Create a VM from User Image

Last updated: 10-09-2015

This template allows you to create a Virtual Machines from a User image. This template also deploys a Virtual Network, Public IP addresses and a Network Interface.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
customVmName This is the name of the your VM
bootDiagnosticsStorageAccountName This is the name of the your storage account
bootDiagnosticsStorageAccountResourceGroupName Resource group of the existing storage account
osDiskVhdUri Uri of the your user image
dnsLabelPrefix DNS Label for the Public IP. Must be lowercase. It should match with the following regular expression: ^[a-z][a-z0-9-]{1,61}[a-z0-9]$ or it will raise an error.
adminUsername User Name for the Virtual Machine
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine
osType This is the OS that your VM will be running
vmSize This is the size of your VM
newOrExistingVnet Select if this template needs a new VNet or will reference an existing VNet
newOrExistingVnetName New or Existing VNet Name
newOrExistingSubnetName New or Existing subnet Name
existingVnetResourceGroupName Resource group of the existing VNET

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-vm-from-user-image/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure 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/101-vm-from-user-image/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface