Find SKUs and Images available in Azure RM

If you’ve landed here, odds are you are trying to find the SKUs or images available for your Microsoft Azure subscription and have already hit multiple pages referencing the outdated Get-AzureVMImage command. Things change quickly in the cloud and old data seems to linger for a while.

But have no fear. The information below outlines the commands to get the details on the Azure publisher, offer name, SKU Name and list all the VM images available based on location and subscription.

To find the needed information, first set the location; Central US in this example. Use the command below to find the location name if needed.

Get-AzureRmLocation | Select Location,DisplayName
$locName = "centralus"

Get-AzureRmLocation Get Location

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Configure Prerequisites for a VM with Azure Resource Manager

This is the first part of a two part video on configuring the prerequisite and deploying a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure Resource Manager.  The video gives an introduction to Azure Resource Manager and Resource Groups as well as Virtual Networks and Storage Accounts.  This video is intended for people new to Azure or Azure RM.  The script used in this video can be found below.

Click here for part two.

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Deploy a Basic VM in Azure Resource Manager

This is the second part of a two part video on configuring the prerequisite and deploying a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure Resource Manager.  This video is intended for people new to Azure or Azure RM.  The script used in this video can be found below.  

Click here for the first video on setting up prerequisites.

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