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Connecting PowerShell to Your Azure Subscription

by Russell Smith

Install Microsoft Azure PowerShell and securely connect to your Azure subscription.

What you'll learn

This course guides sysadmins through the process of installing the Azure PowerShell cmdlets on their local PC using the Web Platform Installer, and then making a secure connection to an Azure subscription. The session concludes with a demonstration of some basic cmdlets to stop and start Azure virtual machines from the command line.

About the author

Russell Smith specializes in the management and security of Microsoft-based IT systems. In addition to being a Contributing Editor at the Petri IT Knowledgebase, Russell blogs for Netwrix, and is an instructor at Pluralsight. Russell has more than 14 years of experience in IT, and has written a book on Windows security, co-authored one for Microsoft's Official Academic Course (MOAC) series, and was a regular contributor at Windows IT Professional magazine.

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