Azure VM Runtime Team

Azure VM Runtime Team

The treatFailureAsDeploymentFailure flag

In both VmApplications and RunCommand, we support a property called "treatFailureAsDeploymentFailure". Note that for Managed RunCommand it may not be visible yet in Powershell or CLI, but it is available via ARM. Note that this flag is only available for managed RunCommand. It is not available for action RunCommand. For those unaware, ...

How to determine if your Runcommand script failed

Today, we're going to cover what can be a maddening issue in just determining whether your script failed. Let's start with a very simple operation. Open a Powershell window and run the following: This shouldn't be rocket science here. It's very clear that "this is an error" is, in fact, an error. So, with this universal fact determined, ...

Long running RunCommands

Recently, there's been a bit of confusion involving long running RunCommands. For reference, the default wait time for RunCommand has been 90 minutes - the same as all other extensions. But what if you have a script that takes longer? Well, we've added a timeoutInSeconds parameter just for that purpose! The only slight problem is ...