Deploying Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server

Microsoft Corporation

Published date: October 17, 2013


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Contents

Deploy Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server.................................................................... 5

Windows Azure Pack components.......................................................................................... 6

Required components......................................................................................................... 6

Optional components.......................................................................................................... 7

Windows Azure Pack architecture............................................................................................ 7

Express deployment architecture......................................................................................... 7

Basic distributed deployment architecture............................................................................ 8

Minimal distributed deployment architecture......................................................................... 9

Scaled distributed deployment architecture......................................................................... 10

Optional resource provider architecture............................................................................... 11

Windows Azure Pack installation checklist............................................................................. 12

Windows Azure Pack installation requirements....................................................................... 14

Naming conventions............................................................................................................. 14

Express deployment hardware and software prerequisites...................................................... 15

Distributed deployment hardware and software prerequisites.................................................. 15

Install software prerequisites................................................................................................. 16

Install Microsoft SQL Server.................................................................................................. 17

Required firewall ports.......................................................................................................... 17

Install an express deployment of Windows Azure Pack........................................................... 18

Install a distributed deployment of Windows Azure Pack........................................................ 22

Install the Windows Azure Pack Service Management APIs..................................................... 23

Install the Windows Azure Pack management portals.............................................................. 26

Install the authentication sites................................................................................................ 33

Upgrade from the Preview version of Windows Azure Pack.................................................... 39

Configure Active Directory Federation Services for Windows Azure Pack................................ 41

Best practices................................................................................................................... 41

Configure AD FS.................................................................................................................. 42

Configure the management portals to trust AD FS.................................................................. 45

Configure the tenant authentication site to trust AD FS........................................................... 47

Configure AD FS to trust the management portals.................................................................. 49

Post-installation best practices.............................................................................................. 51

Replace untrusted self-signed certificates with trusted certificates....................................... 51

Test your deployment........................................................................................................... 53

When to run BPA for Windows Azure Pack......................................................................... 53

How BPA for Windows Azure Pack works........................................................................... 53

BPA system requirements..................................................................................................... 54

Install BPA for Windows Azure Pack...................................................................................... 55

Scan components of Windows Azure Pack............................................................................ 55

Next steps........................................................................................................................... 56