Connect PowerShell to your Azure Subscription using Azure AD account

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Just a cross post highlighting my blog entry on our team blog called  “Ask PFE Platforms” about using Azure AD to connect PowerShell to an Azure Subscription

“A while back I had shared with you a way to connect PowerShell to your Azure Subscription via the certificate method using Get-AzurePublishSettingsFile cmdlet. This method works as long as the subscription and certificates are valid, and it has limitations when more than one person is expected to be able to access the subscription. Also, Azure Resource Manager doesn’t accept certificate based authentication. Today, I would like to give you a quick overview on an alternative way using an Azure AD account. Going forward this is a preferred way as it enables mechanism to manage a subscription and is compatible with Azure Resource Manager”

Check it out…

http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2015/11/23/an-alternative-way-to-connect-powershell-to-azure-using-an-azure-ad-account.aspx

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