Category: Azure

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…



Deploy CoreOS with VSTS Agent container using ARM template

In this blog post, I’ll describe how to deploy CoreOS using an ARM Template and auto start the Docker service as well as create four services for the VSTS Agent container. Container Linux by CoreOS (now part of the Red Hat family) is a Linux distribution and comes with the minimal functionality required to deploy containers….



Azure AD Connect and .NET Framework 4.7.2

Introduction Last week a discussion erupted on Microsoft forums regarding Azure AD Connect due to it’s Monitoring Agent using all free resources of CPU on the servers. These issues were caused by a .NET Framework update and a lot of administrators spent time uninstalling and blocking these patches to resolve the CPU usage issues on…



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…



How to join a Windows 10 computer to your Azure Active Directory

Introduction Some of the benefits of having your Windows 10 devices in your Azure AD is that your users can join the computer to your Azure AD without any extra administrator privileges, assuming you have configured this in your Azure AD. They can also login to the computer without the need of being connected to…



Windows 10 Subscription Activation for Hybrid Azure AD Joined devices

In a migration phase to Windows 10 we wanted to be able to benefit from the fairly new Windows 10 Subscription Activation method for the existing environment. One of the requirements for us was that we could do this with Hybrid Azure AD Joined devices. With this post I will try to guide you through…



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…



NetScaler HA heartbeats in Azure

When using NetScaler with multiple NICs in Azure, heartbeats will not be seen on other interfaces other than the one NSIP is configured on. To resolve this, disable heartbeats on the other interfaces (in my case, NSIP is on 0/1 and disabling on 1/1 and 1/2):

 



Devices i Azure AD – varför det är viktigt

Devices i Azure AD – varför är det viktigt? I princip alla organisationer vi arbetar med har ett traditionellt on-premise Active Directory. Många av dessa börjar nu använda Office 365 och Azure, ofta börjar det med Exchange Online för mail och växer sedan till att börja använda Skype, OneDrive, Teams eller någon av de andra tjänsterna…