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Azure CLI: Getting Started

by Mark Heath

This course is packed full of practical examples that show how the Azure CLI, a cross-platform, open source command line tool, can be used to manage Virtual Machines, storage accounts, web apps, databases, ARM deployments, and more.

What you'll learn

The Azure CLI is a cross-platform, open source command line tool that makes it really easy to create and manage your Azure resources right from the command prompt. In this course, Azure CLI: Getting Started, you'll learn everything you need to become an effective user of this powerful tool. First, you'll discover how easy it is to create, manage, and delete all kinds of Azure resources both from the command prompt and even from the browser with the cloud shell. Then, you'll delve into practical examples of how you can use the Azure CLI for all kinds of common real-world resource management scenarios, such as creating Virtual Machines, backing up databases, and initiating deployments with ARM templates. Finally, you'll explore how to securely automate the Azure API by creating service principals with access only to specific resources. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to quickly and easily write automated scripts to manage and maintain your own Azure infrastructure.

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About the author

Mark Heath is a software developer based in Southampton, England, working for NICE Systems as a software architect creating cloud based digital evidence management systems for the police. He is the creator of NAudio, an open source audio framework for .NET. He is passionate about continually improving his skills and training other developers, and in recent years has been particularly focused on the challenges of creating scalable and reliable Azure-deployed systems. In his (very limited) spare t... more

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