Deploy a VM Scale Set that automatically connects each VM to an Azure Files share

Last updated: 27-06-2017

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This template deploys an Ubuntu VM and uses a custom script extension to connect each VM to an Azure Files share

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmSku Size of VMs in the VM Scale Set.
vmssName String used as a base for naming resources (9 characters or less). A hash is prepended to this string for some resources, and resource-specific information is appended.
instanceCount Number of VM instances (100 or less).
adminUsername Admin username on all VMs.
adminPassword Admin password on all VMs.
storageAccountName Storage account name for Azure file share.
storageAccountKey Storage account key for Azure file share.
shareName Azure file share name.
mountpointPath Path on VM to mount file share - will also link to user home dir.

Use the template

PowerShell

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