Push a certificate onto a Windows VM

Last updated: 02-06-2015

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Push a certificate onto a Windows VM. Create the Key Vault using the template at http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/templates/101-create-key-vault

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Parameter Name Description
newStorageAccountName Name of the storage account
storageAccountType Type of the storage account
vmName Name of the VM
vmSize Size of the VM
adminUsername Admin Username
adminPassword Admin Password
vaultName Name of Key Vault that has a secret
vaultResourceGroup Resource Group of Key Vault that has a secret
secretUrlWithVersion Url of the certificate in Key Vault

Use the template


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