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2 VMs in a Load Balancer and configure NAT rules on the LB

Last updated: 20/11/2015

This template allows you to create 2 Virtual Machines in an Availability Set and configure NAT rules through the load balancer. This template also deploys a Storage Account, Virtual Network, Public IP address and Network Interfaces. In this template, we use the resource loops capability to create the network interfaces and virtual machines

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Parameter Name Description
adminUsername Admin username
adminPassword Admin password
dnsNameforLBIP Unique DNS name
vmNamePrefix VM name prefix
lbName Load Balancer name
nicNamePrefix Network Interface Name Prefix
publicIPAddressName Public IP Address Name
vnetName VNET name
imagePublisher Image Publisher
imageOffer Image Offer
imageSKU Image SKU
vmSize VM Size

Use the template


New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell

Command line

azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri
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