Azure PowerShell - an easier way to install

The standard Microsoft description ( leads you to an Web Installer, which also installs IIS on your client computer. That's a very wide footprint for a shell lib and in many cases not doable.

A much simpler approach is the Microsoft MSI on the Azure Github ( Just install the "Windows Standalone" MSI and import the Azure module in your PowerShell environment:

Import-Module "${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Microsoft SDKs\Azure\PowerShell\ServiceManagement\Azure\Azure.psd1"

And you're done ...