Web browser interface
Using the web interface
The web portal allows you to view and manage all of your applications in one unified hub, including web apps, databases, virtual machines, virtual networks, storage and Visual Studio team projects. The initial service is set up via the web interface and initial build and configuration can only be performed via the web interface. Once servers and services are brought online these can be accessed through normal methods such as API, remote desktop, cli or web browser. Services that can be managed through the interface include
App Service API apps
App Service Environment
App Service Mobile apps
App Service Web apps
Azure Active Directory
Azure Cosmos DB
Azure DevTest Labs
Azure Kubernetes Service
Azure Lab Services
Azure SQL Database
Content Delivery Network
Data Lake Analytics
Dynamics Lifecycle Services projects
Machine learning services
SQL Data Warehouse
Visual Studio Team
Web interface accessibility standard
WCAG 2.1 AA or EN 301 549
Web interface accessibility testing
Microsoft is committed to ensuring that our products and services are designed for everyone, including the approximately 1.2 billion people with disabilities in the world.
We endeavor to integrate accessibility into every stage of product development, including planning, design, research, development, and testing.
Microsoft is a signatory to the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology (G3ict) Charter, which encourages governments to increase digital inclusion for citizens by incorporating accessibility criteria into their procurement policies.
Azure and Azure Government are in scope for EN 301 549
What users can and can't do using the API
Azure provides a full set of tools for the creation and use of APIs. The API management feature helps organisations publish APIs to external, partner, and internal developers to unlock the potential of their data and services. the core competencies to ensure a successful API program through developer engagement, business insights, analytics, security, and protection. You can use Azure API Management to take any backend and launch a full-fledged API program based on it.
To use API Management, administrators create APIs. Each API consists of one or more operations, and each API can be added to one or more products. To use an API, developers subscribe to a product that contains that API, and then they can call the API's operation.
The Azure portal is the administrative interface where you set up your API program. It is used to:
Define or import API schema.
Package APIs into products.
Set up policies like quotas or transformations on the APIs.
Get insights from analytics.
Products that contain an API may be subject to their own usage policies and users must be granted the appropriate administrative rights with the Azure portal to make changes.
API automation tools
API documentation formats
Command line interface
Command line interface compatibility
- Linux or Unix
Using the command line interface
Azure CLI 2.0 is optimized for managing and administering Azure resources from the command line, and for building automation scripts that work against the Azure Resource Manager.
The Azure CLI 2.0 program needs to be installed on the users computer and then a connection to the subscription must be established. Once established users can then manage the environment via command line. Common tasks that can be performed include: create virtual machines, manage virtual machine state, get virtual machine state, add, remove or resize disks, manage account information, view active directory objects, manage availability sets, manage resource groups, create clusters, view logs and monitoring insights, manage network resources, manage load balances, manage public IP addresses, manage user permissions and roles