Install Configuration Manager Tech Preview Lab in Azure

Last updated: 6/24/2019

This template creates 3 new Azure VMs. It configures a new AD domain controler , a new standalone primary site with SQL Server, a remote site system server with Management Point and Distribution Point.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
prefix The prefix name of machines.
adminUsername The name of the administrator account of the new VM.
adminPassword Input must meet password complexity requirements as documented for property 'adminPassword' in https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/compute/virtualmachines/virtualmachines-create-or-update
_artifactsLocation The base URI where artifacts required by this template are located including a trailing '/'
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a sasToken will be automatically generated. Use the defaultValue if the staging location is not secured.
location Location for all resources.

Use the template

PowerShell

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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/sccm-technicalpreview/azuredeploy.json
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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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/sccm-technicalpreview/azuredeploy.json
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