Walk-through: Add a Windows Azure Account

1. Navigate to the "Settings" tab

Tap on the "Add Account..." row.


2. Select provider

Tap on "Windows Azure" if you want to add an account for Windows Azure.

Select provider

3. Enter credentials

Start with adding the required certificate to CloudGorilla.

Tap on the "Select Certificate" row.

Enter credentials

4a. Select certificate

There are no certificates yet in CloudGorilla's documents panel in iTunes.

Select certificate

4b. Open iTunes

Connect your mobile device to your computer, open iTunes and select your mobile device.

Navigate to the "Apps" tab, then scroll down to the "File Sharing" section.

iTunes File Sharing 1

4c. Add certificate to iTunes

Select the "CloudGorilla" app in the "Apps" box to the left.

Drag & drop your *.pfx certificate file (contains your private key) into the "CloudGorilla Documents" box or add it by using the "Add..." button.

iTunes File Sharing 2

4d. Select the certificate

The certificate shows up in CloudGorilla.

Tap on it to select it.

(CloudGorilla only recognizes certificate files with a .pfx ending).

Select the certificate

4e. Enter the certificate's password

Enter the certificate's password, then tap on the "Ok" button.

Enter certificate's password

4f. ERROR: Invalid password

Oops. Wrong password.

It's a good time to take a break and eat a banana.

Make sure that you added the correct file to iTunes, then try again.

Error wrong password

4g. Certificate & password is valid


Now upload the *.cer part (contains your public key) of the selected certificate to the Windows Azure Management Portal.


5a. Login to the Windows Azure Management Portal

> Windows Azure Management Portal

Select "Settings" and then "Upload a management certificate".

Windows Azure Management Portal 1

5b. Select a management certificate 1

Browse for the *.cer file.

Windows Azure Management Portal 2

5c. Select a management certificate 2

Confirm your selection.

Windows Azure Management Portal 3

5d. Certificate uploaded


Now it's time to enter the remaining information on your mobile device.

Windows Azure Management Portal 4

6. Done?

Enter your Windows Azure Subscription Id and a description for this account.
It's recommended to copy & paste the Subscription Id in here in order to avoid typing mistakes.

The "Done" button turns blue when you've entered all required information.

Tap on it to add the account to CloudGorilla.

Credentials entered

7a. Verifying credentials

CloudGorilla is now trying to connect to Windows Azure with the credentials provided.

Verifying credentials

7b. ERROR: No internet connection

It's possible that CloudGorilla cannot connect to the internet.

Check your internet settings, then try again.

Error no internet connection

7c. ERROR: Wrong credentials

Something has been wrong with the credentials provided.

Check your Subscription Id and make sure that you uploaded the right *.cer file to the Windows Azure Management Portal, then try again.

Error wrong credentials

8. Account added ✓

If the provided credentials have been validated by Windows Azure, CloudGorilla displays your newly added account under "Accounts".

If this has been the first account that has been added, CloudGorilla sets it as "Currently displayed". If not, you can select it by tapping on the top most row ("Account") and choose it from there.

Congrats, you're done! Now navigate to the "Overview" or "Instances" tab and select a Windows Azure location (cloud).

Success account added

9. Modify/Remove the account

If you want to change your account's credentials and description or remove it from CloudGorilla, you can do so by tapping on the account.

Modify account

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