Create a VM from existing VHDs (OS + data disk) and connect it to an existing VNET

Last updated: 11/25/2016

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This template creates a VM from VHDs (OS + data disk) and let you connect it to an existing VNET that can reside in another Resource Group then the virtual machine

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmName Name of the VM
osType Type of OS on the existing vhd
osDiskVhdUri Uri of the existing OS VHD in ARM standard or premium storage
dataDisk0VhdUri Uri of the existing data disk VHD in ARM standard or premium storage
vmSize Size of the VM
existingVirtualNetworkName Name of the existing VNET
existingVirtualNetworkResourceGroup Name of the existing VNET resource group
subnetName Name of the subnet in the virtual network you want to use

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-os-disk-and-data-disk-existing-vnet/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-os-disk-and-data-disk-existing-vnet/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface