How to manually size your Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (vmss)?

Whilst exploring the Azure container service preview. One of the key components here is the “virtual machine scale set“. But as you can see, at the moment there isn’t much to configure via the portal…

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So how can you (manually) update your virtual machine scale set? Use the following arm template : https://github.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/tree/master/201-vmss-scale-existing

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Here you can enter the name of your virtual machine scale set and the new scale set capacity (or size). Execute the deployment and wait for a bit…

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Even before the deployment finishes, you’ll see that the capacity has been changed.

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