If you have found yourself in a scenario where you would like to use Hyper-V as a test environment for your virtual machines, but you are using VMware ESXi Server,Citrix XenServer or VirtualBox then this tutorial is for you. Required software Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0 available here. WinRar (or any tool you prefer
Many people are running Linux in a virtual machine on Azure. But what if a Linux virtual machine refuses to start? Go to the Azure portal and open the virtual machine properties. First check out the CPU, network and disk utilization. Is CPU constantly peaking at 100%? Then you know
Making backups of virtual machines running on Azure using snapshot technology is a nice feature. But sometimes you don’t want to revert the whole snapshot but only want to restore a single file. Now this is possible. It uses the same backup/Snapshot technology you probably are already using. Open the
Microsoft TechNet site has a great site that enables you to build your own cmdlets using a web drag and drop interface. There is support for : Let’s try Office 365 : You notice the drag and drop interface. First select the verb, for example Get. Click get and the
Use the following steps to delegate (Calender) rights to a specific user. The first step is to specify your (administrator) credentials: $LiveCred = Get-Credential Then create the session: $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/ -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic –AllowRedirection Now import the Office 365 session using the following command:
Like many other people I use a Synology NAS for back-up purposes. All my backup data and other files is stored on the single device. But what when there is a problem with that device or your house (or office) is burned down to the ground. You won’t be able
In this article I describe how to publish a remoteapp using Microsoft Azure. First login to the Azure Portal using your (admin) creds and create a RemoteApp : After you select the +NEW button use the following steps to create a RemoteApp: Give a name, the region you wish the
When deploying Intune, you have 2 options. In the following table you see the difference between them : Stand-alone Hybrid Administration with ConfigMgr No Yes Supported Devices IOS 6+, Android 4+, Windows Workstations, Windows RT, Windows Phone 8+ IOS 6+, Android 4+, Windows Workstations and Servers, Windows RT, Windows Phone
In this blog post I describe how you easily can monitor the performance and the availability of a website. You need an Azure (trial-) account and Visual Studio Enterprise (or Ultimate). There are multiple options, but in this post I describe the URL ping test and the Multi-step web test.
I found a nice presentation of the possibilities of Microsoft Azure. Download it here.