Installing the database for Azure projects

After you have deployed your Azure project to the cloud, continue to installing the database. Kentico projects hosted in Azure can use any type of SQL database, hosted either on a standard SQL Server or in the cloud. This topic describes the installation on an SQL Azure server.

If you have already configured the connection string for your project, you can skip the Generating the connection string and Setting the connection strings sections.

Installing a database on an Azure SQL server

To install the database on an Azure SQL server, use the system to generate the connection string, paste the connection string as a value to your cloud service and let the system install the database.

Generating the connection string

  1. Access the website of your deployed Azure project. 
    • You can find the URL in Cloud services -> select your service -> Overview under Site URL.
    Locating the Site URL property in the Azure portal
On this page

To sign-in to our sample starter sites, use the following credentials:

User name: administrator
Password: (blank password)


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