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Create a Virtual Machine in the Microsoft Azure Portal

Beginner
Up to 1h
350
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Description

Microsoft Azure is comprised of compute infrastructure and cloud services that Information Technology (IT) professionals and developers use to build, deploy and manage their applications. This is a beginner level lab that focuses on the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) component of Azure. The legacy model of IT includes purchasing, shipping, receiving, configuring, and booting up your infrastructure. In this lab, you will launch your first Windows Virtual Machine (VM) in Azure in minutes… not days or weeks!

Prerequisites

  • Remote Desktop (RDP) client software installed on your local machine
  • Basic understanding of Information Technology (IT)

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log in and use the basics of the Microsoft Azure portal
  • Configure a Windows virtual machine
  • Launch virtual machine
  • Connect to the virtual machine with Remote Desktop (RDP)
  • Understand Web Server role on the virtual machine 

 

 

 

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Lab steps

Logging in to the Microsoft Azure Portal
Create the virtual machine
Connect to the virtual machine
Install the web server role and test
Auto shutdown