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This article covers recreating an Azure encrypted Virtual machine (VM) after restoring from Azure Recovery Service vault. The article includes a video demonstration going over the entire Azure Disk Encryption process as it relates to recreating a VM from a restore encrypt VHD using a custom template derived from Microsoft official article.

Azure Disk Encryption

 

Video:

Steps in the above video covers;

  • Review the Azure Recovery Service vault
  • Confirm details on where the VHD was restored to
  • Confirm files in the storage account
  • Review the content of the json files that were created by restore process
  • Open up Recreate-AzureV2VMFromRestoreVHD
  • Use information from json file to fill out template
  • Ran template once completed

Used template from my GitHub Repository

https://github.com/hhazeley/Azure-V2-Powershell-Scripts/tree/master/DiskEncryption

Microsoft Azure article covering referencing steps in video

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/backup/backup-azure-restore-key-secret#create-virtual-machine-from-restored-disk

Disk Encryption Series

http://hazelnest.com/blog/blog/tag/disk-encryption