Scripting and Command Line Tools

Azure provides two command line tools – PowerShell and Cross-Platform CLI – for you to manage your Azure subscriptions, accelerate your development and automate tasks via scripting, no matter whether you are on Windows, Mac or Linux.

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  1. Script to login to Azure Subscription using ARM runbooks

    Since Azure ARM has a different way of interfacing the system using the Powershell ARM runbooks might be a good idea to write a script syntax how to connect to the subscription.

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      1 comment  ·  Powershell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • It is really bad idea to depricate Select-AzureRmProfile

      It is really bad idea to deprecate Select-AzureRmProfile
      A lot of community scripts/runbooks, internal scripts, etc,. are using that alias

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      • Restoration of Databases from .bacpac file

        There should such a runbook in azure which should be capable to restore a database from .bacpac file daily.
        Suppose someone has automated the backup(.bacpac) of a certain production database and he/she wants to restore the Production database on UAT database daily at a certain time.
        Runbook should also be capable to delete the UAT database and then restore with the same name.For example, database name is abc.UAT and it should be restored from abc.PROD database's .bacpac.
        Since, the URL of .bacpac will change daily so this runbook should be capable to accomodate the daily chaning URL of .bacpac file.

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        • Script to deplay fortigate firewall in Azure

          Fortigate (Fortinet) firewall in Azure I cant actually find a script.

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              0 comments  ·  Xplat-CLI  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              • add application-gateway multi-site http-listener support in azure-cli

                Could you consider adding support for application-gateway multi-site http-listeners in azure-cli (and azure 2.0 preview)?

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                • List owners of devices with "Get-AzureADDevice" command

                  When using "Get-AzureADDevice" commands there is currently no way to retrieve information about the device owner. Adding this would add more flexibility when generating device reports from Azure AD through PowerShell.

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                  • Get-AzureRmSubscription should return Offer ID

                    as need it when working with Rate Card API so want to automate set up of Application / Security Principal

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                    • How to upload war file to WebApps directly with PowerShell script

                      How to upload war file to WebApps directly with PowerShell script

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                      • How about removing the old incorrect scripts, like for SQL Database?

                        Please contact me - these scripts for SQL Database are extremely old and way out of date.
                        jhubbard@microsoft.com

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                        • Create multiple VM's simultaneously

                          Hello,

                          I am planning to prepare a power-shell script to create multiple VM's simultaneously. I have a CSV file where I will populate the data and import to the PowerShell scripts. Based on the details given in the CSV file powershell scripts will perform below actions-

                          Check RSG for Compute resource, if not available go ahead and create it.
                          Check RSG for Storage account, if not available go ahead and create it.
                          Check Storage account, if not available go ahead and create it.
                          Check Availability Set, if not available go ahead and create it.
                          Create Nic cards
                          Create VMs.
                          I…

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                          • Maintain User Defined Routes via DNS Name

                            A script designed to run in Azure Automation which takes a list of DNS names and updates VNet User Defined Routes based on the current IPs.

                            A config file would contain everything usually defined for a UDR, only with FQDNs instead of IPs. The script would resolve the FQDNs and then create the UDRs. When IPs change new rules would be added, but the rule for the old IP should also be retained until it has not been seen for 24 hours - to allow for transient changes or round robin DNS. This will require the script perform some state…

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                            • Download billing information

                              Script automation of billing download, so that when the end of the month arrives there is a copy of the bill with the actual costs not just resource consumption. This will enable visibility of historic Azure costs for token or prepay customers, which is not currently possible.

                              Even better would be to enable configuration of the billing information so that cost by tag or resource group can be readily calculated.

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                              • Inventory Generation for ARM

                                Create a PowerShell script to generate inventory of a particular subscription for an Azure account. It should be developed for both ASM and ARM.

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                                • CDN Profile & endpoint creation

                                  Script that creates CDN Profile & endpoint creation

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                                  • Greetings Awesome Azure Team!! I dont see an option to add database-level firewall rule using powershell. Is there any way we can achieve ?

                                    Greetings Awesome Azure Team!! I dont see an option to add database-level firewall rule using power-shell. Is there any way we can achieve this? Quick response will really be appreciated folks!!

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                                    • Script an existing VM hosting SQL Server

                                      I have a VM in Azure hosting SQL Server 2014. Can I script this set up? Would I be able to change the script to change the VM's name? Could I change the script to upgrader to SQL Server 2016?

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                                        • Azure CLI new command to disassociate public IP

                                          Please, add a command for Azure CLI to dissasociate an IP from a Virtual Machine! Also a command to associate it again, it would help.

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