The Windows Azure Web Sites platform is manageable from within the Windows Azure portal, but did you know you can also manage your sites from the PowerShell command line? Using the Windows Azure cmdlets, which have recently been updated to include support for Windows Azure Web Sites, you can easily stop, start, deploy, create, and manage your web sites all from the command line. With a few tips from Brady Gaster, you'll be managing your sites from the command line in minutes.
If you're new to the Windows Azure Powershell Cmdlets, here are some additional resources that can help get you up to speed on them, as well as a few other videos related to the topic.
- The Windows Azure Management Cmdlets Documentation on MSDN
- Introducing the Windows Azure Powershell Cmdlets
- Michael Washam's List of Videos on the Windows Azure Powershell Cmdlets