Distributed deployment hardware and software requirements
Updated: October 29, 2013
Applies To: Windows Azure Pack
A distributed deployment is installed on a minimum of eight physical or virtual machines.
8 GB (don't use dynamic memory)
Available hard disk space
Windows Server® 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 (see Windows Server 2012 compatibility for information on which version is best for you)
Microsoft Web Platform Installer 4.6
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack (SP) 1
Internet Information Services (IIS) 8 (built in component of Windows Server® 2012) or IIS 8.5 (built in component of Windows Server 2012 R2
.NET Framework 4.5 Extended, with ASP.NET for Windows 8
Before you install any of the Windows Azure Pack components, you must install the following software as described in .
After you have prepared the machines to these specifications, you can Install a distributed deployment of Windows Azure Pack.