This template allows you to deploy a VM Scale Set of Windows VMs using the lastest patched version of various Windows Versions. These VMs are behind a load balancer with NAT rules for rdp connections.
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|location||Location for the VM, only certain regions support Availability Zones|
|adminUsername||Admin username on all VMs.|
|adminPassword||Admin password on all VMs.|
|windowsOSVersion||The Windows version for the VM. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Windows version.|
|vmssName||String used as a base for naming resources. Must be 3-61 characters in length and globally unique across Azure. A hash is prepended to this string for some resources, and resource-specific information is appended.|
|instanceCount||Number of VM instances (100 or less).|
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 deploymentInstall and configure Azure PowerShell
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vmss-windows-nat-zones/azuredeploy.json
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 deploymentInstall and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vmss-windows-nat-zones/azuredeploy.json