After a very long break not writing or posting anything in my blog site, i am planning to start again in 2020. 2019 was really a test in my life which has seen me struggle through almost everything, even the simplest requests or actions which takes long time to get… Continue Reading Back again in 2020…
After the start of COVID-19 related lockdown measures, been forced to work from home till it is fully safe to get back to normal routine As a good way to relax or de-stress started to cook at home some simple meal which can be enjoyed with less effort or stress… Continue Reading Healthy eating….
We have been looking for a script which will help us enumerate and list all the extensions for Azure ARM virtual machines and their properties, e.g. Name, Tags assigned, ProvisioningState, etc. and were almost giving up when this thought came upon to write a small one on our own. sharing… Continue Reading PowerShell script to list all the extensions for a specific Azure ARM virtual machine
This is an Azure Automation Powershell Workflow based runbook which automates the scheduled startup and/or shutdown of virtual machines (ARM) in Azure subscription based on the Tags defined. Script logic: The runbook implements a solution for scheduled power management of Azure virtual machines in combination with tags on virtual machines… Continue Reading Schedule start or shutdown Azure virtual machine using Azure Automation PowerShell Workflow and Tags
Prerequisites The following pre-requisites must be met before performing the below steps. The backend service must already be in place and fully configured to be exposed via either HTTP or HTTPS. Firewall rules need to be in place to allow traffic to the reverse proxy and from the reverse proxy… Continue Reading Reverse Proxy Configuration in Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8.0 and ARR 3.0
Overview This is a PowerShell script to create reports for all Virtual machines in a subscription including its Resource Group / Virtual Network /IP/NIC/Data disk/Storage/Tags to readable .csv format to help you to identify the deviation and make them standard. The following guide assumes that the user has basic knowledge… Continue Reading PowerShell Script to Generate the Virtual Machine Inventory Hosted in Azure ARM
This is a hot topic after we started to work in a Data Centre migration project for a client where we chose to do a Lift-and-Shift approach to migrate their on premise physical / virtual servers to Azure. Their key ask was to have their existing Windows 2003 servers… Continue Reading Step by Step Guide to Prepare a Windows Server 2003 R2 Custom VHD for Azure
This is a step by step guide on how to use Disk2VHD tool (downloaded from internet) to perform a Physical to Cloud or Virtual to Cloud migration. We used this mechanism to migrate the eCommerce servers from their on premise Data Center to Azure and completed the migration of 40+… Continue Reading Custom VHD Creation using Disk2VHD tool for P2C migration to Microsoft Azure