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

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

Lessons Learned: Azure Stack, BGP Routing, and Big Cloud Fabric

So I ran into a situation related to networking when deploying our first integrated Azure Stack this week.  We had planned to use BGP routing for our border connectivity. However, we ran into some speed bumps along the way that almost led us to switch to Static Routing. First, I would like to point out that I … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Azure Stack, BGP Routing, and Big Cloud Fabric

Preparing and Validating Azure Stack Certificates

In one of my previous blogs "Using AzsReadinessChecker To Generate Certificate Signing Request for Azure Stack," we used the Azure Stack Readiness Checker to generate certificates that we then took to our Public Certificate Authority.  We now have our Certificates Issued and downloaded and are ready to move forward.   Reference Articles: Certificate Requirements: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-stack/azure-stack-pki-certs#certificate-requirements Generate … Continue reading Preparing and Validating Azure Stack Certificates

Lessons Learned: Public Certificate Authorities and Azure Stack Certificates

In my previous blog post yesterday, Using AzsReadinessChecker To Generate Certificate Signing Request for Azure Stack I showed how to use the AzSReadinessChecker tool provided by Microsoft to create a CSR that you could then take to your Public Certificate Authority.  I created a single CSR request that had all my Subject Alternative Names (SAN's) in a … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Public Certificate Authorities and Azure Stack Certificates