Lab files:

• azuredeploy.json
• azuredeploy.parameters.json



After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Deploy Azure VMs via
    • Azure portal
    • Azure PowerShell
    • Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates
  • Configure networking settings of Azure VMs
  • Deploy and configure Azure VM scale sets

Task 1:

Deploy an Azure VM running Windows Server 2019  Datacenter into an availability set by using the Azure portal

  • Start a browser of your choice
  • Browse to the Azure portal (Link)
  • Sign in (by using an account that is member of the Owner role in the Azure subscription you intend to use)
  • Navigate to the "Marketplace"
  • Search the Marketplace for "Windows Server"
  • Select Windows Server
  • On the Windows Server page, use the drop-down menu to select "Windows Server 2019 Datacenter", and then click "Create"
  • Use following settings on the VM deployment blade:
  • Basics:
    • Subscription: Choose the subscription you are using for this lab
    • Resource group: Create a new group or choose an existing one
    • Virtual machine name: e.g. "az104-vm0"
    • Region: Choose any region (the best match would be a close one)
    • Availability options: Availability set (create new)
      • Name: e.g. "az104-avset0"
      • Fault domains: 2
      • Update domains: 5
    • Image: Windows Server 2019 Datacenter - Gen1
    • Azure Spot Instance: No
    • Size: Standard_DS1_v2
    • Username: e.g. "LabAdmin"
    • Password:****** (free choice)
    • Public inbound ports: None
    • Already have a Windows Server license?: No
  • Disks:
    • OS disk type: Standard HDD
  • Networking:
    • Name: Leave the default
    • Virtual network address range:
    • Subnet name: subnet0
    • Subnet address range:
  • Management:
    • Boot diagnostics: Off
  • Leave all other settings with their default values
  • Click Review + create.
  • Create the VM

Wait for the deployment to complete before you proceed to the next task.

Continue to Task 2