Ways to create a SharePoint 2013 in Azure dev/test or IT testing environment

Hey SharePoint and Azure fans, With the publication of the Set up a SharePoint intranet farm in a hybrid cloud for testing topic, I thought I would step back and summarize the different ways that you can create an environment for testing or developing an application for a SharePoint Server 2013 farm running in Microsoft…


New set of hybrid cloud test environments

Hey TLG and Azure fans, When adapting the Test Lab Guides (TLGs) content for the upcoming new world of infrastructure as a service (IaaS), I originally moved the set of virtual machines for the Corpnet subnet to a cloud-only virtual network, essentially an isolated subnet connected to the Internet. The result was the Base Configuration…


How the Azure Base Configuration Test Lab works

The Azure Base Configuration test lab, the latest incarnation of the base configurations for the Test Lab Guide (TLG) initiative, is hosted in a cloud-only virtual network in Microsoft Azure, rather than on a Hyper-V server on an isolated subnet or connected to your organization intranet. Here is its configuration. Advantages to running your test…

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New Azure TLG: Demonstrating FIM 2010 R2 ECMA2 with SQL Azure

Hey TLG, FIM 2010 R2, and Azure fans, Check out this new Test Lab Guide: Demonstrating FIM 2010 R2 ECMA2 with SQL Azure. With this TLG, you can use a free trial subscription, your MSDN subscription, or your paid Azure subscription to build out a test lab that demonstrates a Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2…

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