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3. ARM Templates

Rahul Sahay1  
Bangalore, India

In this chapter, we will discuss how to automate the deployment of virtual machines. Within Microsoft Azure, automation is usually done using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, which is the modern way of deploying resources into Azure. The opposite of ARM is Azure Service Manager (ASM), which is a classic deployment model that we don’t use anymore.

Let’s start the process of deploying a virtual machine. Normally, whenever we deploy any VM, its deployment page looks like Figure 3-1.
Figure 3-1

Deployment page

On the left side, you can see a Template section. When you click ...

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