This template allows the user to select the number of data disks they'd like to add to the VM.
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|adminUsername||Username for the Virtual Machine.|
|adminPassword||Password for the Virtual Machine.|
|dnsLabelPrefix||Unique DNS Name for the Public IP used to access the Virtual Machine.|
|windowsOSVersion||The Windows version for the VM. This will pick a fully patched image of this given Windows version. Allowed values: 2008-R2-SP1, 2012-Datacenter, 2012-R2-Datacenter.|
|vmSize||VM Size, note the VM Size determnines the max number of disks available, use 'az vm list-sizes' or 'Get-AzVmSize' for details.|
|numberOfVms||The number of VMs to create.|
|numDataDisks||This parameter allows the user to select the number of disks they want|
|sizeOfDataDisksInGB||Size of the data disks|
|location||Location for all resources.|
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 deploymentInstall and configure Azure PowerShell
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vm-dynamic-data-disks-selection/azuredeploy.json
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 deploymentInstall and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vm-dynamic-data-disks-selection/azuredeploy.json