Protect your virtual machine settings with Azure Automation State Configuration

Beginner
Administrator
Azure
Virtual Machines
Automation

Create a desired state configuration script that checks that IIS is installed. Onboard virtual machines (VMs) for management by Azure Automation. Automatically install IIS on the VMs where that feature is missing.

In this module, you will:

  • Identify the capabilities of Azure Automation State Configuration
  • Learn how to onboard VMs for management by Azure Automation
  • Automatically update VMs to maintain a desired state configuration (DSC)

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with Azure VMs
  • Ability to execute scripts with Azure CLI and PowerShell