Posts Tagged: PowerShell

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Azure Automation: Authenticating to Azure using Azure Active Directory

If you’re a user of Azure Automation, you already know how useful it can be for automating manual, long running, frequently repeated, and error prone tasks that keep your cloud services up and running. You may also be well aware that there are a number of steps required to get Azure Automation set up to talk to Azure using certificate-based authentication. Well we on the Azure Automation and Azure PowerShell team are happy to present you with an easier alternative..

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Azure Automation Capabilities in Depth: The Azure Automation PowerShell Cmdlets

By now you’ve probably had a chance to experiment with all the great features of Azure Automation through the Azure Portal. Now what if I told you, you could do all these things and more easily and programmatically from the command line? Whether you want to use Azure Automation completely headless, or you’re just looking to script a few key actions like bulk runbook import, the Azure Automation cmdlets are for you.

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Azure Resource Manager Tools Preview

Azure Resource Manager Tools Preview Today we are announcing the public availability of the Azure Resource Manager Tools Preview for…

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Automating VM Configuration using PowerShell DSC Extension

PowerShell DSC Extension and the associated Azure PowerShell DSC cmdlets are now available on the Azure SDK. Now, you have the ability to use the Azure PowerShell DSC cmdlets to upload and apply a PowerShell DSC configuration to an Azure VM by enabling the VM Agent and the PowerShell DSC extension.