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Automate Hybrid Processes Using Azure Automation

This hands-on lab walks through the process of onboarding a hybrid runbook worker and configuring hybrid process automation.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Jan 17, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) User Account, and Delegate Permissions

    1. Create an AD DS user account that can be used to automate the process of disabling inactive accounts.
    2. Delegate the required permissions using the principle of least privilege.
  2. Challenge

    Create an Azure Automation Credential

    1. Create an Azure Automation credential with the login details of the account you created in AD DS.
  3. Challenge

    Create a Hybrid Worker Group, and Onboard a Hybrid Worker

    1. Create a hybrid worker group, and onboard BRAHW1 as a hybrid worker.
  4. Challenge

    Create the Runbook

    1. Create a runbook named Disable-InactiveADAccounts with the following PowerShell script.
  5. Challenge

    Test the Runbook

    1. Test the runbook using the Test Pane.
  6. Challenge

    Start the Runbook

    1. Remove the WhatIf parameter from the script.
    2. Save and publish the runbook.
    3. Start the runbook, and observe the results.

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