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We will look at end to end commands to deploy a basic Windows VM on the Azure Before we begin the process make sure you have the required Azure module installed on your computer. Launch the PowerShell and enter the below command to login to your Azure Subscription. It will prompt with a Azure portal.…

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What is Azure managed disks? Azure Managed Disks simplifies disk management for Azure IaaS VMs by managing the storage accounts associated with the VM disks. You only have to specify the type (Premium or Standard) and the size of disk you need, and Azure creates and manages the disk for you. What is Azure Storage…

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We will look at the configuration of setting up a static private IP for a Virtual machine in Azure. The use case for this setup is when you need to deploy a DNS or Domain Controller on the cloud. Well creating of Virtual machine procedure are same as for setting up a static IP for…

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Today we will look at the step by step procedure for deploying a virtual machine on the Azure with a static public IP configuration. So below are the step by step to do this. We will look at creating a Server 2016 VM and also see the configurations for VMNet and Subnet creation, Storage account…

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Flexible Single Master Operation in short FSMO. If you are a system admin you will be well aware of this abbreviation as it’s a core topic of Active Directory Domain Services. There are 5 FSMO roles a) Schema master b) Domain naming master c) Infrastructure master e) RID master f) PDC Emulator. As you know there…

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Software inventory is an integral part in the SCCM environment as it’s a dependency for other SCCM features. But running an inventory can be tedious job as the scanning can take place a fair amount of time if you are performing scans on complete drives in a computer. This can sometime cause unnecessary performance issues…

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