HOW TO SET YOUR AZURE SUBSCRIPTION AS DEFAULT USING POWERSHELL?

After you Import the Publish settings file , to know how to do this, check this post you first run this command in Windows Azure PowerShell Command: Select-Azuresubscription it will prompt for you to enter the name of the subscription, which you can get by running Get-Azuresubscription you type in the name of the subscription…

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HOW TO INSTALL MICROSOFT AX ON WINDOWS AZURE?

Microsoft AX (ERP) is one of the most popular ERPs, a lot of AX Customers wanted to host their AX workload on Windows Azure as a secondary sites (DR). I’ve installed Microsoft AX on Windows Azure multiple times at multiple customer sites and here are how you should think about it: The environment architecture should…

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HOW TO DEFINE AN ALERT ON WINDOWS AZURE TO MONITOR YOUR SERVICES?

1. After you log on Azure management portal, click on Settings in the lower left corner, check the screenshot below.   2. Click on Alerts link on the upper middle tab in the right pane, check the screenshot.   3. Click on Add Rule button in the lower tab, see the screenshot.   4. The…


HOW TO UPLOAD FILES AND FOLDERS TO WINDOWS AZURE?

1. First of all make sure that you have done the steps in this blog post. 2. Create a vhd on the disk management on your local computer and copy whatever files you need to upload on windows azure to the vhd after attaching it to your local computer. 3. Open Azure Power Shell Command prompt…


VIRTUAL MACHINE AND CLOUD SERVICE SIZES FOR WINDOWS AZURE

If you are looking for more information around the VM sizes and IOPS on windows Azure then the below link is your destination.   http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/dn197896.aspx


HOW TO ADD AN EXISTING VIRTUAL MACHINE TO A NEW VIRTUAL NETWORK ON WINDOWS AZURE?

Sometimes you create a virtual machine without any intention of putting it on a Virtual Network (Vnet) , and suddenly you want to make this machine Join your Vnet on you windows Azure subscription. This is a step by step guide on how to do this: 1. First you delete the Virtual Machine by clicking on Delete in…


HOW TO ESTABLISH A CONNECTION WITH YOUR WINDOWS AZURE SUBSCRIPTION VIA POWER SHELL? (STEP BY STEP GUIDE)

Before you start make sure that you’ve uploaded a self-signed certificate to your Windows Azure subscription, check How in this post 1. You download the Windows Azure Power Shell tool from here  2. Double click on the downloaded file and it will open the web platform installer 4.5 and the following window will appear. 3. Click install…


HOW TO UPLOAD SELF SIGNED CERTIFICATE TO WINDOWS AZURE?

1. Open VS20xx native tools command prompt as an administrator, you will see the following screenshot. If you don’t have the Vs20xx native tools command prompt, please download windows SDK from here to get it. 2. Type in the following command in the command prompt: makecert -sky exchange -r -n “CN=<CertificateName>” -pe -a sha1 -len 2048 -ss…