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Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer: Implement Imperative Virtual Machine Configuration Management

by John Savill

Provisioning a VM in Azure is barely half the story. Once the VM exists, the guest operating system needs to be configured. This course explores key configuration solutions for VMs in Azure.

What you'll learn

Deciding how to configure guest operating systems in Azure can initially be a stopping point for many organizations. In this course, Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer: Implement Imperative Virtual Machine Configuration Management, you'll learn how to perform configuration of both Windows and Linux VMs running in Azure. First, you will examine fundamental configuration capabilities for all VMs in Azure. Next, you will discover technologies specifically focused on Linux configuration in Azure. Finally, you will discover how to inject custom scripts from the Azure fabric into both Windows and Linux using the Custom Script Extension. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of VM configuration needed to define a complete provisioning and configuration approach for your Azure VMs.

About the author

John Savill is an 11-time MVP, and he holds many Microsoft certifications including Azure Infrastructure and Azure Architecture specialist. John is the author of the popular original FAQ for Windows and posts numerous blogs to his site. John has written eight books on Microsoft technologies including Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services and Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.

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