Combining azure and powershell with a simple example

Greetings all,

I thought it would be nice to start of with a little bit of Powershell. In the first post I will explain the scenario we got and in furture posts we elaborate on it and further automate it.

Recently a friend of mine asked me for some advice, he basically had a pretty straight forward question, how do I set up a VM within Azure and have that machine act as an FTP server. I think this serves as a pretty simple but good example on which we can elaborate. In this post I’ll take you through the steps of creating and setting up the VM using the Azure Portal and the remote desktop client (for use on the VM once we have it in place).

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