🔧 Configuration - How to manually create the Azure services needed for frontline workers

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Introduction

Two azure services are required :

a. Azure Storage (blob) : for storing your items (news, documents, pictures...)

- Pricing: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/storage/blobs/

b. Azure Search: for indexing items. 

- Pricing : https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/search/

 

Create a new Azure search service

Connect to your azure portal with sufficient rights (the account that can create new resources on the subscription) : https://portal.azure.com/

From the home page click on the button "Create a resource"

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On the search box that appears start to type "search" and select "Azure Cognitive Search

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You are redirected to the product page of the service :

 

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From there you will be able to define :

  • the subscription and resource group where the resource will be associated
  • the service name (use in manager)
  • the location of the service
  • the pricing tier you want to subscribe

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At the end, click on Review + create to verify what you define and run the creation process.

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On the bottom, click on the Create button to start the creation of the service.

 

 

Create a new blob storage

 

Connect to your azure portal with sufficient rights (the account that can create new resources on the subscription) : https://portal.azure.com/

From the home page click on the button "Create a resource"

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On the search box that appears start to type "blob" and select "Storage account"

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You are redirected to the product page of the service :

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From there you will be able to define :

  • the subscription and resource group where the resource will be associated
  • the storage account name (use in manager)
  • the location of the storage
  • the performance option 
  • the redundancy

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In the end, click on Review + create to verify what you define and run the creation process.

Then, at the bottom, click on the Create button to start the creation of the service.

 

 

 

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