PowerShell and the Active Directory Schema: Part 2

Summary: Guest blogger, Andy Schneider, continues his discussion about extending the Active Directory schema. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Welcome back guest blogger, Andy Schneider, for Part 2 of his series. If you missed yesterday's post, see PowerShell and the Active Directory Schema: Part 1. Yesterday, we looked at what the Active Directory…


PowerShell and the Active Directory Schema: Part 1

Summary: Guest blogger, Andy Schneider, discusses extending the Active Directory schema. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. We welcome back guest blogger, Andy Schneider. Andy has a two-part blog series that will conclude tomorrow. Andy Schneider is the Identity and Access Management Architect for IT Services at Avanade. His team’s job is to ensure…


Using Azure Automation: Part 5

Summary: Schedule an Azure Automation runbook to get Azure to work for you. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here to show you the most importance piece of Azure Automation: the actual scheduling of runbooks to allow you to let Azure do all the automation for you! This is the final post in a five-part…


Using Azure Automation: Part 4

Summary: Learn how to report output from Azure Automation and publish to production. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here again to show you more about Azure Automation and to empower you in automating your assets in Azure. This is the fourth post in a five-part series. To catch up, read: Using Azure Automation: Part 1…


Using Azure Automation: Part 3

Summary: Learn how to access Azure Automation assets within a runbook. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here today to battle robots, aliens, and… …No, wait, sorry. My brain lapsed from watching an old rerun of Lost in Space. This is the third post in a five-part series. To catch up, read: Using Azure Automation:…


Using Azure Automation: Part 2

Summary: Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney discusses how to get started and test a basic runbook with Azure Automation. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here. Today I'm going to show you the basics you're going to need to make a useful runbook (or Windows PowerShell workflow, if that makes it easier to remember) in…


Using Azure Automation: Part 1

Summary: Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney discusses how to get started with Windows PowerShell and Azure Automation. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here, and for the next five days we're going to touch on Azure Automation, which is a great way to automate control of your Azure resources without Internet access. Azure Automation is,…


Use PowerShell to Create Virtual Machine in Azure – Part 5

Summary: Learn how to create a virtual machine in Azure by using your own VHD template. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney is here with the last bit of coolness about creating virtual machines in Azure—using a customized template. This post is part of a series. To catch up, read: Use PowerShell to Create Virtual Machine…


Use PowerShell to Create Virtual Machine in Azure – Part 4

Summary: Learn how to leverage Desired State Configuration with a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, here today filling in for my buddy Ed. Today I’ll show you how to leverage Desired State Configuration (DSC) with a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure. This post is part of a series. To catch…


Use PowerShell to Create Virtual Machine in Azure – Part 3

Summary: Learn how to spin up a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney is here. Ed is still resting nicely, so today, I’ll show you how to spin up a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure! If you add Get-Help against the New-AzureVM cmdlet, you’ll have an example like this one: New-AzureVMConfig…