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Test AZ Module (Azure)

Best way to test if the AZ-Module is installed and to get started login to your Azure Tenant with this command: If your Azure powershell commands don't work check the following:

  • You are not logged in.


One-liner to get any tenant ID without being logged in:

if(($result = Read-Host "Enter a tenant name you want the tenant ID of: ") -eq ''){"You need to add a tenant name"}else{Write-Host('TenantID: ' + (Invoke-WebRequest$|ConvertFrom-Json).token_endpoint.Split('/')[3])}

You can't rename a resource group but you can move it:

Get-AzureRmResource -ResourceGroupName <sourceResourceGroupName> | Move-AzureRmResource -DestinationResourceGroupName <destResourceGroupName>

Resource Providers

Make sure all resource providers required are activated/registered: Source:

Get-AzureRmResourceProvider -ListAvailable | where {$_.RegistrationState -eq "Registered"} | Select ProviderNamespace, RegistrationState

To register a specific resource provider run the following Powershell command:

Register-AzureRmResourceProvider -ProviderNamespace ResourceProvider.Name

Virtual Machine (VM)

Encrypt VM

List all VMs and if they are using Azure Disk Encryption (but not the extension version):

$osVolEncrypted = {(Get-AzVMDiskEncryptionStatus -ResourceGroupName $_.ResourceGroupName -VMName $_.Name).OsVolumeEncrypted}
$dataVolEncrypted= {(Get-AzVMDiskEncryptionStatus -ResourceGroupName $_.ResourceGroupName -VMName $_.Name).DataVolumesEncrypted}
Get-AzVm | Format-Table @{Label="MachineName"; Expression={$_.Name}}, @{Label="OsVolumeEncrypted"; Expression=$osVolEncrypted}, @{Label="DataVolumesEncrypted"; Expression=$dataVolEncrypted}

Encrypt a VM

Short example

Function EncryptVM($KeyVault,$KeyName,$VM){
    $kv = Get-azKeyVault -VaultName $KeyVault
    $key = get-Azkeyvaultkey -Name $KeyName -VaultName $KeyVault
    Set-AzVmDiskEncryptionExtension -ResourceGroupName $kv.ResourceGroupName -DiskEncryptionKeyVaultId  $kv.ResourceID -DiskEncryptionKeyVaultUrl $kv.VaultURI -VMName $VM -KeyEncryptionKeyVaultId $kv.ResourceID -KeyEncryptionKeyUrl $ -SkipVmBackup -VolumeType "All"

Full script

$keyVaultName = "kvVMencyption"
$resourceGroupName = "rg-VM-encyption"
$keyEncryptionKeyName = "VMencyptionKey"
$location = "westeurope"

Write-Host "Creating new resource group: ($resourceGroupName)";
$resGroup = Get-AzResourceGroup -Name $resourceGroupName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue;
if (-not $resGroup) { $resGroup = New-AzResourceGroup -Name $resourceGroupName -Location $location; }

Write-Host "Creating a new KeyVault named $keyVaultName to store encryption keys";
$keyVault = Get-AzKeyVault -VaultName $keyVaultName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue;
if (-not $keyVault) { $keyVault = New-AzKeyVault -VaultName $keyVaultName -ResourceGroupName $resourceGroupName -Sku Standard -Location $location; }

Set-AzKeyVaultAccessPolicy -VaultName $keyVaultName -EnabledForDiskEncryption;

Write-Host "Enabling Soft Delete on KeyVault $keyVaultName";
$resource = Get-AzResource -ResourceId $keyVault.ResourceId;
$resource.Properties | Add-Member -MemberType "NoteProperty" -Name "enableSoftDelete" -Value "true" -Force;
Set-AzResource -resourceid $resource.ResourceId -Properties $resource.Properties -Force;

Write-Host "Adding resource lock on  KeyVault $keyVaultName";
$lockNotes = "KeyVault may contain AzureDiskEncryption secrets required to boot encrypted VMs";
New-AzResourceLock -LockLevel CanNotDelete -LockName "LockKeyVault" -ResourceName $resource.Name -ResourceType $resource.ResourceType -ResourceGroupName $resource.ResourceGroupName -LockNotes $lockNotes -Force;

Write-Host "Creating key encryption key named:$keyEncryptionKeyName in Key Vault: $keyVaultName";
$kek = Add-AzKeyVaultKey -VaultName $keyVaultName -Name $keyEncryptionKeyName -Destination Software -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue;
$keyEncryptionKeyUrl = $kek.Key.Kid;

foreach($vm in Get-AzVm)
    if($vm.Location.replace(' ','').ToLower() -ne $keyVault.Location.replace(' ','').ToLower())
        Write-Error "To enable AzureDiskEncryption, VM and KeyVault must belong to same subscription and same region. vm Location:  $($vm.Location.ToLower()) , keyVault Location: $($keyVault.Location.ToLower())";

    Write-Host "Encrypting VM: $($vm.Name) in ResourceGroup: $($vm.ResourceGroupName) " -foregroundcolor Green;
    Set-AzVMDiskEncryptionExtension -ResourceGroupName $vm.ResourceGroupName -VMName $vm.Name -DiskEncryptionKeyVaultUrl $diskEncryptionKeyVaultUrl -DiskEncryptionKeyVaultId $keyVaultResourceId -KeyEncryptionKeyUrl $keyEncryptionKeyUrl -KeyEncryptionKeyVaultId $keyVaultResourceId -VolumeType 'All';

    Get-AzVmDiskEncryptionStatus -ResourceGroupName $vm.ResourceGroupName -VMName $vm.Name;
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