MongoDB on Ubuntu VMs

Last updated: 4/18/2015

This template creates a multi-server MongoDB deployment on Ubuntu virtual machines, and configures the MongoDB installation for high availability

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Parameter Name Description
adminUsername Administrator user name used when provisioning virtual machines (which also becomes a system user administrator in MongoDB)
adminPassword Administrator password used when provisioning virtual machines (which is also a password for the system administrator in MongoDB)
storageAccountNamePrefix Unique namespace for the Storage Account where the Virtual Machine's disks will be placed (this name will be used as a prefix to create one or more storage accounts as per t-shirt size)
storageAccountType Storage account type to be provisioned
vmSeries Virtual machine series to use for data nodes in cluster
virtualNetworkName The arbitrary name of the virtual network provisioned for the MongoDB deployment
subnetName Subnet name for the virtual network that resources will be provisioned in to
addressPrefix The network address space for the virtual network
subnetPrefix The network address space for the virtual subnet
nodeAddressPrefix The IP address prefix that will be used for constructing a static private IP address for each node in the cluster
jumpbox The flag allowing to enable or disable provisioning of the jumpbox VM that can be used to access the MongoDB environment
tshirtSize T-shirt size of the MongoDB deployment
osFamily The target OS for the virtual machines running MongoDB
mongodbVersion The version of the MongoDB packages to be deployed
replicaSetName The name of the MongoDB replica set
replicaSetKey The shared secret key for the MongoDB replica set

Use the template


New-AzureRmResourceGroupDeployment -Name <deployment-name> -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

Command line

azure config mode arm
azure group deployment create <my-resource-group> <my-deployment-name> --template-uri
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface