Installing own Linux distribution from outside Azure?

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Hello,

I just start learning Azure and I wonder if the following would work:

Is it possible to upload a boot image with iPXE boot and install Linux via our own repository install server outside of Azure?

Of course assuming all network connections (i.e Azure network -> Internet/VPN -> own install server:443) are set up correctly.

 

Thanks and regards

 

Joerg

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Not something I have done but here an option of creating a custom VM image, ideally, from Linux on Azure Endorsed Distributions when possible and then uploading into Azure.  Not sure if that was what you were after.

 

Lots of details here:

 

These images are taken from Hyper-V, where you could PXE Boot possible to create the image I suppose. Worth looking into anyway. The other thing that occurred to me was Azure Stack.

 

Good luck.