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Azure allows you to work with Virtual Machines like Linux, Windows Server, SQL Server, Oracle, IBM, SAP providing different supports with a large range of computing solutions, running applications, development, testing, etc., Here Azure also supports you to work with Open Source for your flexibility.


  • Windows Azure account

Follow the following steps to create VM and attach disk towards it:

Note: Here we will be using Ubuntu Server

Step – 01:

Login to the Azure Management Portal –

New -> Virtual Machines -> Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

Step – 02:

Select Deployment model as Classic

Step – 03:

Select the pricing tier

Give the Domain name and click on OK

Here is the Linux Virtual Machine Settings 

To connect with Linux VM it is a must to install any SSH Client.


Enter Virtual IP address available on settings blade