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Deploy using Microsoft Azure

The following steps will walk you through the deployment:

  1. Logon to the Microsoft Azure portal.

  2. From the Microsoft Azure dashboard click the Create a resource option in the upper left-hand corner.

  3. Within the New window, type Osirium PAM in the Search the Marketplace box and press ENTER .

    Select offering

  4. Select Osirium PAM from the listings.

  5. Within the Osirium PAM window, the search results will show the Osirium offerings. Read the information and select the version.

    We recommend you use the latest version for a new installation, alternatively select the version you require.

    Select offering

  6. Click Create.

  7. Within the Create virtual machine window, Basics tab, enter the Virtual appliance information.

    When deploying the virtual machine, you MUST set the Username to osirium_support and use password based authentication type (and not SSH key based authentication).


    Field name Description
    Subscription Select based on your own deployment requirements.
    Resource group Select based on your own deployment requirements.


    Field name Description
    Virtual machine name Enter a name you want the server to be identified as. The name given will also be used as the hostname of the virtual appliance.

    NOTE: The name can not contain non-ACSII or special characters.

    Region Select based on your own deployment requirements.
    Availability options Select based on your own deployment requirements.
    Image Leave as default.
    Azure Spot instance Leave as default.
    Size Select from the recommended sizes listed.


    Field name Description
    Authentication type MUST set to Password.

    NOTE: The password value must be between 12 and 72 characters long and contain 3 of the following: 1 lower case character, 1 upper case character, 1 number, and 1 special character that is not \ or -.

    Username This MUST be osirium_support and will be used to log into the PAM Server to install the PAM software.
    Password Enter a password that fulfills the recommended criteria set by Manage account.
    Confirm password Reconfirm the password set.


    Select offering

  8. Click Next : Disks >.

  9. Within the Create virtual machine window, Disks tab, enter the disk options.


    Field name Description
    Encryption at host Leave as default.
    OS disk type Recommended disk type is Standard SSD.


    No configuration required.

    Select offering

  10. Click Next : Networking >.

  11. Within the Create virtual machine window, Networking tab, select your preferred settings.


    As default the virtual appliance is given a public IP address and a corresponding Network security group (firewall) setting. This allows the PAM Server to be accessed and managed through the stated public IP address.

    If you don't want to access via a public IP address then adjust the settings as required. If you are using a public IP address then set the Assignment to Static.

  12. Click Next : Management >, select your preferred settings.

  13. Click Next : Monitoring >, select your preferred settings.

  14. Click Next : Advanced >, select your preferred settings.

  15. Click Next : Tags >, select your preferred settings.

  16. Click Next : Review + Create >. Wait while the virtual machine is validated.

  17. Click Create once the validation has succeeded. Wait while the virtual appliance is created and deployed.

  18. Click Go to resource.

  19. Within the Overview page, click Connect, and select SSH.

    Connect to virtual machine

  20. Open a SSH client of your choice.

  21. Connect using the IP Address displayed in the Connect via SSH with client window.

    Connect using SSH

  22. Enter the Username as osirium_support and press Enter.

  23. Enter the password you created for the osirium_support account Enter.

  24. Enter the command sudo pam-install and press Enter.

    Connect using SSH

  25. Press ENTER when prompted to start the setup and configuration.

  26. Once the server has been successfully deployed and powered on the next step is to restore the server. Click here for next steps to Restoring the PAM Server