Microsoft.Compute hostGroups

The hostGroups resource type can be deployed to: Resource groups.

To learn about resource group deployments, see Bicep or ARM template.

Template format

To create a Microsoft.Compute/hostGroups resource, add the following Bicep or JSON to your template.

resource symbolicname 'Microsoft.Compute/hostGroups@2021-04-01' = {
  name: 'string'
  location: 'string'
  tags: {
    tagName1: 'tagValue1'
    tagName2: 'tagValue2'
  }
  properties: {
    platformFaultDomainCount: int
    supportAutomaticPlacement: bool
  }
  zones: [ 'string' ]
}

Property values

hostGroups

Name Description Value
type The resource type

For Bicep, set this value in the resource declaration.
'Microsoft.Compute/hostGroups'
apiVersion The resource api version

For Bicep, set this value in the resource declaration.
'2021-04-01'
name The resource name string (required)
location Resource location string (required)
tags Resource tags Dictionary of tag names and values. See Tags in templates
properties Dedicated Host Group Properties. DedicatedHostGroupProperties
zones Availability Zone to use for this host group. Only single zone is supported. The zone can be assigned only during creation. If not provided, the group supports all zones in the region. If provided, enforces each host in the group to be in the same zone. string[]

DedicatedHostGroupProperties

Name Description Value
platformFaultDomainCount Number of fault domains that the host group can span. int (required)
supportAutomaticPlacement Specifies whether virtual machines or virtual machine scale sets can be placed automatically on the dedicated host group. Automatic placement means resources are allocated on dedicated hosts, that are chosen by Azure, under the dedicated host group. The value is defaulted to 'false' when not provided.

Minimum api-version: 2020-06-01.
bool

Quickstart templates

The following quickstart templates deploy this resource type.

Template Description
Azure Dedicated Hosts

Deploy to Azure
This will deploy an isolated environment using Azure Dedicated Hosts for you to provision VMs.