1. Follow the same procedure that was used for the cluster nodes (standby node).

Use the following values for basic settings:

Item Value to be entered or selected Notes
Virtual machine name lk4lclient
Availability options No Infrastructure redundancy required *Note 1
Image Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5
Size Basic AO
Public inbound parts Allow selected ports
Select inbound ports SSH
  • Note 1: It is not necessary to set the Availability Set except for the cluster nodes. If the client is used for Quorum you should consider including it in the Availability Set for high availability.

After entering the required values, click Next: Disks.

  1. Enter the disk settings.

A disk in not added at this time. Click Next: Networking.

  1. Enter the network settings.

Use the following values:

Item Value to be entered or selected Notes
Virtual network lk4l-vnet
Subnet lk4l-nw01( *Note 1
Public IP (create new)




*Note 2
NIC network security group Basic
Public inbound ports Allow selected ports
Selected inbound ports SSH
  • Note 1: Set the first subnet created in the previous step for the virtual machine.

  • Note 2: In this procedure, the Public IP is set because it is accessed via the Internet.

  1. Make administrative settings, advanced settings, and tagging if necessary, and then click Review + Create.
  1. Review the details and click Create.

After the virtual machine is started, change the first network interface to a static IP address. Click Azure Portal > Virtual machines > (virtual machine name) > (Networking) > (first interface name).

  1. Click IP configurations > ipconfig1. At this point the IP address is set to Dynamic.
  1. Change the setting of the IP address to Static.

Use the following values:

Item Value to be entered or selected Notes
Assignment Static
IP address
  1. Click Save to save the settings.

Now three virtual machines have been created.


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