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RE: Azure support

> De : Stefano Zacchiroli [mailto:zack@debian.org]
> Envoyé : mardi 4 décembre 2012 09:35
> On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 11:07:51AM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Fri, 9 Nov 2012 10:17:28 +0100
> > Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> wrote:
> > > In the meantime, if
> > > you are a Debian Developer and you'd be interested in taking
> > > responsibility for updating the Azure images (similarly to what
> > > James has done for the AWS marketplace), please get in touch with me.
> >
> >  I'm interested in Debian on Azure, but I'm not sure can do it.
> >  So, someone could tell us how should I do with it and its workload.
> At present, we're blocked on the Azure side by lack of information from
> Microsoft on the paperwork that DDs with upload access to Azure will have to
> sign. I've pinged my contact at Microsoft repeatedly, but I don't have a definite
> ETA yet.

I'm mainly into the technical aspects, but I will work on this. 
At the moment, anyone with an azure subscription can upload a vhd to Azure and run it, so there is no paperwork involved in the testing phase. 
Distributing the image can also follow that path if we don't find a better way: transferring an existing image to another user can be automated using free software as the process only relies on REST apis (I have written a proof of concept console app that does just that). 



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