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Add VM Instance

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator, System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator

The Add VM Instance activity adds a virtual machine to an existing deployment. It is part of the Azure Virtual Machines category activity.

The activity publishes all of the data from the required and optional properties into published data. The following tables list the required and optional properties and published data for this activity.

Add VM Instance Required Properties

 

Element

Description

Valid Values

Service Name

Specifies the cloud service in which to create the virtual machine.

String

Deployment Name

Specifies the deployment in which to create the virtual machine.

String

Use Default Template

Whether to use a default template or a raw configuration file to create the virtual machine.

True, False

VM Instance Name

Specifies the name for the virtual machine. The name must be unique within Windows Azure.

String

Image Type

Whether to use a Windows Azure platform image or a user disk for the VM's source image.

PlatformImage, UserDisk

Operating System Type

The operating system type for the VM.

Windows, Linux

Computer Name

Specifies the computer name for the virtual machine.

String

Admin Password

Specifies the base-64 encoded string representing the administrator password to use for the virtual machine.

String

Reset password on first logon

Specifies whether the user must change the administrator password on first logon.

True, False

Enable Automatic Updates

Specifies whether automatic updates are enabled for the virtual machine. 

True, False

Add Endpoint

Whether to add an external endpoint to the virtual machine or not.

True, False

Endpoint Local Port

Specifies the internal port on which the virtual machine is listening to serve the endpoint.

Integer

Endpoint Name

Specifies the name for the external endpoint.

String

Endpoint Public Port

Specifies the external port to use for the endpoint.

Integer

Endpoint Protocol

Specifies the transport protocol for the endpoint.

TCP, UDP

Blob URI to create the VHD

Specifies the location within the storage account to save the created vhd file.

String

Source Image Name

Specifies the name of the disk image to use to create the virtual machine.

String

VM Instance Size

The size of the virtual machine to allocate.

ExtraSmall, Small, Medium, Large, ExtraLarge

Host Name

Specifies the host name for the VM.

String

User Name

Specifies the name of a user to be created in the sudoer group of the virtual machine.

String

User Password

Specifies the associated password for the user name. Passwords are ASCII character strings 6 to 72 characters in length.

String

Disable SSH Password Authentication

Specifies whether or not SSH password authentication is disabled.

True, False

XML Configuration File Path

The path to the configuration file to use to create the virtual machine.

String

Wait for Completion

Whether to wait for this operation to complete in Windows Azure before moving on to the next activity.

True, False

Add VM Instance Optional Properties

There are no optional properties for this activity.

Add VM Instance Published Data

 

Element

Description

Value type

Request ID

The unique identifier of the request to Windows Azure.

String

Service Name

Specifies the cloud service in which to create the virtual machine.

String

Deployment Name

Specifies the deployment in which to create the virtual machine.

String

Use Default Template

Whether to use a default template or a raw configuration file to create the virtual machine.

True, False

VM Instance Name

Specifies the name for the virtual machine. The name must be unique within Windows Azure.

String

Image Type

Whether to use a Windows Azure platform image or a user disk for the VM's source image.

PlatformImage, UserDisk

Operating System Type

The operating system type for the VM.

Windows, Linux

Computer Name

Specifies the computer name for the virtual machine.

String

Reset password on first logon

Specifies whether the user must change the administrator password on first logon.

True, False

Enable Automatic Updates

Specifies whether automatic updates are enabled for the virtual machine. 

True, False

Add Endpoint

Whether to add an external endpoint to the virtual machine or not.

True, False

Endpoint Local Port

Specifies the internal port on which the virtual machine is listening to serve the endpoint.

Integer

Endpoint Name

Specifies the name for the external endpoint.

String

Endpoint Public Port

Specifies the external port to use for the endpoint.

Integer

Endpoint Protocol

Specifies the transport protocol for the endpoint.

TCP, UDP

Blob URI to create the VHD

Specifies the location within the storage account to save the created vhd file.

String

Source Image Name

Specifies the name of the disk image to use to create the virtual machine.

String

VM Instance Size

The size of the virtual machine to allocate.

ExtraSmall, Small, Medium, Large, ExtraLarge

Host Name

Specifies the host name for the VM.

String

User Name

Specifies the name of a user to be created in the sudoer group of the virtual machine.

String

Disable SSH Password Authentication

Specifies whether or not SSH password authentication is disabled.

True, False

XML Configuration File Path

The path to the configuration file to use to create the virtual machine.

String

Wait for Completion

Whether to wait for this operation to complete in Windows Azure before moving on to the next activity.

True, False

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