RDS farm deployment using existing active directory

Last updated: 12/10/2016

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This template creates a RDS farm deployment using existing active directory in same resource group

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
dnsLabelPrefix Unique public DNS prefix for the deployment. The fqdn will look something like '<dnsname>.westus.cloudapp.azure.com'. Up to 62 chars, digits or dashes, lowercase, should start with a letter: must conform to '^[a-z][a-z0-9-]{1,61}[a-z0-9]$'. For example johndns1 will result the final RDWEB access url like https://johndns1.westus.cloudapp.azure.com/RDWeb
adDomainName The name of the AD domain. For example contoso.com
adVnetName The vnet name of AD domain. For example johnvnet1
adSubnetName The subnet name of AD domain. For example johnsubnet1
adminUsername The name of the administrator of the new VM and the domain. Exclusion list: 'administrator'. For example johnadmin
adminPassword The password for the administrator account of the new VM and the domain
imageSKU Windows server SKU
numberOfRdshInstances Number of RemoteDesktopSessionHosts
rdshVmSize The size of the RDSH VMs

Use the template

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