VMM P2V Fails with Error 2919 Element not found

During a routing P2V operation (Physical to Virtual conversion) within System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, the operation would fail at the copy VHD step. Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the CATAUSVMM02.catapultsystems.com server. (Element not found (0x80070490)) Recommended Action Ensure the agent is installed and running.…

Hyper-V Dynamic Memory Results!!

  After enabling Dynamic Memory on 7 Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1 host servers, we were able to free up 75 Gigabytes of RAM! This effectively enables us to add anywhere from 10 to 150 virtual machines depending on RAM configuration (512mb to 8196mb). We have 15 other Hyper-V servers we will be enabling dynamic memory…