Create ssh-keys and store in KeyVault

Last updated: 4/21/2020

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

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
location The location for the script resource.
newGuid forceUpdateTag property, used to force the execution of the script resource when no other properties have changed.
passPhrase Passphrase used when generating the key pair.
vaultName The name of the keyVault to store the keys in.
secretName The name of the secret in keyVault to store the keys in.
vaultResourceGroup The resourceGroup for the keyVault.
vaultSubscriptionId The subscriptionId for the keyVault.
_artifactsLocation The base URI where artifacts required by this template are located. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a private location in the subscription will be used and this value will be automatically generated.
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a sasToken will be automatically generated.

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/201-deployment-script-ssh-key-gen/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/201-deployment-script-ssh-key-gen/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface