Error 21201 SMBIOS GUID after installing SCVMM 2016 Update Release 6

By Tom Kitching

I recently updated my SCVMM server to Update Release 6.  However once updated, I was getting error 21201  “Another machine with the same SMBIOS GUID is found. Recommended Action An SMBIOS GUID should uniquely identify the machine. Provide the correct value or contact the machine manufacturer to help update the hardware with correct information” as…

Add AD security group to local administrators on Hyper-V server running core

By admin

First connect to the remote server with powershell

Next run the command to add the group:

If you’re paranoid (like me) and want to check this worked you can use: