Remove Auto Scaling from an Azure App Service using Azure PowerShell

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

I needed to remove some auto scale settings from one of my App Services using Azure PowerShell so I decided to document that here.  Here are the steps: Login Set the subscription context Get the existing Auto Scale rules based on Resource Group Remove the Auto Scale rule Please keep reading for more details. Login…

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How to set Azure PowerShell to a specific Azure Subscription

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

#Azure #AzurePowerShell #AppService #PowerShell If you have multiple Azure Subscriptons, when you login you get a default subscription set, so if you try and take any actions on a feature in another subscription you would get a ‘NotFound’ like error.  So you need to set the correct subscription. The old (ASM) way of doing that…

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How to delete an Azure App Service Plan using Azure PowerShell

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

#Azure #AzurePowerShell #AppService #PowerShell I wrote an article here about what an App Service Plan is.  In simple terms it is the Virtual Machine that is running your web sites.  It has a different name becuase the ASP can be SMALL, MEDIUM or LARGE in size or have certain features based on the modes FREE,…

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How to configure auto scaling for an Azure App Service with PowerShell

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

In some cases, there are features which exist on the backend REST APIs which are not yet implemented in the portal.  For example, I support the Azure German Cloud as well, and at the moment you cannot configure Auto Scaling from the portal, but the PowerShell cmdlets which call the REST APIs to configure it…

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Scale an App Service from FREE to SHARED BASIC STANDARD or PREMIUM using PowerShell

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

Although I really prefer GUIs over scripts, I still find myself needing to help others resolve scripting issues.  I recently needed to help find the way to scale an Azure App Service Web App from the default Tier of FREE to STANDARD.  FREE is default when created from PowerShell and you do not provide a…

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Export an Azure App Service Certificate PFX PowerShell

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

I found this article “Creating a local PFX copy of App Service Certificate” here and wanted to do a reproduction of it. I wrote an article here where I discussed “How (I) configured an App Service Certificate for my Azure App Service” which might help to get a broader perspective of what and how to…

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Configure PowerShell for running Azure Cmdlets

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azure powershell

I am really a GUI fan, but sometimes I have to help people run Azure PowerShell cmdlets.  I wrote a few other Azure PowerShell articles like these here: How to tell which Azure PowerShell version you are running Moving an Azure App Service Deploy an App Service using Azure PowerShell to a Deployment Slot In…

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Azure Management Certificates (German Cloud, Azure Deutschland)

German Cloud Black Forest
German Cloud Black Forest

This article has to do mostly with the German Cloud, #GermanCloud #AzureGermany because it is most probable that there will not be anything similar to manage.windowsazure.com deployed to this solution.  Why is that important?  It is important because this is historically how many people configured thier PowerShell or other clients to make deployments/configurations onto Azure. …

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How to connect a PowerShell client to the German Cloud

German Cloud Black Forest
German Cloud Black Forest

As you many know there is a new sovereign instance of Azure in Germany the the German Cloud.  #GermanCloud There are some differences between then, for example you need a new subscription, the one for the public cloud does not transfer over, find out about that here.  Also, there is a different address for the…

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Execute an Azure PowerShell (ARM) script without prompting for credentials

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

Something I have noticed and seems to be a path being set forward is that ASM capabilities are not going to be available in an Azure Sovereign clouds.  By ASM, I mean anything that is dependent on this URL manage.windowsazure.com.  Therefore, if you have any dependency on that and plan to move into an Azure…

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Moving an Azure App Service

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

I like keeping my things in order, so over time as my Azure consumption grows, I begin to recognize and learn that maybe I should have put all the related resources into the same resource group.  Here is an example of how I moved an App Service Web app from one resource group to another….

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Deploy an App Service using Azure PowerShell to a Deployment Slot

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

I wrote an article here that explains how to install Azure PowerShell and to check what version it is. A trend that I am seeing is the we tend to create the capabilities to make modifications to an Azure feature and exposed the interface. Then we create a PowerShell cmdlet and then later it gets…

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How to tell which Azure PowerShell version you are running

Azure PowerShell
Azure PowerShell

I have see a lot of articles about running complicated cmdlets searching for the version of Azure PowerShell they are running. First, I always install Microsoft components using the Web Platform Installer, similar to that shown in Figure 1. Figure 1, how to install Microsoft Azure PowerShell Then to see what version it is, I…

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Using KUDU with Microsoft Azure Web Apps

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Azure PowerShell

There is a nice set of troubleshooting and analysis tools for use with Microsoft Azure Web Apps (formerlly Web Sites) called KUDU.  Information about that tool set can be found here. It is useful for capturing a memory dump, as explained here, looking at deployment logs, viewing configuration parameters and much more. To access your KUDU console, using your…

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