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


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


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


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



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



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



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


The operations you can perform are relatively limited:


Hope this helps!