How to setup StoneFly Scale out NAS VMs in Microsoft Azure portal?
The contents of this article will explain how you can find StoneFly’s scale-out NAS in the Azure portal and how you can create your VM there. Using images you will also see how to select the storage space for your VM and how to configure your VM. Finally, the article will also cover how you can purchase the VM you’ve created and configured.
Microsoft Azure Portal & StoneFly’s VMs
Log into the Microsoft Azure portal, using this link: https://portal.azure.com/. It will look like this:
Step 1: Create your Virtual Machine (VM)
The creation process isn’t a long process, it is as simple as it can be and as condensed as it can be. It is a 5 step process with the following stages: Basics, Selection of the Virtual Machine (VM) size, Settings of optional features, Summary, and finally the Purchase/Payment. Click on the “Create” button.
A form will appear asking some questions from you.
Step 2: Choose the Storage Size
Once you’ve decided on the VM, click the “Select” button at the bottom and you’ll move on to step 3.
Step 3: Configure your VM
After the selection of the VM size, you will have to configure it. Configuration of the VM requires knowledge of just a few things, as visible in the image below:
Step 4: Review
The fourth step will display the summary of the settings you’ve set. Take your time with the summary and make sure that everything as you wish it to be. This is the step where you can move back and make changes if something is not to your liking.
Step 5: Purchase
The process of creating, configuring and purchasing your VM is a simplified step by step process. One step leads to the other and there’s also a summary displayed just to enable you to make sure you have what you want before you can spend to purchase it. If there’s any confusion about the process or any queries, feel free to contact our professionals.
The next article will guide you through the process of renaming the DNS name label of your VM, scaling out your VM and using your DNS name label on any web browser to manage your storage and VMs via a single interface. Make sure to keep checking StoneFly’s blog. .