Private Cloud Simulator package for Windows Server 2022
Published Jun 07 2021 07:22 PM 6,057 Views

The Private Cloud Simulator package contains the PCSFiles.VHD to be used for Private Cloud Simulator testing of Network Adapter products for Windows Server 2022 Certification, for Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) Additional Qualification (AQ) testing of selected network adapters, and Azure Stack HCI 21H2 validation testing.


See this link for the PCS Files VHD download,


The package is to be used with the Windows Server 2022 operating system, the Evaluation version of which can be downloaded here 


The package is to be used with the Windows Server Hardware Lab Kit (HLK), available 


Additional package information;

File name and format: Windows HLK WS 2022 Update

The package contains dotNet 3.5 for Windows, "" if you do not have access to the Windows Server 2022 install ISO image (which already contains this file)


The package must be applied to an installed and working HLK environment for Windows Server 2022 testing.


The Windows Server 2022 HLK Playlist includes support for the Private Cloud Simulator Tests, also available here


Further information and instructions are available at 


It is recommended to install the latest Windows Server 2022 Update as those become available.  The Windows Server Manager tool, or other tools, can be used for this purpose.

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