Quick Tip: Listing your Shared key in Azure VPN with Multisite configuration

If you ever configured an Azure VPN, you may have used the trick of downloading the device script configuration from the portal to obtain the shared secret for your VPN…

Exporting OMS Log Analytics Alerts and Importing into Another Workspace

One of the problems you may face when using Microsoft’s Operations Management Suite Log Analytics (I’m glad there is no acronym for all that) is to replicate some configurations you…

Removing ASR Protection (V2 in the new Azure Portal)

Once you are done with your ASR pilot, there is a certain order you should take to properly disconnect your on-premises Hyper-V host. The first general rule is: do not…

Azure Resource Manager Policies

In a real world scenario, policies and restrictions will be something you are going to need on a daily basis. In times of infinity capacity clouds, it is very important…

Azure Site Recovery–Onboarding in the New Azure portal–PREVIEW

As many Azure features that come out, you just stumble upon it while casually browsing the (extensive) Azure portal. This was the case with the preview of Azure Site Recovery….

Using Power BI to view your Azure Usage

One of the challenges of understanding your Azure usage is to decipher the usage report from the Azure Portal. And I really needed that, since I was getting past my…

Service Discovery and Monitoring with Operations Manager

One of the most frequent requests we get from customers is to create monitor for application services. Often enough you will find management packs for well know applications, but if…

Azure Resource Manager– Posts Reference

I’ve been writing a bit about Azure Resource Manager. Here’s a reference to my posts for easier access: Azure Migration from ASM to ARM – The Journey to the Center…

Journey to ARM – Part V – Adding an external IP to an existing VM

Differently from the classic model, when you create a VM it won’t have an external IP to access your VM (if you created it using the portal, yes, it will…

Journey to ARM–Part IV – Creating a VM from an existing VHD

In my last blog, I have showed you how to copy the storage form your previous Classic storage account to brand new and shinny one. Now all you supposedly need…