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Azure resource tagging using PowerShell

Azure resource tagging is a great way to label or group your Azure resources based on custom names and values. For example you could have a tag named “owner” for specifying the resource owner or “patchphase” for noting what phase to patch the OS or application running on a virtual machine. The issue with Azure resource tagging is the management of the tags when you have more than a handful of resources, so pretty much…

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Create a PowerShell Object from contents of a file

No doubt you already use PowerShell for a wide range of tasks and consequently are already familiar working with PowerShell objects? This post explains how to turn the contents of a file into a PowerShell object. You can then use this object for whatever you need. Say you have a file in C:\data\ with the content: hostname=file-server-1 os=Windows 2012R2 location=Digbeth city=Birmingham installed=01-06-2015 active=yes Now you create a PowerShell function that will take the above content…

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