How to configure Console Connect for WAP with CA

This blog post will show how to install WAP console connect with certificate from CA.

Requirements
Windows Server 2012 R2 – Hyper-V
System Center 2012 R2 – Virtual Machine Manager
System Center 2012 R2 – Service Provider Foundation
Windows Azure Pack
Remote Desktop Gateway
Certification Authority With SHA 256

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Obtaining JWT tokens from ADFS for WAP

On the Windows Azure Platform a JWT token (http://openid.net/specs/draft-jones-json-web-token-07.html ) is needed for accessing the TenantAPI or AdminAPI. The token is obtained from the ADFS web service using the System.IdentityModel.Protocols.WSTrust RequestSecurityToken and RequestSecurityTokenResponse + related .Net classes. There is however a more direct way of obtaining the token that can be used on any platform.

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Add Active Directory group for manage Azure Pack admin portal access

It is also possible to add Active directory group for manage users who have access to admin portal. You only need to add connection string and use “Add-MgmtSvcAdminUser” cmdlet.

Modify SQL server which have WAP database and create Active Directory group for WAP admins.

If you want to check already added admin users, it can be done with following command

 

Basic steps to install/modify Azure Pack Gallery items

I will describe shortly the steps what is needed when modifying Gallery items.

First of all, we need to have Microsoft Web Platform Installer. With this we can download Gallery Items etc from Microsoft.
After the installation we need to have tool for modifying Gallery Items. Get VM role authoring tool Here and install it too.

Now we have all needed software´s so let´s start

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