SharePoint Server 2013 Trial in Windows Azure [Updated]

An updated SharePoint Server 2013 Trial image is available in the Windows Azure Platform Gallery.  The image is based on the current Windows Server 2012 Datacenter release and includes a complete installation of SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Trial patched with the March Public and December Cumulative Updates.


Additional configuration is required to use the SharePoint Server 2013 Trial image include 1) a database server running SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2012 2) a server running AD DS.

The current SharePoint Server 2013 Trial image will expire on July 6, 2014 unless activated using the appropriate product key.  See also


SharePoint Deployment on Windows Azure Virtual Machines

SharePoint 2013 on Windows Azure Infrastructure

Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

Automate Windows Azure SharePoint Deployments

SharePoint and Windows Azure Development Kit

Comments (3)

  1. Anonymous says:

    1. Why not make a trial image that DOES include SQL Server 2008R2/2012?
    2. If there is a separate trial image available of SQL Server 2008R2/2012, why not link to it in this article?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Any chance of getting SQL Azure compatibility for SharePoint any time soon?

  3. Anonymous says:

    Como estrenamos mes nuevo, toca un nuevo recopilatorio de enlaces sobre SharePoint 2013. Como siempre