Standalone Installer for Azure PowerShell modules

The How to install and configure Azure PowerShell MSDN article only provides a link to the Web Platform installer to download and install the Azure PowerShell module. This is a problem when you need to install on a locked down server which doesn’t have access to the wider internet.

Fortunately the standalone installer is available on GitHub at


Standalone Installer for Azure PowerShell modules

Love never fails

Love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person, its hopes are fadeless under all circumstances, and it endures everything [without weakening]. Love never fails!


Office 365 Visio Stencils

Thanks to ShowerHacks for the bluetooth speaker photos. Anyway, This is a neat set of modern Visio stencils for Office 365. There is a whole heap of icons (100+) that include Azure, Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, Cloud, Mobile devices and server infrastructure.

The new MSDN articles and help documents use these stencils so it’s nice of Microsoft to have shared it with us. Download them here and copy the .vss files to your \Documents\My Shapes folder.

Here’s a small sample of the available icons.

Office 365 Stencils

Office 365 Visio Stencils