How to Upload Windows and Linux Virtual Machines to Azure

Upload Windows and Linux Virtual Machines to Azure with a few clicks using CtxAdmTools AzureUploadVM

 

Step 1: Connect to Azure.

Click on Connect to Azure button to sign in to Azure or
Quick Connect if you used Azure Upload VM before.

 

Azure Sign In

 

Step 2: enter Image File information.

First, select the Operating System. You can choose Windows or Linux.

Second, search for the image file (.vhd) to upload.

If you previously uploaded an image file with same name, enable the overwrite checkbox.

Finally, enter the name of the image being added to the Azure image repository.
Note: The image name can contain only letters, numbers, periods, hyphens, and underscores.

 

Azure Image Information

 

Step 3: select Azure Storage Account

First, select the Location. You can choose Regions or Affinity Groups.

Azure Select Location

 

After that, select an existing Storage Account or create a new one.

 

Azure Select Storage Account

 

If you choose to create a new Azure Storage Account:

Enter the name of the new Storage Account and then decide if you want to enable GeoReplication.

Note: GeoReplication probably is not required for mostly of VM images and will increase the cost of your monthly bill.

 

Azure Create New Storage Account

 

Step 4: upload the VM image

(required a Full Version License)

Click on the Upload Image button. Then relax.
This process will take lot of time (hours or even days).

 

Upload Azure VM Image

 

Done! Process completed!

 

Upload Azure VM Image Complete

 

Learn more about AzureUploadVM at http://azureuploadvm.ctxadmtools.com

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