Deploy shielded VMs
Applies to: Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016
The following topics describe how a tenant can work with shielded VMs.
(Optional) Create a Windows template disk or create a Linux template disk. The template disk can be created by either the tenant or the hosting service provider.
(Optional) Convert an existing Windows VM to a shielded VM.
Create shielding data to define a shielded VM.
For a description and diagram of a shielding data file, see What is shielding data and why is it necessary?
For information about creating an answer file to include in a shielded data file, see Shielded VMs - Generate an answer file by using the New-ShieldingDataAnswerFile function.
Create a shielded VM:
Using Windows Azure Pack: Deploy a shielded VM by using Windows Azure Pack
Using Virtual Machine Manager: Deploy a shielded VM by using Virtual Machine Manager
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