As you may know, Microsoft has added access to Azure Shell (either PowerShell or Bash) directly from the portal; giving you the possibility to run shell commands directly from the web browser (see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=952)

Now, you can have access to the same without logging on to the Azure portal Smile – just go to https://shell.azure.com/

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If you have access to multiple Azure directory, you can then choose which one you want to connect to.

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If this is the first time you are accessing the Azure Shell, you will be requested to create a storage account used to save the temporary files generated.

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You can use the Advanced Settings option to define the resource group, location, storage account… you want to use or create

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If you already has a storage account configured, you will be requested which language (Bash or PowerShell) you want to use

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