Tag: Azure

Using Azure blob to take fileserver backup

In this post we will go over how I use Azure blob to take backup on files on prem. Preface In our case we needed a scalable, long-term backup for our file share that has data that does not change often. Historically we have very rarely had to recover files from this share and have…




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…



Virtual attendance to Microsoft Build 2019

New features and cool stuff – Microsoft 365, Office 365, Azure, Edge, Windows 10, and everything else Microsoft There are so many cool things you can do with new types of disruptive technology that was not even imaginable a decade ago. Impressive progress has been made across several disciplines within IT, and it doesn’t look…



Add you own local admin users on Azure AD devices

Do you have issues when trying to add an account as local admin on your Azure AD Joined device? Maybe you have specific requirements regarding which accounts should be admins on your client machines and the Azure AD solution (additional local administrators on Azure AD joined devices) is not enough to satisfy your needs. There…



Palo Alto VM-Series with active/passive HA support in Azure

Since the latest release of Palo Alto Network PAN-OS 9.0.0 the VM-Series firewall now supports the VM-Series plugin, a built-in-plugin architecture for integration with public clouds or private cloud hypervisors, with the plugin you can now configure VM-Series firewalls with active/passive high availability (HA) in Azure. I will cover some of the requirements in short…



What is FSLogix Cloud Cache?

Background Last year FSLogix released its award winning (at Citrix Synergy) technology Cloud Cache, and I for one was very curious about what this meant and what I could use it for. The fact that is was included in the license for Office 365 Container and Profile Container was a really nice surprise, but I…



Querying Microsoft Graph with Powershell, the easy way

Microsoft Graph is a very powerful tool to query organization data, and it’s also really easy to do using Graph explorer but it’s not built for automation. While the concept I’m presenting in this blogpost isn’t something entirely new, I believe my take on it is more elegant and efficient than what I’ve seen other…



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…