Setup Jenkins Master on Microsoft Azure for CICD with DTR

This is the second post in the series of ‘Continuous Integration and Delivery with Docker Trusted Registry on Microsoft Azure’. This is a step by step guidance for implementing on Microsoft Azure.

You can read all the posts in this series at


  • Microsoft Azure Subscription

Setup Sequence

  • Create virtual machine for Jenkins Master
  • Assign DNS name for Jenkins Master virtual machine

Create virtual machine for Jenkins Master

Open browser and navigate to

From Azure Portal, click New, then Compute, then Marketplace

Type Docker Jenkins in the search box and press Enter, then click on ‘Jenkins‘ from publisher ‘Docker‘ in the search results

Read virtual machine image description and click on Create

Provide basic configuration details for the virtual machine (you can change details as per your environment) and click OK

  • Name: mme-j-master
  • User name: cicdagent
  • Authentication Type: Password
  • Password: Azure101!
  • Resource Group: DTR
    • Select existing Resource Group, you created for DTR virtual machine
  • Location: South Central US

For size configuration, choose D1 Standard and click Select

Choose the default Settings for ‘Configure optional features‘ and click OK

Review the summary details and click OK

Initial virtual machine will show status as ‘Deploying‘, wait until it turns to ‘Running‘. I have seen it taking more than couple of minutes to deploy and configuring everything before getting into running state.

Assign DNS name for Jenkins Master virtual machine

Follow the similar steps in previous post to create a DNS name label for the virtual machine. In my environment FQDN of the virtual machine is

Once virtual machine is in running state and DNS name label is assigned, browse to

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About Manesh

Manesh is a software consultant and solutions architect specializing in cloud, data, Linux and devops in the azure realm with key focus on hybrid workloads. He has been working on Azure technologies since its inception and has helped many enterprises to onboard and adapt to Azure cloud, build solutions for datacenter scale / high consumer applications and services. Currently, he is Microsoft certified for Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (70-532), Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions(70-533) and Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (70-534).

Posted on 2015/11/18, in DevOps, Microsoft Azure and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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