The Evaluation Guide for System Center 2012 R2 and the Windows Azure Pack is designed for hosting providers and large enterprises who want to create tenant and administrator portals to provide the same Infrastructure as a Service experience that is available through the Windows Azure Portal. Use this guide to set up and test these capabilities. The deployment guide describes how to set up the evaluation environment and the walkthroughs demonstrate the value and functionality of key scenarios enabled in this release.
The scenarios described in this guide are for evaluation purposes only. Operation in a production environment is NOT supported.
For step-by-step guidance on how to set up your evaluation environment, download the deployment guide from the Microsoft Download Center.
This step-by-step walkthrough shows you how to provide your tenants with the plans (including services from resource providers) and add-ons that to choose for their subscriptions.
This step-by-step walkthrough shows you how to inspect the contents of a sample VM Role, install it a System Center 2012 R2 environment, and then use it to provision a new virtual machine.
This step-by-step walkthrough shows you how to verify that your hybrid network solution is fully functional. You will verify that network virtualization is working correctly using the Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview multi-tenant gateway, and that you can move a workload to a virtual machine located on the hosting service provider network.
This step-by-step walkthrough shows you how to create and import runbooks, how to run a runbook, and how to view the jobs that track the runbook’s progress.