In System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 R2, reporting functionality is performed by using System Center Operations Manager 2007.

To create reports for virtual machine hosts in VMM, the following software must be installed.

Software requirement Notes

The following Operations Manager 2007 components:

  • Operations Manager 2007 SP1

  • Operations Manager 2007 Reporting Server

  • Operations Manager 2007 agent on all hosts you want to monitor

For more information about Operations Manager system requirements, see Operations Manager 2007 Supported Configurations (

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007

To get reports, you must download the updated VMM 2008 Management Pack from the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Catalog ( Follow the installation instructions in the VMM 2008 Management Pack Guide, which is posted at Management Pack Guides for Server Products ( Unlike most management packs, the VMM 2008 Management Pack requires additional configuration tasks, performed in VMM 2008, before use. To simplify the management pack deployment, VMM provides the Configure Operations Manager option of the VMM Setup Wizard, which automates many of those tasks. To ensure a successful management pack deployment, use the Setup Wizard to import the management pack, and follow the instructions closely.

A supported version of Microsoft SQL Server for the VMM database.

For more information, see System Requirements: VMM Database.

For more information about reporting for VMM, see Setting Up Reporting (

See Also

For the most up-to-date Setup information, go to Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Deployment. To find additional Virtual Machine Manager 2008 documentation, go to the Virtual Machine Manager 2008 TechCenter Library.