An alternative way to connect PowerShell to Azure using an Azure AD account

Hello folks, its Rick here. A while back I had shared with you a way to connect PowerShell to your Azure Subscription via the certificate method using Get-AzurePublishSettingsFile cmdlet. This method works as long as the subscription and certificates are valid, and it has limitations when more than one person is expected to be able… Read more

Want a Free Hands-on Expert Training on Windows Azure?

Check out this great one-day free TechNet training event opportunity at a city near you.     What: Join local Microsoft cloud experts for a free one day IT Camp on Windows Azure. You’ll hear the latest on the Microsoft cloud platform, dive deep into Windows Azure Infrastructure Services, and participate in hands-on labs that… Read more

Building a VM in Windows Azure using PowerShell in a few quick steps

Hello folks, its Rick here. In a previous post Michael gave you nice overview of Windows Azure Services and helped you setup your own VMs in cloud using the free trial thru the Azure portal. Today I would like to walk you through building a VM in Windows Azure using your favorite management tool ‘PowerShell’,… Read more

Want Remote PowerShell Management from your browser? See how PowerShell Web Access in Windows Server 2012 may help…

  Hello, Rick here to talk about how you can use the new PowerShell Web Access (PSWA) feature in Windows Server 2012 to allow remote administrative access to a set of servers in your IT infrastructure. Furthermore, you can granularly delegate access and only expose specific administrative privileges to different levels of support teams in… Read more