This video goes over two ways of restricting access to Microsoft Azures PaaS services; Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints. Both are used to restrict access to PaaS serviced, but work differently. The video gives an overview if the differences and then does a walkthrough of deploying Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints using an Azure Storage account as an example.Continue reading “Azure Virtual Networking Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints”
In this video, I go over deploying Azure AD and configuring replication with an on-premises Windows Active Directory domain and Azure Active Directory. I review deployment options and how to synchronize passwords from Windows and Azure directory services. A server is deployed and joined to the Azure AD Domain Services domain and users source from Azure AD and Windows AD log in using same sign-on credentials.Continue reading “Deploy Azure AD Domain Service and Join a Server to the Domain”
In this video I go over the benefits of using Azure Proximity Placement Groups and Accelerated networking with Azure IaaS VM’s. I start by explaining what Proximity Placement Groups are and how they work, then go over the basics of Accelerated Networking. After that, I deploy a Proximity Placement Group and accelerated networking and compare results with and without the features enabled.Continue reading “Proximity Placement Groups and Accelerated Networking”
This is intended for anyone interested in Azure Backups or studying for the AZ-103 or other Microsoft Certification. This video starts with an overview of the Azure Backup Agent, also known as the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent. Next, it goes into installing the agent, configuring, scheduling and running backups. After that, basic troubleshooting is covered along with recovering data and finally, removing the agent and backup date.
This video starts with an introduction of Azure Backup. This is useful for anyone interested in Azure Backup or studying for the AZ-103 or other Microsoft Certification. It goes on to cover the difference between RTP, RPO and the importance of understanding data retention requirements for a solid backup strategy. After that, it outlines the difference between Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery and gives an overview of what VSS is and how it solves some common backup problems.Continue reading “Azure Backup, Overview and Implementation”
In this video I reviews the Redeploy tool for Azure IaaS VM’s. I give an overview of what the tool is used for and then a demo on how to run Redeploy against Windows and Linux VM’s through the Portal and using PowerShell and the Azure Cloud Shell. This Video is for anyone who administrates Azure VM’s or interested in taking the AZ-103 certification exam.Continue reading “Redeploy an Azure VM”
I recently started an Azure 101 playlist. The idea was to occasionally post videos for people new to Azure. I think the content was pretty good, but the video didn’t get much traction. Recently I was reviewing requirements for Azure Certifications and realized that there was a lot of parallels to the Azure 101 playlist and the AZ-103 Microsoft Azure Administrator Exam.Continue reading “Channel Update and Azure Exam Study Tips”