New-​Azure​Rm​Automation​Account

Creates an Automation account.

Syntax

New-AzureRmAutomationAccount
   [-ResourceGroupName] <String>
   [-Name] <String>
   [-Location] <String>
   [-Plan <String>]
   [-Tags <IDictionary>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The New-AzureRmAutomationAccount cmdlet creates an Azure Automation account in a resource group.

An Automation account is a container for Automation resources that is isolated from the resources of other Automation accounts. Automation resources include runbooks, Desired State Configuration (DSC) configurations, jobs, and assets.

Examples

Example 1: Create an automation account

PS C:\> New-AzureRmAutomationAccount -Name "ContosoAutomationAccount" -Location "East US" -ResourceGroupName "ResourceGroup01"

This command creates a new automation account named ContosoAutomationAccount in the East US region.

Required Parameters

-Location

Specifies the location in which this cmdlet creates the Automation account. To obtain valid locations, use the Get-AzureRMLocation cmdlet.

Type:String
Position:3
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies a name for the Automation account.

Type:String
Aliases:AutomationAccountName
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ResourceGroupName

Specifies the name of a resource group to which this cmdlet adds an Automation account.

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-Plan

Specifies the plan for the Automation account. Valid values are: - Basic

  • Free
Type:String
Parameter Sets:Free, Basic
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Tags

Specifies tags for the Automation account.

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