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  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Marketplace

  2. In the left-side navigation, click Virtual Machines
  3. Locate and select the desired operating system and operating system version
    • CentOS 6
    • CentOS 7
    • Ubuntu 14.04
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Red Hat 6
    • Red Hat 7
    • Ubuntu 16.04
    • Ubuntu 18.04
    • Debian 8
    • Debian 9
    • Windows Server 2016
  4. Use the Region drop-down menu to select the data center to host your virtual machine.
  5. Select the desired virtual machine based on your CPU and memory needs (GB).
    • You can click High CPU or High Memory to filter the list of virtual machines. You can also click Show More Options to see every virtual machine offering.
    • Armor labels virtual machines by CPU and memory features. For instance, 2x4 indicates that the virtual machine has 2 CPU and 4 GB of memory.
  6. In Name, enter a descriptive name for your virtual machine.
  7. In Workload, select New Workload
  8. In New Workload Name, enter a descriptive name.
  9. In New Tier Name, enter a descriptive name. 
  10. In Location, select the data center to host your virtual machine. 
  11. Under Access Credentials, note your username to access the virtual machine. 
  12. In Password, enter a secure password to use to access the virtual machine. 
    • You can also click Generate Password for AMP to generate a password.
  13. (Optional) For additional storage, under Storage Substrate and Disk Size, select your desired storage, and then click Add Disk
  14. On the right-side menu, review the pricing information, and then click Purchase
  15. To view the status of your newly created virtual machine, in the left-side navigation, click Infrastructure, click Virtual Machines, and then search for your newly created virtual machine.