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…

Find number of cores on each processor for Microsoft Server 2016 Licensing

By admin

To calculate the cost of licensing for Server 2016, it’s necessary to know how many cores each CPU of your server is running.  This WMI query is useful in identifying that.