If you want to use Azure to host your encryption service and don't have a subscription yet, this article will explain what plan you need and how to subscribe.
Note: E3 and E5 licenses from Microsoft Office 365 aren't Azure services licenses.
If you're not sure if you have an Azure subscription, check Step 6 in the Azure section of our encryption service overview article. If the Subscription is blank, you need to subscribe.
The subscription plan
We recommend subscribing to "Azure App Service Basic Plan - Linux - B1" to set up the encryption service. This plan costs $.018 per hour. Depending on your organization's usage, you can expect this to cost $8 to $14 per month.
Example of an invoice for an organization of 10 employees with a monthly cost of $8.63:
Subscribe to Azure
Once you complete these steps, you'll be ready to set up the encryption service.
- In Azure, type Subscriptions in the search bar and select Subscriptions.
- Select + Add.
- Select the Add a different type of subscription link.
Note: If you don't see this option, continue to the next step.
- Select offer for Pay-As-You-Go.
Note: If you want to pay annually or through a vendor, you can change your plan at any time.
- For the Subscription name, enter "Azure Subscription 1" and select Next.
Note: Enter your contact details instead, if prompted.
- Select Next, and then select Next again.
- Select Create.
You'll see Successfully created the subscription in your Azure Notifications.