Sign in to https://portal.azure.com/
Click on New and select Compute.
From the Compute panel, Select Windows Server 2012 R2
Select Classic Deployment Model which is supported in Traditional Portal as well. It is different from the Resource Manager Model Concept which we will cover in next section.
Provide Host name, User name and Password details along with other configuration details.
A resource group is a container that keeps all or logically related resources for an application across region. Each resource and Resource Group has one to one relationship. Resoure Group is a very important concept for Role Based Access Control.
Provide Name, User name, Password and Resource Manager details.
Select appropriate VM Size.
Configure Storage and Network settings for a new VM
Verify all configuration details before spinning up a new VM
Click on Ok. Verify the Progress Details of New VM
Verify Operation details in the Azure Preview Portal and see how many tasks have been completed till that time.
Virtual Machine is created successfully in Microsoft Azure
Click on VM in Azure Preview Portal and select Connect
It will download RDP file to connect with newly created VM
Open RDP File, and you will be prompted for Connection warning. Select Connect.
Provide Windows credentials given at the time of VM Creation.
Select Yes when prompted for Certificate Errors