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Azure Automation Overview: Hello World, Start and Stop a VM

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Time required: 2 Hours

Scope

This lab will review the functionality and configuration of an Azure Automation account. You will create and run two PowerShell runbooks: A "Hello World" book, and a runbook that starts and stops a web server. You will create a credentials setting to run the start-stop runbook, and test and publish both runbooks to Azure Automation.

Suggested Pre Requisites

To complete this lab, you will need to download a runbook from this URL: https://azuredevlabscommon.blob.core.windows.net/70534/automation/start-stop-vm.txt

This lab will be conducted completely within a Web browser.

You will find a text editor helpful for this lab. 

Overview

This lab will review the functionality and configuration of an Azure Automation account. You will create and run two PowerShell runbooks: A "Hello World" book, and a runbook that starts and stops a web server. You will create a credentials setting to run the start-stop runbook, and test and publish both runbooks to Azure Automation.

Scenarios


  • Review the settings and configuration of an Azure Automation account.

  • Create, test and run a one-line "Hello World" runbook.

  • Create a credential for running Azure Automation runbooks.

  • Import, edit, test and publish a runbook that starts and stops a web server VM.

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