Administering Plans and Subscriptions

After your resources are configured and your SPF is registered, you’re ready to start rolling out services! The way services are exposed is through plans and subscriptions. Here’s how:

Creating a plan

  • In the WAP Admin Portal go to Plans.
  • Click on + New -> PLAN -> CREATE PLAN.
  • Specify a name for the plan (e.g. Contoso).
  • Select the service that should be offered via the plan (e.g. Virtual Machine Clouds and SQL Servers) and click next. Skip add-ons and Click Ok.
    • plans - services
  • Under plan verify that the new Plan(s) shows in the list.
    • plans - success
  • Click on the first plan created [the red bang indicates there are action items pending before the plan can be offered]
  • Under plan service click on Virtual Machine Clouds.
  • Select the VMM Server (There should only be one in the list).Under Virtual Machine Cloud select the Cloud for which you would like to use with the plan (e.g. Contoso).
    • plans - configuring services
    • Under Usage limit specify the usage limits that the plan should use.
    • Under networks click Add network.
    • Select the VM networks that should be used for the plan and click Ok. [be careful with the network you choose here]
    • Click Add hardware profiles.
  • Select the hardware profiles that should be used for the plan and click Ok.
  • Click Add Templates and select the templates that should be used for the plan.
  • Under Additional settings select the actions that should be allowed within the plan
  • Click Save
  • Verify that the plan service shows as configured and Active for both services
    • plans - finished

Configure a Admin Account and a subscription in Windows Azure Pack

  • In the WAP Admin main menu click User Accounts
  • Click + New -> User Account > Quick Create >
  • Provide the following information:
    • E-mail: e.g.
    • Password: *******  [Don’t type out the stars – pick a unique password!]
    • Select a plan (e.g. Contoso)
    • Click Create.
    • Click on the newly created user and verify that a subscription shows.
      • subscription active

Login as a Tenant and provision a VM and SQL Database to a Cloud.

  • Open a browser and go to the WAP Tenant Portal (e.g.
  • Specify the user account created earlier and password (e.g.
  • Click on Submit.
  • Finish the introduction wizard.

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