Deploy an Ubuntu VM with Docker Engine

Last updated: 6/4/2015

This template allows you to deploy an Ubuntu VM with Docker (using the Docker Extension). You can later SSH into the VM and run Docker containers.

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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.
vmSize VM size for the Docker host.
ubuntuOSVersion The Ubuntu version for deploying the Docker containers. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Ubuntu version. Allowed values: 14.04.4-LTS, 15.10, 16.04.0-LTS

Use the template

PowerShell

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

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