Bill Baer

Senior Product Marketing Manager (SharePoint), Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint, Microsoft Corporation

SharePoint Server 2013 Trial in Windows Azure [Updated]

SharePoint Server 2013 Trial in Windows Azure [Updated]

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An updated SharePoint Server 2013 Trial image is available in the Windows Azure Platform Gallery.  The image is based on the current Windows Server 2012 Datacenter release and includes a complete installation of SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Trial patched with the March Public and December Cumulative Updates.

NOTE

Additional configuration is required to use the SharePoint Server 2013 Trial image include 1) a database server running SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2012 2) a server running AD DS.

The current SharePoint Server 2013 Trial image will expire on July 6, 2014 unless activated using the appropriate product key.  See also http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263204(v=office.14).aspx.

Resources

SharePoint Deployment on Windows Azure Virtual Machines
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34598

SharePoint 2013 on Windows Azure Infrastructure
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/dn275958.aspx

Installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/dn275959.aspx

Automate Windows Azure SharePoint Deployments
https://github.com/WindowsAzure/azure-sdk-tools-samples/wiki/Automated-Deployment-of-SharePoint-2013-with-Windows-Azure-PowerShell

SharePoint and Windows Azure Development Kit
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24398

Comments
  • 1. Why not make a trial image that DOES include SQL Server 2008R2/2012? 2. If there is a separate trial image available of SQL Server 2008R2/2012, why not link to it in this article?

  • Any chance of getting SQL Azure compatibility for SharePoint any time soon?

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