Azure Insights: Cacoo; Passwords in PowerShell scripts; Changing VM disks; Azure Kubernetes Service

April 4 2020

Azure pros share their latest insights on protecting passwords in PowerShell scripts, changing VM disks of upgrading Azure Kubernetes Service, and planning architecture with Cacoo.

Protecting passwords with PowerShell scripts

A contributor to the Cloud and DevOps Blog shared how to use passwords in a PowerShell script without resorting to cleartext. Users can start by creating a password file, keeping the password in an encrypted format. A basic script prompts anyone trying to access the file for a username and password. Once the password is encrypted, it can be integrated into code. A key consideration is to make sure the script and password file are housed in the same directory.

Switching an Azure VM disk from Premium SSD to Standard HDD

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