Sathish Selliah on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:04
We have a requirement to start and stop VM [after 2 hours of usage] using powershell from a web page
I've used a powershell scripts to just start and stop VM in the azure portal. The idea is for the customers via website access the demo platform and it automatically turns off after 2 hours
Please let know me if its possible and if so how it can be done?
Sadiqh Ahmed on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:20:54
Thank you for reaching out to us!
You can use Azure Automation, provides an easy way to run PowerShell workflows in Azure and with the Azure AD integration, this is now easier than ever to use.
In this walkthrough a new Azure Automation account will be created, a securely stored Azure AD credential created, two runbooks (PowerShell workflows) authored to stop/start your VM, and then assigning a schedule to run them at required times.
More details on this page.
Also, check this link - https://www.petri.com/stop-microsoft-azure-virtual-machines-in-parallel-with-powershell
Hope that helps!
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