In this example, you run a script to deploy a virtual machine to Azure Stack Development Kit using a Resource Manager template. Before proceeding, ensure you have configured PowerShell
The VHD used in this example template is WindowsServer-2012-R2-Datacenter.
- Go to http://aka.ms/AzureStackGitHub, search for the 101-simple-windows-vm template, and save it to the following location: c:\templates\azuredeploy-101-simple-windows-vm.json.
- In PowerShell, run the following deployment script. Replace username and password with your username and password. On subsequent uses, increment the value for the $myNum parameter to prevent overwriting your deployment.
$myNum = "001"
$RGName = "myRG$myNum"
$myLocation = "local"
New-AzureRmResourceGroup -Name $RGName -Location $myLocation
-Name myDeployment$myNum `
-ResourceGroupName $RGName `
-TemplateFile c:\templates\azuredeploy-101-simple-windows-vm.json `
-NewStorageAccountName mystorage$myNum `
-DnsNameForPublicIP mydns$myNum `
-AdminUsername <username> `
-AdminPassword ("<password>" | ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -Force) `
-VmName myVM$myNum `
- Open the Azure Stack portal, click Browse, click Virtual machines, and look for your new virtual machine (myDeployment001).
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Microsoft is squishing its major biz products into a single solution called – wait for it – Microsoft 365, CEO Satya Nadella announced at Inspire, Redmond’s annual event for businesses that flog its wares.
Office 365, Windows 10, and enterprise mobility and security, will be peddled in two flavours: Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Microsoft 365 Business, Nadella said. The latter, which adds device and licence management from a single location, will be available for preview on August 2.
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- Microsoft Connections—A simple-to-use email marketing service.
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