Creates a lab in Azure DevTest Labs with a Windows Server VM

Last updated: 6/23/2020

This template creates a new DevTest Lab / DTL instance with a Windows Server 2019 Datacenter VM in it. More Azure Resource Manager Quickstart Templates for Azure DevTest Labs available at https://github.com/Azure/azure-devtestlab/tree/master/ARMTemplates

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
labName The name of the new lab instance to be created
location Location for all resources.
vmName The name of the vm to be created.
vmSize The size of the vm to be created.
userName The username for the local account that will be created on the new vm.
password The password for the local account that will be created on the new vm.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-dtl-create-lab-windows-vm/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-dtl-create-lab-windows-vm/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface