One of the functionalities of Microsoft Azure is to work as a Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform where virtual machines can be created and hosted. In this post we will look at how to create virtual machines in Azure.
Sign in to https://portal.azure.com with your credential which has a Microsoft Azure subscription tied on to.
Click on Virtual Machines and click on Add
Select the type of virtual machine that needs to be created. In this case I will select a Windows based machine
Select the version of Windows. I will be selecting Windows 10
You can select a deployment model whether it would be managed by Resource Manager (VM v2) or Classic (VM v1) and click Create.
Fill in the relevant details and click OK
Select the machine size. You can view the pricing information from the same screen and click select.
Optional settings are to be selected and click OK
Verify the summary and click OK to create the Virtual Machine
The deployment will start and the dashboard will display the progress
By clicking the virtual machines link the status can be viewed of the machines that is being created
To connect to the machine that is created, click on the machine name to view the detail page and click on connect
The Virtual machine will be connected through remote desktop connection
Once connected the machine can be accessed