Express deployment hardware and software prerequisites

For a proof-of-concept or Express installation, you must deploy all of the following Windows Azure Pack required components on a single physical or virtual machine.

·      Microsoft SQL Server prerequisite for management databases

·      Admin API

·      Tenant API

·      Tenant public API

·      Admin authentication site

·      Tenant authentication site

·      Admin site (management portal for administrators)

·      Tenant site (management portal for tenants)

The machine to which you deploy the Express installation requires the following:

·      8 gigabytes (GB) of RAM. Do not use dynamic memory.

·      60 gigabytes (GB) of available hard disk space.

Before you install any of the required Express components, you must install the following software as described in Install software prerequisites.

·      Windows Server® 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2

·      Microsoft Web Platform Installer 4.6

·      Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack (SP) 1

·      Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.2

·      .NET Framework 4.5 Extended, with ASP.NET for Windows 8