In my last blog post here, I wrote an introduction to Azure Resource Manager (ARM). ARM is the toolset Microsoft has added to Azure for provisioning and controlling resources in Azure.
ARM has the tools to help you develop scriptable virtual machines deployments within your own tenant, but the process is not necessarily as simple as you might think. In this blog post, I’m going to walk through my process of learning to create a simple machine template, and deploying it to my own Azure tenant. Hopefully over time, I will grow this process into a larger project that works for more complex deployments.