The Real Cloud

TH10 Automating Azure with PowerShell - Beyond the Azure Module

March 10th, 2016

2:00pm - 3:15pm

Level: Intermediate Advanced

Neil Peterson

Senior Content Developer


Azure and PowerShell is a big deal. There's no question about that. However, are you aware that PowerShell capability in Azure IaaS extends well beyond what can be perform with the Azure PowerShell module? This session will detail the many ways you can engage with Azure and Azure virtual machines using PowerShell by explaining and demonstrating the following features:

  • Azure PowerShell Module
  • Azure VM DSC extensions
  • Azure VM Custom Script Extension
  • Azure Automation

This session will quickly ramp you up on everything you need in order to select and use one or many options for Azure VM automation and configuration using PowerShell.

You will learn:

  • How to deploy, configure and manager Azure Virtual Machines using the most appropriate automation method
  • How to integrate PowerShell scripts, PowerShell DSC and PowerShell Workflow into Azure deployments, configuration and management strategy
  • About the Azure VM Agent and how to use this to work around Azure deployment and configuration road blocks