Install Windows Updates on an Azure VM using Azure Automation

Scenario: “I want to use Azure Automation to install Windows Updates on my Azure VM.  All the examples I have come across were written with Azure Service Management (ASM) based PowerShell scripts.  Are there any examples of doing this with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) VMs?” I looked around at other examples of how to do…

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Manual failover of Azure File storage

UPDATE (10/13/2016): Added video Customer scenario: “I have a deployment architecture in Azure which requires web servers (but can be anything) communicate with a remote file share.  I want to use Azure File storage.  I also need to maintain a geographically redundant environment in another Azure region.  I am required to demonstrate end to end…

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Using postman with Azure AD

UPDATE (27JUN2017): I’ve been ping’d a few times about updating this post since it uses the old portal UI.  It seems many people land here through their favorite search engine.  John Gallant has an updated post here that should server the same purpose: http://blog.jongallant.com/2017/03/azure-active-directory-access-tokens-postman/ Postman (https://www.getpostman.com/) is a popular tool for testing out a web…

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