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Managing Azure from your phone with the Azure mobile app

Ilse Terrazas Ortega joins Scott Hanselman to show you how to take advantage of the Azure mobile app to monitor and manage your Azure environment. From Azure alerts to Cloud Shell, this powerful tool will help you take control of ... continue reading
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Manage Certificates on your Hybrid Servers using Azure Arc Key Vault Extension

Managing certificates is an important scenario when it comes to server management. You want to make sure you can roll out certificates to your servers and manage these from a central place. In a pure on-premises environment, we have done ... continue reading

Securing a Windows Server VM in Azure

If you've built and managed Windows Servers in an on-premises environment, you may have a set of configuration steps as well as regular process and monitoring alerts, to ensure that server is as secure as possible. But if you run ... continue reading
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Set up Azure Shell locally – part 2

Hello Folks, In my last post I discussed how you can run the managed image that the Azure Cloud Shell is based on locally. It allows you to leverage the Azure Shell managed environment without being subject to the limitations ... continue reading
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Setup Azure Shell locally of on a local network – part 2

Hello Folks, In my last post I discussed how you can run the managed image that the Azure Cloud Shell is based on locally. It allows you to leverage the Azure Shell managed environment without being subject to the limitations ... continue reading
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How to setup and run Azure Cloud Shell locally

Hello folks, Lately I’ve been building and tearing down complete environments in Azure to test and record demos. To do that I’ve been using a combination of PowerShell scripts, ARM templates and AzureCLI scripts in the Azure Cloud Shell. Some ... continue reading
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How to manage existing Azure Resource Groups using Terraform

Introduction Many Ops teams are looking at adopting Infrastructure as Code (IaC) but are encountering the dilemma of not being able to start from a green field perspective. In most cases organizations have existing resources deployed into Azure, and IaC ... continue reading
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Run Azure Cloud Shell in Windows Admin Center

If you are managing a Hybrid Cloud environment, you can now get a new Azure Cloud Shell extension in Windows Admin Center. Azure Cloud Shell is an interactive, authenticated, browser-accessible shell for managing Azure resources. It provides the flexibility of ... continue reading
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User initiated manual failover on SQL Managed Instance

High availability is a fundamental part of SQL Managed Instance (MI) platform that works transparently for your database applications.  As such, failovers from primary to secondary nodes in case of node degradation or fault detection, or during our regular monthly software ... continue reading
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User initiated manual failover of SQL Managed Instance

High availability is a fundamental part of SQL Managed Instance (MI) platform that works transparently for your database applications. As such, failovers from primary to secondary nodes in case of a fault or node degradation, or during our regular monthly ... continue reading