In this video, I walk through Azure Cost Management and Billing. I give a tutorial on setting up a budget and spending alerts once certain spending thresholds are reached on a subscription. Next, I review and manage past alerts. After that is a walkthrough analyzing subscription spending trends. Lastly, I give an example of Azure Advisor Recommendations on my subscription.Continue reading “Azure Cost Management and Billing”
This is the third video in a series on setting up the new Azure Microsoft Azure Windows Virtual Desktop service (WVD). In this video, I do a step-by-step walkthrough of creating a Windows 10 1809 multi-user template image and using it for a WVD deployment. After that, I show how to manage the WVD environment by viewing session information and managing hosts.
I got the a good question below from Zaniar this week:
My question —- If Azure VM’s are encrypted at rest now (SSE) does this mean the data on the volumes are also encrypted? and if we want a further layer of encryption should we use BEK or KEK which one is better?Continue reading “Is Azure Disk Encryption Necessary?”
I have a new article posted t 4sysops today on collecting custom logs in Azure Log Analytics and creating custom fields.
Updated for 2019! In this video I give a step by step overview of how to setup an Azure Log Analytics workspace, now part of Azure Monitor. I also cover configuring OMS to collect Application Event Logs and Windows performance data. Continue reading “Azure Log Analytics Workspace Setup”
I ran into this error for the second time so I though I would document it quick. To use Multi Factor Authentication with Exchange on Office 365, the use of a specific PowerShell Module is required. This can be found in the Exchange Online portal under Hybrid. After downloading and running, the error message “Cannot Start Application” and “Application cannot be started. Contact the application vendor”. Continue reading “Exchange MFA – Application Cannot Be Started”