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RBAC - Grant Built In Role Access for multiple existing VMs in a Resource Group

Last updated: 10/04/2015

This template grants applicable role based access to multiple existing VMs in a Resource Group

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Parameter Name Description
subscriptionId Subscription ID GUID
principalId Input array for principal IDs associated with users.
resourceGroup Input array for resource group names.
virtualMachineName Input array for virtual machine names
builtInRoleType Input array for built in types
guid Input array for new GUIDs associated with assigning built in role types
count Size of array

Use the template


New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
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Command line

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