Configuring Virtual Machine Extensions

After learning about Azure Virtual Machines, it’s time to see how one can extend their capabilities by installing additional extensions and plugins. In Azure, you can quite easily add a service or a component to any deployed instances of Azure Virtual Machines – the only requirement is to do so according to the platform’s requirements.

Basic knowledge of setting up and configuring extensions for Azure Virtual Machines will come in handy when deploying additional components used, for example, for monitoring or auditing your infrastructure.

In this chapter, we’re going to cover the following main topics:

  • How to use virtual machine extensions
  • How to implement a Custom Script Extension
  • What is the Desired ...

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