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Create a subscription under an EA account

Last updated: 23-04-2021

This template is a management group template that will create a subscription via an alias. It can be used for an Enterprise Agreement billing mode only. The official documentation shows modifications needed for other types of accounts.

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Parameter Name Description
enrollmentAccount EnrollmentAccount used for subscription billing
billingAccount BillingAccount used for subscription billing
subscriptionAlias Alias to assign to the subscription
subscriptionDisplayName Display name for the subscription
subscriptionWorkload Workload type for the subscription

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