Azure Quickstart Templates

Deploy Azure resources through the Azure Resource Manager with community-contributed templates to get more done. Deploy, learn, fork and contribute back.

What is Azure Resource Manager

Azure Resource Manager allows you to provision your applications using a declarative template. In a single template, you can deploy multiple services along with their dependencies. You use the same template to repeatedly deploy your application during every stage of the application life cycle.

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883 templates match your filter.

Deploy a simple Windows VM

This template allows you to deploy a simple Windows VM using a few different options for the Windows version, using the latest patched version. This will deploy an A2 size VM in the resource group location and return the FQDN of the VM.

bmoore-msft by Brian Moore,
Last updated: 31/10/2019

Deploy a simple Ubuntu Linux VM 18.04-LTS.

This template deploy a Ubuntu Server with a few options for the VM. You can provide the VM Name, OS Version, VM size, admin username and password. As default the VM size is Standard_B2s and O.S. Version is 18.04-LTS.

bmoore-msft by Brian Moore,
Last updated: 07/03/2020

Add KeyVault Access Policy

Add an access policy to an existing KeyVault without removing existing policies.

bmoore-msft by Brian Moore,
Last updated: 16/04/2020

Deploy an Ubuntu VM with Docker Engine

This template allows you to deploy an Ubuntu VM with Docker (using the Docker Extension). You can later SSH into the VM and run Docker containers.

coreysa by Corey Sanders,
Last updated: 11/12/2019

DNS Forwarder VM

This template shows how to create a DNS server that forwards queries to Azure's internal DNS servers. This is useful for setting up DNS resultion between virtual networks (as described in

Last updated: 02/05/2019

Joins an existing Windows VM to AD Domain

This template allows you to join an already exitsing Windows virtual machine into an existing Active Directory Domain. For this template to work you need an existing virtual machine, an AD Domain and a Domain Controller that has communication with this virtual machine and DNS settings that will allow this virtual machine to resolve the Domain DNS name.

paulomarquesc by Paulo Marques,
Last updated: 24/04/2017

CloudLens with Moloch example

This template shows how to setup network visibility in the Azure public cloud using the CloudLens agent to tap traffic on one vm and forward it to a network packet storing & indexing tool, in this case Moloch.

lucazacu-keys by lucazacu-keys,
Last updated: 11/12/2019

Create an Azure VM with a new AD Forest

This template creates a new Azure VM, it configures the VM to be an AD DC for a new Forest

simongdavies by Simon Davies,
Last updated: 06/04/2019

SAS Viya Quickstart Template for Azure

The SAS Viya Quickstart Template for Azure deploys these products on the cloud: SAS Visual Analytics 8.5 on Linux, SAS Visual Statistics 8.5 on Linux, and SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning 8.5 on Linux. This Quickstart is a reference architecture for users who want to deploy the SAS Viya platform, using microservices and other cloud-friendly technologies. By deploying the SAS platform on Azure, you get SAS analytics, data visualization, and machine learning capabilities in an Azure-validated environment. SAS Viya is a cloud-enabled, in-memory analytics engine. It uses elastic, scalable, and fault-tolerant processing to address complex analytical challenges. SAS Viya provides faster processing for analytics by using a standardized code base that supports programming in SAS, Python, R, Java, and Lua. It also supports cloud, on-premises, or hybrid environments and deploys seamlessly to any infrastructure or application ecosystem.

sassoftware by SAS Software,
Last updated: 05/03/2020

Secure VM password with Key Vault

This template allows you to deploy a simple Windows VM by retrieving the password that is stored in a Key Vault. Therefore the password is never put in plain text in the template parameter file

bmoore-msft by Brian Moore,
Last updated: 16/04/2020

Join a VM to an existing domain

This template demonstrates domain join to a private AD domain up in cloud.

singhkays by Kay Singh,
Last updated: 25/05/2018

Install Configuration Manager Current Branch in Azure

This template creates 4 new Azure VMs. It configures a new AD domain controler , a new standalone primary site with SQL Server, a remote site system server with Management Point and Distribution Point and a client.

yizhongwu by Yizhong Wu,
Last updated: 24/12/2019

Create Storage Account and Blob Container

Creates an Azure Storage account and a blob container. Template originally authored by John Downs.

leestott by Lee Stott,
Last updated: 27/05/2020

Create a Shared Image Gallery

This template allows you to create a Shared Image Gallery.

axayjo by Akshay Joshi,
Last updated: 28/03/2020

Create ssh-keys and store in KeyVault

This template uses the deploymentScript resource to generate ssh keys and stores the private key in keyVault.

bmoore-msft by Brian Moore,
Last updated: 21/04/2020

Create a VM from Image Version

This template allows you to create a Virtual Machines from an Image Version in a Shared Image Gallery. This template also deploys a Virtual Network, Public IP addresses and a Network Interface. Please ensure that you have created an Image Version using Image Version 101 Template first.

axayjo by Akshay Joshi,
Last updated: 02/03/2020

Push a certificate onto a Windows VM

Push a certificate onto a Windows VM. Create the Key Vault using the template at

bmoore-msft by Brian Moore,
Last updated: 04/03/2020

Copy FTP files to Azure Blob logic app

This template allows you to create a Logic app triggers on files in an FTP server and copies them to an Azure Blob container. You can add an additional triggers or actions to customize it to your needs.

jeffhollan by Jeff Hollan,
Last updated: 11/11/2019

Azure Container Service (AKS)

Deploy a managed cluster with Azure Container Service (AKS)

vyta by vyta,
Last updated: 13/05/2020

SQL Injection attack on a web app

This will deploy 2 application gateways, a web app, a SQL server and database, OMS and other network resources. One app gateway is in detection mode and other is in prevention mode. Perform the SQL injection attack by following the guidleines and execute the scenario for mitigation and prevention of a SQL injection attack.

girishjaju by girishjaju,
Last updated: 20/05/2020

Create an Azure WAF v2 on Azure Application Gateway

This template creates an Azure Web Application Firewall v2 on Azure Application Gateway with two Windows Server 2016 servers in the backend pool

vhorne by Vic,
Last updated: 30/03/2020

Multi VM Template with Managed Disk

This template will create N number of VM's with managed disks, public IPs and network interfaces. It will create the VMs in a single Availability Set. They will be provisioned in a Virtual Network which will also be created as part of the deployment

sameeraman by Sameera Perera,
Last updated: 13/11/2019

Create an new AD Domain with 2 Domain Controllers

This template creates 2 new VMs to be AD DCs (primary and backup) for a new Forest and Domain

simongdavies by Simon Davies,
Last updated: 25/03/2020

IBM Cloud Pak for Data on Azure

This template deploys an Openshift cluster on Azure with all the required resources, infrastructure and then deploys IBM Cloud Pak for Data along with the add-ons that user chooses.

praveshhibm by praveshhibm,
Last updated: 10/03/2020