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Creating Azure Virtual Machines Using PowerShell

In this lab, we walk through using Azure PowerShell to create a virtual machine. This beginner-level hands-on lab covers several concepts, including the following. * Creating an Azure virtual machine with PowerShell. * Obtaining the public IP address of the virtual machine. * Logging into the virtual machine via remote desktop. This hands-on lab uses the Azure Cloud Shell, so there's no need to install any software. This way it's possible to follow along at work or home using the web browser.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Dec 20, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create a Virtual Machine

    Create a virtual network using Azure PowerShell and the following settings:

    • Resource group: Existing resource group
    • Name: TestVM
    • Virtual network: MyVnet
    • Security group: MySecurityGroup
    • Subnet: MySubnet
    • Public IP address: MyPubIP
    • Open ports: 80, 3389

    Use the following instructions as a guide. Refer to the video for complete steps.

    Note: The resource group has already been created for you.

    1. Log in to the Azure Portal using the provided credentials.
    2. Navigate to the Cloud Shell, using the >_ icon in the toolbar.
    3. Use PowerShell in the Cloud Shell.
    4. Identify the existing resource group with Get-AzResourceGroup.
    5. Create the virtual machine with New-AzVm.
  2. Challenge

    Obtain the Public IP Address

    Obtain the public IP address of the new virtual machine.

    1. Get the public IP address using Get-AzPublicIPAddress.

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