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  1. Add deduplication option to the Create Logical Unit wizard

    Currently the Create Logical Unit wizard offers two options:
    thin provisioned and thick provisioned.
    Please add 'Thin provisioned and deduplicated'
    Or give each storage pool a default settings option, in which the new LUN defaults for that pool are saved (thin/thick, deduplication, compression, ...)

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      under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Storage Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • When the window is displayed in full screen, the character string of the title bar is missing.

      When the window is displayed in full screen, the character string of the title bar is missing.
      VMM UR1 also has not been fixed, but recently released VMM UR2 was installed, but it has not been fixed.

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        0 comments  ·  UI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Set Affinity and Anti-affinity rules

        I would like to be able to set affinity and anti-affinity rules in VMM console. So that we can ensure certain VMs are kept on the same host or kept on different hosts depending on their need.

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          under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make VMM support "4k-native" VHDXs.

          Make VMM support "4k-native" VHDXs. VM creation will fail in VMM if that VM has a 4k-native VHDX. 2012R2 Hyper-v supports 4k native VHDXs just fine. But VMM fails on it.
          Before you say "use VHDX format, VMM supports it", please re-read carefully and check - the default vhdX is 512e; VHDX is 4k native only when you explicitly set logical sector size as 4k during its creation. And if you use 4k native VHDX - VMM fails on it (though works fine with 512e VHDX)
          Tested on VMM 2012 R2 UR10 and Windows 2012 R2 File Server Storage Pools:…

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            0 comments  ·  Hyper-V Virtual Machine  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            under review  ·  Ashish MehndiAshish Mehndi responded

            Thanks for providing the inputs, we are reviewing this and update on future progress.

          • Enable HVR without Azure dependency controlled from VMM

            Add the ability to control failover and enable replica from VMM without the dependency/cost of Azure Integratio

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              1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              under review  ·  Keiko HaradaKeiko Harada responded

              Hello all,

              this idea is being under review. Once we have more information, we will be updating the status.

              regards,

              VMM Product Team

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