Start an Azure Automation Runbook with a Schedule or PowerShell

Azure Automation Schedule and PowerShell

This video goes over the steps to create a shared scheduled on Azure Automation.  We review options available to create and edit a schedule.  Then we link the schedule to a runbook to automatically start a runbook based on a schedule.  Next, we view the Azure Automation and Runbook settings with PowerShell, then run and view the progress of a job.

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Link Azure Automation to Log Analytics

Azure Automation Log Analytics

Log Analytics is a great tool for storing and searching log data.  We can link an Azure Automation account to a Log Analytics workspace, but the process may not be as obvious as one would think.  In this video, we create a Log Analytics workspace then link it to Azure Automation account. Next, we configure the Automation account to send diagnostic data to a Log Analytics workspace and verify data goes to the workspace.

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Manage Azure Automation Runbooks with Git Source Control

Storing important automation scripts on a file share or local hard drive?  There is a better way with Azure Automation and Source Control integration.  In this video, we review how to enable source control integration with an Azure Automation account.  We look at the options, then walk-through configuring Source Control with Azure DevOps, identifying where we can specify to use GitHub instead.  Finally, we add, modify, and delete an Azure Automation runbook.

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Getting Started with Microsoft Graph and PowerShell

The Azure AD and MSOnline PowerShell Modules will be depreciated soon.  The replacement is the Microsoft Graph PowerShell module based on the Microsoft Graph API.  This video is for those new to the Microsoft Graph API.  The video starts by reviewing the change and outlining differences between the Azure AD and MSOnline modules and the new Microsoft Graph module.  We then move on to examples using groups.  We search for a group, add a group, update group membership, and then remove the group. 

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AZ-900 Describe Cloud Service Types, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

The following video is for those preparing for the AZ-900, Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  This video covers the skills “describe cloud service types” found under “describe cloud concepts” of the published skills measured.  Skills include IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and the shared responsibility model.

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AZ-900 Benefits of Cloud Services Part 2 Security, Governance, and Management in the Cloud

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

The following video is for those preparing for the AZ-900, Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  This video covers the skills “describe the benefits of using cloud services” found under “describe cloud concepts” of the published skills measured.  Skills include security, governance, management in the cloud.

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AZ-900 Benefits of Cloud Services Part 1 High Availability, Scalability, Reliability, Predictability

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

The following video is for those preparing for the AZ-900, Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  This video covers the skills “describe the benefits of using cloud services” found under “describe cloud concepts” of the published skills measured. Skills include high availability, scalability, reliability, and predictability.

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AZ-900 Describe Cloud Concepts, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Part 2

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

This is the second video in a series on the Azure AZ900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam updated May 2022. The AZ-900 is required for the Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification. The video covers the skills measured “Describe Cloud Computing” found under the section heading “Describe Cloud Concepts”. Topics include public, private, and hybrid cloud models, cloud pricing models, and consumption-based model. Keep an eye on the playlist for more videos to come.

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