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Virtual Machine Scale Set In Azure






Purpose





How To Create A Virtual Machine Scale Set?




  1. Search for option "Virtual Machine Scale Set" in the search bar
  2. Picture showing the virtual machine scale sets option in Microsoft Azure

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  3. Click on the "Add" button to add a new virtual machine scale set
  4. Picture showing the add button for adding a new virtual machine scale sets

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  5. A screen will appear where required information will be filled
  6. Picture showing the Basics tag of create screen of virtual machine scale sets

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  7. All the information is self-explanatory. But I will discuss the "Basics" and "Scaling" tab
  8. In the "Basics" tab, we can enter virtual machine scale sets and the availability zones. You can deploy the VMs across the multiple zones
  9. Picture showing the Basics tag of create screen of virtual machine scale sets

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  10. In the "Scaling" tab, we have the following fields: -
    Picture showing the Scaling tag of create screen of virtual machine scale sets

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    1. Initial Instance Count - Specifies the total number of virtual machines in the scale set initially
    2. Maximum number of VMs - Specifies the maximum number of virtual machines scaled up in case of increased demand
    3. Minimum number of VMs - Specifies the minimum number of virtual machines scaled up in case the demand is decreased
    4. Scale out - It means that if the "CPU threshold" is increased to a certain amount (75% in above case) then increase the count of virtual machine to 1
    5. Scale in (Not in the screen shot) - It means that if the "CPU threshold" is reduced to a certain amount then decrease the count of virtual machine to 1



Instance




Picture showing the virtual machine instances inside the scale set

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How Do You Login To The Instance Of Scale Set?




Picture showing the edit icon of the network interface of the virtual machine

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Picture showing the edit screen for enabling the public IP address

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Picture showing the Connect link for connecting to the virtual machine in the scale set

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Thursday, October 1, 2020
 
Updated On  -  Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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