1. Creating a Virtual Network in Azure – and adding your VM instances to that network
- Create a Virtual Network
2. Create your new VMs with the configuration you require (e.g. A3 instances – 4 core , 7GB RAM, 120 GB storage).
3. Promote any one of the VMs to a Domain Controller. Add the other VM to the newly created domain (this can be any name like myappdomain.cloudapp.net) .
4. Open up any necessary PORTS (the most common ones are 1433 for SQL Server, 80 for the IIS server) – by adding the ENDPOINTS as shown below.