Getting started on creating virtual machines from generalized image or specialized VHD in C#
Azure Compute sample for managing virtual machines - - Create a virtual machine - Deallocate the virtual machine - Generalize the virtual machine - Capture the virtual machine to create a generalized image - Create a second virtual machine using the generalized image - Delete the second virtual machine - Create a new virtual machine by attaching OS disk of deleted VM to it.
Running this Sample
To run this sample:
Set the environment variable
AZURE_AUTH_LOCATION with the full path for an auth file. See how to create an auth file.
git clone https://github.com/Azure-Samples/compute-dotnet-create-virtual-machines-from-generalized-image-or-specialized-vhd.git cd compute-dotnet-create-virtual-machines-from-generalized-image-or-specialized-vhd dotnet build bin\Debug\net452\CreateVMsUsingCustomImageOrSpecializedVHD.exe