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Demo: Create & set Storage QoS

Demo: Create & set Storage QoS

With VMM 2016 you can set the quality of service (min or max IOPS, max bandwidth) for virtual machine storage so that applications running on the VMs receive the performance they require. This video tutorial provides a walkthrough of how ... continue reading

Step-by-Step: Capturing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) VNET Gateway Diagnostic Logs

*** UPDATED for Azure PowerShell 2.x and 3.x *** A while back, I published an article that stepped through capturing diagnostic logs for v1 “Classic” virtual network gateways (aka VNET Gateways or VPN Gateways) on Azure via the Azure Service Management ... continue reading

Taking backup of encrypted Azure VMs with ADE (Azure Disk Encryption) using Azure Backup in OMS

We see customers migrating or deploying workloads on Azure have started encrypting their virtual machines using ADE (Azure Disk Encryption) and looking for a backup solution that supports protecting those encrypted VMs in a simple and cost effctive manner. We ... continue reading

Demo: New date dimensions in System Center 2016 Service Manager DW cubes and how to extend them

The inbox Data Warehouse cubes in System Center 2016 Service Manager now have date dimensions for common date properties, which can be sliced based on years, quarters, months, days etc. for rich reporting and trend analysis. This new feature provides ... continue reading
Demo: Deploy and personalize the new Self Service Portal in System Center 2016 Service Manager

Demo: Deploy and personalize the new Self Service Portal in System Center 2016 Service Manager

This short video tutorial gives a walkthrough of how to install the new HTML Self Service Portal in System Center 2016 Service Manager, and then how to personalize it. More ResourcesRead more about this from hereRead more about What's new ... continue reading
Demo: Optionally Disable ECL Logging for Faster Connector Synchronization with System Center 2016 Service Manager

Demo: Optionally Disable ECL Logging for Faster Connector Synchronization with System Center 2016 Service Manager

This video tutorial provides a walkthrough of how to disable ECL logging, for Configuration Manager and Active Directory connectors, in Service Manager 2016. This process can help in attaining much faster connector sync cycles, which essentially mean, having less load ... continue reading

Demo: Creating a Shielded VM using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)

In this video, Riyaz Pishori, Program Manager at Microsoft, gives a demo of the new Shielded VM feature. You can see how to create a shielded using System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) and how data at rest or ... continue reading
Demo: PowerShell ISE Add-On for Service Management Automation (SMA)

Demo: PowerShell ISE Add-On for Service Management Automation (SMA)

In this video, Snehith Muvva, Program Manager at Microsoft, gives a demo of the new System Center 2016 Service Management Automation (SMA) PowerShell ISE Add-on. In the demo, you can see how to install the add-on from PowerShell Gallery and ... continue reading
Demo: Designating a Runbook Worker in System Center 2016 Service Management Automation (SMA)

Demo: Designating a Runbook Worker in System Center 2016 Service Management Automation (SMA)

With the release of System Center 2016 Technical Preview 5, Service Management Automation allows you to designate on which runbook worker your runbooks will run. In this video, Snehith Muvva, Program Manager at Microsoft, shows users how to use this ... continue reading
Demo: PowerShell Script Runbook Support in Service Management Automation (SMA)

Demo: PowerShell Script Runbook Support in Service Management Automation (SMA)

In this video, Snehith Muvva, Program Manager at Microsoft, showcases the support for the new PowerShell Script type runbooks. In the demo, you can see how to create and run PowerShell Script type runbooks in Service Management Automation. You can ... continue reading