Create a custom resource in Azurestack marketplace example XenDesktop
After dabbling around with AzureStack for some time I decided to see how easy it was to add custom resources to AzureStack marketplace so users themselves can provision virtual machines. As an example I choose XenDesktop (empty site with pre-installed SQL server)
There are a few steps needed to actually do this.
1: Download Azure Gallery Packaging Tool, here –> http://www.aka.ms/azurestackmarketplaceitem
2: Open the downloaded file and copy the “SimpleVMteplate” into another folder and rename it to something else.
3: AzureStack uses Resource Manager so you need a finished template which you can use to set this up, I need to complete my template for XenDesktop (will then place it on github) but until then we can use the sample azuredeploy-101-simple-windows-vm JSON file.
4: Make changes to the files, there are some things to make notice of. There are 3 folders
DeploymentTemplates —> JSON ARM files go here
Icons –> Icons which should be visiable in AzureStack portal…
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via Marius Sandbu.