Multi VM Template with Managed Disk

Last updated: 19-05-2017

This template will create N number of VM's with managed disks, public IPs and network interfaces. It will create the VMs in a single Availability Set. They will be provisioned in a Virtual Network which will also be created as part of the deployment

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
virtualMachineAdminUserName Administrator Username for the local admin account
virtualMachineAdminPassword Administrator password for the local admin account
virtualMachineNamePrefix Name of the virtual machine to be created
virtualMachineCount Number of virtual machines to be created
virtualMachineSize Virtual Machine Size
operatingSystem Operating System of the Server
availabilitySetName Availability Set Name where the VM will be placed
dnsPrefixForPublicIP Globally unique DNS prefix for the Public IPs used to access the Virtual Machines

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-vm-copy-managed-disks/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/201-vm-copy-managed-disks/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface