Azure Resource Manager

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Service Description

Azure Resource Manager enables you to work with the resources in your solution as a group. You can deploy, update, or delete all the resources for your solution in a single, coordinated operation. You use a template for deployment and that template can work for different environments such as testing, staging, and production. Resource Manager provides security, auditing, and tagging features to help you manage your resources after deployment.

Getting Started

  1. 4/27/2015, Video, 0:58:23
    In this session, we’ll dive into how Azure Resource Manager CMS simplifies deploying, organizing and securing applications in the cloud.
  2. 9/29/2016, Video, 0:15:40
    If you've ever had to set up a test or production environment for something like SharePoint, you know there are several parts to it - like Active Directory, SQL for your...
  3. 9/29/2016, Video, 1:07:57
    In this session, we show you how organizations manage and control their Microsoft Azure applications in real world situations. Learn how to set up a secure Azure environment...
  4. 9/29/2016, Video, 1:03:30
    Understand how to build, deploy, and maintain apps with Microsoft Azure Resource Manager using templates, PowerShell, CI/CD, and more.
  5. 12/30/2016, Video, 0:04:32
    Learn what to consider and how to create and manage a resource group on the Azure portal.Signup for an Azure Workshop now:
  6. 6/30/2015, Mva
    Building Infrastructure in Azure using Azure Resource Manager

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Azure Documentation

1. Overview
     1.1. What is Resource Manager?
     1.2. Resource providers and types
     1.3. Resource Manager and Classic deployment
     1.4. Subscription governance
2. Get started
     2.1. Create and deploy template
     2.2. VS Code extension for templates
     2.3. Visual Studio with Resource Manager
3. How to
     3.1. Create templates
          3.1.1. Template sections
          3.1.2. Linked and nested templates
          3.1.3. Define dependency between resources
          3.1.4. Create multiple instances
          3.1.5. Update resource
     3.2. Deploy
          3.2.1. Azure PowerShell
      Deploy template
      Deploy private template with SAS token
      Export template and redeploy
          3.2.2. Azure CLI
      Deploy template
      Deploy private template with SAS token
      Export template and redeploy
          3.2.3. Azure portal
      Deploy resources
      Export template
          3.2.4. REST API
          3.2.5. Multiple resource groups or subscriptions
          3.2.6. Continuous integration with Visual Studio Team Services
          3.2.7. Pass secure values during deployment
     3.3. Manage
          3.3.1. Azure PowerShell
          3.3.2. Azure CLI
          3.3.3. Azure portal
          3.3.4. REST API
          3.3.5. Use tags to organize resources
          3.3.6. Move resources to new group or subscription
          3.3.7. Organize subscriptions with management groups
          3.3.8. Governance examples
          3.3.9. Managed applications
     3.4. Control Access
          3.4.1. Create service principal
      Azure PowerShell
      Azure CLI
      Azure portal
          3.4.2. Authentication API to access subscriptions
          3.4.3. Lock resources
     3.5. Audit
          3.5.1. View activity logs
          3.5.2. View deployment operations
     3.6. Troubleshoot
          3.6.1. Common deployment errors
      Linux deployment issues
      Provisioning and allocation issues for Linux
      Provisioning and allocation issues for Windows
      Windows deployment issues
          3.6.2. Understand deployment errors
4. Reference
     4.1. Template format
     4.2. Template functions
          4.2.1. Array and object functions
          4.2.2. Comparison functions
          4.2.3. Deployment functions
          4.2.4. Logical functions
          4.2.5. Numeric functions
          4.2.6. Resource functions
          4.2.7. String functions
     4.3. PowerShell
     4.4. Azure CLI
     4.5. .NET
     4.6. Java
     4.7. Python
     4.8. REST
5. Resources
     5.1. Azure Roadmap
     5.2. Pricing calculator
     5.3. Service updates
     5.4. Stack Overflow
     5.5. Throttling requests
     5.6. Track asynchronous operations
     5.7. Videos

Online Training Content

Date Title
10/19/2017 Pluralsight: Microsoft Azure Security - Getting Started
10/1/2015 Deep Dive into Azure Resource Manager Scenarios and Patterns
6/30/2015 Building Infrastructure in Azure using Azure Resource Manager
6/30/2015 Building Infrastructure in Azure using Azure Resource Manager


Tool Description
Logging on to Azure for your everyday job Use a PowerShell profile function to load Azure RM account context automatically. If the context file does not exist, create one. Also, check the token for validity because it may have expired.
Automate Installation of Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Virtual Machine Extensions Script to automate the installation of VM Extensions on Azure VMs. The "Extension Name" (Type) and "Publisher Name" are passed are parameters, along with optional "SettingString" JSON that can be used to configure Extension properties.
Create Azure service fabric cluster with ARM template and powershell Create Azure service fabric cluster with ARM template and powershellThis step-by-step guide walks you through setting up a secure Azure Service Fabric cluster with scale set, storage accounts, load balancer in Azure by using Azure Resource Manager.note - Key vault , Reverse proxy
Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machine Power Management azure-rm-vm-manager.ps1 This script azure-rm-vm-manager.ps1 provides the ability to simultaneously manage Azure Resource Manager IaaS virtual machines power states. Features: Lists all Azure RM IaaS virtual machines and their power states. Start, Stop, Restart all Azure RM IaaS virtual machines.
Azure Resource Explorer Azure Resource Explorer is a web site where you can easily discover the Azure Resource Management APIs, get API documentation, and make actual API calls directly in your own subscriptions.


Date Title Length
10/27/2017 Microsoft Azure OpenDev - OSS DevOps QuickStart 0:12:01
10/26/2017 Azure Friday: Azure Building Blocks 2.0 (azbb) 0:12:54
10/26/2017 Azure Building Blocks 2.0 (azbb) 0:12:53
10/5/2017 Master VMs in Microsoft Azure Resource Manager | BRK3271 0:49:35
9/30/2017 Tips and tricks with Azure Resource Manager 1:19:38
9/29/2017 Azure PowerShell 0:21:18
9/29/2017 Azure CLI 0:22:50
9/27/2017 Connecting to Azure Resource Manager with Azure Cost Management Powered by Cloudyn 0:02:16
9/26/2017 Azure PowerShell 0:21:18
8/10/2017 Your Private Network in the cloud: (Part 1) Azure Virtual Network Overview and Set-Up 0:24:14

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