VMs in Availability Zones with a Load Balancer and NAT

Last updated: 21/09/2017

This template allows you to create Virtual Machines distributed across Availability Zones with a Load Balancer and configure NAT rules through the load balancer. This template also deploys a 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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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
location Location for the VMs, only certain regions support zones during preview.
adminUsername Username for the Virtual Machine.
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine.
dnsName Unique DNS Name for the Public IP for the frontend load balancer.
windowsOrUbuntu Operation System for the Virtual Machine.
numberOfVms Number of VMs to provision

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-multi-vm-lb-zones/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-multi-vm-lb-zones/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface