This template allows you to deploy a simple VM and specify the number of data disks at deploy time using a parameter. Note that the number and size of data disks is bound by the VM size. The VM size for this sample is Standard_DS4_v2 with a default of 16 data disks.
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|adminUsername||User name for the Virtual Machine.|
|adminPassword||Password for the Virtual Machine.|
|dnsLabelPrefix||Unique DNS Name for the Public IP used to access the Virtual Machine.|
|OSVersion||The Windows version for the VM. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Windows version.|
|numberOfDataDisks||The number of dataDisks to be returned in the output array.|
|location||Location for all resources.|
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-windows-copy-datadisks/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-windows-copy-datadisks/azuredeploy.json