Tag: Azure

Manage Azure virtual machine using Chef

  We already saw how install Chef Server and how configure a Windows Server using Chef. Now, let’s look around the creation of an Azure VM using Chef. Knife-Azure gem provides all you need to handle an Azure account, so let’s install the Knife-Azure gem 🙂…




Build your Azure lab with DSC and validate it using Pester – 2/3

  After the first post of this series, we have now four virtual machines. The goal, now, is to apply Configurations. In order to apply configurations, you must use at least Azure SDK 0.8.6. In order to validate if your version is compatible, you can try this command:

This will permit to check if…




Build your Azure lab with DSC and validate it using Pester – 1/3

  Here is another post about DSC & Pester.. Yes, because they are truly the perfect combo to work with. Just do you script and Pester will test everything you need for you 🙂 (I know i’m repeating myself…) So let’s go build our lab. What is neeeded in order to build my lab: A…




Windows Azure – Manage your VM

Once all our stuff is prepared thanks to previous posts: Account configured The storage is created The network works VM(s) are running And Endpoints are listening You way have to take actions on your VM. Windows Azure prodives a set of cmdlets to do this. We already used Update-AzureVM and New-AzureVM, to change configuration and…




Windows Azure – Manage VMs Endpoints

In past posts, i was blogging about how to Configure your subscription Configure the Storage Create a Virtual Network Create a VM Now let’s see how to manage endpoints configured for your VM. This will be treated in 4 points: Change an existing Endpoint Assign ACL to an existing Endpoint Create a new Endpoint Remove…




Windows Azure – Create Virtual Machine

Hi, In previous posts, we were talking about : How adding your account and work with it: http://pwrshell.net/?p=863 – First steps How handle the missing New-AzureVNetwork cmdlet in the Azure PowerShell module: http://pwrshell.net/?p=908 – Network How create an affinity group and optimize your Azure storage: http://pwrshell.net/?p=879 – Storage Now it’s time to build our first…




Windows Azure – Create a Network

Hi, In two previous posts i was talking about how to : Enable your subscription in PowerShell Azure module Configure your storage Ok, now we have almost everything in order to build our first VM, actually, we can build a VM right now, but! But, if you wanna set up a full environement and have…




Windows Azure powershell – Storage overview

In a previous post, i talked about the CurrentStorageAccountName property of our Azure subscription. Let’s see how create a Storage account before adding it to our subscription……




Windows Azure powershell – First steps

I used the Microsoft cloud platform since few months for personnal use, mainly as a lab to test and build powershell scripts. This article will (i hope) provide you concret scripts and technical references to build a lab from scratch in just few minutes. First of all, keep in mind that Azure it’s not free,…


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