In the lab, the hardware wasn't actually available, so it failed. However, you can drill into the task and see exactly which step failed and which steps remain. In our case, PXE boot failed, so we couldn't talk to the server. Note that VMM used BMC to power on the host.
Mike Fratto is a principal analyst at Current Analysis, covering the Enterprise Networking and Data Center Technology markets. Prior to that, Mike was with UBM Tech for 15 years, and served as editor of Network Computing. He was also lead analyst for InformationWeek Analytics ... View Full Bio