9:00 - 9:45
Azure PowerShell Evolution: Get Comfortable with the Az Commands accepted
Azure PowerShell has evolved a great deal over the past few years. We have the Azure, AzureRM, and Az modules–which to use, when? Attend this beginner-level tutorial to get a firm grasp on where Microsoft is headed with Azure PowerShell. Limit your code refactoring and improve your proficiency with the technology.
10:00 - 10:45
It’s PowerShell In the Cloud – Welcome to Azure Cloud Shell accepted
As more organizations move towards the cloud and using Microsoft Azure, there is a need to leverage our existing practices in that environment. That is where Azure Cloud Shell comes in. Azure Cloud Shell provides a CLI for administrators into their Azure subscription resources. Access to Azure Cloud Shell is available through a variety of methods including the Azure Portal and shell.azure.com. Admins can choose their environment: bash or PowerShell.
For this session, the focus will be on using PowerShell through Azure Cloud Shell. It will begin with an introduction to Azure Cloud Shell for an understanding of the platform, uses, features, and limitations. Discussion of Use cases will include locked down admin workstations, rotating devices, and non-Windows device usage. Then we’ll dive into working with Azure Cloud Shell from setup to Azure PowerShell to the Cloud Shell editor.
Demos planned include: -Initial setup including Azure File Storage -Command discovery -Installing custom modules from PowerShell Gallery -Working with Azure PowerShell and the Az module -Uploading resources to Azure File Storage for use in Azure Cloud Shell -Using SSH for remoting to VMs (If time allows) -Working with Git Repos (If time allows) -Using the Cloud Shell editor (Monaco)
All attendees will leave with the information they need to begin immediately managing Azure subscription resources with Azure Cloud Shell using a personalized interface. Everyone will learn Stuff!
11:00 - 11:45
PowerShell DSC and AWS Systems Manager
AWS Systems Manager launched integrated support for Windows PowerShell DSC with the AWS-ApplyDSCMofs document in November 2018. In this session we will deep dive into the documents features, including integrations with AWS Systems Manager Compliance, AWS Secrets Manager, and more! You will leave the session with a solid understanding of how to leverage the PowerShell DSC feature enhancements available in the AWS Systems Manager implementation.