Windows Azure Pack – Website clouds

Website clouds is a service provided by Windows Azure Pack to deliver web hosting to your tenants. This service is similar to web hosting provided by Microsoft Azure. Websites can use ASP.NET or PHP technologies and the website databases can be stored on SQL Server or MySQL. Thanks to Windows Azure Pack, several service levels can be delivered. Websites are ...

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Implement VMM highly available

When Virtual Machine Manager is used, it is the management point of your virtual infrastructure. So VMM is a critical component and usually needs to be implemented in high availability. Moreover when the Windows Azure Pack is used in production, Virtual Machine Manager must be installed in high availability in order to your tenants have almost always access to their ...

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Windows Azure Pack – Notifications

The Windows Azure Pack provides a feature called notifications that enables to send E-mail. Notifications can be useful for tenants for example to receive an E-mail to obtain their forgotten password. It can also be used to increase the level of security by sending an e-mail to tenants which sign up to validate their identity. this avoids the bot registration ...

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Windows Azure Pack – Manage VM Networks

As we have seen in a previous post, Windows Azure Pack can be connected to your virtualization infrastructure relying on System Center Virtual Machine Manager. This is Virtual Machine Clouds (VM Clouds) service that enables to connect to your virtualization infrastructure to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to your tenants. In addition to manage virtual machines, VM Clouds enables ...

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Windows Azure Pack – hosting plan

In the previous Windows Azure Pack post, I have configured the Virtual Machine Clouds to provide Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) to my tenants. Now that the service is set correctly, I have to create a hosting plan in order to my tenants subscribe to the services provided by my private cloud across Windows Azure Pack. A hosting plan is an object that ...

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Windows Azure Pack installation

The Windows Azure Pack is a collection of web services (Microsoft Azure technology) to provide Self-Portal to your customers (or tenants). The Windows Azure Pack integrates with your System Center and Windows Server infrastructure to make your datacenter a private cloud. It is the same web interface that Microsoft Azure. Self-Portal included in the Windows Azure Pack (WAP for friends) ...

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First approach on Altaro Hyper-V Backup

Altaro is a company specialized in backup solution for Microsoft environment. Altaro purposes personal and professional backup solution. Altaro has made two professional solutions: File Servers backup and Hyper-V backup. In this article, I will talk about this last. Hyper-V Backup is a solution that enables to protect virtual machines hosted by Hyper-V (standalone or cluster). The supported Windows Server ...

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Public Key Infrastructure Part 10 – Best Practices about PKI

Public Key Infrastructure Part 1 – introduction to encryption and signature Public Key Infrastructure Part 2 – main components Public Key Infrastructure Part 3 – implement a PKI with Active Directory Certificate Services Public Key Infrastructure Part 4 – Configure CRL Public Key Infrastructure Part 5 – Registry key, certutil and Active Directory Public Key Infrastructure Part 6 – Manage ...

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Public Key Infrastructure Part 9 – management accounts

Public Key Infrastructure Part 1 – introduction to encryption and signature Public Key Infrastructure Part 2 – main components Public Key Infrastructure Part 3 – implement a PKI with Active Directory Certificate Services Public Key Infrastructure Part 4 – Configure CRL Public Key Infrastructure Part 5 – Registry key, certutil and Active Directory Public Key Infrastructure Part 6 – Manage ...

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