Windows Azure Monitoring over P2S VPN using System Center 2012 Operations Manager

Hi All,  

This Blog series aims to provide you with an early overview of the required steps to:

  • Setup a Windows Azure Point-to-Site (P2S) Test VPN, and
  • Monitor a Virtual Machine in Windows Azure IaaS over the created P2S VPN connection by using System Center 2012 Operations Manager


It is divided into the following blog post topics:


#1 - Create and Configure: Windows Azure Virtual Network, Affinity Group and Point-to-Site (P2S) VPN

#2 - Create, Export and Upload P2S VPN Root Certificate

#3 - Create P2S VPN Gateway

#4 - Create Virtual Machine in the P2S VPN Network Availability Group

#5 - Create and Export the P2S VPN Client Certificate

#6 - Configure and connect the P2S VPN Client to the Windows Azure P2S VPN

#7 - Configure Name resolution over P2S VPN Connection

#8 - Operations Manager Agent deployment and basic monitoring testing over the Windows Azure P2S VPN connection


A Windows Azure Subscription ( is required in order to go through the above setup process.


Please refer back to this post as it will be updated with the related Topics web links as soon as they become available.


I'm looking forward for your feedback and really hope this helps you ramping up on this concepts.

And... Stay tuned on the upcoming posts!


Further information


Windows Azure Virtual Networks


Windows Azure Secure Cross-Premises Connectivity