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These instructions support configuring the SBC SWe Lite Quick Launch; Ribbon recommends this procedure for all users. To deploy the VM manually, refer to Deploying an SBC SWe Lite from the Azure Marketplace.
The SBC SWe Lite is a Microsoft-certified virtualized Session Border Controller (SBC) designed to provide small and mid-sized businesses interworking, security, and survivability for unified communications. The SBC SWe Lite is available for deployment in Azure as a BYOL (Bring Your Own License); it will be created as a virtual machine (VM) hosted in Azure.
These instructions include how to configure and deploy the SBC SWe Lite in Microsoft Azure teams client on site via SIP trunk. All configuration commands are via Azure Portal.
This section details the Microsoft Azure cloud computing requirements for hosting the SBC SWe Lite VM and SBC SWe Lite related resources.
A Microsoft Azure subscription (with credit) is required. Refer to Microsoft Azure.
Required by Azure to host the SBC SWe Lite VM and SBC SWe Lite related resource. Resource types are assigned into a resource group.
Interconnects SBC SWe Lite with other equipment, inside and outside Azure.
Hosts the SBC SWe Lite IP addresses (SBC SWe Lite support 2 to 5 Network Adapters that require separate subnets).
|Azure Virtual Machine Requirements||Refer to Virtual Machine Requirements - Microsoft Azure.|
|Public IP Address|
Dynamic Public IP address associated with a Public FQDN for Management Port.
Static Public IP address for Media Port.
|Network Interface||Connect SBC SWe Lite to a Virtual Subnet.|
|Network Security Group||ACL that protects SBC SWe Lite VM.|
|Managed Disk||Contains SBC SWe Lite Operating System.|
When the SBC SWe Lite is deployed via Azure Marketplace, the image automatically appears in the general list of available images in Azure Portal. Deploy the SBC SWe Lite as follows:
From the menu, click Create a Resource.
Review the product description and click Create.
Click the Basics tab.
In Virtual machine name field, enter SBCSWeLite.
Click Next: Virtual Machine Settings.
In Virtual machine size, the Virtual Machine size is pre-selected by Ribbon as the recommended size. If you require another size, click Change size to select the applicable VM size. To determine the required VM size, refer to Transcoding Capacity - Microsoft Azure Cloud Deployment in Calculating Virtual Machine Requirements for an SBC SWe Lite. Supported VM sizes include:
Click Next: Networking Settings.
Click Next: SBC SWe Lite Settings.
Click Next: Review + create.
A screen indicates validation of the VM has passed.
Connect to the SBC SWe Lite via Azure Portal as follows:
From the menu, click Resource Groups.
Click the Resource Group used above (for example, SweLite1).
Click Outputs. Take note of the SWe Lite Management FQDN and public IP recommended for Teams Direct Routing.
Connect to SBC SWe Lite Management FQDN.
For detailed information on reserving a VM resource, refer to Reserving a VM Resource in Azure.
If you are installing an SBC SWe Lite instance in Azure for a trial or demonstration deployment, you can use the 30 day trial license that is included with SBC SWe Lite in Azure by default. If your trial or demonstration deployment lasts for more than 30 days, proceed to Obtaining and Installing a Permanent SWe Lite Trial License. For more information, refer to SBC SWe Lite Trial Offer for Public Cloud Deployment.
If you are installing an SBC SWe Lite instance to carry live/production enterprise traffic, proceed to Obtaining and Installing an SBC SWe Lite Production License.