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Windows Azure Pack VMware Deployment

Q: Can I use virtual machine provisioning in Windows Azure Pack to deploy virtual machines to VMware hosts?

A: Windows Azure Pack brings many of the Microsoft Azure experiences to your on-premises environment, including website deployment, database deployment, and virtual machine deployment. The virtual machine provisioning capability is exposed through integration with the Service Provider Foundation, which connects to an on-premises System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) installation. Even though VMM can manage ESX hosts, the Windows Azure Pack virtual machine provisioning feature is only for Hyper-V hosts and won't work with ESX.

If you want to enable provisioning virtual machines to ESX through Windows Azure Pack, you need to leverage some additional software. The following options are available:

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