This blog posts shows how to keep for example WAP sites alive and users won´t need to wait for startup. Normally pool will go down after 20 minutes and warm up will take a while before users are able to login to tenant portal.
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
We have changed the username and password for billing adapter from default values to custom values (changed username “Usg1_Usr with random password”
We changed username and password with following commands:
Set-MgmtSvcSetting -Namespace UsageService -Name Username -Value 'Usg1_Usr'
Set-MgmtSvcSetting -Namespace UsageService -Name Password -Value 'xxx' –Encode
(where xxx is our secret password)
This blog post shows how to install CA with SHA256 cryptographic to a existing domain. For example if you want to use Windows Azure Pack and Remote Console connection from Tenant portal, this is what you need if you don´t want to use selfsigned certificate for testing purposes.
WAP Concole connect certificate requiments:
-The certificate must not be expired.
-The Key Usage field must contain a digital signature.
-The Enhanced Key Usage field must contain the following Client Authentication object identifier: (22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.2)
-The root certificates for the certification authority (CA) that issued the certificate must be installed in the Trusted Root Certification Authorities certificate store.
-The cryptographic service provider for the certificate must support SHA256.