Discover Private IP dynamically

Last updated: 12/5/2019

This template allows you to discover a private IP for a NIC dynamically. It passes the private IP of NIC0 to VM1 using custom script extensions which writes it to a file on VM1.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
scaleNumber Number of VMs to deploy
newStorageAccountName Name of new storage account
storageAccountType Type of storage account
vmName Name of the VM
vmSize Size of the VM
imagePublisher Image Publisher
imageOffer Image Offer
imageSKU Image SKU
adminUsername VM Admin Username
customScriptFilePath Path to the download the custom script from
customScriptCommandToExecute Command to execute on the VM
location Location for all resources.
authenticationType Type of authentication to use on the Virtual Machine. SSH key is recommended.
adminPasswordOrKey SSH Key or password for the Virtual Machine. SSH key is recommended.

Use the template

PowerShell

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/201-discover-private-ip-dynamically/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/201-discover-private-ip-dynamically/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface