Till we get to an all command-line method of operation (aka the DevOps way), we will be utilizing Azure Portal for most of our use cases. Even when we are using command-line functions for most of our operations, Azure Portal is where you can quickly check the status of your infrastructure. Familiarity with Azure Portal is essential for running your AKS.
If you already have an account with Azure and/or are familiar with Azure Portal, you can skip this section.
Here we will show you how to get started with a free account.
In order to keep your trial account separate, you probably want to start the browser in Incognito or Private Browsing mode.