Starting and Stopping VMs during off-hours can mean lots of cost optimizations for you. We have been implementing this via custom Runbooks and schedules for various customers. Now there is out of the box support for this within Azure. The feature is currently in Preview but you can build on this. What do I need […]
Index of all blogs in this Step by Step ARM Templates series is located here: Step by Step Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates – Index When developing ARM Templates, from time to time you will need to: Visualize your ARM Templates Generate Diagrams for your ARM Templates Microsoft has provided an Open Source tool for […]
This setup consists of 2 steps — Step 1, setting up and configuring Azure, and Step 2, setting up and configuring your Windows RRAS server. Let’s begin: Setting up/Configuring Azure: Step 1: Create a Resource Group For the complete blog post, please visit, SCOMandOtherGeekyStuff.com.
[Cross-Post with ALMRocks.com] I have a web app that I want to deploy to the virtual machine I am creating, but first I need to get IIS installed on the machine. I should be able to use PowerShell DSC to do that. Read the whole post at ALMRocks.com
[Cross-Post with ALMRocks.com] I deployed the default template as it was created by the wizard. But I didn’t like some of the default names, including: VM Name Network Interface PublicIPAddress Virtual Network Storage Account I figure there must be a way for me to configure those names in the Visual Studio Project. Read the […]
[Cross-Post with ALMRocks.com] I’ve had several people tell me that they like the types of posts I used to make a long time ago, where I would just start working with a technology I might not know well, and document my successes and failures in trying to conquer that tech. I’ve decided to dive into […]
This will be a short one. Azure Resource Manager is a powerful beast and Operations Management Suite is gaining more of its functionality every day. And by that statement I do not mean OMS features specific to Azure. I mean the API, management and orchestration stuff of Azure Resource Manager. Full article here.
There is a new version of the OMSSearch module which mainly includes two new cmdlets. Full article here.