System Center Virtual Machine Manager

  • Storage Optimization: VMM now optimizes usage of CSV. If a CSV disk gets full, VMM can automatically migrate VMs including the disk to another volume.
  • Storage Health: VMM can detect issues with Storage Spaces Direct clusters and detect storage and hardware failures.
  • Upgrading Storage Spaces Direct Clusters: MM 2019 can now automatically upgrade S2D clusters based on Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019.
  • New VM Admin Role: there is a new role called VM Admin Role, which gives you specific rights between the fabric admin and the tenant admin: it allows access to manage the VMs and have read-only access to the fabric.
  • Virtual Network Encryption support: SDN in Windows Server 2019 now supports Virtual Network Encryption, VMM allows you to manage and configure this.