Getting Started with Azure Automation

Azure Automation is a valuable and flexible tool for automating tasks of all kinds. This course will teach you the fundamentals you need to get started automating away mundane and error prone tasks, and increasing your value as an IT Pro.
Course info
Rating
(52)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 17, 2017
Duration
1h 10m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introducing Azure Automation
Creating an Azure Automation Runbook
Storing and Using Automation Assets
Testing Runbooks
Publishing and Running Runbooks
Description
Course info
Rating
(52)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 17, 2017
Duration
1h 10m
Description

Automation is increasingly becoming a crucial part of IT, and as an IT professional, it's in your very best interest to embrace it. In this course, Getting Started with Azure Automation, you'll learn foundational knowledge you need to start using Azure Automation to deliver solutions and value. First, you'll explore the different components that make up Azure Automation. Next, you'll discover how to create and administer automation solutions. Finally, you'll learn how to maintain and manage automation solutions after you've delivered them. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of Azure Automation needed to deliver professional IT automation solutions. Software required: Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016.

About the author
About the author

Thomas Rayner is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and Honorary Scripting Guy. He is a master technologist who specializes in DevOps, systems and process automation, public, private and hybrid cloud, and PowerShell.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, welcome to my course, Getting Started with Azure Automation. I'm Thomas Rayner, Microsoft MVP and Honorary Scripting Guy. In this course we're going to introduce you to Azure Automation, Microsoft's cloud-based automation solution, learn about all the different components that make up Azure Automation, create our own automation solutions, and learn about monitoring and maintaining solutions that have been delivered. By the end of this course you'll have the fundamental skills to dive into Azure Automation, to start saving time, and lowering overhead costs by delivering IT automation solutions of your own. Before beginning this course you should be familiar with Windows PowerShell. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about IT automation with the Getting Started with Azure Automation course at Pluralsight.