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Azure PowerShell ARM Profile

If you’re using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) cmdlets and debugging scripts in the ISE, it can be painful to keep executing Login-AzureRmAccount to establish a connection to the subscription on which you want to execute your code against.  As you know

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Manage Windows Azure IaaS w/PowerShell

Quite often when creating new Virtual Machines in Azure IaaS we find ourselves looking up the available Azure VM Role Sizes on a Region by Region basis.  What I’d like to have handy is a quick Excel spreadsheet that I

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Export multiple Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Guests with PowerShell Part II

Expanding upon the basics demonstrated in Part I of this series, let’s now look at exporting multiple machines using a single PowerShell script.  We’ll use the same director structure as outlined in Part I, but here we have a few

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Export multiple Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Guests with PowerShell Part I

After spending many hours building out multiple Hyper-V guests there’s always a chance that something will go wrong and you’ll be needing a backup to restore from.  There are many options available, but suffice it to say that while useful,

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Create A Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Machine with PowerShell

Creating a new guest hyper-v image using the Hyper-V Manager can become tedious after awhile especially when the need arises for creating an entire lab environment consisting of multiple guests all in one shot. Using PowerShell to accomplish a task

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