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Windows Virtual Desktop blade in the Azure Portal

Az Update: New Windows Virtual Desktop capabilities, NFS support for Azure Blob Storage, and more!

This week some important Windows Virtual Desktop features moved to be generally available (hello audio and video redirection!), the Android Remote Desktop client now also supports WVD and Azure AD App Proxy now supports the Remote Desktop Services web client, ... continue reading

ARM Series #9: Loops

Learn Modules on building ARM templates with Pierre Roman and Abel Wang. Jump To: [01:00] Loops in ARM Templates intro[01:47] Copy function in a simple ARM Template[06:40] Deploying copies of resources in batches in serial mode[07:55] Deploying with an array of resource names[T09 :55] ... continue reading
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How To: Create a Windows Server 2019 CORE image for Microsoft Azure

I was asked to make up a short demo video about creating a custom image for deployment in Microsoft Azure the other week to support some new content going into Microsoft Learn. Since this involves making an on-prem virtual machine ... continue reading
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Azure Policy Remediation with Deployment Scripts

How many times have you wanted to remediate a non-compliant object using Azure Policy but found you can’t because the policy language or type of object can’t be manipulated in that way. Or maybe you’ve had to write a policy ... continue reading
Creating a traditional Windows Server Failover Cluster in Azure

Creating a traditional Windows Server Failover Cluster in Azure

Hello Folks, As we announced last month (Announcing the general availability of Azure shared disks and new Azure Disk Storage enhancements) Azure shared disks are now generally available. Shared disks, is the only shared block storage in the cloud that ... continue reading

ARM Series #5: Variables

Variables are very useful in all king of scenarios to simplify things. Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates aren't an exception and the variable will offer great flexibility. In this chapter, we will explain how you can use variables inside your ... continue reading
What is shutting down my Azure Virtual Machine?

What is shutting down my Azure Virtual Machine?

Recently I came across a scenario where someone had changed the time on a scheduled Azure virtual machine shut down, but the VM was not adhering to the shut down new time.. Learn how asking the wrong question can cause ... continue reading

Demystifying ARM Templates: Parameters

In the previous episode we learn how to create resources using an Azure Resources Manager (ARM) template. However, it's was all static and defined inside the template. In this tutorial you will learn how to use parameters to make your ... continue reading
Azure.com operates on Azure

Az Update: Azure.com operates on Azure, Azure Migrate, Simplified declarative deployments and more

With all the changes in Azure, it is sometimes hard to keep track, that's why I thought I would give you a quick update on a couple of exciting things I learned this week. In this update, I want to ... continue reading
Getting Started with Testing Infrastructure Code

Getting Started with Testing Infrastructure Code

Hi, my name is Bernie White, I am a Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft. Today I’d like to show you how you can get started with testing infrastructure code using an open source project called PSRule within Azure Pipelines. Within ... continue reading