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Stopping and Starting VMM via Command Line
Posted by on 05 August 2015 04:43 AM

By Sanju Manjunath

The VMM Service can be started and started by the Services.msc utility, or via command line


Applies to:
Iron Networks Products: IronPOD Family of Products, Microsoft CPS
Software: System Center VMM 2012 SP1, VMM 2012 R2


Starting and Stopping Virtual Machine Manager

To Start VMM

  1. Open the Command Prompt as administrator and type
    net start scvmmservice

To Stop VMM

  1. Open the Command Prompt and type
    net stop scvmmservice

If either of these commands fail or hang, the likely cause will be logged in the event viewer under

Applications and Services

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