Monthly Archives: October 2016

Copying an Azure Cloud Blob (VHD) between different Storage Accounts and Resource Groups with ARM PowerShell.

While working with Azure, I came across a situation where I needed to quickly provision an Azure Virtual Machine from an existing sysprepped VHD in a different storage account and resource group using the Azure Resource Manager deployment model. This … Continue reading

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Enable Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Core Virtual Machine Protection using existing Azure Site Replication Policy.

In this post, I’ll be writing about my steps for enabling on premise Virtual Machine protection to Azure Site Recovery using an existing Hyper-V Site Replication policy. In this deployment, I’ll be adding and registering a Hyper-V Core Server 2012 … Continue reading

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Implementing Azure Site Recovery Protection for my non-SCVMM Hyper-V Virtual Machines.

BCDR (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery options) is a big deal for any I.T. Pro. My decision to go with with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery cloud service was easy after considering other options available to me, cost and the specific … Continue reading

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Resolving Windows Server DirectAccess Network Location Server DNS Scavenging Issue.

A few weeks after deploying DirectAccess in my infrastructure environment, I encountered an issue where DirectAccess stopped working . My first step was to check the Operational Status of DirectAccess in the Remote Access Management console of the DirectAccess server. … Continue reading

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Configuring Azure Site to Site VPN to my On-Premise Infrastructure using the Azure Classic Portal.

I’ve been exploring the requirements for extending my on premise infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure IaaS public cloud. Azure Site to Site IPsec VPN is a key part of achieving that objective.There are two deployment models in Azure; the Azure … Continue reading

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