Tuesday, February 10, 2015

PowerShell Suggestions : Write the Azure PowerShell Module version in all of your Azure Scripts.

 

She emailed me, Yes! "A Murky Ana!" and in the email she asked me that if it is necessary to document a "PowerShell Module version" in the "PowerShell scripts"?

I replied to her :-

Hi Ana!,

It's really good to document "PowerShell Module" version information of you are about to use a single PowerShell module only. For example, if you about to write a Long PowerShell scripts only for Microsoft Azure, then it's worth to mention a module version on the top of your PowerShell Scripts.

it's help other to check their Azure PowerShell module version before running your scripts so that no compatibility issues arises. If you like you can write a little bit tiny-miny PowerShell function to check the module version and only run the scripts if they match the desired version of the PowerShell modules.

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Checking the version of any module is very simple, just see the below command for an example.

PS C:\> (Get-Module -Name 'Azure').Version

Get-Module

I am hoping that you are able to understand now that it's a good to write the information of Module versions in the scripts.

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Regards.

Aman Dhally
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