Azure: Step 2. Deploy Component Core Services in Azure

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Complete the following procedure to configure core RSA NetWitness® Platform component services on a virtual machines (VMs) in the Azure Cloud environment.

  1. Go to and sign in with your credentials.
  2. Search for RSA.


  3. Click RSA NetWitness® Platform core service (for example, RSA NetWitness Concentrator) and click Create.

    Bring Your Own License

    The Create virtual machine wizard is displayed with the 1 Basics section is in focus.

  4. Complete Basics.

    1. Specify a VM Name (for example, Concentrator).
    2. Select SSD for the VM disk typeof the Concentrator. Select HDD for all other components.

      Solid State Disk (SSD) performs better than a Hard Drive (HDD).

    3. Select Password for Authentication type.
    4. Enter your credentials (that is User name and Password) and Confirm Password.
    5. Click OK.

      Create virtual machine

      Azure validates your Basic specifications and the 2 Size section is in focus.

  5. Click on the appropriate VM size (for example, Standard DS14 v2 for the Concentrator) for the service and click Select for a VM Size.

    See VM Configuration Recommendations for the VM sizes RSA recommends for each service.

    Choose a size

    Azure validates your Size specifications and the 3 Settings section is in focus.

  6. Specify Settings.

    1. In the Storage field, make sure Use manage disks is set to Yes .
    2. Under Network:

    3. Click OK.

      Azure validates your VM and the 4 Purchase section is in focus.


  7. Click Purchase to create the core RSA Security Analytics component service (for example, Concentrator) VM in Azure.
  8. Configure the host VM in RSA NetWitness® Platform

  9. Repeat steps 1 through 8 inclusive for the rest of the core RSA NetWitness component services.
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