Azure Stack TP2 November refresh

Last week Microsoft published a new release of Microsoft Azure Stack TP2. This release included support for features like SQL RP, MySQL and Azure App Services so a bunch of PaaS services.

First it though yeah.. new features šŸ™‚ !! But then I looked back and though.. o man this is gonna cost me a lot of deployment time again. Considering theĀ previous issue’s I had before whichĀ you can read onĀ this blog.

After downloading, extracting, copying andĀ processing (which you can read all about here)Ā i executed my deployment last night (my hosts are in a different time zone, so my last night was not yet server night šŸ™‚ ).

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This morning I checked my server to see what the deployment did and I was pleasantly surprised

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Azure Stack TP2 Deployment Issue step 0.20

Last week i finally got my first Azure Stack TP2 deployment completed after weeks of error’s as a blogged before.Ā  After that i needed to redeploy several times and ran into different issue’s every time.

This time it stopped at step 0.20. After retrying the deployment with:


Invoke-EceAction -RolePath Cloud -ActionType Deployment -StartĀ 0.20 -Verbose

It stopped at the same error. See below for te error message.

2016-11-08 20:45:06 VerboseĀ  VMs to create: MAS-BGPNAT01
2016-11-08 20:45:06 VerboseĀ  Updating management nodes for HyperConverged deployment.
2016-11-08 20:45:12 VerboseĀ  Skipping deployment of the VM named 'MAS-BGPNAT01'. It is accessible via remote Powershell.
2016-11-08 20:45:12 VerboseĀ  Waiting for the following VMs to be remotely accessible: MAS-BGPNAT01.
2016-11-08 20:45:13 VerboseĀ  The VM 'MAS-BGPNAT01' has successfully started.
2016-11-08 20:45:15 ErrorĀ Ā Ā  Task: Invocation of interface 'Deployment' of role 'Cloud\Fabric\VirtualMachines' failed:
Function 'Add-GuestVMs' in module 'Roles\VirtualMachine\VirtualMachine.psd1' raised an exception:
The WS-Management service cannot process the request because the XML is invalid.
at Wait-VMPSConnection, C:\CloudDeployment\Roles\VirtualMachine\VirtualMachine.psm1: line 1683
at Add-GuestVMs, C:\CloudDeployment\Roles\VirtualMachine\VirtualMachine.psm1: line 265
at <ScriptBlock>, <No file>: line 18
2016-11-08 20:45:15 VerboseĀ  Step: Status of step '(NET) Deploy BGP VM' is 'Error'.
2016-11-08 20:45:15 ErrorĀ Ā Ā  Action: Invocation of step 0.20 failed. Stopping invocation of action plan.
2016-11-08 20:45:15 VerboseĀ  Action: Status of 'Deployment-Phase0-DeployBareMetalAndBGPAndNAT' is 'Error'.

The MAS-BGPNAT01 VM was accessibleĀ and iĀ didn’t notice any errors in relation to the error above in the eventlogs.Ā After a reboot of theĀ MAS-BGPNAT01 VM I started the deployment from stepĀ 1, without the -start parameter:

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