Create a VM from Image Version

Last updated: 10-06-2021

This template allows you to create a Virtual Machines from an Image Version in a Shared Image Gallery. This template also deploys a Virtual Network, Public IP addresses and a Network Interface. Please ensure that you have created an Image Version using Image Version 101 Template first.

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Parameter Name Description
adminUsername Username for the Virtual Machine.
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine.
dnsLabelPrefix Unique DNS Name for the Public IP used to access the Virtual Machine.
galleryName Name of the Shared Image Gallery.
galleryImageDefinitionName Name of the Image Definition.
galleryImageVersionName Name of the Image Version - should follow <MajorVersion>.<MinorVersion>.<Patch>.

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