Visual Studio Development VM

Last updated: 05-08-2016

This template creates a Visual Studio 2015 or Dev15 VM from the base gallery VM images available. It creates the VM in a new vnet, storage account, nic, and public ip with the new compute stack.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmAdminUserName VM admin user name
vmAdminPassword VM admin password. The supplied password must be between 8-123 characters long and must satisfy at least 3 of password complexity requirements from the following: 1) Contains an uppercase character 2) Contains a lowercase character 3) Contains a numeric digit 4) Contains a special character.
vmVisualStudioVersion Which version of Visual Studio you would like to deploy
vmIPPublicDnsNamePrefix Globally unique naming prefix for per region for the public IP address. For instance, myVMuniqueIP.westus.cloudapp.azure.com. It must conform to the following regular expression: ^[a-z][a-z0-9-]{1,61}[a-z0-9]$.

Use the template

PowerShell

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