Virtual Machine Role Example Kit

This post is part of a series for the Building Clouds Blog Gallery Items for Collaboration Workloads.  For more information see the following Table of Contents post – https://aka.ms/bcbgicw. Overview This project is meant as a resource for someone interested in building their own VMRole Gallery Item based on the Building Clouds Blog Gallery Items… Read more

VMRole Gallery Item – Lync Server 2013

This post is part of a series for the Building Clouds Blog Gallery Items for Collaboration Workloads.  For more information see the following Table of Contents post – https://aka.ms/bcbgicw. Overview The Lync Server 2013 gallery resource enables a service provider or enterprise administrator to publish a gallery item for tenants to deploy Lync Server 2013… Read more

VMRole Gallery Item – SharePoint Server 2013

This post is part of a series for the Building Clouds Blog Gallery Items for Collaboration Workloads.  For more information see the following Table of Contents post – https://aka.ms/bcbgicw. Overview The SharePoint Server 2013 gallery resource enables a service provider or enterprise administrator to publish a gallery item for tenants to deploy SharePoint Server 2013… Read more

VMRole Gallery Item – Exchange Server 2013

This post is part of a series for the Building Clouds Blog Gallery Items for Collaboration Workloads.  For more information see the following Table of Contents post – https://aka.ms/bcbgicw. Overview The Exchange Server 2013 gallery resource enables a service provider or enterprise administrator to publish a gallery item for tenants to deploy Exchange Server 2013… Read more

Troubleshooting Windows Azure Pack, SPF & VMM

Troubleshooting Windows Azure Pack, SPF & VMM As a follow-up from the troubleshooting Installation of Windows Azure Pack it’s time to look at the next item on our list being troubleshooting Service Provider Foundation (SPF) & Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). In this blog post I will describe how you can: Verify integration between WAP, SPF… Read more

Introducing Lync Service Templates

If you have been following the teams blog series on Service Templates you may have already come to the conclusion that the only one missing in the Microsoft productivity suite is Lync! Our goal as we began to build out this series of templates was to provide an automated way to stand up these core… Read more

Automation–PowerShell Workflow Script Spotlight–Creation and Parameterization of Virtual Machine Manager Run As Accounts for “OnBehalfOf” Service Template Deployment

Hello Readers/Viewers! I know it is a bit back-to-back with these examples, but I wanted to continue to share my learnings with you, as I continue down the “Tenant Provisioning POC” path with my team. Today it is all about dynamically creating Virtual Machine Manager Run As accounts for use as parameters during Service Template… Read more

Application Management – Service Models Web Platform Installer Gallery

Today we have a guest blogger. Stephen Baron is a Program Manager for System Center on the Virtual Machine Manager team. He’ll be doing a two-part blog related to the Windows Azure Pack: Application Management – Service Models Web Platform Installer Gallery (this post) Application Management – Virtual Hard Disk Requirements of Windows Azure Pack… Read more

Automation–PowerShell Workflow Script Spotlight–Deploying Virtual Machine Manager Service Templates “OnBehalfOf” Tenant Administrator User Roles

Hello Readers/Viewers! It has been a little while since I posted raw PowerShell, so I figured it was time! What do I have for you this time? Use Case Components Let’s say you have the following things, and want them in a simple working scenario: Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 Multi-Tenant Private Clouds ready for… Read more

Automation–Service Management Automation–SMA Runbook Toolkit Spotlight–SMART for Runbook Import and Export

Hello Readers!  Well, it has been a while since I’ve posted, but it has been for a very good reason.  I have something exciting to share that I believe will be of great benefit to those of you embarking down the path of Service Management Automation (SMA) within the Windows Azure Pack (WAP) and not… Read more