Getting Started With Azure PowerShell 1.0 Preview #ARM

The evolution never stops! I have been doing some Azure Resource Manager related work with building templates and setting up governance with processes and management for a service organization, the challenge in this is seldom the technical solutions J (even though there are room for improvement on the technical side also) So Azure PowerShell 1.0 … Read more

Finding Azure VM size syntax for Azure Resource Manager

I have had an issue with using old syntax for the Azure VM size when I fiddle with Azure Resource Manger. The issue is that in the old AzureServiceManagement we use small, medium, large etc for some VMs. These are the first naming standards available when Azure IaaS became Generally Available. When deploying VMs in … Read more

Step-by-Step Documenting your Azure VMs

  The short version Open Azure PowerShell Select the subscription you want to document Run this one-liner   Get-AzureVM | ForEach-Object { $vm = $_.name ; Write-Output “$vm VM Properties” ; Write-Output “—————” ; Format-List -InputObject $_ -Property * ; Write-Output “$vm VM Endpoints” ; Write-Output “—————” ; Get-AzureEndpoint -VM $_ ; Write-Output “$vm Virtual … Read more