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Accessing and Using the Azure Portal

This hands-on lab offers an introduction to the Azure portal, including a review of the navigation elements, a walkthrough of common activities, how to find resources (in this case, a storage account), and how to create and modify a custom dashboard.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Jul 30, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Review the Azure Portal

    1. Review the top menu:
      • Quick Search bar
      • Cloud Shell
      • Notifications
      • Settings
    2. Review the hub menu:
      • Dashboard/Home icons
      • Resource categories
      • Cost Management + Billing
      • Help + support
    3. Review the dashboard
      • Share/Edit/Modify the dashboard
  2. Challenge

    Review the Dashboard

    1. Find the virtual machine using Quick Search.
    2. Pin resource metric charts to the dashboard.
    3. Learn how to organize and manage a custom dashboard instance.

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