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Create a Virtual Machine (Linux)

Create a Virtual Machine (Linux)

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Lab Duration
60 Min
About Lab


Azure Virtual Machines (VM) is one of several types of on-demand, scalable computing resources that Azure offers. Typically, you choose a VM when you need more control over the computing environment than the other choices offer.

Azure VM provides multiple OS support for virtual machines. You can also run your Windows applications on the virtual machine as you are running on your laptop.

What Will You Learn?

In this lab, you will learn how to create a virtual machine using Azure Portal. The Azure portal is a browser-based user interface to create Azure resources. This lab shows you how to -

  • Use the Azure portal to deploy a Linux virtual machine (VM) running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
  •  Learn how to launch a Linux Server instance. 
  • Use Secure Server Shell (SSH) to connect to it.
  • Learn how to deploy NGINX Web Server.


  • You should be familiar with how to start and end labs on the QwikSkills platform. Along with that, you should know how to log in to the Azure Portal. 
  • Familiar with Azure Portal. Opening services through the menu.
  • If this is your first lab then you can learn the above prerequisites from Show More