This article describes the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 7 for Windows Azure Pack. It also includes the installation instructions for Update Rollup 7 for Windows Azure Pack.

Important changes

  • In new installations of Windows Azure Pack Web Sites, publishing through the SCM site is enabled by default. For all upgrades to Update Rollup 7, including from Update Rollup 6, SCM publishing is disabled. SCM Publishing can be enabled by using the following PowerShell cmdlet:

    Set-HostingConfiguration –UseWebDeployScm $true 
  • Default values in AppHostConfigSections may be changed after the upgrade. If you have made any modifications to these values before the upgrade, you must reapply the modifications after the upgrade.

Issues that are fixed in this update rollup

Windows Azure Pack

  • Adds support for IPv6 to IP SSL functionality changes that were announced in Update Rollup 6.

  • Changes Web Deploy publishing from to

  • Resolves an issue in which the Process Memory – Maximum Working Set limit property has not worked since Update Rollup 4.

How to obtain and install Update Rollup 7 for Windows Azure Pack

Download information

Update packages for Windows Azure Pack are available from Microsoft Update or by manual download.

Microsoft Update

To obtain and install an update package from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on a computer that has a Windows Azure Pack component installed:

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

  2. In Control Panel, double-click Windows Update.

  3. In the Windows Update window, click Check Online for updates from Microsoft Update.

  4. Click Important updates are available.

  5. Select the update rollup package, and then click OK.

  6. Click Install updates to install the update package.

  7. Wait for the WebSites Management Console snap-in to appear on the desktop. Note that this is also searchable through the Start menu. Then follow these steps:

    1. Open the console.

    2. Start the websites controller.

    3. Monitor the roles upgrade process.

Manual download of the update packages

Go to the following website to manually download the update packages from the Microsoft Update Catalog:

Download Download the Windows Azure Pack update package now.

Installation instructions are documented in the Upgrading Windows Azure Pack Web Sites topic on the Microsoft TechNet website. These instructions describe how to upgrade to Update Rollup 7 for Windows Azure Pack Web Sites version 2. Please notice that the installation and upgrade process changed significantly in this release. Therefore, please take the time to review the documentation.

There is additional guidance provided at this link to monitor the upgrade and to check the upgrade status.

Because of the changes that were made to data stores in addition to executable changes, this update cannot be rolled back.

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