Removing Orphaned Virtual Machine Objects in SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager)

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  When Managing Virtual Machines via both Hyper-V and SCVMM Sometimes the bond between the Virtual Machine Object on SCVMM and The Hyper-V Breaks This Bond is based on a Property Named VMID that Exists in Both Objects Called VMID When Issue occurs There is a Stale orphaned Virtual Machine object in the SCVMM console and all actions taken on it will fail because the object has no equivalent Virtual Machine in Hyper-V. There is no way to delete this orphaned Virtual Machine Via the Console GUI only thru the powershell command Remove-SCVirtualMachine with the Force Switch(-force). In many cases this happens when a...
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