Deploy a simple Windows VM with monitoring and diagnostics

Last updated: 11/10/2015

This template allows you to deploy a simple Windows VM along with the diagnostics extension which enables monitoring and diagnostics for the VM

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
newStorageAccountName Unique DNS Name for the Storage Account where the Virtual Machine's disks will be placed.
adminUsername Username for the Virtual Machine.
adminPassword Password for the Virtual Machine.
dnsNameForPublicIP Unique DNS Name for the Public IP used to access the Virtual Machine.
windowsOSVersion The Windows version for the VM. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Windows version. Allowed values: 2008-R2-SP1, 2012-Datacenter, 2012-R2-Datacenter.
existingdiagnosticsStorageAccountName The name of an existing storage account to which diagnostics data will be transferred.
existingdiagnosticsStorageResourceGroup The resource group for the storage account specified in existingdiagnosticsStorageAccountName

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/201-vm-monitoring-diagnostics-extension/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/201-vm-monitoring-diagnostics-extension/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface