Windows instances are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Log a support request to request to run a windows instance at TPAC. 

University of Melbourne

Windows images can be provided to allocations running on the private Melbourne Research Cloud.


Windows support is not offered at the QCIF node.


Windows is supported to Intersect members by arrangement. The University of the user must provide their own Windows licenses. Log a support request to arrange with Intersect to run a windows instance.

Monash University

Window server (2012 Standard R2 and Window 2016) images are available for Monash users who have VMs on Monash owned hardware.

Supporting Windows server administration is generally the users' responsibility and Monash research cloud user engagement team's assistance is available as a best effort. Please log a support request if you require assistance with a Windows at Monash.

University of Auckland

How to access Windows VMs in Auckland cluster

University of Auckland offer Windows instances for UoA researchers with full Nectar projects (i.e. not for the temporary project trials). Due to licensing restrictions, you will need to access these from either on-campus physical networks, or via the UoA VPN connection. At this time, usage is suitable for a maximum of two concurrent users. We do have other solutions available for Windows research VMs, so please reach out if you'd like more information.