Create Azure Automation account

Last updated: 2020-06-17

This template provides an example of how create an Azure Automation account and links it to a new or existing Azure Monitor Log Analytics workspace.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
workspaceName Workspace name
sku Pricing tier: perGB2018 or legacy tiers (Free, Standalone, PerNode, Standard or Premium), which are not available to all customers.
dataRetention Number of days to retain data.
location Specifies the location in which to create the workspace.
automationAccountName Automation account name
automationAccountLocation Specifies the location in which to create the Automation account.
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_artifactsLocation URI to artifacts location
_artifactsLocationSasToken The sasToken required to access _artifactsLocation. When the template is deployed using the accompanying scripts, a sasToken will be automatically generated

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-automation/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring Azure PowerShell

Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-automation/azuredeploy.json
Installing and configuring the Azure cross-platform command-line interface