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Deploying Multiple VMs with ARM Templates or how to use ‘Copy’ and ‘CopyIndex’

Deploying Multiple VMs with ARM Templates or how to use ‘Copy’ and ‘CopyIndex’

I’ll preface with a few of the resources I’ve used so far in my Azure study journey

Tools, Resources and Progress

If you’ve been following this series of posts (can you call two posts a series?), then you will have the tools, resources, tempates and scripts to;

  1. Deploy a new Network and subnet containing an IaaS AD controller into an Azure subscription.
  2. Deploy a new WindowsVM and perform a domain join operation.

That’s great, but what if you want to deploy multiple VMs?  This is where ‘Copy’ and ‘CopyIndex’ come in.Read More »Deploying Multiple VMs with ARM Templates or how to use ‘Copy’ and ‘CopyIndex’

Deploy a VM add to an existing AD Domain and Network in IaaS with Azure ARM

Deploy a VM add to an existing AD Domain and Network in IaaS with Azure ARM

The story so far.

Tools installed and scripts configured! In the post we ran through the step by step creation of an IaaS AD controller, deployed to Azure using ARM and DSC.  One of the elements that I didn’t focus in on was the heavy that was done during the IaaS AD controller deployment to create and configure the Virtual Network.Read More »Deploy a VM add to an existing AD Domain and Network in IaaS with Azure ARM

Deploy an AD Domain in IaaS to Azure with ARM and DSC

Deploy an AD Domain in IaaS to Azure with ARM and DSC

Quick Update

I’ve been working with Ravello to build out a vSphere environment, but have had to put that on hold just for the moment to take a closer look at Azure.  I’ve been working with Azure for a while in a hands off capacity that has been rewarding in the complexity, but lacking in hands on opportunities.   A chance presented itself to get back hands on with Azure and I’ve jumped at the chance to get back hands on.Read More »Deploy an AD Domain in IaaS to Azure with ARM and DSC