Tag: 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…



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….



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…



Nyheter på väg till RDS 2016

Microsoft presenterade tidigare i höstas nyheter som är på väg till Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 2016. Det är några stora förändringar på gång som är viktiga att känna till, och detta inlägg sammanfattar några av de nyheter som ska komma inom kort. Infrastruktur I en traditionell RDS infrastruktur måste alla servrar i uppsättningen vara med…



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):

 



NetScaler Active/Passive HA in Azure with multiple NICs/IPs

Update: I’ve found out that there’s a much easier way of doing the below in Azure – take a look at the updated blog post: Updated: NetScaler Active/Passive HA in Azure with multiple NICs/IPs (DSR/Floating IP) —— There are a lot of information out there about setting up NetScaler HA in Azure. One way is…



Azure Automation – Running scripts locally on VM through runbooks

I was tasked to create a powershell script to run on a schedule on a Azure VM. Normally this would be running as a scheduled task on the VM but seeing as we’re working with AzureVM and schedule tasks are legacy I wanted to explore the possibilities of running the schedule and script in Azure…



Recursively search Azure Ad group members

When working with on-premise Active Directory an administrator often has to recursively search AD groups, this is easy using the ActiveDirectory module with cmdlet “Get-AdGroupMember <Group> -Recusive”. For the AzureAD equivalent this is no longer an option, the cmdlet Get-AzureADGroupMember has three parameters. PARAMETERS -All <Boolean> If true, return all group members. If false, return…



(tech preview) Using multiple IPs on one NIC with NetScaler in Azure

Microsoft has released a tech preview to support multiple IPs on the same NIC in Azure. I’ve tried it with NetScaler and seems to be working like expected! More info about it can be found here: Assign multiple IP addresses to virtual machines using PowerShell As always, logon and select your subscription using PowerShell: