Using Azure Automation to stop/start virtual machines

Today, we’ll see how we can leverage Azure Automation to stop/start virtual machines in Azure. We’ll begin with how to start virtual machine first and same steps can be applied to stop virtual machines. You’ll only need to change few commands in the runbook associated.

Login into Azure Resource Manager with your credentials. Click on Azure Automation account and then click on the runbooks section highlighted …Continue Reading

Getting Started With Azure Automation

What is Azure Automation?

As its almost clear from name, Azure Automation provides a way for users to automate the manual, long-running tasks in the Azure environment. It saves time, humane errors and increases the reliability of day to day administrative tasks in Azure. It is also possible to schedule these automated processes to run at specific intervals.

You can automate processes using runbooks or automate configuration management using Desired State Configuration …Continue Reading