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Evaluating System Center 2012 R2 with Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Corporation

Published: June 27, 2013

Authors

John Downing, Curtis Love, Brian Wren, Vic Horne, and Bruce Hamilton

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System Center 2012 R2

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Revision history

 

Release Date

Changes

June 24, 2013

Original release of this guide.

June 25, 2013

Fixed incorrect prerequisite link in the Get Started with Hybrid Networking: Walkthrough Guide section.

June 27, 2013

Fixed two broken fwlinks.

 

 


Contents

Evaluation Guide for System Center 2012 R2 and the Windows Azure Pack............................... 7

Topics for Evaluating System Center 2012 R2 and the Windows Azure Pack.......................... 7

Deploying System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack Evaluation................................... 8

Hardware Configuration.......................................................................................................... 8

VHD Downloads for System Center 2012 R2........................................................................ 8

Deploying Windows Azure Pack in System Center 2012 R2................................................... 9

Hardware Configuration....................................................................................................... 9

MSU Environment.......................................................................................................... 10

Gateway Environment..................................................................................................... 10

CSU Environment........................................................................................................... 11

Network Configuration.......................................................................................................... 11

Hardware Requirements for Networking.............................................................................. 13

Steps for Configuring the Hosternet Subnet........................................................................ 13

Configure WNVHOST1.................................................................................................... 13

Configure WNVHOST2.................................................................................................... 14

How to Configure WNVHOST1.............................................................................................. 14

Create a user account in Active Directory on WNVHOST1................................................. 16

Install the Hyper-V server role on WNVHOST1.................................................................. 16

Create a virtual switch on WNVHOST1............................................................................. 17

Step 2: Configure WNVHOST2........................................................................................... 17

Install the operating system on WNVHOST2..................................................................... 18

Configure TCP/IP properties on WNVHOST2.................................................................... 18

Rename the computer to WNVHOST2 and join the corp.adatum.com domain.................... 19

Install the Hyper-V server role on WNVHOST2.................................................................. 19

Create a virtual switch on WNVHOST2............................................................................. 20

Steps for Configuring the Internet Subnet.............................................................................. 20

Step 1: Configure WNVHOST4........................................................................................... 20

Install the operating system on WNVHOST4..................................................................... 21

Configure TCP/IP properties on WNVHOST4.................................................................... 21

Rename the computer to WNVHOST4.............................................................................. 22

Install the Hyper-V server role on WNVHOST4.................................................................. 22

Create virtual switches on WNVHOST4............................................................................ 23

Create virtual machines on WNVHOST4........................................................................... 23

Step 2: Configure INET1.................................................................................................... 24

Install the operating system on INET1.............................................................................. 25

Configure TCP/IP properties on INET1............................................................................. 25

Rename the computer to INET1....................................................................................... 26

Install the DNS Server and Web Server (IIS) server roles on INET1.................................... 26

Create DNS records on INET1......................................................................................... 27

Install and configure DHCP on INET1.............................................................................. 28

Configure the NCSI web site on INET1............................................................................. 29

Step 3: Configure WNVHOST3........................................................................................... 30

Install the operating system on WNVHOST3..................................................................... 30

Configure network connections on WNVHOST3............................................................... 30

Rename the computer to WNVHOST3 and join the corp.adatum.com domain.................... 31

Install the Hyper-V server role on WNVHOST3.................................................................. 32

Create virtual switches on WNVHOST3............................................................................ 33

Create the Gateway virtual machine................................................................................. 33

Step 4: Configure GatewayVM1 on WNVHOST3.................................................................. 34

Install the operating system on GatewayVM1................................................................... 34

Determine which virtual adapter is connected to the Internet on GatewayVM1.................... 34

Configure network connections on GatewayVM1.............................................................. 35

Rename the computer to GatewayVM1 and join the corp.adatum.com domain................... 36

Install the Remote Access server role on GatewayVM1..................................................... 37

Steps for Configuring the Contoso Corpnet Subnet................................................................ 37

Step 1: Configure DC1...................................................................................................... 38

Install the operating system on DC1................................................................................ 38

Configure TCP/IP properties on DC1............................................................................... 38

Configure DC1 as a domain controller and DNS server..................................................... 39

Install and configure DHCP on DC1................................................................................. 40

Create a user account in Active Directory on DC1............................................................ 41

Step 2: Configure APP1.................................................................................................... 42

Install the operating system on APP1.............................................................................. 42

Configure TCP/IP properties on APP1............................................................................. 42

Join APP1 to the CORP domain...................................................................................... 43

Install the Web Server (IIS) role on APP1......................................................................... 44

Create a shared folder on APP1...................................................................................... 44

Step 3: Configure EDGE1.................................................................................................. 45

Install the operating system on EDGE1........................................................................... 45

Configure TCP/IP properties on EDGE1.......................................................................... 45

Join EDGE1 to the CORP domain................................................................................... 47

Step 4: Test access to resources on APP1......................................................................... 47

Steps for Configuring the Fabrikam Corpnet Subnet............................................................... 48

Step 1: Configure DC1...................................................................................................... 48

Install the operating system on DC1................................................................................ 49

Configure TCP/IP properties on DC1............................................................................... 49

Configure DC1 as a domain controller and DNS server..................................................... 50

Install and configure DHCP on DC1................................................................................. 51

Create a user account in Active Directory on DC1............................................................ 52

Step 2: Configure APP1.................................................................................................... 53

Install the operating system on APP1.............................................................................. 53

Configure TCP/IP properties on APP1............................................................................. 53

Join APP1 to the CORP domain...................................................................................... 54

Install the Web Server (IIS) role on APP1......................................................................... 55

Create a shared folder on APP1...................................................................................... 55

Step 3: Configure EDGE1.................................................................................................. 56

Install the operating system on EDGE1........................................................................... 56

Configure TCP/IP properties on EDGE1.......................................................................... 56

Join EDGE1 to the CORP domain................................................................................... 58

Step 4: Test access to resources on APP1......................................................................... 58

Steps for Installing and Configuring System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager R2.............. 59

Step 1: Install Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK).......................................... 59

Install Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) on WNVHOST2........................... 60

Step 2: Install and configure SQL Server 2012.................................................................... 60

Install SQL Server 2012 on WNVHOST2........................................................................... 60

Step 3: Install and configure System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager..................... 62

Install System Center Virtual Machine Manager on WNVHOST2......................................... 62

Configure System Center Virtual Machine Manager on WNVHOST2................................... 64

Step 4: Install and configure the Microsoft Software Gateway on WNVHOST2...................... 68

Configure the WNVHOST3 server as a dedicated gateway host........................................ 69

Install the gateway as a network service........................................................................... 69

Create Tenant VM Networks............................................................................................ 70

Create IP Pools for the VM Networks.............................................................................. 72

Step 5: Install and configure IPAM on WNVHOST2.............................................................. 73

Install the IPAM feature................................................................................................... 73

Deploy IP Address Management..................................................................................... 74

Deploy the IPAM VMM plugin......................................................................................... 75

Access the virtualized address space in IPAM................................................................. 76

Steps for Implementing and Testing Windows Network Virtualization....................................... 76

Step 1: Establish site-to-site VPN connections................................................................... 76

Install RRAS on Contoso EDGE1 and create a site-to-site VPN connection to GatewayVM1 running on WNVHOST3.................................................................................................................................. 76

Install RRAS on Fabrikam EDGE1 and create a site-to-site VPN connection to WNVHOST3 78

View the site-to-site VPN connections on GatewayVM1.................................................... 80

Get Started with Plans for Windows Azure Pack: Walkthrough Guide....................................... 80

Prerequisites..................................................................................................................... 81

Plans overview.................................................................................................................. 81

User accounts and subscriptions.................................................................................... 82

Administering accounts and subscriptions.................................................................... 82

States of a subscription.............................................................................................. 82

Actions on a subscription............................................................................................ 82

Plans and add-ons......................................................................................................... 82

States of plans and add-ons....................................................................................... 83

Rules and guidelines for plans and add-ons................................................................. 84

Step 1: Author a plan......................................................................................................... 84

Step 2. Set properties for a plan........................................................................................ 84

Step 3: Modify a plan........................................................................................................ 85

Step 4: Configure a plan.................................................................................................... 85

Step 5: Advertise a plan.................................................................................................... 86

Step 6: Change access to a plan........................................................................................ 86

Step 7: Clone a plan.......................................................................................................... 86

Step 8: Author an add-on................................................................................................... 87

See also........................................................................................................................... 87

Get Started with Virtual Machine Roles: Walkthrough Guide.................................................... 88

Prerequisites..................................................................................................................... 89

Step 1: Extract and inspect the Virtual Machine Role packages........................................... 89

Step 2: Install the Resource Extension................................................................................ 90

Step 3: Prepare the virtual hard disk................................................................................... 91

Step 4: Install the Resource Definition................................................................................ 92

Step 5: Add gallery item to a plan...................................................................................... 92

Step 6:  Create a Virtual Machine Role by using Tenant Portal.............................................. 93

Step 7: Change the settings for the Virtual Machine Role..................................................... 94

Step 8: Scale out the Virtual Machine Role.......................................................................... 94

Step 9: Update the Virtual Machine Role............................................................................. 94

Get Started with Hybrid Networking: Walkthrough Guide......................................................... 95

Prerequisites..................................................................................................................... 96

Step 1: Deploy the Tenant Virtual Machines........................................................................ 96

Step 2: Verify Connectivity on APP2.................................................................................. 98

Next steps........................................................................................................................ 99

Appendix.......................................................................................................................... 99

See also......................................................................................................................... 100

Get Started with Service Management Automation: Walkthrough Guide.................................. 100

Prerequisites................................................................................................................... 101

Step 1: Specify the web service endpoint......................................................................... 101

Step 2: Import a runbook................................................................................................. 102

Step 3: Edit a runbook..................................................................................................... 102

Step 4: Run a runbook..................................................................................................... 103

Next steps...................................................................................................................... 103