Automating Microsoft Azure with PowerShell

Automate Microsoft Azure tasks using Windows PowerShell to take full control of your Microsoft Azure deployments
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Automating Microsoft Azure with PowerShell

John Chapman, Aman Dhally

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Automate Microsoft Azure tasks using Windows PowerShell to take full control of your Microsoft Azure deployments
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Book Details

ISBN 139781784398873
Paperback156 pages

Book Description

This book is a one-stop guide on managing Microsoft Azure services using PowerShell. Administrators and developers will learn how to use PowerShell to create and manage Azure websites, virtual machines, SQL databases, and so on.

Starting with an introduction to Windows PowerShell, this book will assist you in connecting to Microsoft Azure with PowerShell. Next, the book covers how to create and manage Azure storage accounts, including file, blob, and table storage. Moving on, this book covers creating and managing Azure virtual machines, SQL databases, websites, virtual networks, traffic manager, cloud services, and Active Directory. Finally, this book covers how to automate complex tasks using Azure automation runbooks.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Azure and PowerShell
Introducing Windows PowerShell
Connecting to Microsoft Azure using PowerShell
Creating a Microsoft Azure website using PowerShell
Summary
Chapter 2: Managing Azure Storage with PowerShell
Creating a Microsoft Azure storage account
Azure File storage versus Azure Blob storage
Getting the Azure storage account keys
Using Azure File storage
Using Azure Blog storage
Using Azure Table storage
Using Azure Queue storage
Using Microsoft Azure storage to back up files
Summary
Chapter 3: Managing Azure Virtual Machines with PowerShell
Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure
Creating a Microsoft Azure virtual machine
Managing Microsoft Azure virtual machines
Summary
Chapter 4: Managing Azure SQL Databases with PowerShell
Creating and connecting to Microsoft Azure SQL Database Servers
Creating and managing Microsoft Azure SQL Databases
Summary
Chapter 5: Deploying and Managing Azure Websites with PowerShell
Creating and configuring a new Microsoft Azure website
Deploying Microsoft Azure website content
Managing Microsoft Azure websites
Summary
Chapter 6: Managing Azure Virtual Networks with PowerShell
Creating and managing an Azure Virtual Network
Summary
Chapter 7: Managing Azure Traffic Manager with PowerShell
Creating Microsoft Azure websites for load balancing
Creating and managing Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager profiles
Summary
Chapter 8: Managing Azure Cloud Services with PowerShell
Connecting to a Microsoft Azure virtual machine with a Microsoft Azure Cloud Service
Creating and managing Microsoft Azure Cloud Services
Summary
Chapter 9: Managing Azure Active Directory with PowerShell
Connecting to Azure Active Directory
Creating a new Azure Active Directory domain
Configuring an Azure Active Directory domain
Managing Azure Active Directory users and groups
Using PowerShell to bulk import users and groups into Azure Active Directory
Summary
Chapter 10: Automating Azure with PowerShell
Creating a Microsoft Azure Automation account
Creating and managing runbooks in Microsoft Azure
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Connect to Microsoft Azure with PowerShell
  • Manage storage blobs, tables, and queues with PowerShell
  • Create virtual machines with PowerShell
  • Query SQL databases with PowerShell
  • Deploy websites and cloud services with PowerShell
  • Create virtual networks and traffic manager profiles with PowerShell
  • Perform Active Directory management tasks with PowerShell
  • Automate complex tasks using automation runbooks

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Azure and PowerShell
Introducing Windows PowerShell
Connecting to Microsoft Azure using PowerShell
Creating a Microsoft Azure website using PowerShell
Summary
Chapter 2: Managing Azure Storage with PowerShell
Creating a Microsoft Azure storage account
Azure File storage versus Azure Blob storage
Getting the Azure storage account keys
Using Azure File storage
Using Azure Blog storage
Using Azure Table storage
Using Azure Queue storage
Using Microsoft Azure storage to back up files
Summary
Chapter 3: Managing Azure Virtual Machines with PowerShell
Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure
Creating a Microsoft Azure virtual machine
Managing Microsoft Azure virtual machines
Summary
Chapter 4: Managing Azure SQL Databases with PowerShell
Creating and connecting to Microsoft Azure SQL Database Servers
Creating and managing Microsoft Azure SQL Databases
Summary
Chapter 5: Deploying and Managing Azure Websites with PowerShell
Creating and configuring a new Microsoft Azure website
Deploying Microsoft Azure website content
Managing Microsoft Azure websites
Summary
Chapter 6: Managing Azure Virtual Networks with PowerShell
Creating and managing an Azure Virtual Network
Summary
Chapter 7: Managing Azure Traffic Manager with PowerShell
Creating Microsoft Azure websites for load balancing
Creating and managing Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager profiles
Summary
Chapter 8: Managing Azure Cloud Services with PowerShell
Connecting to a Microsoft Azure virtual machine with a Microsoft Azure Cloud Service
Creating and managing Microsoft Azure Cloud Services
Summary
Chapter 9: Managing Azure Active Directory with PowerShell
Connecting to Azure Active Directory
Creating a new Azure Active Directory domain
Configuring an Azure Active Directory domain
Managing Azure Active Directory users and groups
Using PowerShell to bulk import users and groups into Azure Active Directory
Summary
Chapter 10: Automating Azure with PowerShell
Creating a Microsoft Azure Automation account
Creating and managing runbooks in Microsoft Azure
Summary

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Paperback156 pages
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