Tag Archives: VM Role

Windows Azure Pack – Authoring a VM Role

Thanks to Windows Azure Pack, we can deploy standalone Virtual Machines or Virtual Machine Roles from the management portal. The Virtual Machine Role (VM Role) enables to deploy virtual machines with pre-configured Windows Server roles as File Server, Domain Controller, Web Server and so on. Moreover when deploying VM roles, it is easy to increase the number of instances that ...

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Windows Azure Pack – Manage VM role gallery

The VM Role enables to deploy Virtual Machines with a predefined role as Domain Controller, Web Server, Exchange and so on. When deploying VM role from the gallery, the configuration of the related role is made automatically. Usually two packages are needed to deploy a VM role (resource extension package is optional): A resource definition package (*.resdefpkg). This is a ...

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