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This template encrypts a running Windows VMSS

by suredd
Last updated: 2021-05-14

This template enables encryption on a running Windows VM Scale Set

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmssName Name of the virtual machine.
keyVaultName Name of the KeyVault to place the volume encryption key
enabledForDeployment Specifies whether Azure Virtual Machines are permitted to retrieve certificates stored as secrets from the key vault.
enabledForDiskEncryption Specifies whether Azure Disk Encryption is permitted to retrieve secrets from the vault and unwrap keys.
enabledForTemplateDeployment Specifies whether Azure Resource Manager is permitted to retrieve secrets from the key vault.
keysPermissions Specifies the permissions to keys in the vault. Valid values are: all, encrypt, decrypt, wrapKey, unwrapKey, sign, verify, get, list, create, update, import, delete, backup, restore, recover, and purge.
secretsPermissions Specifies the permissions to secrets in the vault. Valid values are: all, get, list, set, delete, backup, restore, recover, and purge.
skuName Specifies whether the key vault is a standard vault or a premium vault.
location Location of the resources.

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/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/encrypt-running-vmss-windows/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/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/encrypt-running-vmss-windows/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface