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windows azure cloud services - Lab Manual

  1. 1. Author: Arunkumar Palanisamy [Technical Lead]Co-Writer: Uma Maheswari P [Software Engineer]Aditi Technologies Pvt Ltd, CoimbatoreWindows Azure Cloud ServicesHands on Lab ManualAuthor: Arunkumar Palanisamy [Technical Lead]Co-Writer: Anandhan Ramasamy [Software Engineer]Aditi Technologies Pvt Ltd, Coimbatore
  2. 2. Windows Azure Cloud Services1Step 1: Go to and enter your credentials.Step 2: Select the Websites Tab in from the right hand side menu then Click New button in thebottom of the page.
  3. 3. Windows Azure Cloud Services2Step 3: Click “COMPUTE -> CLOUD SERVICE -> QUICK CREATE”.Step 4: Enter the URL for the website. (eg:TestAzure) which is followed by cloudapp.netand select the preferred Region where the portal could be hosted.
  4. 4. Windows Azure Cloud Services3Step 5: Click CREATE CLOUD SERVICE button in the bottom of the page.
  5. 5. Windows Azure Cloud Services4Step 6: Cloud Service created and shows your Cloud Service details under Cloud Servicetab.Step 7: Click Arrow button () in right-side of your site name.
  6. 6. Windows Azure Cloud Services5Step 8: Open Visual Studio then Click New Project Cloud  Windows Azure Cloud Service
  7. 7. Windows Azure Cloud Services6Step 9: Enter an appropriate name for the project and click OK to continue.Step 10: Now you will be prompted with another dialog for selecting the type of project.Double click on the ASP.NET Web Role option.
  8. 8. Windows Azure Cloud Services7Step 11: Hover over WebRole1 under Windows Azure solution, click the pencil icon, and renamethe web role. Then Click OK.Now you are ready with the Web Role project.
  9. 9. Windows Azure Cloud Services8Step 12: Now execute the application and you will be able to see the application inside thebrowser. From the system tray, you can verify the Windows Azure Emulator as running. Ifsuccessfully executed, you can see the web role opened in a browser.Step 13: In Visual Studio, right-click the project in Solution Explorer and Click Publish toWindows Azure from the context menu.
  10. 10. Windows Azure Cloud Services9The Publish Web wizard opens.Step 14: In the Sign in tab of the Publish Windows Azure Application wizard, click Sign in todownload credentials.Step 15: When prompted to save the Credential file, click OK.
  11. 11. Windows Azure Cloud Services10Step 16: In the Profile tab of the Publish Web wizard, click Import.Step 17: Select the .publishsettings file you downloaded earlier, and then click Open.
  12. 12. Windows Azure Cloud Services11Step 18: Click Next button.
  13. 13. Windows Azure Cloud Services12Step 19: Clicking the Next button takes you to the Common Settings tab. This tab allowsyou to select an existing cloud service or even create a new one. Also, you can choosewhich environment you want to deploy to production or staging and which build serviceconfiguration you want to use. This is the place where you can choose which ones to use foryour deployment.Step 20: Click Enable Remote Desktop for all roles checkbox in the Settings tab and also enter yourremote desktop credentials and then click OK.
  14. 14. Windows Azure Cloud Services13Step 21: Verify Cloud Service details in the Summary tab and Click Publish.Waiting for Staging process completion in Visual Studio.
  15. 15. Windows Azure Cloud Services14Step 22: Go to Cloud Service page in the browser and then click Arrow button () in right-side of your site name.
  16. 16. Windows Azure Cloud Services15Verify the difference in this window.Step 23: Click DASHBOARD tab in the top of the page.
  17. 17. Windows Azure Cloud Services16Step 24: Check your Cloud Service details in the page and then click SITE URL.
  18. 18. Windows Azure Cloud Services17That page open in the cloud.