Tag: Microsoft Azure

Azure Service Principals: How to Create (and Understand) Them

Learn how to work with Azure service principals and app registrations to set up unattended access for your services in this example walkthrough!

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

12 min. read

Microsoft Azure for Free?

Don't pay for Microsoft Azure. Get it for free! Learn all the ways in this in-depth guide!

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

6 min. read

How to Set Up a WordPress Blog in Microsoft Azure

Learn how to set up a Wordpress blog from scratch in Microsoft Azure in this step-by-step guide.

Adam Listek Avatar Adam Listek

9 min. read

How to Apply DSC Configurations to VMs in Azure ARM Templates

If you're deploying Azure Windows virtual machines (VMs) via ARM templates and need to configure Windows, this article is for you. In this tutorial, you're going to learn how to use the Desired State Configuration (DSC) extension for ARM templates to seamlessly deploy and configure an Azure VM Scale Set with a single template.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

6 min. read

Setting Up Hybrid Azure AD-Join: The Best of Both Worlds

If you use on-prem Active Directory (AD) features and would also like to use Azure AD features like  conditional access, single sign-on (SSO) and more, this article is for you. In this article, you're going to learn how to set up a mode Microsoft calls Hybrid Azure AD Join.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

5 min. read

Understanding Azure DevOps Variables [Complete Guide]

Learn just about every concept variables in this article and apply this knowledge to your Azure DevOps Pipelines to automate all the things.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

11 min. read

How to Generate an Azure SAS Token to Access Storage Accounts

Learn how to create an Azure SAS token both via the Azure portal and via PowerShell to authenticate and authorize Azure storage management.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

4 min. read

How to Deploy and Update Azure VM Scale Sets with PowerShell

Performing an Azure VM Scale Set deployment is a great way to get autoscaling and high-availability out of the box. Azure VM Scale Sets have many baked-in features like automatically scaling to meet demand, deploying across availability zones and more.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

9 min. read

Deploying Your First Application in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS Cluster)

Learn how to successfully deploy an AKS cluster and run an application on top of that cluster.

Ned Bellavance Avatar Ned Bellavance

11 min. read

How To Move Azure Virtual Machines to Another Region

Azure virtual machines (VMs) can be deployed to various Azure regions. Choosing which virtual machine to deploy to which region could be based on many different factors. These factors may include disaster recovery, high-availability, and geolocation to name a few.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

9 min. read

Deploying your First Azure Container Instance

Learn how to deploy and run your first Azure Container Instance, based on a sample ASP.NET container image.

Peter De Tender Avatar Peter De Tender

7 min. read

How To Build an Azure Usage Report with PowerShell

Learn how to create a PowerShell script to easily query resource usage with an Azure usage report across all of your Azure resources by date.

June Castillote Avatar June Castillote

9 min. read

How to Connect to an Azure SQL Database

Learn to connect to Azure SQL Database and be comfortable using it either with or instead of a traditional SQL Server installation.

Chris Blackden Avatar Chris Blackden

6 min. read

Using the Microsoft Graph API with PowerShell

The Microsoft Graph API is a service that allows you to read, modify and manage almost every aspect of Azure AD and Office 365 under a single REST API endpoint. Being able to leverage it is an incredibly powerful tool to have when you can manage and automate almost every aspect of Azure AD users, Sharepoint, Microsoft Teams, security, auditing and more!

Alex Asplund Avatar Alex Asplund

9 min. read

Azure Policy: How to Create and Remediate Compliance

A common theme in cloud environments today is the ability to define templates, policies, and procedures. These templates then dictate what can be done and verify that what does exist is correct. A service from Microsoft called Azure Policy is a great way to make that happen.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

5 min. read

Using Azure to Run Scripts on VMs

Learn how to remotely run any kind of PowerShell scripts on your Azure VMs by leveraging the Azure custom script extension in Windows.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

How to Set up the Ghost Blog in Azure

Understand and learn how to Build the Ghost Blogging Platform in a Microsoft Azure Web App.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

4 min. read

How to Host an Azure Static Website Backed by CloudFlare

Learn how to create and host an Azure static website capable of serving up pages both via HTTP and HTTPs with HTML, CSS, JavaScripts.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

5 min. read

How to Delete an Azure VM and Cleanup with PowerShell

Learn how to perform azure vm delete process and Cleanup with PowerShell via the Remove-AzVM PowerShell command.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

4 min. read

Easy Azure VM Snapshots with PowerShell

Learn using a community PowerShell module and create, manage, restore and remove Azure VM snapshots with just a few keystrokes!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

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