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Deploys a wordpress web site with MySQL replication backend

Last updated: 02/06/2021

This template deploys a wordpress web site backed by a master/slave MySQL replication cluster

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Parameter Name Description
siteName wordpress site name
hostingPlanName website host plan
sku website sku
workerSize website worker size
dnsName Connect to your cluster using
publicIPName public IP name for MySQL loadbalancer
vmUserName user name to ssh to the VMs
mysqlRootPassword mysql root user password
mysqlReplicationPassword mysql replication user password
mysqlProbePassword mysql probe password
vmSize size for the VMs
virtualNetworkName New or Existing Virtual network name for the cluster
vnetNewOrExisting Identifies whether to use new or existing Virtual Network
dbSubnetName subnet name for the MySQL nodes
vnetAddressPrefix IP address in CIDR for virtual network
dbSubnetAddressPrefix IP address in CIDR for db subnet
dbSubnetStartAddress Start IP address for the VMs in db subnet
imagePublisher publisher for the VM OS image
imageOffer VM OS name
imageSKU VM OS version
mysqlFrontEndPort0 MySQL public port
mysqlFrontEndPort1 MySQL public port
sshNatRuleFrontEndPort0 public ssh port for VM1
sshNatRuleFrontEndPort1 public ssh port for VM2
mysqlProbePort0 MySQL public port master
mysqlProbePort1 MySQL public port slave
location Location for all resources.
authenticationType Type of authentication to use on the Virtual Machine. SSH key is recommended.
adminPasswordOrKey SSH Key or password for the Virtual Machine. SSH key is recommended.
_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-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
Install and configure 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
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface