Select the Azure option from the list of providers. If you haven't already configured credentials for Azure you'll be asked to provide them now. Enter a name for your credentials then enter your Subscription ID, Tenant ID, Client ID and Client Secret. Once this is done, click Save.
You can find more details on setting up access to your Azure account in the shared credentials documentation.
Once you have added your credentials (or if you already had them set up) select your cluster options from the fields below.
Enter a name for your cluster.
Select the set of credentials to use for the provision.
Select the region to deploy your cluster in.
Select an existing resource group or add a new resource group for your cluster.
Node pool name
Enter a name for your node pool.
Select the size of the individual nodes in your cluster.
Enter the number of nodes to provision in your cluster.
Select the availability zones to use for your cluster.
API server availability
Select the uptime SLA you require for your cluster.
DNS name prefix
Enter the DNS name prefix to use with your cluster. You will use this to connect to the Kubernetes API when managing containers after creating the cluster.
Select the version of Kubernetes you want to deploy on your cluster
The environment options are refreshed automatically if the information cached by Portainer is over 12 hours old. You can manually refresh the options by clicking Reload cluster details under the Actions section.
You can also expand the More settings section and set groups and tags for your environment now or you can do this later.
Once you have made your selections, click Provision environment to begin the provision. If you have other environments to configure click Next to proceed, otherwise click Close to return to the list of environments where you will see the progress of your provision.