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You can purchase Azure access directly from Microsoft by signing up on the Azure website (Azure.com) or through a Microsoft representative. You can also purchase Azure access through a Microsoft partner.
The Azure free account includes:
Many of the Learn exercises use a technology called the sandbox, which creates a temporary subscription that’s added to your Azure account. This temporary subscription allows you to create Azure resources for the duration of a Learn module. Learn automatically cleans up the temporary resources for you after you’ve completed the module.
When you’re completing a Learn module, you’re welcome to use your personal subscription to complete the exercises in a module. The sandbox is the preferred method to use though, because it allows you to create and test Azure resources at no cost to you.
To create and use Azure services, you first need to sign up. If you’ve never tried or paid for Azure before, you can sign up for the Azure free account.
You’ll need a valid credit card to create your Azure free account. This card is used for identity validation only. Your card won’t be charged until you choose to upgrade.
You’ll receive a monthly invoice with payment instructions provided. You may organize your invoice into line items that make sense to you and meet your budget and cost tracking needs. You also can get set up for multiple invoices.
An Azure subscription is a logical container used to provision resources in Azure.
You might want to create additional subscriptions for resource or billing management purposes.
Which of the following statements is true about an Azure subscription?
Your billing is based on your usage of Azure resources and is invoiced __
When you create an Azure resource like a virtual machine, you select the __ it belongs to.