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Pulumi & Azure: Before you begin

    Before you get started using Pulumi, let’s run through a few quick steps to ensure your environment is set up correctly.

    Install Pulumi

    $ brew install pulumi/tap/pulumi
    $ curl -fsSL https://get.pulumi.com | sh
    > choco install pulumi
    All Windows examples in this tutorial assume you are running in PowerShell.

    Or explore more installation options.

    Next, install the required language runtime, if you have not already.

    Install Language Runtime

    Choose Your Language

    Install Node.js.

    If you're having trouble setting up Node.js up on your machine, see Installing Node.js via Package Manager for alternative installation options.

    Install Python. To reduce potential issues with setting up your Python environment on Windows or macOS, you should install Python through the official Python installer.

    pip is required to install dependencies. If you installed Python from source, with an installer from python.org, or via Homebrew you should already have pip. If Python is installed using your OS package manager, you may have to install pip separately, see Installing pip/setuptools/wheel with Linux Package Managers. For example, on Debian/Ubuntu you must run sudo apt install python3-venv python3-pip.

    If you're having trouble setting up Python on your machine, see Python 3 Installation & Setup Guide for detailed installation instructions on various operating systems and distributions.

    Install Go.

    Pulumi requires a supported version of Go— this typically refers to the two most recent major releases. Note that Go calls 1.20, 1.21, etc. major releases, unlike semantic versioning. If you're using Linux, your distribution may not provide an up to date version of the Go compiler. To check what version of Go you have installed, use: go version.

    Install .NET SDK.

    Pulumi will need the dotnet executable in order to build and run your Pulumi .NET application. Ensure that the dotnet executable can be found on your path after installation.

    Install Java 11 or later and Apache Maven 3.6.1 or later.

    Pulumi will need the java, javac, and mvn executables in order to build and run your Pulumi Java application. Ensure that these executables can be found on your path after installation.

    Good news! You don't have to install anything else to write Pulumi programs in YAML.

    Finally, configure Pulumi with Microsoft Azure.

    Configure Pulumi to access your Microsoft Azure account

    Pulumi requires cloud credentials to manage and provision resources. Pulumi can authenticate to Azure using a user account or service principal that has Programmatic access with rights to deploy and manage your Azure resources.

    Pulumi relies on the Azure SDK to authenticate requests from your computer to Azure. Your credentials are never sent to pulumi.com.

    In this guide, you will need a user account with permissions to create and populate Blob storage containers and provide anonymous access to a Blob file.

    When developing locally, we recommend that you install the Azure CLI and then authorize access with a user account.

    az login

    After successfully logging in, you are ready to go.

    The Azure CLI, and thus Pulumi, will use the default subscription for the account. You can change the active subscription with the az account set command.

    For additional information on authenticating with Azure, or to login with a service principal, see Azure Setup.

    Next, you’ll create a new Pulumi project.

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