This standalone script goes through the pre-requisites checks done by the setup for Azure Stack technical previews, starting. It provides a way to confirm you are meeting the hardware and software requirements, before downloading the larger package for Azure Stack.

To use this script on the host where Azure Stack will be installed, you need to rename the script extension to .PS1 (instead of .PS1.TXT), and run it as an administrator (the script will check if it is running in this context). You may also need to update the PowerShell script execution policy with Set-ExecutionPolicy, since the script is not signed :