Creating a Windows Virtual Machine on Azure for Elastic Search
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Create Virtual Machine
- Go to portal.azure.com.
- Select “Virtual Machines”.
If it’s not on Your main menu, You can find it under “More services”.
- Click on “Create” and select “Virtual Machine”.
- Choose Your subscription, resource group, region and Operating System and name Your Virtual Machine.
- Choose the size of Your machine.
- Type in the Username and Password for the admin account.
- Make sure you have RDP (3389) port selected.
- Press “Review + create”.
- Press "Create".
Open the VM’s ports in Azure
After Your machine is created, additional inbound rules will have to be added in the networking section of Your VM.
- Go to Your VM.
- Go to Networking.
- Press “Add inbound port rule”.
- To allow the port of Elastic Search to be accessed from the outside, change the “Destination port ranges” to 9200 and choose the TCP protocol. Name this rule “ElasticSearch”.
- After that is done, press “Add”.
Connect to Windows VM
- Open “Remote Desktop Connection”.
- In “Computer”, type the IP of Your Azure VM preceded by “:3389” (for example 126.96.36.199:3389).
- Press “Connect”.
- The IP of Your Azure VM can be found here:
- Type in Your Username and Password of the user You created in “Configuring a VM on Azure for Elastic Search” and press ok.
- Agree to the certificate.
- You are now connected to the VM.
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