Creating an ARM service deployment endpoint in VSTS

I was creating ARM based service deployment end points often and I thought I might as well document this for my own reference. The following are the steps I did to create ARM service¬†end points in VSTS. First open up the Microsoft Azure PowerShell command prompt window. Login to the Azure Account using “Add-AzureRmAccount” Make…

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Azure CLI – xPlat from Ubuntu

The following are the steps to Install Azure CLI on Ubuntu. Previously I blogged on how to do this from SUSE Linux ( https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/girishp/2015/08/20/azure-from-a-linux-mac-environmentinstall-linux-install-azure-cli-and-work-with-azure/ ). The one below is for Ubuntu Linux. 1. Login to your X-Window session manager on Linux   2. Install NPM curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_4.x | sudo -E bash – sudo apt-get…

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Azure Monitoring of Linux systems – Installing OMS Agent on Linux

Azure can not only monitor what you expect (Windows OS) but also a wide variety of non-MS such as Linux. In this blog post I am jotting down the main steps to install and activate OMS agent and connect it to your OMS account in Azure. 1. Assume you have admin access over the Linux…

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RDP to a Linux VM in Azure

I needed to RDP into a Linux VM in the Cloud. Briefly these are the steps. (I needed these myself). The following are the steps briefly. 1. Bring up your Linux VM in Azure. 2. Open port 3389 for inbound connections to the Linux VM from the NSG rules for the VM in Azure. 3….

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Truly embracing Open Source Software development by Microsoft

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Truly MS has become the ultimate definition for an OSS company. There is no stronger evidence for this than in the various hooks from VSTS to other OSS tools such as Designers, Code editors, Build and deploy tools etc.,. The following is a sample of the integration VSTS provides to OSS tools. You can see…

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Azure Internet Of Things (IOT) Suite

  Introduction Microsoft announced the Azure IOT Suite recently at AzureCon. This is a brief foray into getting started with the Azure IOT Suite. IOT is many things that spans a wide breadth of activities from device origin configuration for data gathering and eventual assimilation of the data by a capable infrastructure to gain intelligent…

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Increasing CORE quota limits in Azure

  I had this ask on how to increase the default quota limits on Azure and I wanted to capture the basic flow using the new portal. The following talks about increasing CORE limits of VMs. The default for a subscription is 20. While we are here submitting a ticket for increasing CORE count of…

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Isolating Enterprise Projects in Project Server similar to separated Team Projects in TFS

  Introduction TFS is primarily targeted at Product Development efforts whereas we have Project Server(PS) that is targeted at the Project Management Office (PMO) where enterprise project planners use it to plan multiple projects. These are two separate server products (at the time of this writing) and the TFS team has written a Project Server…

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Using ARM Client to explore Azure Resources

  Introduction There is a tool called ARMClient using which you can examine your Azure Resources. This tool is available in chocolatey . PROs and CONs There are PROs and CONs to using this tool. The PRO is regardless of PS, CLI, ARM you can query Azure for the resources and properties using RAW calls…

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