Aug 24

Provision Storage Configuration with PowerShell-Part 2 of Using Storage Spaces Deployment Guide

ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Storage-Spaces-Automated-3caf249a After hardware validation, you can begin creating Storage Pools and Virtual disks from the disks. Run the ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 script with: PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 -Automated PS>> .\ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1 –PhysicalDisks <physical disk objects> The first option is recommended and will … Continue reading

Aug 24

Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance with PowerShell Part 1 of Deployment Guide

This is the first of a two part series on “Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance with PowerShell-Part 1of Using Storage Spaces Deployment Guide”  In the series, we walk through the Storage Spaces Deployment Guide for Automation Scripts.  This guide … Continue reading

Mar 26

How To Get Started Automating Azure Infrastructure As A Service with PowerShell Step-By-Step

Getting Started with PowerShell for Azure Install PowerShell Azure Module: The first thing we have to do is download the Azure PowerShell Module.  You can get to it from http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/ (uses Web Platform Installer) Click on install and follow the … Continue reading

Mar 25

How To Remove Azure Accounts (Cached Credentials) From PowerShell Remove-AzureAccount for ALL Accounts Step-By-Step

Have you ever noticed that sometimes PowerShell gets confused regarding accounts?  I have many Azure Accounts and many subscriptions so it happens to me all the time. When you change from one Account to another and set the subscription for … Continue reading

Feb 23

Azure PowerShell Getting Started Authenticate with Certificate

Scroll Down Command-line Tools Select Install

Before we can connect to Azure with PowerShell, we need to download the Azure PowerShell Module. Download and install the Windows Azure PowerShell Tools. Scroll down to Command-line Tools, under Windows PowerShell; click Install. Several components will be installed, you … Continue reading

Jan 28

Inside Windows Azure Online Backup Using PowerShell Step-By-Step

Prerequisites – before we get started! For a complete list of Windows Azure Backup PowerShell cmdlets see: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh770400.aspx To Install Windows Azure Backup see Backup Windows Server Using Windows Azure Backup Step-By-Step To enable PowerShell for use with Windows Azure … Continue reading

Jan 28

Install Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets Step-By-Step Connect to Windows Azure Includes Importing MSOnlineBackup Module

There are two ways you can authenticate to Windows Azure.  You can store a username and password or you can use a certificate.  If you want to authenticate with a password see How to: Connect to your subscription My preference … Continue reading