Author: Roy Apalnes

  • How I would use Azure templates and parameters today

    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 to you? What if we converted all variables to strings? I did that, and it […]

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  • How to use JSON code for creating Azure Infrastructure

    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 login to your Azure Subscription and create a Resource Group: #Login to AzureRM. Login-AzureRmAccount #See […]

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  • Why use JSON to create infrastructure in Azure

    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 can be boring to repeat a lot of times. So that became my reason to […]

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  • Create an Azure VM with multiple NICs

    Create an Azure VM with multiple NICs

    Multiple reasons needs a virtual machine (VM) to have multiple NICs, while this isn’t possible in the Azure Portal, we can create VMs with mutiple NICs using PS. First is a script that creates your infrastructure with a virtual networking, containing multiple subnets, because most likely the reason for having multiple NICs is to have […]

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  • Two PowerShell scripts to manage new VMs in AzureRM

    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://johana30.sg-host.com/?p=1104 for how to do that, we can start by using this PS Script and change the static variables to suite your infrastructure and the […]

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  • AAD Premium for custom Sign-In Page branding

    AAD Premium for custom Sign-In Page branding

    Lets look at the options we have for customizing Our Sign-In Page towards Microsoft Online Services, which will work very much the same as when having Federated Your users With ADFS 3.0. I assume you have bought or started a trial of Azure AD Premium Licenses, and assigned them to the Lucky users. Now open […]

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  • Gain FullAccess to Exchange 2007+ Mailboxes

    Gain FullAccess to Exchange 2007+ Mailboxes

    When we migrate Mailboxes to Office 365, it’s best to use an Admin Account for accessing the mailboxes, instead of knowing every users password. But we might not have a user with FullAccess to all mailboxes we want to migrate, not even the Domain Administrator. Lets use PowerShell With Exchange Cmdlets to achieve FullAccess instead […]

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  • Manual Sync with new Azure AD Sync

    Manual Sync with new Azure AD Sync

    Azure AD Sync have changed how we can manual sync, if we don’t want to restart every rule within the FIM Console (miisclient). Delta Sync will start by running the cmdlet DirectorySyncClientCmd and its found under C:Program FilesAzure AD SyncBin. To perform a Full Sync or Initial Sync as its called now, is a little […]

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I am Roy Apalnes, a Microsoft Cloud Evangelist working av Sopra Steria. Main focus in Microsoft Security and Endpoint Management, with a bigger picture in mind.

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