VM bootstorm workload template

by Dipak V
Last updated: 3/24/2016

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Understand how this was calculated and customize to your needs

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This template creates requested number of VMs and boot them simultaneously to calculate average VM boot time

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Parameter Name Description
azureAccountUsername Azure account SPN user name to authenticate inside controller VM.
azureAccountPassword Azure account SPN password to authenticate inside controller VM.
tenantId Azure Subscription Tenant Id.
vmCount Number of VMs to create.

Use the template


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