Change the Size of an Azure VM using PowerShell

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Time
45 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner

In this IT Pro Challenge provided by Learn on Demand Systems you will create and run a PowerShell script to change the size of an Azure VM. NOTE: Before you begin, please ensure you have ...

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Overview

Introduction

The Changing The Size Of An Azure Virtual Machine Using PowerShell Guided Lab is a premium Cybrary lab intended for students at the beginner level. This guided lab teaches students how to check the size of a virtual machine in the Azure cloud environment and how to change the size of the virtual machine. This will help students develop skills in using virtual machines and knowledge of virtualization technologies. These are important to many work roles, including Enterprise Architects, Network Operations Specialists, and System Administrators. Upon completion of this lab, the student will be able to verify the size of and modify the size of a virtual machine in the Azure cloud environment. This lab is allotted 30 minutes to complete. Although the Guided option in Learn on Demand labs provides objectives and hints, you will need to have a basic understanding of how to use PowerShell. You may want to review how to create a storage account in Azure and the Get-AzureRMVM and Update-AzureRMVM cmdlets' documentation before beginning. The Changing The Size Of An Azure Virtual Machine Using PowerShell Guided Lab will provide the information needed to complete the tasks, but you may want to challenge yourself to complete the tasks without using the hints.

Skill/Activity Breakdown

The Changing The Size Of An Azure Virtual Machine Using PowerShell Guided Lab requires students to create a file share and set up PowerShell in the Azure cloud environment. This helps develop skills in using virtual machines. This skill is important for the Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst, Cyber Instructor, Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence Forensics Analyst, Security Control Assessor, and System Administrator work roles. Once the file share is created, the student will use PowerShell within the Azure Cloud Shell to change the size of a virtual machine.  

The Changing The Size Of An Azure Virtual Machine Using PowerShell Guided Lab is a good choice for students desiring to gain basic experience with an Azure cloud environment. This is a short lab that is appropriate for beginners who have some familiarity with PowerShell.

By completing the Changing The Size Of An Azure Virtual Machine Using PowerShell Guided Lab, the student will learn how to create a file share, set up PowerShell in Azure, check the size of a virtual machine, and modify the size of a virtual machine. Learning these skills will help students develop skills in using virtual machines and knowledge of virtual machine technologies. These are important for many work roles within information technology and cybersecurity.

Conclusion

The Changing The Size Of An Azure Virtual Machine Using PowerShell Guided Lab is presented by Cybrary and was created by Learn On Demand. This lab develops skills in using virtual machines and knowledge of virtual machine technologies. This lab would be beneficial for students in most of the career paths offered by Cybrary. It would be particularly helpful for those pursuing the Network Engineer and System Administrator career paths. Completing the lab means the students can determine the size of a virtual machine and then modify the size using PowerShell in an Azure cloud environment.

Click on the Changing The Size Of An Azure Virtual Machine Using PowerShell Guided Lab to learn how to change the size of a virtual machine using PowerShell in Azure.