In this article we are going to see about Window Azure Management Portal, a new rich UI for managing the application and websites that are deployed on the Windows Azure environment. In our previous article we have seen how to design and develop your first Windows Azure application by configuring the roles and instances that best suits the application needs. Initially the portal was in Microsoft Silverlight and later now it was revamped and redesigned with a rich user experience and now it’s available in HTML5 based portal which is very much responsive and quick compared to the earlier version of Microsoft Silverlight. [more]
Windows Azure Management Portal:
As we know Windows Azure Management Portal is a web app that can be accessible using the browser, so let us start by opening Internet Explorer and navigate to http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/ and we can see a nice portal opened up as shown in the screen below. Note that we need to provide a valid Live Credentials through which you registered for Windows Azure to authenticate your request to open the page.