SCCM not seeing 2012/2012R2 Virtual Machines as Virtual Machines.

Although we have close to 300 2012 R2 servers in the organization (that I can see in SCCM), and although the vast majority of these are Virtual Machines, I can't see them in any kind of collection that requires the 'System Resource -> Virtual Machines = True' tag applied to it.

OS Query:

select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.OperatingSystemNameandVersion = "Microsoft Windows NT Server 6.3" or SMS_R_System.OperatingSystemNameandVersion = "Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 6.3" or SMS_R_System.OperatingSystemNameandVersion = "Microsoft Windows NT Server 6.2" or SMS_R_System.OperatingSystemNameandVersion = "Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 6.2"

Limiting Collection Query:

select SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceID,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceType,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Name,SMS_R_SYSTEM.SMSUniqueIdentifier,SMS_R_SYSTEM.ResourceDomainORWorkgroup,SMS_R_SYSTEM.Client from SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.IsVirtualMachine = "True"

I can marry the two queries together and point it at 'All Servers and Workstations', and I get the same data. I did some spot checking and there are no 2012/2012 R2 servers in the 'Limiting Collection', although they exist in any query that is just hitting OS or something else they have, without requiring it to be a Virtual Machine.

Where is this 'Virtual Machine = True' data coming from in SCCM, and is there something specific I have to do to grab it on 2012/2012R2 machines? Schema update I missed?

May 18th, 2015 11:50am

To my knowledge, this value is only valid for Hyper-V hosted virtual systems.
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May 18th, 2015 12:08pm

It works for all our 2003/2008/2008R2 boxes on ESX Hosts.

If it isn't supposed to I can change my queries around, but I found it odd that its working for everything except 2012.

May 18th, 2015 12:09pm

Yes, I know this is an old post, but Im trying to clean them up. Did you solve this problem, if so what was the solution?

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August 1st, 2015 4:31pm

Since no one has answer this post, I recommend opening  a support case with Microsoft Customer Support Services (CSS) as they can work with you to solve this problem.

August 23rd, 2015 5:22pm

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