Choosing a Virtual Machine Image

Now that we have the SSH key we can provision the Azure VM from the Docker on the Ubuntu Server image using the Azure Portal. The portal can be accessed at

Sign in to the Azure Portal by entering in your browser. Once the homepage has loaded, click the “+ New” button in the upper left corner, enter Docker in the “Search the marketplace” text box and hit “Enter.” Figure 2.5 shows the portal displaying the search results for Docker.


FIGURE 2.5: Search results for Docker in the portal

Next, we click the “Docker on Ubuntu Server (preview)” image. Canonical and Microsoft ...

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