Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks | Part 3

Source: Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks | Part 3

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Create a WordPress Website on Microsoft Azure

Welcome Back.. in this blog we will create a WordPress website running on Microsoft Azure so let’s get started

First you need to have an azure account to access Azure portal, get a free azure account from http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/free-trial/

  • From +New in the bottom bar >> Compute >> Website >> From Gallery

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  • Select Blogs , scroll down and select WordPress then click → 

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  • In Site Setting type your site name the URL.azurewebsite.net then click → 

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  • In this Step provide a Database which will contain your website database, i will type my personal WordPressDBs, select region and MARK the √ check which mean that you agree the legal terms then click √ to Finish

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  • So now our website has been created successfully What’s next? mmmm let’s access it ” you can see your website URL”  😉

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  • Copy the URL, open your Browser, Past the URL and let’s configure the first steps to get started
  • Select your language and press Continue

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  • Type your website name, the user name which will access it and provide a Strong Password then click Install WordPress

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  • Now our website has been created and success let’s log in

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  • Type your Username, Password and click Log in

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  • Ohhhhh our Website alive Now 😀

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Create a Virtual Machine Running Linux on Microsoft Azure

Hi all,
In this blog we will talk about Microsoft Azure VMs running Linux OS so let’s get started.

First you need to have azure account to access Azure portal, get a free azure account from http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/free-trial/

Once you have your account…

  • + New in the bottom bar >> Compute >> Virtual Machine >> From Gallery

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  • From Gallery you can choose your VM Os image, in this case we will choose Ubuntu Server and click

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  • Now you have to type your VM Name and provide a Password which enable you to log on the VM next.. so i will type the VM Name and Password “Make sure to copy the User Name and Password your credential for this VM” and click 

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  • Now you can see your VM cloud service, DNS name.cloudapp.net, storage and other configurations so let’s click → 

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  • Finally our VM configuration has been finished click the  mark to finish and let’s wait until the VM is provisioned.

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Now our VM successfully created so What’ Next !!?? … ohhh let’s connect to it 😉


You can connect to your VM using SSH or using RDP

Let’s connect using the SSH way

  • First you have to download the  SSH client PuTTY from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
    but before you connect to the VM you have to know your SSH Details and Port number to connect
    Go to Virtual Machines >> Your VM >> Quick Start DASHBOARD >> SSH DETAILS and copy it Screenshot (90)
  • After you have your SSH DETAILS go to PuTTY Configuration past your Host Name “Your VM SSH DETAILS ” and click Open7
  • You will be asked to provide a user name and password to log on your VM

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Now you can access your Azure VM.


Let’s connect using the RDP way

  • To connect to VM using RDP you have to install Ubuntu desktop to do it run the following command >> sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
  • After that you have to the install the RDP access to the VM to do it run the following command >> sudo apt-get install xrdp
  • Once you finish the installation go to the VM and add the ENDPOINTSScreenshot (93)
  • Add A STAND-ALONE ENDPOINT and click →   Screenshot (94)
  • Specify the details of the endpoint Name, Protocol, Public and Private Port then click √ to FinishScreenshot (95)
  • Now you can see the endpoints TCP protocol and Ports Screenshot (96)
  • Go to the VM again and connect to it Connect