Presenting at MVPDays Virtual Conference in November

So I am really excited to be kicking off my first presentation about Azure Stack at next month's MVPDays Virtual Conference. This will be my first opportunity to speak about Azure Stack outside of my corporate work environment. So go over to MVPdays.com and register for November's session. There is a good list of sessions … Continue reading Presenting at MVPDays Virtual Conference in November

Azure Stack VM’s: Update Management, Inventory, Change Tracking and more!

So while at Ignite I attended a theater session by Alfredo Pizzirani and Tiberiu Radu titled "What you need to know to run Microsoft Azure Stack as a CSP." A very good session to watch as a CSP but also they threw in something that totally surprised myself and a few other guys I know … Continue reading Azure Stack VM’s: Update Management, Inventory, Change Tracking and more!

Azure Stack: Fixing Admin and Tenant Portals Login Times

Around the time that we updated to 1808 on our multimode Azure Stack, we started seeing extremely long login times for both our Admin Portal and Tenant Portals. At first, it wasn't an important issue to look into until we started having other users start mentioning the long login times to log in to their … Continue reading Azure Stack: Fixing Admin and Tenant Portals Login Times

Download Microsoft Ignite 2018 Azure Stack Sessions

So Ignite is over and back to work we all go. If you are like me you may still be recovering from the miles and miles of walking, the overwhelming Expo, and cramming all the knowledge in my head from all the sessions I was able to attend. There are so many more sessions I … Continue reading Download Microsoft Ignite 2018 Azure Stack Sessions

Azure Stack: Access Management

There is some good documentation out about Role Based Access Control (RBAC) for Azure Stack and Azure. I would love to share my thoughts and plans on how we will manage RBAC for Azure Stack. What I am currently doing is still in the planning stages and may change as we move forward with more … Continue reading Azure Stack: Access Management

Highly Available App Service Solution – Part III – SQL Always On

So it has been some time since I worked on my "Deploying a highly available App Service Solution" blog series. Last blog in this series was also a standalone blog: Using Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure Stack VM's Authentication and Identity, but since we need some sort of Active Directory environment in this solution … Continue reading Highly Available App Service Solution – Part III – SQL Always On

Managed Disks in Azure Stack. Coming Tomorrow?

Well, it is Wednesday evening, August 29th and I was working on various tasks that needed to be done.  One of them was adding the Azure Stack Road Map to our Azure Stack Teams Channel that I have been needing to do.  One of the many tasks that I keep putting off.  Went to look … Continue reading Managed Disks in Azure Stack. Coming Tomorrow?

Azure Stack: Adding the BGInfo extension to Azure Stack VM’s using Azure Stack PowerShell

A quick and simple blog about adding the BGInfo extension to an Azure Stack VM using PowerShell.  I decided to write this blog because I started getting confused which VM I was working in tonight. I am pretty sure I have seen some ARM Templates that will do something like this.  I know for sure … Continue reading Azure Stack: Adding the BGInfo extension to Azure Stack VM’s using Azure Stack PowerShell

Azure Stack: Using Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure Stack VM’s Authentication and Identity.

Unofficially this would be my next blog in my series about Deploying A Highly Available App Service Solution Series.  However, I also wanted to blog about my experience with using Azure's AD Domain Services to satisfy our identity needs with Azure Stack based VM's.  This would allow us not to deploy an entire Active Directory … Continue reading Azure Stack: Using Azure Active Directory Domain Services for Azure Stack VM’s Authentication and Identity.

Azure Stack: Highly Available App Service Solution – Part II – Did I just start eating an elephant?

When I first started this blog series I had thought I could knock this off in a week or so. As I sit here on Saturday night a few weeks after posting my first blog in this series I realized I might have bitten off more than I could chew.  I also missed a lot … Continue reading Azure Stack: Highly Available App Service Solution – Part II – Did I just start eating an elephant?