New way to connect to AzurePack Powershell

I was struggling with the PowerShell API for Azure Pack. I imported the publishsettingsfile as described in this post. In the past when I wanted to get all the VM’s I could simply run: Get-WAPackSubscription "Mark Scholman" | Select-WAPackSubscription Get-WAPackVM And that would give me all my VM’s running on the Azure Pack Subscription. But …

Installing and configuring HA Azure Pack Websites – part III

Welcome back on part 3 of the blog series for installing highly available Azure Pack Websites Cloud. Part I: Introduction and installing the first servers Part II Adding secondary Website Controller Part III: Adding Website Front Ends and Publishers Part IV: Adding Website Worker Roles Part V: Post configuring Azure …

Installing and configuring HA Azure Pack Websites – part II

Welcome back on part 2 of the blog series for installing highly available Azure Pack Websites Cloud. Part I: Introduction and installing the first servers Part II Adding secondary Website Controller Part III: Adding Website Front Ends and Publishers Part IV: Adding Website Worker Roles Part V: Post configuring Azure …

Installing and configuring HA Azure Pack Websites – part I

Part I: Introduction and installing the first servers Part II Adding secondary Website Controller Part III: Adding Website Front Ends and Publishers Part IV: Adding Website Worker Roles Part V: Post configuring Azure Pack Websites In this blogpost we are going to build a highly available Azure Pack Websites Cloud. …

Hyper-V Networking NVGRE do’s and don’t

I wrote a guest post on hyperv.nu about my experience with Hyper-V Network Virtualization. I came across the issue when a customer wants to bring their own firewall in Azure Pack. After we started to configure the firewall and the virtual machines we experienced very interesting routing issues. you can read the …

Monitor Hyper-V Checkpoints with SMA

Some of you might have read the post on how to monitor VM checkpoints (Snapshots) with Orchestrator. A new version on how to monitor it with SMA couldn’t stay left behind. In this blog post we will create a SMA Runbook that will run every morning at 7:00 and look for …

Managing VMM VLAN Network’s with Service Management Automation (SMA)

In this post we are going to play with SMA and VMM. I wanted to achieve that a VLAN depended network was fully provisioned by Service Management Automation (SMA) in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 (VMM). I also wanted to create the option to de-provision the network. Virtual …