Quick tip – Arc resource bridge via powershell – working for AS HCI 22H2 Setup your powershell environment Install-PackageProvider -Name NuGet -Force Install-Module -Name PowershellGet -Force -Confirm:$false -SkipPublisherCheck Install-Module -Name Moc -Repository PSGallery -AcceptLicense -Force Initialize-MocNode Install-Module -Name ArcHci -Force -Confirm:$false -SkipPublisherCheck -AcceptLicense Define variables for the MOC: $vswitchName=”ConvergedSwitch(compute)”Read more
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Managing your disparate workload fleet from a simple pane of glass with Azure Arc for Servers
Azure Arc Servers is a feature of Azure Arc that enables organizations to manage servers across different environments, including on-premises, multi-cloud, and edge environments, through a single control plane. This allows organizations to have a consistent management experience across all their servers, regardless of where they are located. At aRead more
Azure Stack HCI network config with NetworkATC
Network ATC deployment. Recommendations: Use the defaults where possible If unsure, refer to rule #1. This cluster is a 5x node each with 4x 25Gbps adapters. 2x for Compute & Management, and 2x for Storage. I set jumbo across the board. Don’t argue, just do it. I use default VlanRead more
Manage your existing datacenter with Azure Arc
The Azure Arc Resource Bridge is a powerful feature of Azure Arc that enables organizations to integrate their non-Azure resources into Azure Arc. This allows them to have a consistent management experience for all their resources, regardless of where they are located. The Azure Arc Resource Bridge provides a numberRead more
Azure Stack HCI vs Azure Arc – simplified
Azure Stack HCI is a hardware appliance that allows businesses to run their own private cloud infrastructure on their own servers. It is designed for companies that want to keep their data and applications on-premises (i.e., not in the public cloud). With Azure Stack HCI, companies can create their ownRead more
Azure Stack Hub – Change Azure Subscription Registration
If you find yourself in a scenario where you need to change the registration subscription of an Azure Stack Hub deployment, the below is what you need to do to complete the task.. High level: Gather info or source and destination Remove existing registration Register to new subscription GatherRead more
Azure Stack tenant portal missing resource types & properties
Quick tip: Another day in the life of a Cloud Operator Got a call from a user who was in the Azure Stack tenant portal and could access some resource types but not others and when in those resources blades the info was all weird (technical term…) as shown below:Read more
Happy #SysAdminDay & WIN with Altaro VM Backup today!
To celebrate their 10th anniversary & SysAdmin Day 2019, Altaro is giving SysAdmins and IT professionals the opportunity to share their best IT story and WIN fantastic prizes! Throughout our careers, we all gather daily stories worth telling, from tech situations to funny anecdotes, terrible mishaps or incidents withRead more
Azure Security Center: How to Protect Your Datacenter with Next Generation Security
I suggest you check out this Free Webinar by Altaro Azure Security Center: How to Protect Your Datacenter with Next Generation Security Security is a major concern for IT admins and if you’re responsible for important workloads hosted in Azure, you need to know your security is as tight asRead more
Microsoft MVP again!
Last week I received the exciting news that I had been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for another year. It is an absolute honour to be considered for this amazing award, let alone actually receiving one. If you’ve being paying attention to my activities, not that I expect you wouldRead more