SLURM cluster

Last updated: 29/11/2016

Creates a SLURM cluster with a master vm and a configurable number of workers.

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Parameter Name Description
adminUserName User name for the Virtual Machine. Pick a valid username otherwise there will be a BadRequest error.
adminPassword Admin password. Pick a complex password with uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, and symbols. The password should not be longer than 16. Otherwise you'll get a BadRequest error.
vmSize Size of the nodes.
scaleNumber This template create N worker node. Use scaleNumber to specify that N.
_artifactsLocation The base URI where artifacts required by this template are located. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a private location in the subscription will be used and this value will be automatically generated.
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a sasToken will be automatically generated.

Use the template

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
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Command line
azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri
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