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How to Copy an Existing Virtual Machine to Windows Azure

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - App Controller, System Center 2012 R2 App Controller, System Center 2012 SP1 - App Controller

This section describes how to copy a virtual machine from a VMM installation to Windows Azure. The virtual machine must be in a Stored state before it can be copied.

To copy an existing virtual machine to Windows Azure

  1. On the Virtual Machines page, right-click a VMM virtual machine and click Copy.

  2. In the New Deployment diagram, click Configure on the Public Cloud tile to select a cloud.

  3. After you have selected a cloud, click Configure on the Cloud service tile to select a cloud service.

  4. After you have selected a cloud service, click Configure on the Virtual Machine tile to configure the virtual machine.

    The virtual machine name is automatically populated from the source virtual machine. You must also specify the destination container for the virtual machine.

  5. After you have configured the virtual machine, click Deploy on the diagram page.

See Also

For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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