I'm trying to follow these directions to create a VM within Azure using the Azure Powershell.


Cmdlet #1

Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned

Cmdlet #2

Import-Module 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Azure\PowerShell\Azure\Azure.psd1'

Cmdlet #3


Cmdlet #3 results in the following error:

Get-AzurePublishSettingsFile : Could not find publish settings. Please run
At line:1 char:1
+ Get-AzurePublishSettingsFile
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   + CategoryInfo          : CloseError: (:) [Get-AzurePublishSettingsFile], FileNotFoundException
   + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Management.Subscription.GetAzurePublishSettingsFileCommand

So far MS has recommended the following which have had no effect:

I do see that at least one other person was able to get that URL to work for them here : http://connectedpawns.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/get-azurepublishsettingsfile-could-not-find-publish-settings-please-run-import-azurepublishsettingsfile/

Thanks in advance for any additional suggestions on a fix


You have a typo in the publishprofile url - it ends in aspx:


Once you fix that, you'll be able to download your profile and import it.

  • I had to double-check my email from MS support.... the typo was theirs. But that did the trick. Thanks! – Brian Adkins Jun 15 '13 at 14:47

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