Manually change the number of VMs in a Scale Set.

Last updated: 19/12/2016

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This template allows you to manually change the number of VMs in a Scale Set.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
existingVMSSName Name of existing VM Scale Set
newCapacity Number of desired VM instances
vmSku Size of VMs in the VM Scale Set.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-vmss-scale-existing/azuredeploy.json
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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-vmss-scale-existing/azuredeploy.json
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