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Building Clouds with Windows Azure Pack by Amit Malik

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Setting up virtual machines for cloud management fabric

Enough of planning and best practices, it is time to get things in action. Let us setup virtual machines to host our cloud infrastructure. These VMs shall host cloud management infrastructure and be hosted on the cloud management cluster.

Create a user in Active Directory for joining these servers into the Active Directory domain.

Note

Add one redundant VM for each type of VM below, except WAP server (see Chapter 1, Know Windows Azure Pack and Its Architecture, for WAP HA), to provide highly available fabric. See product specific guidelines for configuring HA for respective components.

Sr. Num

VM Name

Compute Configuration

Purpose of VM

1

WAPMGT-SQLDB-01

4 CPU, 12 GB RAM

Host SQL databases ...

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