Last updated: 2/27/2020

Creates a new VM with two NICs which connect to two different subnets within the same VNet.

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Parameter Name Description
virtualMachineSize Virtual machine size (has to be at least the size of Standard_A3 to support 2 NICs)
adminUsername Default Admin username
adminPassword Default Admin password
storageAccountType Storage Account type for the VM and VM diagnostic storage
location Location for all resources.

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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-1vm-2nics-2subnets-1vnet/azuredeploy.json
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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-1vm-2nics-2subnets-1vnet/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface