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

Last updated: 18/05/2021

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

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
principalId Principal ID associated with the subscription ID.
builtInRoleType Built In Role Type for the Virtual Machine
virtualMachineName1 Names of the virtual machine 1.
virtualMachineName2 Names of the virtual machine 2.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.authorization/rbac-builtinrole-multiplevms/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.authorization/rbac-builtinrole-multiplevms/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface