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Building Clouds with Windows Azure Pack by Amit Malik

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Virtual machine Role – provisioning and management

Virtual machine Role enables tenants to deploy virtual machines along with applications in an easy scale in and out manner. A VM Role may contain one or more virtual machines of the same type. See Chapter 4, Building VM Clouds and IaaS Offerings to know more about VM Role.

Creating a VM Role

For creating a VM Role, steps are required to be followed:

  1. Log into the tenant portal using the tenant admin account.
  2. Click on the NEW button in bottom pane, and click on VIRTUAL MACHINE ROLE.
    Creating a VM Role
  3. Click on QUICK CREATE or FROM GALLERY as applicable.
  4. Choose the gallery item to deploy VM Role.
  5. Provide the VM Role name and ...

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