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Windows Azure – Deleting Existing Affinity Groups in Azure portal



In this article we are going to see how to delete an existing Affinity Group in Windows Azure Management Portal.


In our earlier article we have seen what is affinity group and how to create affinity group, Now we will see on how to delete the affinity group using the same Azure Management Portal. Before start with this article try to understand some basic idea on what is affinity group using the link provided above.


In this sample we will delete the same Affinity group which we created in our last article. Let us jump start to see the step by step process on deleting the affinity group.


Login to the Windows Azure portal using the below link and we will see the screen as shown below



Provide your login credentials by clicking on the Sign in to management portal as highlighted in the above screen, after successful login we will redirected to a nice interface as shown in the screen below


Click in the Hosted Services, Storage Account and CDN option of the left Menu as shown in the screen below


Now we can see a list menu at the left side with different services, select Affinity Groups from that menu and we can see the subscription details and the newly created Affinity Group as shown in the screen below.


Once we selected the Affinity Group, we can see the Delete Affinity Group button at the left top most corner as highlighted in the screen below


Clicking on the Delete Affinity Button will open a pop up window as shown in the screen below


Clicking on Yes to delete the affinity group will proceed further in deleting the group and we can see the progress as highlighted in the screen below.


Once the process get completed and the affinity group gets deleted we can see no affinity group listed as shown in the screen below.



So in this article we have seen how to delete an affinity group using the Windows Azure management portal.

About Author: Karthikeyan Anbarasan, Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) in ASP.NET/IIS Architecture. He is the Founder and Chief Editor of the www.f5debug.net website and has authored books on Windows Phone and Business Intelligence(SSIS). He is also a Passionate Speaker and a Blogger on Microsoft Technologies.

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