Enable encryption on a running Windows VM.

Last updated: 17/11/2015

This template enables encryption on a running windows vm using AAD client cert thumbprint. The certificate should have been deployed to the VM earlier

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmName Name of the virtual machine
aadClientID Client ID of AAD app which has permissions to KeyVault
aadClientCertThumbprint Thumbprint of the certificate associated with the AAD app which has permissions to KeyVault
keyVaultName Name of the KeyVault to place the volume encryption key
keyVaultResourceGroup Resource group of the KeyVault
useExistingKek Select kek if the secret should be encrypted with a key encryption key and pass explicit keyEncryptionKeyURL. For nokek, you can keep keyEncryptionKeyURL empty.
keyEncryptionKeyURL URL of the KeyEncryptionKey used to encrypt the volume encryption key
volumeType Type of the volume OS or Data to perform encryption operation
sequenceVersion Pass in an unique value like a GUID everytime the operation needs to be force run

Use the template

PowerShell
New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-encrypt-running-windows-vm-aad-client-cert/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell
Command line
azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-encrypt-running-windows-vm-aad-client-cert/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface