Tag: Microsoft Azure
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.