Azure Automation is releasing new Preview features. In this post, we introduce the new and upgraded authoring tools that allow you to create sophisticated runbooks either with a visual drag-drop-link-configure authoring model or with a PowerShell Workflow script authoring model.
Posts By: Chris Sanders
To keep you up-to-date on how your runbooks and jobs are performing in your Azure Automation accounts, I’ll introduce a runbook New-AutomationReport.
In this post, I will cover some concepts and best practices for controlling runbook streams that will help you debug and troubleshoot your runbooks.
As an Azure Automation runbook author you want to create runbooks that execute reliably in the face of unexpected issues like errors, exceptions, network issues, and crashes. In this post, I will talk about why, when, and how you should use checkpointing in your Automation runbooks.
In this post, I will cover some basic concepts for creating high-quality runbooks in Azure Automation. The concepts covered in this post are: defining input parameters, defining output type, and how to call child runbooks from within a runbook.