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Create an Azure AKS cluster

Steps to create an Azure Cluster:

Go to the clusters tab from the left side navigation bar on the Humalect platform and click on Create new cluster.


Step 1: From the Cloud Integration drop-down menu, select Azure.

Step 2: Next, Name your cluster in the Cluster Name field.

Step 3: Type a Domain Name(s), you can add or delete domain names by clicking on the (+) or delete symbol respectively. These domains are the ones on which all the deployments in this cluster will be hosted.

Step 4: Then, select Cluster Region, and choose the one nearest to your geological location. For Azure, you'll get the following options:

  • East US
  • East US 2
  • South Central US
  • West US 2
  • West US 3
  • Australia East
  • Southeast Asia
  • Central US
  • Central India
  • East Asia
  • Asia
  • Asia Pacific
  • Jio India West
  • South India

Step 5: Select the Number of Nodes by clicking on the (+) and/or (-) button or by manually entering a value.

Step 6: Select a suitable Virtual Machine for nodes of your cluster, for Azure below are a few available options:

  • Azure Av2-series
  • Fsv2-series
  • Dv2-series
  • Lsv3-series
  • NCv3-series

After you select from the above virtual machines, click on the Create Cluster button at the bottom right.


A cluster creation can take about 10-15 minutes, depending on the cloud provider.

Create ACR role in Azure Cluster

Once the Azure cluster is successfully created, you'll see the details like DNS URL, ARC Role link, cluster version, etc.


Create an ACR Role for cluster to pull ACR images

Please visit the ACR (Azure Container Registry) Role Link and follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. Select AcrPull role from the roles and click next.
  2. Select managed identity and click on select members
  3. In the managed identities section, select managed identity as User-assigned managed identity.
  4. Select <cluster-name>-agentpool and then click on select button.
  5. Click on Review+assign button to finish role creation.

more details here.


Please ensure That the Azure ACR role is assigned to the cluster before creating projects.

You can also click on the HELP button on the cluster details UI to see the steps for creating ARC roles.



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