Connecting your Virtual Machine Manager infrastructure to Azure

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 Update Rollup 6 has been recently released and one of the most exciting features is the ability to connect to your Azure workloads. Let’s then take a look at how to do that:

First, make sure you VMM Server is running fine and has UR6 deployed to it.

For the the actual connection, you will need a few things:

Access to the console

Subscription ID

Certificate

To get you subscription ID, you can go to your Azure console, under settings:

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To get a certificate and import it into azure, check this link:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/gg551722.aspx

 

Make sure that you import the certificate into the User Personal Store as recommended:

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Now, having all that, you can start the VMM configuration:

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Paste in your Subscription and ID and browse for the certificate:

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After a few seconds, you should see your Azure workloads there:

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The operations you can perform are relatively limited:

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Hope this helps!