Deploy a trusted launch capable Windows virtual machine

Last updated: 5/12/2021

This template allows you to deploy a trusted launch capable Windows virtual machine using a few different options for the Windows version, using the latest patched version. By default, this will deploy an Standard_D2_v3 size virtual machine in the resource group location and return the FQDN of the virtual machine.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
vmName Name of the virtual machine.
sku The OS SKU for the virtual machine. This will pick a fully patched image of the given OS SKU.
vmSize Size of the virtual machine.
adminUsername Username for the virtual machine.
adminPassword Password for the virtual machine.
secureBoot Secure Boot setting of the virtual machine.
vTPM vTPM setting of the virtual machine.
location Location for all resources.
dnsLabelPrefix Unique DNS Name for the Public IP used to access the virtual machine.
publicIpName Name for the Public IP used to access the virtual machine.
publicIPAllocationMethod Allocation method for the Public IP used to access the virtual machine.
publicIpSku SKU for the Public IP used to access the virtual machine.
nicName Name of the network interface
virtualNetworkName Name of the virtual network
networkSecurityGroupName Name of the network security group

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/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vm-trustedlaunch-windows/azuredeploy.json
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 https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/quickstarts/microsoft.compute/vm-trustedlaunch-windows/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface

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