You can obtain Esri virtual machine images from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The following images are available:
- ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6—Contains Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Data Store, and ArcGIS Web Adaptor (IIS) and creates machines that use a Windows Server 2016 operating system. To use this image to create an ArcGIS Enterprise, you must have Portal for ArcGIS and ArcGIS Server licenses. See system requirements for each for information on what type of machine to use when deploying:
- ArcGIS Desktop 10.6—Contains ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) and ArcGIS Pro and creates machines that use Windows Server 2016. To use the software on these images, you must have an ArcGIS Desktop license. See ArcGIS Pro system requirements and ArcGIS Desktop system requirements for information hardware and software requirements for these products.
Go to Microsoft Azure Marketplace and search for arcgis or esri to find the images. Download them to your Microsoft Azure subscription.
Microsoft Azure Government
The ArcGIS 10.3.1, 10.5.x, and 10.6 images are available in the Microsoft Azure Government cloud environment.
Microsoft Azure Government is a United States (U.S.) government-community cloud that offers hyperscale compute, storage, networking, and identity management services, with world-class security. A physical and network-isolated instance of Microsoft Azure, operated by screened U.S. personnel, Azure Government enables new forms of cross-agency collaboration and rich cloud service integration. For more information, see http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/features/gov/.
If you want to deploy on the Azure Government cloud environment and have an Azure Government account, check the U. S. Government account option on the landing page of Cloud Builder before you sign in to your Azure subscription.