Bitcore Node and Utilities for Bitcoin on CentOS VM

Last updated: 21/01/2016

This template uses the Azure Linux CustomScript extension to deploy a Bitcore Node instance with the complete set of Bitcoin utilities. The deployment template creates a CentOS VM, installs Bitcore and provides a simple bitcored executable. With this template, you will be running a full node on the Bitcoin network as well as a block explorer called Insight.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmDnsPrefix This is the unique DNS name of the for the public IP for your VM
adminUsername This is the username you wish to assign to your VMs admin account
adminPassword This is the password you wish to assign to your VMs admin account
vmSize Size of VM
sizeOfEachDataDiskInGB Size of each data disk in GB

Use the template

PowerShell

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