Azure

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How I would use Azure templates and parameters today

At first look on the template and parameter example files, it doesn’t look obvious to what goes where. Other than variables goes in the template and string goes in the parameters, but then it doesn’t make sense to me, does it…
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Azure, Azure Virtual Machine

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How to use JSON code for creating Azure Infrastructure

Let me try to walk you through your first successful deployment of infrastructure in Azure using JSON template code. We will be using PowerShell ISE (builtin to Windows) and Visual Studio Code (download here). First of all, open PowerShell ISE and…
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Azure, Azure Virtual Machine

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Why use JSON to create infrastructure in Azure

Yes, why? If we can answer that, we would have a good reason for learning to use JSON, rather than the Azure Portal. For example, I started using PowerShell, because everything isn’t available in the Azure Portal. And some tasks against Azure…
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Azure, Azure Virtual Machine

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Two PowerShell scripts to manage new VMs in AzureRM

Get started with PowerShell (PS) for managing new VMs in AzureRM, either by editing the PS variables or by prompting for input to the PS variables. After the initial infrastructure is created, see post http://itiscloudy.azurewebsites.net/?p=1104 for how to do that, we can start…
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Azure Virtual Machine

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Publishing RDWeb/RDGateway with Azure AD App Proxy Error in Firefox

Everyone working with Azure Active Directory are used to have multiple browsers opened, in order to simulate mutiple users. And I often find myself even using In-Cognito or In-Private mode in my browsers to. At the moment I am running…
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Azure Active Directory, Windows Server 2012 R2

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Azure VM Status: Failed.

All VMs seems to be running healthy and there are no extensions with issues, but the VM still reports status failed. This is usually because the Azure have a glitch, which means it happens uncontrolled and for no reason, but…
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Azure Virtual Machine

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Get-AzureNetworkSecurityGroup shows empty table

The purpose was to delete a lot of Network Security Groups (NSGs) using automation in PowerShell. But if we run Get-AzureNetworkSecurityGroup, it returns an empty output, despite having a lot of NSGs from creating Virtual Machines (VMs) in the Azure Portal.


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Azure, Azure Virtual Machine

Identity Synchronization Error Email

Who receives Synchroization Errors by Email from The Azure Active Directory Team? This would be the Techincal Contact in the Azure AD Tenant. The other day I came across two emails telling us it was unable to update certain objects, because the…
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Azure Active Directory, Office 365