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Deploy a Scale Set into an existing vnet

Last updated: 02/12/2016

This template deploys a VM Scale Set into an exsisting vnet.

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Parameter Name Description
vmSku Size of VMs in the VM Scale Set.
vmssName Globally unique dns name for the scale set. Must be 3-61 characters in length and globally unique across Azure.
instanceCount Number of VM instances (100 or less).
adminUsername Admin username on all VMs.
adminPassword Admin password on all VMs.
existingVnetResourceGroupName Name of the resourceGroup for the existing virtual network to deploy the scale set into.
existingVnetName vName of the existing virtual network to deploy the scale set into.
existingSubnetName Name of the existing subnet to deploy the scale set into.

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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