Using Azure Resource Manager in PowerShell

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How to connect to Microsoft Azure PowerShell and use Azure Resource Manager deployment mode.

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Microsoft Azure is a dynamic environment, and the process described here is going to be changed in a few weeks this method is going to be deprecated and the Azure Resource Manager will be a module in PowerShell, however until there this is the process to connect on Microsoft Azure and use ARM (Azure Resource Manager).

The first step is to open Microsoft Azure PowerShell, and run Add-AzureAccount , and that will pop-up the authentication page, fill out the credentials and complete the Sign in to Microsoft Azure PowerShell wizard.

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The result will be the subscriptions associated to you account.

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In order to use Azure Resource Manager, use the following cmdlet:

Switch-AzureMode –Name AzureResourceManager

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After a lot of verbose lines, we can test if we are in the right deployment mode by running Get-AzureResourceGroup which is only available in Azure Resource Manager deployment mode, as shown in the image below.

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Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Office Server and Services, besides the Microsoft Award he also holds a Solutions Master (MCSM) in Exchange and several other certifications. Anderson has been contributing to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, twitter, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor here at ITPROCentral.com, MSExchange.org, Techgenix.com and Anderson Patricio.org (Portuguese).

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