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Add multiple managed disks to Azure RM VM

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , in Azure 08 September 2017 - - - - - - · 11 views
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Add multiple managed disks to Azure RM VM
In this post I have created a PowerShell script to help add multiple managed disks to an Azure RM Virtual Machine.
The script to add multiple managed disks will prompt you to login to an Azure RM account, then it will query the subscriptions and ask you to select the desired. After that it will query the availa...


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Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | VM in Nested VM in Azure VM

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , in Windows Server, Azure 29 August 2017 - - - - - - · 21 views
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Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | VM in Nested VM in Azure VM
After my main Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Hyper-V VM inside Azure VM post, we saw two usage scenarios. One is running Hyper-V Replica and the other is running Web Server in nested VM on Azure . Now lets have some fun and try to run a VM nested inside a VM nested inside an Az...


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Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Web Server

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , in Windows Server, Azure 25 August 2017 - - - - - - · 17 views
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Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Web Server
At my previous post, Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Hyper-V VM inside Azure VM , I described how to create a Hyper-V VM inside an Azure VM with the new Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes. Now we will see how to use a Hyper-V Nested VM as a Web Server that is hidden behind the Azure VM to secure access to your...


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Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Hyper-V Replica on Azure

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , 21 August 2017 - - - - - - · 21 views

Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Hyper-V Replica on Azure
After my Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Hyper-V VM inside Azure VM post on how to create a Nested VM inside an Azure VM, I am following with how to have Hyper-V Replica on Azure.
To accomplish this we will use the Azure VM and the Nested VM from the Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualiz...


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Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Hyper-V VM inside Azure VM

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , 18 August 2017 - - - - - - · 22 views

Microsoft Azure Nested Virtualization | Hyper-V VM inside Azure VM
With the new Dv3 and Ev3 VM sizes Microsoft has released the Nested Virtualization, meaning you can simply have a Hyper-V VM inside an Azure VM. In this post I am testing the Nested Virtualization functionality creating a Hyper-V VM inside an Azure VM and have Network and Internet Connecti...


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Azure VM Image

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , in Azure 04 July 2017 - - - - - - · 51 views
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Azure VM Image
Following one of my earlier posts, about Azure Managed Disks , lets see how easy it is to create an Azure VM Image from an Azure VM that uses Managed Disks.
The first step it to Sysprep/Generalize the source VM. Otherwise the VM that will be created will not start. Select Generalize and “Shutdown”.
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Azure Backup Reports

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , in Azure 29 June 2017 - - - - - - · 67 views
Azure, Azure Backup, PowerBI, OMS
Azure Backup Reports
A new feature is in public preview, the Azure Backup Reports. Now we can have the Azure Backup Reports at the OMS Workspace, Event Hub and Power Bi. You can use Power BI to view report dashboard, download reports and create custom reports
The configuration has two steps, one to configure the Azure Backup Reports connection with each...


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Azure Log Analytics | CPU Performance Monitor

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , in Azure 26 June 2017 - - - - - - · 78 views
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Azure Log Analytics | CPU Performance Monitor
In this article we will create a CPU Performance monitor View for our servers at the Azure Log Analytics (OMS) Portal.
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At the Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) portal press the + button to create a new View
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How to disconnect a mailbox & re-assign it to new user in a Hybrid Scenario

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , in Office 365, Exchange Server 21 June 2017 - - - - - - · 53 views
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How to disconnect a mailbox & re-assign it to new user in a Hybrid Scenario
Scenario objectives: We have an Exchange Hybrid setup between on-premises and Exchange Online (Office 365). All users are synced and the mailbox is located at Exchange Online.
We need to separate an existing mailbox from its user account and re-connect this mailbox to a new us...


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High Level Steps to Create a Syslog Server for Azure OMS (Log Analytics)

  Posted by Pantelis Apostolidis , 20 June 2017 - - - - - - · 43 views

High Level Steps to Create a Syslog Server for Azure OMS (Log Analytics)  This post is a gathering of TechNet articles and 3rd party blog posts that my college John Dandelis followed to create a linux Syslog server in order to monitor network devices on Operations Management Suite (OMS). Its not a complete step-by-step guide but it is very...