Linux VM on Azure for FTP/SSH Set up – Part 3

– Continued from Previous, Part 2 –

Add Azure based Linux Virtual Machine:

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Enter a name of a new User. I keep the resources basic, as I am paying for this personally, and thus it is not a money-making proposition, [although I do have Google ads, which earn me a few dollars here and there]. Bare bones processing and RAM are sufficient. If this was a business, then of course these resources would be higher, as needed:

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Enter needed info, be sure to open SSH Port 22:

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Sure, install the VM Agent:

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So far, so good – we have provisioning:

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Done! A server has now been ‘Spec’d ‘, procured, purchased, and ‘plugged in’ within minutes:

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Now it’s time to actually connect to this Cloud-based Server.

I decided to use the awesome BitVise client from my laptop to connect to the Linux server:

http://www.bitvise.com/ssh-client-download

First …. From Azure Dashboard for the virtual machine, get SSH info:

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Set up the BitVise accordingly, using the above Public host information as the address:

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At first it fails. What gives?

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