PSConf EU Summary Day 1

This week I attended the PowerShell Conference EU in Hannover in Germany and it was one of the best PowerShell conferences I attended until now. It started with the Agenda Competition for which I created an VSCode extension. How cool is that? I attended the following sessions during the 3 days at the PSConfEU conference:…

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Sending messages to Microsoft Teams from Visual Studio Code

This week I released my first Visual Studio Code Extension for Microsoft Teams. Are you already using VScode for PowerShell script development or other coding? If not, now is the time to get started. You can find all the information to install and configure the Microsoft Teams Extension on the Market Place for VSCode. Download…

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Azure Automation new Microsoft Flow Service

Did you know we just added Azure Automation as new service for Microsoft Flow? Azure Automation provides tools to manage your cloud and on-premises infrastructure seamlessly. You can now trigger an Azure Automation Runbook with the following Actions: Create Job Get Job output Get status of job Let’s have a first look at creating a…

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Azure Automation Runbook Webhook lesson learned

You can start an Azure Automation Runbook with a webhook. A webhook allows you to start a particular runbook in Azure Automation through a single HTTP request. This allows external services such as Visual Studio Team Services, GitHub, Microsoft Operations Management Suite Log Analytics, or custom applications to start runbooks without implementing a full solution…

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Using PowerShell Modules in Azure Functions

Steve Lee published a couple of blog posts about how he created a PowerShell Open Source Community Dashboard in PowerBi. In his last blog post he explained how he used PowerShell, Azure StorageTable, Azure Function and PowerBi to create the Dashboard. In his blog post Steve mentions that within Azure Functions you only can run…

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Run Azure Runbooks with a Bot in Microsoft Teams or Skype

While working on a customer scenario where Azure Automation Runbooks needed to be started as easy as possible by less technical people I suggested to use Bots. And it turned out to be very easy to get started. No deep technical knowledge is needed to get started So what do you need to do to…

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