VirtualMachineScaleSetOSProfile interface

Describes a virtual machine scale set OS profile.

Properties

adminPassword

Specifies the password of the administrator account.

Minimum-length (Windows): 8 characters

Minimum-length (Linux): 6 characters

Max-length (Windows): 123 characters

Max-length (Linux): 72 characters

Complexity requirements: 3 out of 4 conditions below need to be fulfilled
Has lower characters
Has upper characters
Has a digit
Has a special character (Regex match [\W_])

Disallowed values: "abc@123", "P@$$w0rd", "P@ssw0rd", "P@ssword123", "Pa$$word", "pass@word1", "Password!", "Password1", "Password22", "iloveyou!"

For resetting the password, see How to reset the Remote Desktop service or its login password in a Windows VM

For resetting root password, see Manage users, SSH, and check or repair disks on Azure Linux VMs using the VMAccess Extension

adminUsername

Specifies the name of the administrator account.

Windows-only restriction: Cannot end in "."

Disallowed values: "administrator", "admin", "user", "user1", "test", "user2", "test1", "user3", "admin1", "1", "123", "a", "actuser", "adm", "admin2", "aspnet", "backup", "console", "david", "guest", "john", "owner", "root", "server", "sql", "support", "support_388945a0", "sys", "test2", "test3", "user4", "user5".

Minimum-length (Linux): 1 character

Max-length (Linux): 64 characters

Max-length (Windows): 20 characters

  • For root access to the Linux VM, see Using root privileges on Linux virtual machines in Azure
  • For a list of built-in system users on Linux that should not be used in this field, see Selecting User Names for Linux on Azure

  • computerNamePrefix

    Specifies the computer name prefix for all of the virtual machines in the scale set. Computer name prefixes must be 1 to 15 characters long.

    customData

    Specifies a base-64 encoded string of custom data. The base-64 encoded string is decoded to a binary array that is saved as a file on the Virtual Machine. The maximum length of the binary array is 65535 bytes.

    For using cloud-init for your VM, see Using cloud-init to customize a Linux VM during creation

    linuxConfiguration

    Specifies the Linux operating system settings on the virtual machine.

    For a list of supported Linux distributions, see Linux on Azure-Endorsed Distributions

    For running non-endorsed distributions, see Information for Non-Endorsed Distributions.

    secrets

    Specifies set of certificates that should be installed onto the virtual machines in the scale set.

    windowsConfiguration

    Specifies Windows operating system settings on the virtual machine.

    Property Details

    adminPassword

    Specifies the password of the administrator account.

    Minimum-length (Windows): 8 characters

    Minimum-length (Linux): 6 characters

    Max-length (Windows): 123 characters

    Max-length (Linux): 72 characters

    Complexity requirements: 3 out of 4 conditions below need to be fulfilled
    Has lower characters
    Has upper characters
    Has a digit
    Has a special character (Regex match [\W_])

    Disallowed values: "abc@123", "P@$$w0rd", "P@ssw0rd", "P@ssword123", "Pa$$word", "pass@word1", "Password!", "Password1", "Password22", "iloveyou!"

    For resetting the password, see How to reset the Remote Desktop service or its login password in a Windows VM

    For resetting root password, see Manage users, SSH, and check or repair disks on Azure Linux VMs using the VMAccess Extension

    adminPassword?: string

    Property Value

    string

    adminUsername

    Specifies the name of the administrator account.

    Windows-only restriction: Cannot end in "."

    Disallowed values: "administrator", "admin", "user", "user1", "test", "user2", "test1", "user3", "admin1", "1", "123", "a", "actuser", "adm", "admin2", "aspnet", "backup", "console", "david", "guest", "john", "owner", "root", "server", "sql", "support", "support_388945a0", "sys", "test2", "test3", "user4", "user5".

    Minimum-length (Linux): 1 character

    Max-length (Linux): 64 characters

    Max-length (Windows): 20 characters

  • For root access to the Linux VM, see Using root privileges on Linux virtual machines in Azure
  • For a list of built-in system users on Linux that should not be used in this field, see Selecting User Names for Linux on Azure

  • adminUsername?: string

    Property Value

    string

    computerNamePrefix

    Specifies the computer name prefix for all of the virtual machines in the scale set. Computer name prefixes must be 1 to 15 characters long.

    computerNamePrefix?: string

    Property Value

    string

    customData

    Specifies a base-64 encoded string of custom data. The base-64 encoded string is decoded to a binary array that is saved as a file on the Virtual Machine. The maximum length of the binary array is 65535 bytes.

    For using cloud-init for your VM, see Using cloud-init to customize a Linux VM during creation

    customData?: string

    Property Value

    string

    linuxConfiguration

    Specifies the Linux operating system settings on the virtual machine.

    For a list of supported Linux distributions, see Linux on Azure-Endorsed Distributions

    For running non-endorsed distributions, see Information for Non-Endorsed Distributions.

    linuxConfiguration?: LinuxConfiguration

    Property Value

    secrets

    Specifies set of certificates that should be installed onto the virtual machines in the scale set.

    secrets?: VaultSecretGroup[]

    Property Value

    windowsConfiguration

    Specifies Windows operating system settings on the virtual machine.

    windowsConfiguration?: WindowsConfiguration

    Property Value