Tag Archive: Azure

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Improved Select-AzureRmSubscription

Are you managing multiple subscriptions with a single corporate account? I sometimes work with customers that uses multiple subscriptions in Azure, but uses the same Azure Active Directory, so you can atleast access them all from one account. I searched…
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Moving Marketplace images into existing resource groups

Not only Palo Alto, but alot of the templates hosted in the Azure Marketplace has restrictions to how we can deploy these resources. And it is mostly because the vendor wants to help you, but it doesn’t always fit with…
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Azure Server Management Tools

Management tools is a feature in the Azure Portal, currently in Public Preview, but it is ment to administrate servers hosted outside Azure.  Giving us a single administrative interface, but it also works for Azure Virtual Machines. Does it require…
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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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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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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 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 Active Directory Connect

Azure AD Connect is now General Available (GA) and is from now my preferred Synchronization Tool from Active Directory to Azure Active Directory. Lets look into what AADConnect can do for us, now that it is GA. When using Express…
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Azure Premium Storage (SSD)

Mark Russinovich and Microsoft announced general availability for Azure Premium Storage, so we can choose from Standard and Premium. For any type of Virtual Machine, which previously only was available to D-Series Azure Virtual Machines. Premium Storage is SSD disks Attached…
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Azure Backup with Bitlocker (0x1D4C2)

After making the Howto Azure Backup blogpost, I could make it work with Windows 8.1 Enterprise and every attempt reported Operation Failed (0x1D4C2). If it was Windows Professional, it could be a feature only for Enterprise, like Direct Access. But Azure…
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