az automation runbook

Note

This reference is part of the automation extension for the Azure CLI (version 2.40.0 or higher). The extension will automatically install the first time you run an az automation runbook command. Learn more about extensions.

Automation Runbook.

Commands

az automation runbook create

Create the runbook identified by runbook name.

az automation runbook delete

Delete the runbook by name.

az automation runbook list

Retrieve a list of runbooks.

az automation runbook publish

Publish runbook draft.

az automation runbook replace-content

Replace content of the runbook.

az automation runbook revert-to-published

Revert the runbook content to last known published state.

az automation runbook show

Retrieve the runbook identified by runbook name.

az automation runbook start

Start the runbook.

az automation runbook update

Update the runbook identified by runbook name.

az automation runbook wait

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of the automation runbook is met.

az automation runbook create

Create the runbook identified by runbook name.

az automation runbook create --automation-account-name
                             --name
                             --resource-group
                             --type {Graph, GraphPowerShell, GraphPowerShellWorkflow, PowerShell, PowerShellWorkflow, Python2, Python3, Script}
                             [--description]
                             [--location]
                             [--log-activity-trace]
                             [--log-progress {false, true}]
                             [--log-verbose {false, true}]
                             [--tags]

Examples

Create a runbook

az automation runbook create --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group "rg"                --name "myRunbook" --type "PowerShell" --location "East US 2"

Required Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--type

Type of the runbook.

accepted values: Graph, GraphPowerShell, GraphPowerShellWorkflow, PowerShell, PowerShellWorkflow, Python2, Python3, Script

Optional Parameters

--description

Description of the runbook.

--location -l

Location. Values from: az account list-locations. You can configure the default location using az configure --defaults location=<location>.

--log-activity-trace

Activity level tracing options of the runbook.

--log-progress

Progress log option of the runbook.

accepted values: false, true
--log-verbose

Verbose log option of the runbook.

accepted values: false, true
--tags

Space-separated tags: key[=value] [key[=value] ...]. Use "" to clear existing tags.

az automation runbook delete

Delete the runbook by name.

az automation runbook delete [--automation-account-name]
                             [--ids]
                             [--name]
                             [--resource-group]
                             [--subscription]
                             [--yes]

Examples

Delete a runbook

az automation runbook delete --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group "rg"                --name "myRunbook"

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--yes -y

Do not prompt for confirmation.

default value: False

az automation runbook list

Retrieve a list of runbooks.

az automation runbook list --automation-account-name
                           --resource-group

Examples

List runbooks by automation account

az automation runbook list --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group "rg"

Required Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

az automation runbook publish

Publish runbook draft.

az automation runbook publish [--automation-account-name]
                              [--ids]
                              [--name]
                              [--no-wait]
                              [--resource-group]
                              [--subscription]

Examples

Publish runbook draft

az automation runbook publish --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group                "rg" --name "myRunbook"

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name --runbook-name -n

The parameters supplied to the publish runbook operation.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

default value: False
--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az automation runbook replace-content

Replace content of the runbook.

az automation runbook replace-content --content
                                      [--automation-account-name]
                                      [--ids]
                                      [--name]
                                      [--no-wait]
                                      [--resource-group]
                                      [--subscription]

Examples

Replace content of the runbook

az automation runbook replace-content --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group                "rg" --name "myRunbook" --content @/path/to/script

Required Parameters

--content

The runbook content.

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

default value: False
--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az automation runbook revert-to-published

Revert the runbook content to last known published state.

az automation runbook revert-to-published [--automation-account-name]
                                          [--ids]
                                          [--name]
                                          [--resource-group]
                                          [--subscription]

Examples

Replace content of the runbook

az automation runbook revert-to-published --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount"                --resource-group "rg" --name "myRunbook"

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az automation runbook show

Retrieve the runbook identified by runbook name.

az automation runbook show [--automation-account-name]
                           [--ids]
                           [--name]
                           [--resource-group]
                           [--subscription]

Examples

Get runbook

az automation runbook show --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group "rg"                --name "myRunbook"

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az automation runbook start

Start the runbook.

az automation runbook start [--automation-account-name]
                            [--ids]
                            [--name]
                            [--parameters]
                            [--resource-group]
                            [--run-on]
                            [--subscription]

Examples

Start the runbook

az automation runbook start --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group "rg"                --name "myRunbook"

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--parameters

Parameters of the job. Expect value: KEY1=VALUE1 KEY2=VALUE2 ...

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--run-on

RunOn which specifies the group name where the job is to be executed.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az automation runbook update

Update the runbook identified by runbook name.

az automation runbook update [--automation-account-name]
                             [--description]
                             [--ids]
                             [--log-activity-trace]
                             [--log-progress {false, true}]
                             [--log-verbose {false, true}]
                             [--name]
                             [--resource-group]
                             [--subscription]
                             [--tags]

Examples

Update a runbook

az automation runbook update --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --description                "Runbook Description" --log-activity-trace 1 --log-progress true --log-verbose false                --resource-group "rg" --runbook-name "myRunbook"

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--description

Description of the runbook.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--log-activity-trace

Activity level tracing options of the runbook.

--log-progress

Progress log option of the runbook.

accepted values: false, true
--log-verbose

Verbose log option of the runbook.

accepted values: false, true
--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--tags

Space-separated tags: key[=value] [key[=value] ...]. Use "" to clear existing tags.

az automation runbook wait

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of the automation runbook is met.

az automation runbook wait [--automation-account-name]
                           [--created]
                           [--custom]
                           [--deleted]
                           [--exists]
                           [--ids]
                           [--interval]
                           [--name]
                           [--resource-group]
                           [--subscription]
                           [--timeout]
                           [--updated]

Examples

Pause executing next line of CLI script until the automation runbook is successfully created.

az automation runbook wait --automation-account-name "myAutomationAccount" --resource-group "rg"                --name "myRunbook" --created

Optional Parameters

--automation-account-name

The name of the automation account.

--created

Wait until created with 'provisioningState' at 'Succeeded'.

default value: False
--custom

Wait until the condition satisfies a custom JMESPath query. E.g. provisioningState!='InProgress', instanceView.statuses[?code=='PowerState/running'].

--deleted

Wait until deleted.

default value: False
--exists

Wait until the resource exists.

default value: False
--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--interval

Polling interval in seconds.

default value: 30
--name --runbook-name -n

The runbook name.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--timeout

Maximum wait in seconds.

default value: 3600
--updated

Wait until updated with provisioningState at 'Succeeded'.

default value: False