Powershell: Create WebJob in Microsoft Azure 1


In The previous article we discussed about Automation: Powershell Script to create SQL Server in Microsoft Azure

<#
.SYNOPSIS
Create Web App Job in Azure Environment

.DESCRIPTION
This script creates a new Web app Job in the Azure Environment

.EXAMPLE
.CreateAzureWebSiteJob.ps1 -AzureSubscriptionName “dt – Dev” -WebSiteName “myPSTestWebSite” -WebSiteJobName “myPSTestWebSiteJob” -JobType “continuous” -JobFile “C:test.bat”
#>

Powershell Script to Create WebJob in Microsoft Azure

[CmdletBinding(SupportsShouldProcess = $true)]
param(
# The name of valide Azure Subscription associated with Account
[Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
[string]$AzureSubscriptionName,

# The webSite Name you want to create
[Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
[string]$WebSiteName,

# The webSite Job Name you want to create
[Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
[string]$WebSiteJobName,

# The webSite Job Type Name you want to create ‘triggered’ or ‘continuous’ Job
[Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
[string]$JobType,

# The full path to copy files from.
[Parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
[string]$JobFile
)

# The script has been tested on Powershell 3.0
Set-StrictMode -Version 3

[System.Net.WebRequest]::DefaultWebProxy.Credentials = [System.Net.CredentialCache]::DefaultCredentials

# To authenticate through Windows Azure Active Directory and downloads associated subscriptions.
#Add-AzureAccount

# Ensure the local path given exists. Create it if switch specified to do so.
if (-not (Test-Path $JobFile))
{
throw “Source path ‘$LocalFilePath’ does not exist.  Specify an existing valid path.”
}

# To select specific subscription from available subscription “Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN”
Select-AzureSubscription -SubscriptionName $AzureSubscriptionName

# Check if Windows Azure Powershell is avaiable
if ((Get-Module -ListAvailable Azure) -eq $null)
{
throw “Windows Azure Powershell not found! Please install from http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/downloads/#cmd-line-tools”
}
else
{
Write-Host “Windows Azure Powershell is available!!!”
}

# Create the website
$website = Get-AzureWebsite | Where-Object {$_.Name -eq $WebSiteName }
if (!($website -eq $null))
{
Write-Host “Creating website Job for ‘$WebSiteName’.”
New-AzureWebsiteJob -Name $WebSiteName -JobName $WebSiteJobName -JobType $JobType -JobFile $JobFile
Write-Host “Website Job ‘$WebSiteJobName’ is created successfully.”
}
else
{
throw “WebJob creation operation Failed. Website is not available.”
}


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