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Creates an encrypted managed disk from an encrypted VHD.

Last updated: 6/10/2021

This template allows you to create an encrypted managed disk using an existing encrypted VHD and encryption settings.

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Parameter Name Description
vhdUri Storage VHD Uri
managedDiskName Name of the managed disk to be copied
keyVaultResourceID KeyVault resource id. Ex: /subscriptions/subscriptionid/resourceGroups/contosorg/providers/Microsoft.KeyVault/vaults/contosovault
keyVaultSecretUrl KeyVault secret Url. Ex:
useExistingKek Select kek if the secret is encrypted with a key encryption key and pass explicit keyVaultKekUrl. For nokek, you can keep keyVaultKekUrl empty.
kekUrl key encryption key Url. Ex:
kekVaultResourceID key encryption key vault resource id. Ex: /subscriptions/subscriptionid/resourceGroups/contosorg/providers/Microsoft.KeyVault/vaults/contosovault

Use the template


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
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
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface