Category Archives: Microsoft Azure

Article: Newbie no more: running your first Windows Server Container

Using containers, we are able to package and isolate an application, and all the requirements of that given application are within its container. That gives your company a lot of…

Article: Getting started with Containers

Hello folks, My last article about Containers: an Introduction for IT Professionals was published at Techgenix. Containers are the natural evolution of virtualization where we can now virtualize applications and…

Article: Managing multiple Azure diagnostic settings using Azure CLI

Hello folks, Nowadays we are not able to manage multiple diagnostic settings using PowerShell in Microsoft Azure, the possible options are Portal and Azure CLI. In this article, we are…

Article: Step-by-step Guide – Exploring three ways to deploy your ARM templates

Hello folks, In this article, we will explore several methods to deploy our well-known friend JSON files to deploy ARM Templates into Microsoft Azure. We will use PowerShell, Azure Portal…

Article: Using Azure Resource Manager functions to save time building ARM templates

Hello folks, In this article, we will explore a couple of useful functions to save time when creating your ARM templates, where we are going to use dynamic data to…

Looping through your Azure subscriptions using PowerShell

When working with multiple subscriptions in Azure, more than often we will have to loop through the available subscriptions to list or change resources. Solution The solution is simple, basically…

Article: Managing Linux VM authentication in Microsoft Azure

Hello folks,   Microsoft Azure supports several Linux distributions, and Linux is a first-class citizen in the Azure world. When provisioning a new Linux virtual machine we have several methods…

Article: Azure Key Vault Step-by-Step guide to perform simple backup and restore

My last article about Azure Key Vault simple protection was published Yesterday at Techgenix.com. By default, Azure Key Vault has multiple layers of redundancy within the region where it is…

MethodNotAllowed when using Backup-AzureKeyVaultSecret

I’ve been working with Azure Automation in the last few days, and during the creation of the code I was using PowerShell ISE to backup and restore Azure Key Vault…

Article: Using Azure Policies to create an extra layer of security and improve operations

In Today’s article, we are going over the process to manage Azure Policies. We can assign role-based access control (RBAC) in the Azure Resource Manager and it is a great tool to delegate and…