PowerTip: Get the public IP of an Azure VM with PowerShell

Summary: Use the Azure Resource Manager cmdlets to get the public IP address of an Azure virtual machine.  How can I get the public IP address information for an Azure Resource Manager virtual machine (VM)? All you need to do is use Get-AzureRmVm to find the VM and pass it to Get-AzureRmPublicIPAddress as in the…


How to alter the public IP address of an Azure virtual machine

Summary: Change the public IP address in Azure Resource Manager by using Windows PowerShell. Honorary Scripting Guy, Will Anderson, shares a personal challenge that he encountered when working with Azure and public IP addresses. He also shares the solution with the rest of us! Take it away, Will! Recently, I incorrectly configured an Azure Resource…


Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 7

Summary: MVP, Will Anderson, wraps up his series by discussing how to add DSC resources to existing Windows PowerShell modules. Ed Wilson here, bringing you MVP, Will Anderson, and the conclusion of his week of blogging about Desired State Configuration.    Note   This is a seven-part series that includes the following posts: Conceptualize Desired State Configuration:…


Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 6

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson, teaches how to create a DSC resource by using a Windows PowerShell script. Hello. Ed Wilson here, bringing you MVP, Will Anderson, and Part 6 of his posts about using Desired State Configuration (DSC).   Note   This is a seven-part series that includes the following posts: Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 1An…


Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 5

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson, continues his series by talking about importing DSC resources and adding your scripts. Good day! Ed Wilson here to welcome back MVP, Will Anderson, as my guest blogger this week. Will is sharing Part 5 in a series about Desired State Configuration (DSC).   Note   This is a seven-part series that…


Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 4

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson, adds features to his Desired State Configuration, updates the .mof file, and validates the configuration. Hello, Ed Wilson here to welcome back this week’s guest blogger, MVP Will Anderson.   Note   This is a seven-part series that includes the following posts: Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 1An introduction to DSC Conceptualize…


Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 3

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson, modifies a Desired State Configuration template. Good morning. Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, is here. Today we have part three of Will Anderson’s awesome Desired State Configuration (DSC) series.   Note   This is a seven-part series that includes the following posts: Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 1An introduction to DSC Conceptualize…


Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 2

Summary: Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson, talks about familiarizing yourself with DSC formatting and resources. Good morning, Ed Wilson is here. Today we have Part 2 of Will Anderson’s awesome DSC series.   Note   This is a seven-part series that includes the following posts: Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 1An introduction to DSC Conceptualize Desired State Configuration:…


Conceptualize Desired State Configuration: Part 1

Summary: Windows PowerShell MVP, Will Anderson, begins a series of posts about using Desired State Configuration in Windows PowerShell. Ed Wilson, the Microsoft Scripting Guy is here. Today we begin a series of posts about using Desired State Configuration (DSC) in Windows PowerShell by Microsoft MVP, Will Anderson. In fact, the series is so good…


Use Windows PowerShell to Parse RSS Feeds

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Will Anderson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to parse RSS feeds. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I welcome recent Windows PowerShell MVP and new guest blogger, Will Anderson… Hi there fellow scripters! Last week as I took my seat on a connecting flight in New York from beautiful…