Microsoft Azure provides web interface or
portal to provision, navigate, manage, and de-provision variety of service offerings
in PaaS or IaaS category.
URL for New Azure Portal: https://manage.windowsazure.com
URL for Old Azure Portal: https://portal.azure.com/
We can use it with Organization account or
Microsoft Account (Outlook or Live ID). One or more subscription can be
associated with the account. In Azure portal, we can create new services as
well as configure different services and provide access management too.
Not all the service offerings can be
configured with the use of New portal. E.g. Azure Active Directory is managed
via Old Portal. New portal is created considering Resource Management /
Resource Groups so recourses can be managed in a proper way with access rights
for providing better flexibility and security.
we observe closely, there is a start board in the New portal. It also has
concept of Blades. Horizontal scrolling is available rather than vertical
scaling. There is a Hub Menu also at the left side of the page in Azure New
We can use link "Azure Classic Portal"
on start board to switch to Old Azure portal.
How to verify Bill?
Go to "Azure Classic Portal" and
click on User Account Email and click on View Bill. It will open a page with
all available subscriptions associated with the account.
Click on the subscription to view Bill for
Once you click on the subscription, it
shows detailed bill data in below manner.
To verify Credit Status, Click on the
Credit status box on the top bar in the old portal.
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