This operations guide focuses on operational aspects of a hyperconverged infrastructure solution on Azure Stack HCI with Hyper-V and Storage Spaces Direct.
This guide includes an overview of Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, guidance to monitor and manage bare metal, and instructions for performing operations on an Azure Stack HCI cluster and updating the cluster-aware system. This guide is applicable only to infrastructure that is built by using the validated and certified Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI.
Instructions in this guide are applicable only to the generally available operating system build of Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 with the latest applicable updates. These instructions are not validated with Windows Server version 1709. Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI do not support the Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel release. Dell Technologies recommends updating the host operating system with the latest cumulative updates from Microsoft before starting the cluster creation and configuration tasks.