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Creates an ultra managed disk with a specific sector size.

Last updated: 28/04/2021

This template creates a new ultra managed disk allowing the user to specify a sector size of either 512 or 4096.

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Parameter Name Description
managedDiskName Name of the managed disk to be copied
logicalSectorSize Logical Sector Size. Recommended 4096 unless application requires 512 bytes sector size support
diskSizeinGiB Disk size in GiB
diskIopsReadWrite Disk IOPS value
diskMbpsReadWrite Disk throughput value in MBps
location Location for all resources.

Use the template


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
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
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface