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  1. Access the CCM UI > Admin > Clouds > Add Cloud in the CCM UI main menu.

  2. Select the Windows Azure Pack option, provide a Name and Description for this cloud, and click Save.

  3. Locate the newly-added cloud and click the Add Cloud Accountlink. The Add Cloud Account pop-up displays:

    1. Assign a new cloud account name.

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      The name should not contain any space, dash, or special characters.

    2. Add the following Cloud Credentials associated with your Azure Pack account.

      1. Azure Pack Login ID: The email address used to login to your Azure Pack cloud account

      2. Azure Pack Subscription ID: To retrieve the Subscription ID

      3. Tenant ID: The UUID identified in the VIEW ENDPOINTS bullet in the Prerequisites section above.

      4. Private Key in PEM Format: Copy and paste the key information from the Azure Pack Service Management Portal identified in the Prerequisites section at the beginning of this procedure.

      5. Certificate in PEM Format: Copy and paste the certificate information from the Azure Pack Service Management Portal identified in the Prerequisites section at the beginning of this procedure.

  4. Click the Regions tab to add a cloud region.

    1. Click Add Cloud Regions.

    2. Select the required regions for this cloud.

    1. Add the Region Name and an optional Display Name for this cloud region.

    2. Click Save.

  5. Click the Edit Cloud Settings link to configure the required settings for each cloud region.

    Tip

    Use the default values and avoid making changes unless advised by a CloudCenter expert.

    • Azure Pack Network: The SCVMM console's Azure Pack VM Networks (network) listing identified in the Prerequisites section above. Copy the name exactly as displayed in the SCVMM console and paste it into this field.This field is deprecated in CloudCenter 4.9.0.

    • Azure Pack Data Disk: The SCVMM console's Azure Pack Cloud Libraries VHDX (image) data disk listing identified in the Prerequisites section above.

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      This Data Disk configuration is only required if you are configuring additional volumes.

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      titleThese instructions are for a blank disk

      For Azure Pack, you cannot specify Multiple Volumes in the Application Tier Properties (General Settings) Default Volume Size field. Instead, you must use a Blank Disk (you cannot change the size) as follows:

      1. Access the SCVMM console's Azure Pack Cloud Library

      2. Click Library Servers.

      3. Click the VHDX folder

      4. Identify the required Blank Disk.

      5. Right-click this Blank Disk and select Properties. The Properties popup for this Blank Disk displays.

      6. The name is automatically displayed.

      7. In the Family field, you must assign a name of your choice – If you do not provide this format the configuration does not complete successfully.

      8. In the Release field, you must provide 4 numbers separated by three periods (for example: 1.2.3.4). This precise format is required as the identifier for this disk – If you do not provide this format the configuration does not complete successfully.

      9. In the Operating system field, you must select CentOS6.

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        This precise format is required when you Map Images – You must provide the exact OS specified in this field. If you do not provide this format the image mapping configuration does not complete successfully.

      10. Click OK to save your changes.

      11. The SCVMM console's Equivalency Information section is updated with this new information.
        Image RemovedImage Added

      12. In the CCM UI's Azure Pack Data Disk field, you need to add these two details in the following format:

        BlankDisk:0.0.0.0

        If you do not provide this format the configuration does not complete successfully.

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      titleThese instructions are for a normal disk

      To map images for a normal disk, follow this procedure.
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      1. Access the SCVMM console's Azure Pack Cloud Library

      2. Click Library Servers.

      3. Click the VHDX folder

      4. Identify the required Disk.

      5. Right-click this Disk and select Properties. The Properties popup for this Disk displays.

      6. The name is automatically displayed.

      7. In the Family field, you must assign a name of your choice – If you do not provide this format the configuration does not complete successfully.

      8. In the Release field, you must provide 4 numbers separated by three periods (for example: 1.2.3.4). This precise format is required as the identifier for this disk – If you do not provide this format the configuration does not complete successfully.

      9. In the Operating system field, you must select CentOS6.

        Tip

        This precise format is required when you Map Images – You must provide the exact OS specified in this field. If you do not provide this format the image mapping configuration does not complete successfully.

      10. Click OK to save your changes.
      11. The SCVMM console's Equivalency Information section is updated with this new information.
        Image RemovedImage Added
      12. In the CCM UI's Azure Pack Data Disk field, you need to add these two details in the following format:
        Exact_Family_Name:Release
        If you do not provide this format the configuration does not complete successfully.
      13. Add the Exact_Family_Name:Release details as the Cloud Image ID in the CCM UI.
    • Endpoint: The exact DNS name and the port used for the SCVMM console.
      For example: wap1.dcv.svpod:30006

    • Metadata Server: You can use the default metadata server provided by Cisco (mds.cliqrtech.com) or build and use your own metadata server.

    • Domain: The domain in which the Azure Pack server resides. Check with your Azure Pack domain admin for the exact name for this domain.

  6. To complete the cloud configuration, you must register the CCO with the CCM.

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    Register the CCO with the CCM

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