Set Up Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud service provider that offers hosting of many services such as databases, API, and web servers. These instructions are intended as a general guide for remote access. With the target services setup such as databases, storage and web applications, you can simply add authorized users via email address in the Remote.It application. This works well with your remote workers and contractors by eliminating the need for IP allow lists to be maintained. It also works on CGNAT connections where your team may be connected via a cellular or satellite carrier where IP addresses are not known or are transient. For more information on Organizations, click here.

You will need:

  • A Remote.It account. Sign up here:
  • Microsoft Azure console access to the account where access is needed

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Once you have setup your services, you can now connect:

Select the service you would like to create a Remote.It connection and click "Connect". You can now use this connection information in the application such as PG Admin, MySQL Workbench, or in a conf file for a local development app. When you are done with the connection, click "Stop Connection". (It is recommended to use the Desktop app for connections on demand with a url that doesn't change for your connections in the future. Desktop is supported in Windows and Mac)
Azure connection URL hostname port

Ready to do more?

Remote.It has a lot more to offer from allowing you to share your devices to friends and colleagues, advanced connection configurations, online/offline notifications, manufacturing support and more. Learn about them here.