This type represents a Microsoft™ Azure server extension. It can create a new server extension.

In the blueprint designer, you can configure the properties that the following table includes. Properties are listed as either core or extended. Each type of property is located in separate sections of the heat resource that you can view in the blueprint designer. You set the core properties in the properties section and set the extended properties in the metadata section of the blueprint.

Table 1. Properties
Name Type Required Core or extended Description
auto_upgrade_minor_version Boolean True Core Gets or sets whether the extension handler should be automatically upgraded across minor versions.
extension_type String True Core Gets or sets the type of the extension handler.
name String True Core The name of the extension.
protected_settings Map False Core Sets the protected settings for the extension.
provision_state String False Core Gets or sets the provisioning state, which only displays in the response.
publisher String True Core Gets or sets the name of the extension handler publisher.
resource_group_name String True Core The name of the resource group.
settings Map False Core Sets the settings for the extension.
type_handler_version String True Core The version of the extension.
vm_name String True Core The VM on which the extension executes.
Table 2. Attributes
Attribute Type Description
show String The details of the extension.


This example creates a new server extension:
    type: IBM::Azure::ServerExtension
     name: CustomScriptForLinux
     resource_group_name: resource group name
     vm_name:{ get_resource: CentOS }
     auto_upgrade_minor_version: true
     publisher: Microsoft.OSTCExtensions
     type_handler_version: "1.5"
     extension_type: CustomScriptForLinux
      storageAccountName: xxxxxxx 
      storageAccountKey: +xxxxxxxxx
      fileUris: ['https://storage_url/']
      commandToExecute: bash