Category: Subscriptions

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How to migrate Azure Managed Disk to different subscription and region – Part II

On the previous post I describe what need to do to move Azure Managed Disks between subscriptions and after that between regions (see link HERE). Although I didn’t explore the steps mention to move between regions. Here are the step-by-steps of each stage, mention on the previous post, of how to move the Azure Managed Disk between Azure Regions: 1. Stop the virtual machine from migrating 1. Navigate to the...

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Azure Policy – Allowing only define VM sizes

Azure Policy is the big step to start to have some sort of governance on your Azure environment. It’s really easy to implement, efficient and powerful. With Azure Policies, you can control how and what you allow users to deploy. It’s important to have such policies to control the cost of the subscription, special when you have a monthly budget like mine. On other hand, you are limiting the number...

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Azure Updates Series – August 2017

From the all the enhances or new features that Azure releases on the month of August, there was 2 that will make our live easier, at least in my opinion/experience/area of work off course: Public Preview of Azure Event Grid Enhance of Azure Monitor with new capabilities for diagnostics Azure Event Grid is an important solution how to handle the challenging world of IoT. Most of the actual application based...

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Multiple Azure Subscriptions with one OMS Workspace

I was this week at one of my costumers, and one of the topics that came to the conversation was, how I can connect several Azure subscriptions within the same tenant to OMS? One of the things that I like about Azure, is you have different ways to achieve the same goal. In this case, I found (once more), that Azure Monitor can really help on this one. It is...

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Azure Subscriptions Best Practices – Part 2

On the previous blog post (see here), we saw the characteristics of an Azure subscriptions. Now lets see how we can architect the Azure Subscription model, using best practices. First we must understand the limits that each subscription has. See the picture bellow to see the limits. Although because azure is always change, please visit the link bellow to see the most up-to-date Azure subscription limits. http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/azure-subscription-service-limits/ Subscription Design Frequently...

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Azure Subscriptions Best Practices – Part 1

Frequently when I’m working on an Azure Foundation project, one of the topic that I like to explore is the Azure Subscriptions. These series of blog post will detail all the information that is required to know to architect a very good foundation for your Azure Infrastructure. Initially a subscription was the administrative security boundary of Microsoft Azure. With the advent of Azure Resource Management (ARM) environment, a subscription now...

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Azure PowerShell to manage Azure Subscriptions

After you install the Azure PowerShell modules, you can connect the Azure PowerShell session to the Azure subscriptions that you want to manage. To establish this connection, you first need to authenticate by using an account that exists in the Azure AD tenant and that is associated with the target subscription. This can be a Microsoft account that you either used to create the subscription or added subsequently to the...