Create an Azure portal dashboard

Last updated: 5/10/2020

This template creates an example dashboard in the Azure portal, showing performance of an existing virtual machine in your subscription, as well as some static information and links.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
virtualMachineName Name of the existing virtual machine to show in the dashboard
virtualMachineResourceGroup Name of the resource group that contains the virtual machine
dashboardName Resource name that Azure portal uses for the dashboard
dashboardDisplayName Name of the dashboard to display in Azure portal
location (no description available)

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-azure-portal-dashboard/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring 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-azure-portal-dashboard/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface