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How to Deploy Azure Stack HCI via Microsoft Windows Admin Center

Planning / Implementation

10 Nov 2021
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68 pages, 5.1 MB


This document provides step-by-step instructions for deploying an Azure Stack HCI cluster on Lenovo ThinkAgile MX Certified Nodes and Appliances using the Microsoft Windows Admin Center (WAC) deployment wizard. It guides the reader through the wizard, explaining each step and providing real world examples from our labs. After completing the wizard, additional configuration steps are presented to ensure readiness of this HCI solution for production use.

Table of Contents

Architectural overview
Solution deployment
     Deployment considerations
     General hardware preparation
     Network preparation
     Windows Admin Center (WAC)
     HCI cluster deployment
     Post-deployment configuration
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Change History

Changes in the November 2021 update:

  • Added steps to enable iWARP RDMA mode on Marvell network adapters before launching the WAC deployment wizard

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