Thursday, March 31, 2016
Azure Automation and Virtual Machines are pleased to announce the public preview release of a new feature that allows you to configure Azure Virtual Machine alerts to run Azure Automation runbooks.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
In Azure Automation in the new Azure portal you can author runbooks using graphical or textual authoring experiences.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Learn how to use Azure Automation runbooks to initiate actions in response to Azure alerts.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Azure Automation is continually upgrading its runbook authoring features. In this post, we introduce the latest authoring tools and features that allow you to create sophisticated runbooks either with a graphical authoring model or with a PowerShell script authoring model.
Monday, March 2, 2015
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.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
In this post, I will cover some concepts and best practices for controlling runbook streams that will help you debug and troubleshoot your runbooks.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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.