Virtual Machine Scale Sets - Create Or Update

Create or update a VM scale set.

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmScaleSetName}?api-version=2017-12-01

URI Parameters

Name In Required Type Description
subscriptionId
path True
  • string

Subscription credentials which uniquely identify Microsoft Azure subscription. The subscription ID forms part of the URI for every service call.

resourceGroupName
path True
  • string

The name of the resource group.

vmScaleSetName
path True
  • string

The name of the VM scale set to create or update.

api-version
query True
  • string

Client Api Version.

Request Body

Name Required Type Description
identity

The identity of the virtual machine scale set, if configured.

location True
  • string

Resource location

plan

Specifies information about the marketplace image used to create the virtual machine. This element is only used for marketplace images. Before you can use a marketplace image from an API, you must enable the image for programmatic use. In the Azure portal, find the marketplace image that you want to use and then click Want to deploy programmatically, Get Started ->. Enter any required information and then click Save.

properties.overprovision
  • boolean

Specifies whether the Virtual Machine Scale Set should be overprovisioned.

properties.platformFaultDomainCount
  • integer

Fault Domain count for each placement group.

properties.singlePlacementGroup
  • boolean

When true this limits the scale set to a single placement group, of max size 100 virtual machines.

properties.upgradePolicy

The upgrade policy.

properties.virtualMachineProfile

The virtual machine profile.

properties.zoneBalance
  • boolean

Whether to force stictly even Virtual Machine distribution cross x-zones in case there is zone outage.

sku

The virtual machine scale set sku.

tags
  • object

Resource tags

zones
  • string[]

The virtual machine scale set zones.

Responses

Name Type Description
200 OK

OK

201 Created

Created

Examples

Create a custom-image scale set from an unmanaged generalized os image.
Create a platform-image scale set with unmanaged os disks.
Create a scale set from a custom image.
Create a scale set with a marketplace image plan.
Create a scale set with an azure application gateway.
Create a scale set with an azure load balancer.
Create a scale set with boot diagnostics.
Create a scale set with empty data disks on each vm.
Create a scale set with password authentication.
Create a scale set with premium storage.
Create a scale set with ssh authentication.

Create a custom-image scale set from an unmanaged generalized os image.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "image": {
            "uri": "http://{existing-storage-account-name}.blob.core.windows.net/{existing-container-name}/{existing-generalized-os-image-blob-name}.vhd"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage",
          "name": "osDisk"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "d6e9ab29-f8c9-4792-978c-ae2c07b98f17",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "osDisk": {
          "osType": "Windows",
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "image": {
            "uri": "https://{existing-storage-account-name}.blob.core.windows.net/system/Microsoft.Compute/Images/vhds/{existing-generalized-os-image-blob-name}.vhd"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage",
          "name": "osDisk"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "d6e9ab29-f8c9-4792-978c-ae2c07b98f17",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "osDisk": {
          "osType": "Windows",
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "image": {
            "uri": "https://{existing-storage-account-name}.blob.core.windows.net/system/Microsoft.Compute/Images/vhds/{existing-generalized-os-image-blob-name}.vhd"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage",
          "name": "osDisk"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a platform-image scale set with unmanaged os disks.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "createOption": "FromImage",
          "name": "osDisk",
          "vhdContainers": [
            "http://{existing-storage-account-name-0}.blob.core.windows.net/vhdContainer",
            "http://{existing-storage-account-name-1}.blob.core.windows.net/vhdContainer",
            "http://{existing-storage-account-name-2}.blob.core.windows.net/vhdContainer",
            "http://{existing-storage-account-name-3}.blob.core.windows.net/vhdContainer",
            "http://{existing-storage-account-name-4}.blob.core.windows.net/vhdContainer"
          ]
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "77b7df9a-32fe-45e3-8911-60ac9c9b9c64",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "vhdContainers": [
            "http://{existing-storage-account-name}.blob.core.windows.net/vhds"
          ],
          "name": "osDisk",
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "77b7df9a-32fe-45e3-8911-60ac9c9b9c64",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "vhdContainers": [
            "http://{existing-storage-account-name}.blob.core.windows.net/vhds"
          ],
          "name": "osDisk",
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set from a custom image.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/images/{existing-custom-image-name}"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "afa2afa8-9e49-48fb-9d18-c86323b5d064",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/images/nsgcustom"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "linuxConfiguration": {
          "disablePasswordAuthentication": false
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "afa2afa8-9e49-48fb-9d18-c86323b5d064",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/images/nsgcustom"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "linuxConfiguration": {
          "disablePasswordAuthentication": false
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set with a marketplace image plan.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "windows2016",
          "publisher": "microsoft-ads",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "windows-data-science-vm"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  },
  "plan": {
    "publisher": "microsoft-ads",
    "product": "windows-data-science-vm",
    "name": "windows2016"
  },
  "location": "westus"
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}",
  "plan": {
    "publisher": "microsoft-ads",
    "product": "standard-data-science-vm",
    "name": "standard-data-science-vm"
  },
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "b9e23088-6ffc-46e0-9e02-b0a6eeef47db",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "standard-data-science-vm",
          "publisher": "microsoft-ads",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "standard-data-science-vm"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}",
  "plan": {
    "publisher": "microsoft-ads",
    "product": "standard-data-science-vm",
    "name": "standard-data-science-vm"
  },
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "b9e23088-6ffc-46e0-9e02-b0a6eeef47db",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "standard-data-science-vm",
          "publisher": "microsoft-ads",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "standard-data-science-vm"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus"
}

Create a scale set with an azure application gateway.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "applicationGatewayBackendAddressPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/applicationGateways/{existing-application-gateway-name}/backendAddressPools/{existing-backend-address-pool-name}"
                      }
                    ],
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "a0134477-b9d9-484b-b0e3-205c1c089ffa",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "applicationGatewayBackendAddressPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/applicationGateways/nsgExistingAppGw/backendAddressPools/appGatewayBackendPool"
                      }
                    ],
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "a0134477-b9d9-484b-b0e3-205c1c089ffa",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "applicationGatewayBackendAddressPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/applicationGateways/nsgExistingAppGw/backendAddressPools/appGatewayBackendPool"
                      }
                    ],
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set with an azure load balancer.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    },
                    "loadBalancerInboundNatPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/loadBalancers/{existing-load-balancer-name}/inboundNatPools/{existing-nat-pool-name}"
                      }
                    ],
                    "loadBalancerBackendAddressPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/loadBalancers/{existing-load-balancer-name}/backendAddressPools/{existing-backend-address-pool-name}"
                      }
                    ]
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "ec0b21ca-51ec-414b-9323-f236ffc21479",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "loadBalancerInboundNatPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/loadBalancers/myLb/inboundNatPools/lbNatPool"
                      }
                    ],
                    "loadBalancerBackendAddressPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/loadBalancers/myLb/backendAddressPools/lbBackendPool"
                      }
                    ],
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "ec0b21ca-51ec-414b-9323-f236ffc21479",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "loadBalancerInboundNatPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/loadBalancers/myLb/inboundNatPools/lbNatPool"
                      }
                    ],
                    "loadBalancerBackendAddressPools": [
                      {
                        "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/loadBalancers/myLb/backendAddressPools/lbBackendPool"
                      }
                    ],
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set with boot diagnostics.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "diagnosticsProfile": {
        "bootDiagnostics": {
          "storageUri": "http://{existing-storage-account-name}.blob.core.windows.net",
          "enabled": true
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "d053ec5a-8da6-495f-ab13-38216503c6d7",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "diagnosticsProfile": {
        "bootDiagnostics": {
          "storageUri": "http://nsgdiagnostic.blob.core.windows.net",
          "enabled": true
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "d053ec5a-8da6-495f-ab13-38216503c6d7",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "diagnosticsProfile": {
        "bootDiagnostics": {
          "storageUri": "http://nsgdiagnostic.blob.core.windows.net",
          "enabled": true
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set with empty data disks on each vm.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D2_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        },
        "dataDisks": [
          {
            "diskSizeGB": 1023,
            "createOption": "Empty",
            "lun": 0
          },
          {
            "diskSizeGB": 1023,
            "createOption": "Empty",
            "lun": 1
          }
        ]
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D2_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "8042c376-4690-4c47-9fa2-fbdad70e32fa",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        },
        "dataDisks": [
          {
            "caching": "None",
            "managedDisk": {
              "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
            },
            "createOption": "Empty",
            "lun": 0,
            "diskSizeGB": 1023
          },
          {
            "caching": "None",
            "managedDisk": {
              "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
            },
            "createOption": "Empty",
            "lun": 1,
            "diskSizeGB": 1023
          }
        ]
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D2_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "8042c376-4690-4c47-9fa2-fbdad70e32fa",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        },
        "dataDisks": [
          {
            "caching": "None",
            "managedDisk": {
              "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
            },
            "createOption": "Empty",
            "lun": 0,
            "diskSizeGB": 1023
          },
          {
            "caching": "None",
            "managedDisk": {
              "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
            },
            "createOption": "Empty",
            "lun": 1,
            "diskSizeGB": 1023
          }
        ]
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set with password authentication.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "ffb27c5c-39a5-4d4e-b307-b32598689813",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "ffb27c5c-39a5-4d4e-b307-b32598689813",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set with premium storage.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Premium_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "adminPassword": "{your-password}"
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_DS1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "19fd38a2-f50a-42c6-9dc7-3f9cf3791225",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Premium_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_DS1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "19fd38a2-f50a-42c6-9dc7-3f9cf3791225",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Premium_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "windowsConfiguration": {
          "provisionVMAgent": true,
          "enableAutomaticUpdates": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Create a scale set with ssh authentication.

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}?api-version=2017-12-01
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "properties": {
    "overprovision": true,
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "2016-Datacenter",
          "publisher": "MicrosoftWindowsServer",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "WindowsServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "linuxConfiguration": {
          "ssh": {
            "publicKeys": [
              {
                "path": "/home/{your-username}/.ssh/authorized_keys",
                "keyData": "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQCeClRAk2ipUs/l5voIsDC5q9RI+YSRd1Bvd/O+axgY4WiBzG+4FwJWZm/mLLe5DoOdHQwmU2FrKXZSW4w2sYE70KeWnrFViCOX5MTVvJgPE8ClugNl8RWth/tU849DvM9sT7vFgfVSHcAS2yDRyDlueii+8nF2ym8XWAPltFVCyLHRsyBp5YPqK8JFYIa1eybKsY3hEAxRCA+/7bq8et+Gj3coOsuRmrehav7rE6N12Pb80I6ofa6SM5XNYq4Xk0iYNx7R3kdz0Jj9XgZYWjAHjJmT0gTRoOnt6upOuxK7xI/ykWrllgpXrCPu3Ymz+c+ujaqcxDopnAl2lmf69/J1"
              }
            ]
          },
          "disablePasswordAuthentication": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/{existing-virtual-network-name}/subnets/{existing-subnet-name}"
                    }
                  }
                }
              ]
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    }
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "fb73af19-0090-467c-9ced-b00bceab1c45",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "16.04-LTS",
          "publisher": "Canonical",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "UbuntuServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "linuxConfiguration": {
          "ssh": {
            "publicKeys": [
              {
                "path": "/home/{your-username}/.ssh/authorized_keys",
                "keyData": "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQCeClRAk2ipUs/l5voIsDC5q9RI+YSRd1Bvd/O+axgY4WiBzG+4FwJWZm/mLLe5DoOdHQwmU2FrKXZSW4w2sYE70KeWnrFViCOX5MTVvJgPE8ClugNl8RWth/tU849DvM9sT7vFgfVSHcAS2yDRyDlueii+8nF2ym8XWAPltFVCyLHRsyBp5YPqK8JFYIa1eybKsY3hEAxRCA+/7bq8et+Gj3coOsuRmrehav7rE6N12Pb80I6ofa6SM5XNYq4Xk0iYNx7R3kdz0Jj9XgZYWjAHjJmT0gTRoOnt6upOuxK7xI/ykWrllgpXrCPu3Ymz+c+ujaqcxDopnAl2lmf69/J1"
              }
            ]
          },
          "disablePasswordAuthentication": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "tier": "Standard",
    "capacity": 3,
    "name": "Standard_D1_v2"
  },
  "name": "{vmss-name}",
  "properties": {
    "singlePlacementGroup": true,
    "overprovision": true,
    "uniqueId": "fb73af19-0090-467c-9ced-b00bceab1c45",
    "virtualMachineProfile": {
      "storageProfile": {
        "imageReference": {
          "sku": "16.04-LTS",
          "publisher": "Canonical",
          "version": "latest",
          "offer": "UbuntuServer"
        },
        "osDisk": {
          "caching": "ReadWrite",
          "managedDisk": {
            "storageAccountType": "Standard_LRS"
          },
          "createOption": "FromImage"
        }
      },
      "osProfile": {
        "computerNamePrefix": "{vmss-name}",
        "adminUsername": "{your-username}",
        "secrets": [],
        "linuxConfiguration": {
          "ssh": {
            "publicKeys": [
              {
                "path": "/home/{your-username}/.ssh/authorized_keys",
                "keyData": "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAADAQABAAABAQCeClRAk2ipUs/l5voIsDC5q9RI+YSRd1Bvd/O+axgY4WiBzG+4FwJWZm/mLLe5DoOdHQwmU2FrKXZSW4w2sYE70KeWnrFViCOX5MTVvJgPE8ClugNl8RWth/tU849DvM9sT7vFgfVSHcAS2yDRyDlueii+8nF2ym8XWAPltFVCyLHRsyBp5YPqK8JFYIa1eybKsY3hEAxRCA+/7bq8et+Gj3coOsuRmrehav7rE6N12Pb80I6ofa6SM5XNYq4Xk0iYNx7R3kdz0Jj9XgZYWjAHjJmT0gTRoOnt6upOuxK7xI/ykWrllgpXrCPu3Ymz+c+ujaqcxDopnAl2lmf69/J1"
              }
            ]
          },
          "disablePasswordAuthentication": true
        }
      },
      "networkProfile": {
        "networkInterfaceConfigurations": [
          {
            "name": "{vmss-name}",
            "properties": {
              "dnsSettings": {
                "dnsServers": []
              },
              "primary": true,
              "enableIPForwarding": true,
              "ipConfigurations": [
                {
                  "name": "{vmss-name}",
                  "properties": {
                    "subnet": {
                      "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/nsgExistingVnet/subnets/nsgExistingSubnet"
                    },
                    "privateIPAddressVersion": "IPv4"
                  }
                }
              ],
              "enableAcceleratedNetworking": false
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    },
    "upgradePolicy": {
      "mode": "Manual"
    },
    "provisioningState": "Creating"
  },
  "location": "westus",
  "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets",
  "id": "/subscriptions/{subscription-id}/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachineScaleSets/{vmss-name}"
}

Definitions

AdditionalUnattendContent

Specifies additional XML formatted information that can be included in the Unattend.xml file, which is used by Windows Setup. Contents are defined by setting name, component name, and the pass in which the content is applied.

ApiEntityReference

The API entity reference.

AutoOSUpgradePolicy

The configuration parameters used for performing automatic OS upgrade.

BootDiagnostics

Boot Diagnostics is a debugging feature which allows you to view Console Output and Screenshot to diagnose VM status.

For Linux Virtual Machines, you can easily view the output of your console log.

For both Windows and Linux virtual machines, Azure also enables you to see a screenshot of the VM from the hypervisor.

CachingTypes

Specifies the caching requirements.

Possible values are:

None

ReadOnly

ReadWrite

Default: None for Standard storage. ReadOnly for Premium storage

ComponentNames

The component name. Currently, the only allowable value is Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

DiagnosticsProfile

Specifies the boot diagnostic settings state.

Minimum api-version: 2015-06-15.

DiskCreateOptionTypes

Specifies how the virtual machine should be created.

Possible values are:

Attach \u2013 This value is used when you are using a specialized disk to create the virtual machine.

FromImage \u2013 This value is used when you are using an image to create the virtual machine. If you are using a platform image, you also use the imageReference element described above. If you are using a marketplace image, you also use the plan element previously described.

ImageReference

Specifies information about the image to use. You can specify information about platform images, marketplace images, or virtual machine images. This element is required when you want to use a platform image, marketplace image, or virtual machine image, but is not used in other creation operations.

IPVersion

Available from Api-Version 2017-03-30 onwards, it represents whether the specific ipconfiguration is IPv4 or IPv6. Default is taken as IPv4. Possible values are: 'IPv4' and 'IPv6'.

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.

OperatingSystemTypes

The operating system of the osDiskImage.

PassNames

The pass name. Currently, the only allowable value is OobeSystem.

Plan

Specifies information about the marketplace image used to create the virtual machine. This element is only used for marketplace images. Before you can use a marketplace image from an API, you must enable the image for programmatic use. In the Azure portal, find the marketplace image that you want to use and then click Want to deploy programmatically, Get Started ->. Enter any required information and then click Save.

ProtocolTypes

Specifies the protocol of listener.

Possible values are:
http

https

ResourceIdentityType

The type of identity used for the virtual machine. The type 'SystemAssigned, UserAssigned' includes both an implicitly created identity and a set of user assigned identities. The type 'None' will remove any identities from the virtual machine.

RollingUpgradePolicy

The configuration parameters used while performing a rolling upgrade.

SettingNames

Specifies the name of the setting to which the content applies. Possible values are: FirstLogonCommands and AutoLogon.

Sku

Describes a virtual machine scale set sku.

SshConfiguration

SSH configuration for Linux based VMs running on Azure

SshPublicKey

Contains information about SSH certificate public key and the path on the Linux VM where the public key is placed.

StorageAccountTypes

Specifies the storage account type for the managed disk. Possible values are: Standard_LRS or Premium_LRS.

SubResource
UpgradeMode

Specifies the mode of an upgrade to virtual machines in the scale set.

Possible values are:

Manual - You control the application of updates to virtual machines in the scale set. You do this by using the manualUpgrade action.

Automatic - All virtual machines in the scale set are automatically updated at the same time.

UpgradePolicy

Describes an upgrade policy - automatic, manual, or rolling.

VaultCertificate

Describes a single certificate reference in a Key Vault, and where the certificate should reside on the VM.

VaultSecretGroup

Describes a set of certificates which are all in the same Key Vault.

VirtualHardDisk

Describes the uri of a disk.

VirtualMachineEvictionPolicyTypes

Specifies the eviction policy for virtual machines in a low priority scale set.

Minimum api-version: 2017-10-30-preview

VirtualMachinePriorityTypes

Specifies the priority for the virtual machines in the scale set.

Minimum api-version: 2017-10-30-preview

VirtualMachineScaleSet

Describes a Virtual Machine Scale Set.

VirtualMachineScaleSetDataDisk

Describes a virtual machine scale set data disk.

VirtualMachineScaleSetExtension

Describes a Virtual Machine Scale Set Extension.

VirtualMachineScaleSetExtensionProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set extension profile.

VirtualMachineScaleSetIdentity

Identity for the virtual machine scale set.

VirtualMachineScaleSetIPConfiguration

Describes a virtual machine scale set network profile's IP configuration.

VirtualMachineScaleSetManagedDiskParameters

Describes the parameters of a ScaleSet managed disk.

VirtualMachineScaleSetNetworkConfiguration

Describes a virtual machine scale set network profile's network configurations.

VirtualMachineScaleSetNetworkConfigurationDnsSettings

Describes a virtual machines scale sets network configuration's DNS settings.

VirtualMachineScaleSetNetworkProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set network profile.

VirtualMachineScaleSetOSDisk

Describes a virtual machine scale set operating system disk.

VirtualMachineScaleSetOSProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set OS profile.

VirtualMachineScaleSetPublicIPAddressConfiguration

Describes a virtual machines scale set IP Configuration's PublicIPAddress configuration

VirtualMachineScaleSetPublicIPAddressConfigurationDnsSettings

Describes a virtual machines scale sets network configuration's DNS settings.

VirtualMachineScaleSetStorageProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set storage profile.

VirtualMachineScaleSetVMProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set virtual machine profile.

WindowsConfiguration

Specifies Windows operating system settings on the virtual machine.

WinRMConfiguration

Describes Windows Remote Management configuration of the VM

WinRMListener

Describes Protocol and thumbprint of Windows Remote Management listener

AdditionalUnattendContent

Specifies additional XML formatted information that can be included in the Unattend.xml file, which is used by Windows Setup. Contents are defined by setting name, component name, and the pass in which the content is applied.

Name Type Description
componentName

The component name. Currently, the only allowable value is Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

content
  • string

Specifies the XML formatted content that is added to the unattend.xml file for the specified path and component. The XML must be less than 4KB and must include the root element for the setting or feature that is being inserted.

passName

The pass name. Currently, the only allowable value is OobeSystem.

settingName

Specifies the name of the setting to which the content applies. Possible values are: FirstLogonCommands and AutoLogon.

ApiEntityReference

The API entity reference.

Name Type Description
id
  • string

The ARM resource id in the form of /subscriptions/{SubcriptionId}/resourceGroups/{ResourceGroupName}/...

AutoOSUpgradePolicy

The configuration parameters used for performing automatic OS upgrade.

Name Type Description
disableAutoRollback
  • boolean

Whether OS image rollback feature should be disabled. Default value is false.

BootDiagnostics

Boot Diagnostics is a debugging feature which allows you to view Console Output and Screenshot to diagnose VM status.

For Linux Virtual Machines, you can easily view the output of your console log.

For both Windows and Linux virtual machines, Azure also enables you to see a screenshot of the VM from the hypervisor.

Name Type Description
enabled
  • boolean

Whether boot diagnostics should be enabled on the Virtual Machine.

storageUri
  • string

Uri of the storage account to use for placing the console output and screenshot.

CachingTypes

Specifies the caching requirements.

Possible values are:

None

ReadOnly

ReadWrite

Default: None for Standard storage. ReadOnly for Premium storage

Name Type Description
None
  • string
ReadOnly
  • string
ReadWrite
  • string

ComponentNames

The component name. Currently, the only allowable value is Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

Name Type Description
Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup
  • string

DiagnosticsProfile

Specifies the boot diagnostic settings state.

Minimum api-version: 2015-06-15.

Name Type Description
bootDiagnostics

Boot Diagnostics is a debugging feature which allows you to view Console Output and Screenshot to diagnose VM status.

For Linux Virtual Machines, you can easily view the output of your console log.

For both Windows and Linux virtual machines, Azure also enables you to see a screenshot of the VM from the hypervisor.

DiskCreateOptionTypes

Specifies how the virtual machine should be created.

Possible values are:

Attach \u2013 This value is used when you are using a specialized disk to create the virtual machine.

FromImage \u2013 This value is used when you are using an image to create the virtual machine. If you are using a platform image, you also use the imageReference element described above. If you are using a marketplace image, you also use the plan element previously described.

Name Type Description
Attach
  • string
Empty
  • string
FromImage
  • string

ImageReference

Specifies information about the image to use. You can specify information about platform images, marketplace images, or virtual machine images. This element is required when you want to use a platform image, marketplace image, or virtual machine image, but is not used in other creation operations.

Name Type Description
id
  • string

Resource Id

offer
  • string

Specifies the offer of the platform image or marketplace image used to create the virtual machine.

publisher
  • string

The image publisher.

sku
  • string

The image SKU.

version
  • string

Specifies the version of the platform image or marketplace image used to create the virtual machine. The allowed formats are Major.Minor.Build or 'latest'. Major, Minor, and Build are decimal numbers. Specify 'latest' to use the latest version of an image available at deploy time. Even if you use 'latest', the VM image will not automatically update after deploy time even if a new version becomes available.

IPVersion

Available from Api-Version 2017-03-30 onwards, it represents whether the specific ipconfiguration is IPv4 or IPv6. Default is taken as IPv4. Possible values are: 'IPv4' and 'IPv6'.

Name Type Description
IPv4
  • string
IPv6
  • 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.

Name Type Description
disablePasswordAuthentication
  • boolean

Specifies whether password authentication should be disabled.

ssh

Specifies the ssh key configuration for a Linux OS.

OperatingSystemTypes

The operating system of the osDiskImage.

Name Type Description
Linux
  • string
Windows
  • string

PassNames

The pass name. Currently, the only allowable value is OobeSystem.

Name Type Description
OobeSystem
  • string

Plan

Specifies information about the marketplace image used to create the virtual machine. This element is only used for marketplace images. Before you can use a marketplace image from an API, you must enable the image for programmatic use. In the Azure portal, find the marketplace image that you want to use and then click Want to deploy programmatically, Get Started ->. Enter any required information and then click Save.

Name Type Description
name
  • string

The plan ID.

product
  • string

Specifies the product of the image from the marketplace. This is the same value as Offer under the imageReference element.

promotionCode
  • string

The promotion code.

publisher
  • string

The publisher ID.

ProtocolTypes

Specifies the protocol of listener.

Possible values are:
http

https

Name Type Description
Http
  • string
Https
  • string

ResourceIdentityType

The type of identity used for the virtual machine. The type 'SystemAssigned, UserAssigned' includes both an implicitly created identity and a set of user assigned identities. The type 'None' will remove any identities from the virtual machine.

Name Type Description
None
  • string
SystemAssigned
  • string
SystemAssigned, UserAssigned
  • string
UserAssigned
  • string

RollingUpgradePolicy

The configuration parameters used while performing a rolling upgrade.

Name Type Description
maxBatchInstancePercent
  • integer

The maximum percent of total virtual machine instances that will be upgraded simultaneously by the rolling upgrade in one batch. As this is a maximum, unhealthy instances in previous or future batches can cause the percentage of instances in a batch to decrease to ensure higher reliability. The default value for this parameter is 20%.

maxUnhealthyInstancePercent
  • integer

The maximum percentage of the total virtual machine instances in the scale set that can be simultaneously unhealthy, either as a result of being upgraded, or by being found in an unhealthy state by the virtual machine health checks before the rolling upgrade aborts. This constraint will be checked prior to starting any batch. The default value for this parameter is 20%.

maxUnhealthyUpgradedInstancePercent
  • integer

The maximum percentage of upgraded virtual machine instances that can be found to be in an unhealthy state. This check will happen after each batch is upgraded. If this percentage is ever exceeded, the rolling update aborts. The default value for this parameter is 20%.

pauseTimeBetweenBatches
  • string

The wait time between completing the update for all virtual machines in one batch and starting the next batch. The time duration should be specified in ISO 8601 format. The default value is 0 seconds (PT0S).

SettingNames

Specifies the name of the setting to which the content applies. Possible values are: FirstLogonCommands and AutoLogon.

Name Type Description
AutoLogon
  • string
FirstLogonCommands
  • string

Sku

Describes a virtual machine scale set sku.

Name Type Description
capacity
  • integer

Specifies the number of virtual machines in the scale set.

name
  • string

The sku name.

tier
  • string

Specifies the tier of virtual machines in a scale set.

Possible Values:

Standard

Basic

SshConfiguration

SSH configuration for Linux based VMs running on Azure

Name Type Description
publicKeys

The list of SSH public keys used to authenticate with linux based VMs.

SshPublicKey

Contains information about SSH certificate public key and the path on the Linux VM where the public key is placed.

Name Type Description
keyData
  • string

SSH public key certificate used to authenticate with the VM through ssh. The key needs to be at least 2048-bit and in ssh-rsa format.

For creating ssh keys, see Create SSH keys on Linux and Mac for Linux VMs in Azure.

path
  • string

Specifies the full path on the created VM where ssh public key is stored. If the file already exists, the specified key is appended to the file. Example: /home/user/.ssh/authorized_keys

StorageAccountTypes

Specifies the storage account type for the managed disk. Possible values are: Standard_LRS or Premium_LRS.

Name Type Description
Premium_LRS
  • string
Standard_LRS
  • string

SubResource

Name Type Description
id
  • string

Resource Id

UpgradeMode

Specifies the mode of an upgrade to virtual machines in the scale set.

Possible values are:

Manual - You control the application of updates to virtual machines in the scale set. You do this by using the manualUpgrade action.

Automatic - All virtual machines in the scale set are automatically updated at the same time.

Name Type Description
Automatic
  • string
Manual
  • string
Rolling
  • string

UpgradePolicy

Describes an upgrade policy - automatic, manual, or rolling.

Name Type Description
autoOSUpgradePolicy

Configuration parameters used for performing automatic OS Upgrade.

automaticOSUpgrade
  • boolean

Whether OS upgrades should automatically be applied to scale set instances in a rolling fashion when a newer version of the image becomes available.

mode

Specifies the mode of an upgrade to virtual machines in the scale set.

Possible values are:

Manual - You control the application of updates to virtual machines in the scale set. You do this by using the manualUpgrade action.

Automatic - All virtual machines in the scale set are automatically updated at the same time.

rollingUpgradePolicy

The configuration parameters used while performing a rolling upgrade.

VaultCertificate

Describes a single certificate reference in a Key Vault, and where the certificate should reside on the VM.

Name Type Description
certificateStore
  • string

For Windows VMs, specifies the certificate store on the Virtual Machine to which the certificate should be added. The specified certificate store is implicitly in the LocalMachine account.

For Linux VMs, the certificate file is placed under the /var/lib/waagent directory, with the file name .crt for the X509 certificate file and .prv for private key. Both of these files are .pem formatted.

certificateUrl
  • string

This is the URL of a certificate that has been uploaded to Key Vault as a secret. For adding a secret to the Key Vault, see Add a key or secret to the key vault. In this case, your certificate needs to be It is the Base64 encoding of the following JSON Object which is encoded in UTF-8:

{
"data":"",
"dataType":"pfx",
"password":""
}

VaultSecretGroup

Describes a set of certificates which are all in the same Key Vault.

Name Type Description
sourceVault

The relative URL of the Key Vault containing all of the certificates in VaultCertificates.

vaultCertificates

The list of key vault references in SourceVault which contain certificates.

VirtualHardDisk

Describes the uri of a disk.

Name Type Description
uri
  • string

Specifies the virtual hard disk's uri.

VirtualMachineEvictionPolicyTypes

Specifies the eviction policy for virtual machines in a low priority scale set.

Minimum api-version: 2017-10-30-preview

Name Type Description
Deallocate
  • string
Delete
  • string

VirtualMachinePriorityTypes

Specifies the priority for the virtual machines in the scale set.

Minimum api-version: 2017-10-30-preview

Name Type Description
Low
  • string
Regular
  • string

VirtualMachineScaleSet

Describes a Virtual Machine Scale Set.

Name Type Description
id
  • string

Resource Id

identity

The identity of the virtual machine scale set, if configured.

location
  • string

Resource location

name
  • string

Resource name

plan

Specifies information about the marketplace image used to create the virtual machine. This element is only used for marketplace images. Before you can use a marketplace image from an API, you must enable the image for programmatic use. In the Azure portal, find the marketplace image that you want to use and then click Want to deploy programmatically, Get Started ->. Enter any required information and then click Save.

properties.overprovision
  • boolean

Specifies whether the Virtual Machine Scale Set should be overprovisioned.

properties.platformFaultDomainCount
  • integer

Fault Domain count for each placement group.

properties.provisioningState
  • string

The provisioning state, which only appears in the response.

properties.singlePlacementGroup
  • boolean

When true this limits the scale set to a single placement group, of max size 100 virtual machines.

properties.uniqueId
  • string

Specifies the ID which uniquely identifies a Virtual Machine Scale Set.

properties.upgradePolicy

The upgrade policy.

properties.virtualMachineProfile

The virtual machine profile.

properties.zoneBalance
  • boolean

Whether to force stictly even Virtual Machine distribution cross x-zones in case there is zone outage.

sku

The virtual machine scale set sku.

tags
  • object

Resource tags

type
  • string

Resource type

zones
  • string[]

The virtual machine scale set zones.

VirtualMachineScaleSetDataDisk

Describes a virtual machine scale set data disk.

Name Type Description
caching

Specifies the caching requirements.

Possible values are:

None

ReadOnly

ReadWrite

Default: None for Standard storage. ReadOnly for Premium storage

createOption

The create option.

diskSizeGB
  • integer

Specifies the size of an empty data disk in gigabytes. This element can be used to overwrite the size of the disk in a virtual machine image.

This value cannot be larger than 1023 GB

lun
  • integer

Specifies the logical unit number of the data disk. This value is used to identify data disks within the VM and therefore must be unique for each data disk attached to a VM.

managedDisk

The managed disk parameters.

name
  • string

The disk name.

writeAcceleratorEnabled
  • boolean

Specifies whether writeAccelerator should be enabled or disabled on the disk.

VirtualMachineScaleSetExtension

Describes a Virtual Machine Scale Set Extension.

Name Type Description
id
  • string

Resource Id

name
  • string

The name of the extension.

properties.autoUpgradeMinorVersion
  • boolean

Indicates whether the extension should use a newer minor version if one is available at deployment time. Once deployed, however, the extension will not upgrade minor versions unless redeployed, even with this property set to true.

properties.forceUpdateTag
  • string

If a value is provided and is different from the previous value, the extension handler will be forced to update even if the extension configuration has not changed.

properties.protectedSettings
  • object

The extension can contain either protectedSettings or protectedSettingsFromKeyVault or no protected settings at all.

properties.provisioningState
  • string

The provisioning state, which only appears in the response.

properties.publisher
  • string

The name of the extension handler publisher.

properties.settings
  • object

Json formatted public settings for the extension.

properties.type
  • string

Specifies the type of the extension; an example is "CustomScriptExtension".

properties.typeHandlerVersion
  • string

Specifies the version of the script handler.

VirtualMachineScaleSetExtensionProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set extension profile.

Name Type Description
extensions

The virtual machine scale set child extension resources.

VirtualMachineScaleSetIdentity

Identity for the virtual machine scale set.

Name Type Description
identityIds
  • string[]

The list of user identities associated with the virtual machine scale set. The user identity references will be ARM resource ids in the form: '/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.ManagedIdentity/identities/{identityName}'.

principalId
  • string

The principal id of virtual machine scale set identity. This property will only be provided for a system assigned identity.

tenantId
  • string

The tenant id associated with the virtual machine scale set. This property will only be provided for a system assigned identity.

type

The type of identity used for the virtual machine scale set. The type 'SystemAssigned, UserAssigned' includes both an implicitly created identity and a set of user assigned identities. The type 'None' will remove any identities from the virtual machine scale set.

VirtualMachineScaleSetIPConfiguration

Describes a virtual machine scale set network profile's IP configuration.

Name Type Description
id
  • string

Resource Id

name
  • string

The IP configuration name.

properties.applicationGatewayBackendAddressPools

Specifies an array of references to backend address pools of application gateways. A scale set can reference backend address pools of multiple application gateways. Multiple scale sets cannot use the same application gateway.

properties.loadBalancerBackendAddressPools

Specifies an array of references to backend address pools of load balancers. A scale set can reference backend address pools of one public and one internal load balancer. Multiple scale sets cannot use the same load balancer.

properties.loadBalancerInboundNatPools

Specifies an array of references to inbound Nat pools of the load balancers. A scale set can reference inbound nat pools of one public and one internal load balancer. Multiple scale sets cannot use the same load balancer

properties.primary
  • boolean

Specifies the primary network interface in case the virtual machine has more than 1 network interface.

properties.privateIPAddressVersion

Available from Api-Version 2017-03-30 onwards, it represents whether the specific ipconfiguration is IPv4 or IPv6. Default is taken as IPv4. Possible values are: 'IPv4' and 'IPv6'.

properties.publicIPAddressConfiguration

The publicIPAddressConfiguration.

properties.subnet

Specifies the identifier of the subnet.

VirtualMachineScaleSetManagedDiskParameters

Describes the parameters of a ScaleSet managed disk.

Name Type Description
storageAccountType

Specifies the storage account type for the managed disk. Possible values are: Standard_LRS or Premium_LRS.

VirtualMachineScaleSetNetworkConfiguration

Describes a virtual machine scale set network profile's network configurations.

Name Type Description
id
  • string

Resource Id

name
  • string

The network configuration name.

properties.dnsSettings

The dns settings to be applied on the network interfaces.

properties.enableAcceleratedNetworking
  • boolean

Specifies whether the network interface is accelerated networking-enabled.

properties.enableIPForwarding
  • boolean

Whether IP forwarding enabled on this NIC.

properties.ipConfigurations

Specifies the IP configurations of the network interface.

properties.networkSecurityGroup

The network security group.

properties.primary
  • boolean

Specifies the primary network interface in case the virtual machine has more than 1 network interface.

VirtualMachineScaleSetNetworkConfigurationDnsSettings

Describes a virtual machines scale sets network configuration's DNS settings.

Name Type Description
dnsServers
  • string[]

List of DNS servers IP addresses

VirtualMachineScaleSetNetworkProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set network profile.

Name Type Description
healthProbe

A reference to a load balancer probe used to determine the health of an instance in the virtual machine scale set. The reference will be in the form: '/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.Network/loadBalancers/{loadBalancerName}/probes/{probeName}'.

networkInterfaceConfigurations

The list of network configurations.

VirtualMachineScaleSetOSDisk

Describes a virtual machine scale set operating system disk.

Name Type Description
caching

Specifies the caching requirements.

Possible values are:

None

ReadOnly

ReadWrite

Default: None for Standard storage. ReadOnly for Premium storage

createOption

Specifies how the virtual machines in the scale set should be created.

The only allowed value is: FromImage \u2013 This value is used when you are using an image to create the virtual machine. If you are using a platform image, you also use the imageReference element described above. If you are using a marketplace image, you also use the plan element previously described.

image

Specifies information about the unmanaged user image to base the scale set on.

managedDisk

The managed disk parameters.

name
  • string

The disk name.

osType

This property allows you to specify the type of the OS that is included in the disk if creating a VM from user-image or a specialized VHD.

Possible values are:

Windows

Linux

vhdContainers
  • string[]

Specifies the container urls that are used to store operating system disks for the scale set.

writeAcceleratorEnabled
  • boolean

Specifies whether writeAccelerator should be enabled or disabled on the disk.

VirtualMachineScaleSetOSProfile

Describes a virtual machine scale set OS profile.

Name Type Description
adminPassword
  • string

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
  • string

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
    • string

    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
    • string

    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.

    VirtualMachineScaleSetPublicIPAddressConfiguration

    Describes a virtual machines scale set IP Configuration's PublicIPAddress configuration

    Name Type Description
    name
    • string

    The publicIP address configuration name.

    properties.dnsSettings

    The dns settings to be applied on the publicIP addresses .

    properties.idleTimeoutInMinutes
    • integer

    The idle timeout of the public IP address.

    VirtualMachineScaleSetPublicIPAddressConfigurationDnsSettings

    Describes a virtual machines scale sets network configuration's DNS settings.

    Name Type Description
    domainNameLabel
    • string

    The Domain name label.The concatenation of the domain name label and vm index will be the domain name labels of the PublicIPAddress resources that will be created

    VirtualMachineScaleSetStorageProfile

    Describes a virtual machine scale set storage profile.

    Name Type Description
    dataDisks

    Specifies the parameters that are used to add data disks to the virtual machines in the scale set.

    For more information about disks, see About disks and VHDs for Azure virtual machines.

    imageReference

    Specifies information about the image to use. You can specify information about platform images, marketplace images, or virtual machine images. This element is required when you want to use a platform image, marketplace image, or virtual machine image, but is not used in other creation operations.

    osDisk

    Specifies information about the operating system disk used by the virtual machines in the scale set.

    For more information about disks, see About disks and VHDs for Azure virtual machines.

    VirtualMachineScaleSetVMProfile

    Describes a virtual machine scale set virtual machine profile.

    Name Type Description
    diagnosticsProfile

    Specifies the boot diagnostic settings state.

    Minimum api-version: 2015-06-15.

    evictionPolicy

    Specifies the eviction policy for virtual machines in a low priority scale set.

    Minimum api-version: 2017-10-30-preview

    extensionProfile

    Specifies a collection of settings for extensions installed on virtual machines in the scale set.

    licenseType
    • string

    Specifies that the image or disk that is being used was licensed on-premises. This element is only used for images that contain the Windows Server operating system.

    Possible values are:

    Windows_Client

    Windows_Server

    If this element is included in a request for an update, the value must match the initial value. This value cannot be updated.

    For more information, see Azure Hybrid Use Benefit for Windows Server

    Minimum api-version: 2015-06-15

    networkProfile

    Specifies properties of the network interfaces of the virtual machines in the scale set.

    osProfile

    Specifies the operating system settings for the virtual machines in the scale set.

    priority

    Specifies the priority for the virtual machines in the scale set.

    Minimum api-version: 2017-10-30-preview

    storageProfile

    Specifies the storage settings for the virtual machine disks.

    WindowsConfiguration

    Specifies Windows operating system settings on the virtual machine.

    Name Type Description
    additionalUnattendContent

    Specifies additional base-64 encoded XML formatted information that can be included in the Unattend.xml file, which is used by Windows Setup.

    enableAutomaticUpdates
    • boolean

    Indicates whether virtual machine is enabled for automatic updates.

    provisionVMAgent
    • boolean

    Indicates whether virtual machine agent should be provisioned on the virtual machine.

    When this property is not specified in the request body, default behavior is to set it to true. This will ensure that VM Agent is installed on the VM so that extensions can be added to the VM later.

    timeZone
    • string

    Specifies the time zone of the virtual machine. e.g. "Pacific Standard Time"

    winRM

    Specifies the Windows Remote Management listeners. This enables remote Windows PowerShell.

    WinRMConfiguration

    Describes Windows Remote Management configuration of the VM

    Name Type Description
    listeners

    The list of Windows Remote Management listeners

    WinRMListener

    Describes Protocol and thumbprint of Windows Remote Management listener

    Name Type Description
    certificateUrl
    • string

    This is the URL of a certificate that has been uploaded to Key Vault as a secret. For adding a secret to the Key Vault, see Add a key or secret to the key vault. In this case, your certificate needs to be It is the Base64 encoding of the following JSON Object which is encoded in UTF-8:

    {
    "data":"",
    "dataType":"pfx",
    "password":""
    }

    protocol

    Specifies the protocol of listener.

    Possible values are:
    http

    https