Category Archives: Azure

Journey to ARM–Design and Migrate

I’ve recently committed myself to migrate my (now former) azure classic VMs environment in Azure to the new Azure Resource Manager model. I then found out that there is no…

Azure Automation versus Orchestrator

Fight! A while ago, I have created a solution using System Center Orchestrator for a customer. Although it was OK, most of the solution was created using PowerShell scripts. I…

Using MSOMS Alerts with Remediation Runbooks

  Microsoft recently put Operations Management Suite Alerts feature on public preview. Official announcement is here. One of the greatest features along with alerting itself is the possibility of triggering…

Updated Extended Agent Info Management Pack

A while ago I wrote this article to help with SCOM side by side migrations from SCOM 2007. With the new Operations Management Suite wave and the possibility of agents…

Importing Saved Searches into your OMS workspaces

In my previous article, I have shown how to extract Saved Searches from your Azure OMS workspaces. Having that file in your hands, you can use the script below to…

Exporting Saved Searches from your OMS workspaces

I have been studying OMS for a while now and although there is gradually more and more content about it, here’s another piece of code that can help you with…

Azure Backup–Restoring VM backups

In my previous article on Azure Backup for Azure VMs, I had set backup setup for my Azure SCOM VM. Once the schedule time came, that it was: The details…

Azure Online backup–Virtual Machines

Since storage is one of the most atractive aspects of the cloud computing, when Microsoft annouced Azure VM backup, it immediately rang a bell or more. So, here’s my experience…

Using JSON Edit to edit my ARM Templates

I have just seen a Twitter about JSONEdit and have decided to give it a try. It can be a bit challenging to edit JSON using Visual Studio. Although you…

Azure Resource Manager–Step 3–The Load Balancer

If you checked my previous articles about the two VMs with external IPs, you may have noticed that both VMs get an external IP and that there is no TCP…