)

If you are trying to install or update the SCVMM agent on your HyperV hosts controlled by System Center Virtual Machine Manager and you might see the following error. Error (410) Agent installation failed on <HOST NAME> Unknown error (0x80041003) Recommended Action Try the operation again. If the problem persists, install the agent locally and then add the managed computer. To solve this you will need to add BOTH the SCVMM servers host (computer) name…

SOLVED: What is the Different Between System Center 2012 Datacenter and Standard?

As you likely already know System Center 2012 combines 5 older products into one new product.  So System Center Virtual Machine Manager SCVMM, no longer exists as a standalone product.  The difference between SC 2012 DataCenter and SC 2012 Standard boils down to just two things: Money: Datacenter is about $4000 and Standard is about $1500 Virtual Machines: Datacenter supports unlimited VM’s but Standard only supports 2     Datacenter Standard # of physical processors per…