Deploy a Windows VM Scale Set with a Custom Script Extension

Last updated: 12/2/2016

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This template allows you to deploy a VM Scale Set of Windows VMs using the lastest patched version of various Windows Versions. These VMs have a custom script extension for customization and are behind a load balancer with NAT rules for rdp connections.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmSku Size of VMs in the VM Scale Set.
vmssName String used as a base for naming resources. Must be 3-61 characters in length and globally unique across Azure. A hash is prepended to this string for some resources, and resource-specific information is appended.
instanceCount Number of VM instances (100 or less).
adminUsername Admin username on all VMs.
adminPassword Admin password on all VMs.
_artifactsLocation The base URI where artifacts required by this template are located. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a private location in the subscription will be used and this value will be automatically generated.
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a sasToken will be automatically generated.

Use the template

PowerShell

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