Resource Graph Explorer and common use cases

Resource Graph Explorer and common use cases

This is my third post about Resource Graph and this time I will cover the new Explorer in the Azure portal and some use cases where I have found Resource Graph really helpful. You can find my previous posts here: Azure Resource Graph – Get started Azure Resource Graph – Azure Policy Resource Graph Explorer…



New features in Azure Blueprints

The past couple of weeks i have seen new features being released for Azure Blueprints. In this short post i will write about the updates in Definition location and Lock assignment. New to Azure Blueprints? Azure Blueprints allows you to define a repeatable set of Azure resources that follows your organizations standards, patterns and requirements….



Create Azure Policy’s based on Resource Graph querys

If you have used Resource graph to query resources you might realized it comes very handy when creating Azure Policy’s, for example you might check the SKU of virtual machines before you create the policy to audit specific sizes of virtual machines or even prevent creation of them. (If you haven’t yet used Azure Resource…



Azure Resource Graph

During Ignite 2018 Microsoft released a couple of new services and features in public preview for Azure i will try to cover the Governance parts in upcoming posts. Lets start with Resource Graph. If you have been working with Azure Resource Manager, you might have realized its limitations for accessing resource properties. The resource fields…



Change OS disk on server using Managed disk in Azure

Recently a new capability was released for Azure Virtual Machines using Managed disks. We have been missing the possibility to change OS disk of VMs using Managed disks. Until now that has only been possible for Unmanaged disks. Before release of this feature we have been forced to recreate the Virtual Machine if we want…



Azure Archive Storage – Manage access tier on all blobs in a container

Last week Archive blob storage went into general availability. If you haven’t checked it out you can find some info here Announcing general availability of Azure Archive Storage After some testing we realized that you cant change the access tier for an entire container or storage account from the portal. The access tier had to…



Whats new in Configuration Manager Technical Preview 1708

Microsoft recently released Technical Preview 1708 and with it came some new cool features. SOFTWARE CENTER CUSTOMIZATION Add a custom logo, change color in software center and hide tabs. Its all done through the Client Settings for Software Center. In my example i added a logotype changed the color scheme and disabled the operating system,…