New-​Azure​Automation​Certificate

Creates an Azure Automation certificate.

Syntax

New-AzureAutomationCertificate
   -AutomationAccountName <String>
   [-Description <String>]
   [-Exportable]
   -Name <String>
   [-Password <SecureString>]
   -Path <String>
   [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The New-AzureAutomationCertificate cmdlet creates a certificate in Microsoft Azure Automation. You provide the path to a certificate file to upload.

Examples

Example 1: Create a certificate

PS C:\> $password = ConvertTo-SecureString "PassWord!" -AsPlainText -Force
PS C:\> New-AzureAutomationCertificate -AutomationAccountName "Contoso17" -Name "MyCertificate" -Path "./cert.pfx" -Password $password

These commands create a certificate in Azure Automation named MyCertificate. The first command creates the password for the certificate file that is used in the second command that creates the certificate.

Required Parameters

-AutomationAccountName

Specifies the name of the Automation account the certificate will be stored in.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies a name for the certificate.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Path

Specifies the path to a script file to upload. The file can be .cer or .pfx.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-Description

Specifies a description for the certificate.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Exportable

Indicates the certificate can be exported.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Password

Specifies the password for the certificate file.

Type:SecureString
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Profile

Specifies the Azure profile from which this cmdlet reads. If you do not specify a profile, this cmdlet reads from the local default profile.

Type:AzureSMProfile
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

Microsoft.Azure.Commands.Automation.Model.CertificateInfo