Launching Thunder in Azure

Adding a Credential for Azure

  1. Click Infrastructure > Orchestration > Credential.

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  2. Click Add Credential.

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  3. Select the environment as Azure, enter a name for the account, subscription ID, tenant ID and client or Application ID.

  4. Click Save.

For additional information on subscription ID, tenant ID, client/application ID, client secret, refer to the Azure documentation.

Deploying vThunder on Azure

  1. Click Infrastructure > Orchestration > Virtual Devices.

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  2. Click Create Virtual Device.

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  3. Select a cluster that has been previously created from the Adding a Cluster.

  4. Select the environment as Azure and provide the credentials.

  5. (Optional) Provide a non-default management-port for the new Thunder device. Default management port for a Thunder device is 443.

  6. Select a valid license token and click Next.

    Selecting a license token is optional. If no license token is selected device will remain un-licensed after instantiation unless a license is explicitly applied to the device at a later point.

  7. Provide a name for the virtual device, select a Location, a virtual network, a resource group, search and select a private or marketplace image that should be used to instantiate the virtual device.

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  8. Select an instance type. If you are deploying a virtual-device in Azure with 5.2.1 Thunder image, select one of supported instance-types :

    • Standard DS3 v2 (4 vCPUs, 14 GiB memory)

    • Standard D2s v3 (2 vCPUs, 8 GiB memory)

    • Standard B2ms (2 vCPUs, 8 GiB memory)

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  9. Configure network mapping. For that select unique subnet from the list for each network interface, provide an IP address for each interface or use ‘Auto-assign’ for the system to assign an private IP address to the interface.

  10. Selecting a public IP address for the interface is optional. Select one from the list or use ‘Auto-allocate’ for the system to allocate a public IP address and associate it with the interface and select a security group.

  11. A new device is added in the list and its status will depict whether deployment is in progress or completed.

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  12. You can power-off or delete the virtual device by selecting image_reference and click Power Off or Delete.

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