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how to create and publish Azure third-party VM extension offer

I wish to create VM extension for azure. This is simple utility for monitoring

  1. Where can I find dev docs ?
  2. How to publish this extension in azure marketplace?

I read this guide( https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/marketplace/marketplace-publishers-guide) and this (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/marketplace/publisher-guide-by-offer-type) but cant find offer type VM extension .  Is it possible to publish third party VM extension in azure marketplace? if yes, then how to do it? Also I found how to manage VM extension (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/extensions/features-windows) , but can not find info how to develop third party VM extension. according to this (docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/extensions/chef )third party extension exist 

thanks in advance


Thanks for your interest. We are currently no longer supporting the publishing of third-party extensions via Marketplace. The link that you referenced is the last known guidance on this capability, and the Marketplace Publisher Guide is the appropriate location for documentation to help you evaluate other options. 


If you get stuck, the next option would be to contact aka.ms/marketplacepublishersupport to get more detailed feedback.




Hi, Extensions publishing is done (today) in a different way. Send me an email to roiyz@microsoft.com and I'll be happy to share more information. 





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Hello Roiy!
I sent e-mail to you. Thank you

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I have found discussion on: 



We are in need of some information about how to create our own (3rd party) VM extension.


Thank You,

Miroslav Vanicky, Veeam Software Corporation

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I sent an email to roiyz@microsoft.com; I dont think he exists anymore. Did you ever figure out how to create an extension and register it with a subscription ? Do you ever find a way to publish it so it can be monetized ?