Recently I posted about using PowerShell and the Azure Active Directory Authentication Library to connect to Azure AD here. Whilst that post detailed performing simple tasks like updating an attribute on a user, in this post I’ll use the same method to connect to Azure AD via PowerShell but cover;
- enumerate users, contacts or groups
- where the number of objects is greater than the maximum results per page, get all remaining pages of results
- limit results based on filters
The premise of my script was one that could just be executed without prompts.… keep reading
Usually when I’m writing PowerShell scripts I do it from a development virtual machine with a known environment state. However, yesterday I was trying to do something simple and quick and was writing it on my everyday laptop.
My script was using Windows Management Framework 5.0 and I was creating a new burn environment in AzureRM.… keep reading
This post is details my method for automating the creation of AzureRM virtual machines for use in a development environment. I’m using this process to quickly standup an environment for testing configurations on.
In summary this process;
Simultaneous Creating the AzureRM Virtual Machines for MIM 2016
For my MIM 2016 Lab I’m going to create 5 Virtual Machines.… keep reading
How many times have you wanted to Start or Stop all Virtual Machines in an Azure Resource Group ? For me it seems to be quite often, especially for development environment resource groups. It’s not that difficult though. You can just enumerate the VM’s then cycle through them and call ‘Start-AzureRMVM’ or ‘Start-AzureRMVM’.… keep reading