Remove Azure AD Connect Sync from Tenant Directory

I did some research on how to stop the synchronization between my on-premises active directory and Azure Active Directory. I found a lot of resources but not many that made sense to me. So I combined two of the sites I found and was able to successfully remove Azure AD Connect sync from my tenant. … Continue reading Remove Azure AD Connect Sync from Tenant Directory

Managed Images on Azure Stack

This last week I had the chance to start working with managed images on Azure Stack. As of the recent update release of 1901, managed images is now available for everyone. You may be asking yourself a few questions right about now. Like, what is a managed image? Why do I need a manage image? … Continue reading Managed Images on Azure Stack

Deploying Pivotal Container Service (PKS) on Azure Using Karsten Bott’s Automation Magic

Introduction and blabbing... (skip ahead to next section for actual blog.) A friend and fellow MVP, Steve Buchanan recently tweeted the following article: Career Advice for IT Professionals in 2019. He mentioned a few points from this article in his tweets that really grabbed my eye. One is "Change is always constant." A few other points … Continue reading Deploying Pivotal Container Service (PKS) on Azure Using Karsten Bott’s Automation Magic

Lesson Learned: Azure Stack Azure Active Directory Application Creation

I recently deployed App Services again to my production Azure Stack. Again? Yes, even though it is a "production" stack in reality this is actually more for developing services, testing, etc. So, that should explain the again part. I have been deploying App Services since 1.1 or 1.2, even before when Azure Stack was still … Continue reading Lesson Learned: Azure Stack Azure Active Directory Application Creation

My experience or (non)experience with Kubernetes on Azure Stack

First off this may be my last blog before Christmas and the New Year so I would love to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year. 2018 has been an awesome year and I am so looking forward to 2019 as well! So I would like to share my experience … Continue reading My experience or (non)experience with Kubernetes on Azure Stack

Azure Stack – Marketplace Management PowerShell Script

For those Azure Stack Operators that manage the Azure Stack Marketplace you know some of the pain points of keeping track when a Marketplace item is updated.  This is pretty much a monthly job for someone to verify that all the extensions and core images synced to your Azure Stack's are up to date.  Well, … Continue reading Azure Stack – Marketplace Management PowerShell Script

Windows Server 2019 and Azure Stack – My Curiosity Got To Me

I have been reading some post in various social tools about Window Server 2019 and when it will be available on Azure Stack.  I have the same questions as well and hoping that Windows Server 2019 will soon be available in the Azure Stack Marketplace.  However, I was curious to see if a custom image … Continue reading Windows Server 2019 and Azure Stack – My Curiosity Got To Me

Wow!!! Honored To Be Awarded My 1st Microsoft MVP Award!

This week professionally I had some disappointments. However, this morning as I was getting ready to drive up to Dallas I saw an email that made me do my happy dance. This morning I received "the" email! I am honored to be chosen and awarded Microsoft's MVP award in Microsoft Azure. I feel extremely honored … Continue reading Wow!!! Honored To Be Awarded My 1st Microsoft MVP Award!

The Most Awesome Script You Will Ever Need For your Azure Stack Development Kit deployments

I have in the past used Matt Mcspirit's script, the Azure Stack Development KIt Configurator and then thought it was an awesome script. Since the first time I used it some cool improvements have been added along with the over performance of the script. This by far is the most awesomest script that you will … Continue reading The Most Awesome Script You Will Ever Need For your Azure Stack Development Kit deployments

An Update to my earlier Dell EMC PNU Blog

A few days ago I wrote a blog on Dell EMC's new Patch and Update Automation Tool.  I had mentioned I didn't find the documentation on the tool until pretty much after I ran the tool the first time.  Let this be another lesson learned by Kris!!!  Find the documentation and read it. It had … Continue reading An Update to my earlier Dell EMC PNU Blog