ANF Scheduler: December Update

For users of Azure NetApp Files the ability to take on demand snapshots and instantly restore any application is a powerful one. Snapshots can be taken on demand or triggered via API, PowerShell or CLI easily, however many customers would like an easy to deploy, secure method of taking snapshots at a regular interval with retention management. Enter the ANF Scheduler ( It deploys in seconds, is secure as it is compliant with Azure IAM and can also be monitored in Azure natively.

After 230 days of running anfScheduler every hour, every day, I have incurred a cost of £0.10p

Kirk Ryan – The cost of serverless automation using Azure Logic Apps.

Today, I have published an update to the app that fixes a small bug introduced with an underlying API response change from the ANF service. You can download the latest version at the link above.

Published by Kirk

I'm a technical lead working for NetApp & Microsoft on advanced data capabilities in Azure, primarily the Azure NetApp Files solution and use cases. I like to share everything I've learnt along the way in the hope that somewhere along the line, someone will find it useful.

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