Powershell – Generate Azure Inventory

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As with any managed services or infrastructure services projects, maintaining the server inventory is very crucial. The server-inventory-file provides a one-stop checklist, that you can refer while you are on priority 1 bridge calls.

With traditional data center, it is easy to maintain server/infra inventory in an excel sheet. But it is not the same with cloud, because the infrastructure is so dynamic.

The only solution to this problem is Automation. I have written a powershell script just to do that.

Below is the flow

  • Prompt user for Azure login credentials.
  • Prompt user to select subscription.
  • Pull inventory information for Azure VMs, Storage, VNet, NSG, External LB.
  • Populate the data in an excel sheet.
  • Prompt user if they want to view the sheet.

**Note: This script expects that you are using Powershell v5.0 and you have the excel modules installed. Basically you should have the MSOffice software installed.

Below is the link for…

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