Deploy an Ubuntu VM with Docker Engine & Rancher

Last updated: 19/02/2016

This template allows you to deploy an Ubuntu VM with Docker (using the Docker Extension). In addition, the Rancher Server (or agent) will be deployed.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
adminUsername Username for the Virtual Machine.
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine.
uniqueDeployPrefix The unique prefix used for the nodes & dns. Must be lowercase. It should match with the following regular expression: ^[a-z][a-z0-9-]{1,61}[a-z0-9]$ or it will raise an error.
vmSize The size of the virtual machine used for the deployment
deploymentType Choose if you want to add nodes to an existing server or deploy a server without any nodes.
nodesApi (Ignored for deploymentType server) The api link to your RancherHost.
nodesCount (Ignored for deploymentType server) The amount of nodes to be provisioned
templateBase Change this value to your repo name if deploying from a fork

Use the template

PowerShell

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