Azure CLI 2.0 must be installed on Windows or Linux systems. After CLI is authenticated, users can control Azure via API by executing CLI commands. Commands are executed remotely.
First, the VHDs must be uploaded to the Azure Blob Storage. Second, disks are created from the uploaded VHD files. The created disks are attached to the new virtual machine: Security Event Manager Appliance.
The following sections describe how to create an Azure virtual machine.