This template allows you to join an already exitsing Windows virtual machine into an existing Active Directory Domain. For this template to work you need an existing virtual machine, an AD Domain and a Domain Controller that has communication with this virtual machine and DNS settings that will allow this virtual machine to resolve the Domain DNS name.
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|vmList||List of virtual machines to be domain joined, if using multiple VMs, make their names comma separate. E.g. VM01, VM02, VM03.|
|location||Location name of the virtual machine|
|domainJoinUserName||Domain NetBiosName plus User name of a domain user with sufficient rights to perfom domain join operation. E.g. domain\username|
|domainJoinUserPassword||Domain user password|
|domainFQDN||Domain FQDN where the virtual machine will be joined|
|ouPath||Specifies an organizational unit (OU) for the domain account. Enter the full distinguished name of the OU in quotation marks. Example: "OU=testOU; DC=domain; DC=Domain; DC=com"|
Use the template
New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deploymentInstalling and configuring Azure PowerShell
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vm-domain-join-existing/azuredeploy.json
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 deploymentInstalling and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vm-domain-join-existing/azuredeploy.json