Update to enable discovery of cloud services in Server Manager in Windows

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials More

About this update


This update provides a new link and item in Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 to discover cloud services. After you install this update, you can discover cloud services by clicking Connect this server to cloud services in the QUICK START pane, or from the WHAT’S NEW pane in Dashboard in Server Manager. You can also click Microsoft Azure services under the Tools menu to discover Microsoft Azure services.

Note This update also applies to Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 that has Remote Server Administration Tools installed.

Resolution


To Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, install update rollup 2975719. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2975719 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
To Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, install update rollup 2975331. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2975331 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates