Automation

Azure Automation allows you to automate the creation, monitoring, deployment, and maintenance of resources in your Azure environment using a highly-available workflow execution engine. Orchestrate time-consuming, error-prone, and frequently repeated tasks against Azure and third party systems to decrease time to value for your cloud operations.

Visit the Automation page to learn more about Automation and how to get started.

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  1. Creation of Run As accounts using ARM Template

    Creation of Run As accounts using ARM Template

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  2. Bring Azure Automation and DSC to Azure Stack

    Please bring Azure Automation and DSC to on-premises to Azure Stack . This is an important part of the hybrid cloud story.

    This is a copy from here: https://feedback.azure.com/forums/344565-azure-stack/suggestions/11632959-where-is-sma-in-microsoft-azure-stack .

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  3. Direct connection to Storage Accounts via Azure automation is not possible without using a hybrid worker.

    Currently, we cannot use the Connections strings to a storage account to connect to the Azure file share on azure automation. To access the blob/file share, we need to set up a hybrid worker and from there we can do whatever we want
    This shouldn't be the case, we should be able to establish direct connection to the file share.

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  4. Azure Automation should support Write-Information

    Using Write-Output to display information on the output pane in Azure Automation does not work within functions or workflows that must return objects to the pipeline for use by other activities/cmdlets.

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    0 comments  ·  Integration with other products  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote & comment on. This allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

  5. Use automation account to patch the SharePoint security updates

    When we use the update management to patch the SharePoint security updates, we will face the error 0x80240020 error.
    According to the link, the error was occurred by we cannot logged on to the server.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/update/windows-update-errors

    So we have to manually update the patches.
    We would like to use the update management to update these patches in the future.

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    Thanks for the valid suggestion. Your feedback is now open for the user community to upvote which allows us to effectively prioritize your request against our existing feature backlog and also gives us insight into the potential impact of implementing the suggested feature.

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