Hello, readers hope you are all safe in this Covid-19 pandemic situation. For the last couple of months, I have got many requests to write about work from home solutions, and most of them are related to Citrix VDI deployment steps in Azure, so I have decided to start a 15 series blog to show
Picture Credit: Pexels.com Today I will show you how we can encrypt the disks of an azure VM. Encrypion of VM now a days becoming a compliance requirement and all the enterprises are following one or the other way to encrypt their servers. Azure Disk Encryption helps protect and safeguard your data to meet your
At last another most awaited feature is enabled now for the Azure VM, it now enables you to reboot your VM from within the console experience. This ability will help you if you want to reboot a stuck VM or enter the boot menu of your VM. I have just tested it with one of
There is no blog post in Why Azure from last one month and many people have contacted me for this. Actually, I was on vacation so didn’t get the time to write. PowerShell on CloudShell is now available in GA and it was announced in the Ignite 2018, the interesting fact is that it’s running
MS Ignite 2018 conference, has ended last week at Orlando, Florida. Similar to my last year post after the ignite, I thought to choose my top two takeaway from Ignite this year as well. Image: Orlando, Florida. Microsoft Ignite Venue. Last year after the end of Ignite 2017, I have posted details about Cloudnyn, which
Picture Credit: Pexels.com Almost a year back in the 17th of Sept. 2017, in one of my blog post, I have shown you how to add a disk to the Azure VM without any downtime,If you want to read more about that post you can click here. Today I have received a requirement where I
Large file copying from on-premises to Azure still remains a challenge and migration experts need to do multiple tests to get into the conclusion that which tool they are going to use. One of the main reason for this is that the application outage calculation entirely depends on the time to copy TB’s of data.
It’s always recommended to check Azure Resource Health before doing any further troubleshooting. I am giving you two interesting examples which we have seen in the past. Recently few DBA’s has complained about the slow running of the SQL queries in some of our large ERP databases for some of the day in a week.
As an Azure Pre Sales or Delivery Architect, there must be lots of pressure on you to find various ways to save/reduce the cost/spend in the cloud. Your KPI and KRA may be also integrated with the cost savings which you can show at the end of the year. How to save the operational cost
Recently I have been asked by few people about the Azure VM charges. Let’s see how Azure Bill for the VM. Please note that when a new VM spin-up Azure starts charging for the following meters. Compute hours IP Address hours (if the Public IP is static) Data Transfer Out (it’s about the data get
Sometimes if you are not using a Azure VM there is a quite possibility that you will forget the password of the VM, there is a way to reset the password for the Azure ARM based VM’s. You can reset the password from the Azure Portal as you can see below. Go to the reset
I think if you are an old school infrastructure management service techie, you must have been part of many DR excersice during your various job roles. If you are a pre sales techie, in many of the pre sales discussion you may have tried to convince your customers that Microsoft Azure enviroment is highly reliable
Unable to RDP to Azure VM is a very common issue faced by many people worldwide. If you have installed the terminal services or RDS the RDP issue is more common. As per Microsoft there are multiple troubleshooting steps mentioned in the troubleshooting session. And here is the list. Reset Remote Desktop configuration. Check Network
Although this is a technical blog but I don’t able to stop myself citing an incident which I have witnessed recently which is somehow related to the technical aspect of this post. Picture Credit: Royalty free photos from pexels.com Last September there was a case of fraudulent transaction reported by one of my very close
I have been frequently asked this question in many meetup by Azure developers who have created hundreds and thousands of containers inside the Azure storage account and they wanted to know how they can take the backup of the complete Azure storage account. I think this is a common question which has been asked by