Tag: Azure

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

Edit: There is now a Github page for this project https://github.com/Freakling/Powershell-MicrosoftGraphAPI 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…



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…



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…