Installing and setting PowerShell Core

Getting started with Azure requires PowerShell & Bash CLI and best to install PowerShell Core rather than pre-installed Windows PowerShell to make use of advanced Azure Modules.

Here is how to get started with installation!

Download PowerShell Core v6.2 from

We can then install Azure modules in PowerShell Core using below command.

This command will install all of the Azure Modules

   $ Install-Module -Name Az -AllowClobber

How to check if Azure modules were installed?

Run $ Get-AzVM 

Since Azure account is still not connected yet, you will get above error but that validates your Azure modules are successfully installed.

To connect to you Azure account run $ Connect-AzAccount command

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