New VM from a copied managed disk
Compute & Containers
Oct 1, 2022 12:00 AM

New VM from a copied managed disk

by HubSite 365 about John Savill's [MVP]

Principal Cloud Solutions Architect

Azure DataCenterCompute & ContainersLearning Selection

Super quick look at copying a disk(s) for a VM across subscriptions, even tenants then creating a new VM from it.

Create a VM from a VHD by using the Azure portal

If you already have a virtual hard disk (VHD) to use or you want to copy the VHD from an existing VM to use, you can create a new VM by attaching the VHD to the new VM as an OS disk.

Create a virtual machine using an existing managed OS disk with CLI

Create a VM from an existing managed OS disk that was copied from a managed disk in different subscription

How to create a virtual machine from a disk snapshot using the UKCloud Azure Stack Hub portal

A snapshot is a copy of a virtual disk at a specific point in time. Snapshots are often used as backups, as they enable you to quickly and easily restore a disk to its original state if something goes wrong.