Appendix B. Using Microsoft Azure PowerShell commands

This appendix provides instructions to install, configure, and use Azure PowerShell commands.


Microsoft Azure PowerShell can be installed via Web Platform Installer. Just find “Microsoft Azure PowerShell” and install the software using all default options.

Once Microsoft Azure PowerShell is installed, you can press the Windows key+Q, search for “Microsoft Azure PowerShell,” and then click the found entry to launch the command line window. Optionally, you can right-click the found entry and select Pin To Start to pin a tile to the Windows start screen or Pin To Taskbar to pin a launch icon to the Windows taskbar.

Sign in

To sign in, use the following command:

Login-AzureRmAccount ...

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