How To use PowerShell to Install and Import Modules and Connect to Azure–Step by Step


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========= Connect-AzureRm.ps1 =======================================

Name: Connect-AzureRm.ps1

Purpose: Connect to Azure from Powershell. Includes installing modules, importing modules, authenticating (including multi-factor) and selecting the subscription

Author: Dan Stolts – dstolts&microsoft.com – http://ITProGuru.com

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# See Also http://itproguru.com/expert/2016/04/powershell-working-with-azure-resource-manager-rm-step-by-step-changing-rm-subscriptions/

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#region Install and import Azure Modules

# remove the # in below lines to skip the prompts…

# Azure (Service Manager)

Install-Module Azure -Force -AllowClobber # Classic

Import-Module Azure # -Force

# AzureRM (Resource Manager)

Install-module AzureRM -Force -AllowClobber

Import-Module AzureRM -Force

Install-Module AzureRM.Compute -Force

Import-Module AzureRM.Compute -Force

Install-Module Azurerm.profile -Force

Import-Module Azurerm.profile -Force

Import-Module Azure.storage -Force

Import-Module AzureRm.Storage -Force

Import-Module AzureRm.Network -Force

Get-Module

Get-Module -ListAvailable AzureRM* # Show available AzureRM modules

#endregion

<# Authenticate to Azure (Single Factor)…

$Cred = Get-Credential

#Using Azure Service Management

Add-AzureAccount –Credential $Cred

#Using Azure Resource Manager

Login-AzureRmAccount –Credential $Cred

#># Authenticate to Azure (Single Factor)…

<#Set Credential using username and password non-interactive

$AdminUser = “myazureadmin”

$AdminPass = ‘My5upperP@ss’

$securePassword = ConvertTo-SecureString $AdminPass -AsPlainText -Force

$Credential = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential ($AdminUser, $securePassword)

#>#Set Credential using username and password non-interactive

#region Dual Factor Authentication to Azure Resource Manager

Login-AzureRmAccount # Dual factor auth must be done interactively

Get-AzureAccount

Get-AzureSubscription

#endregion

#region Select Subscripton Set variables

$SubscriptionID = (Get-AzureSubscription)[0].SubscriptionID # Subscription to create storage in (assumes only 1)

$mySubscription=Select-AzureRmSubscription -SubscriptionId $subscriptionId

$SubscriptionName = $mySubscription.Subscription.SubscriptionName

Set-AzureRmContext -SubscriptionID $subscriptionId

Write-Host “Subscription: $SubscriptionName $subscriptionId ” -ForegroundColor Green

#endregion

#region Select Subscription via popup list

$SubscriptionID = “”

If ($SubscriptionID -eq “”) {

$subscriptionId = (Get-AzureRmSubscription | Out-GridView -Title “Select an Azure Subscription …” `

-PassThru).Id

}

$subscriptionId

$mySubscription=Get-AzureRmSubscription -SubscriptionID $subscriptionId

$SubscriptionName = $mySubscription.Subscription.SubscriptionName

Set-AzureRmContext -SubscriptionID $subscriptionId

Write-Host “Subscription: $SubscriptionName $subscriptionId ” -ForegroundColor Green

#endregion Select Subscription via popup list