Deploy Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server

Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server enables you to offer rich, self-service, multi-tenant cloud services that are consistent with the public Windows Azure experience. Windows Azure Pack runs on top of the System Center 2012 R2 and is available to Microsoft customers at no additional cost for installation in your data center.


The following content provides deployment and configuration information for Windows Azure Pack:

·      Windows Azure Pack components

·      Windows Azure Pack architecture

·      Windows Azure Pack installation checklist

·      Windows Azure Pack installation requirements

·      Install an express deployment of Windows Azure Pack

·      Install a distributed deployment of Windows Azure Pack

·      Configure Active Directory Federation Services for Windows Azure Pack

·      Post-installation best practices

·      Next steps

Note that this deployment guide does not provide information about deploying Windows Azure Pack: Web Services, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, Service Provider Foundation, or the Windows Azure Service Bus service. For information about deploying these products and services, see the following documentation:

·      Deploy Windows Azure Pack: Web Sites

·      Deploying System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager

·      How to Install Service Provider Foundation 2012 R2

·      Using SQL Server or MySQL with Windows Azure Pack

·      Getting Started with the Service Bus for Windows Server


For Windows Azure Pack, install Service Bus 1.1 Preview, instead of Service Bus 1.0, as instructed in the topic.