This week I wanted to disable Shutdown/Restart of our VMs in Azure. Come to find out, this is a user setting, not a machine setting.
Here’s how to setup a Group Policy so that it all works.
Our situation: User in domain ABC logs on to computer in domain XYZ. I wanted user specific policies to be applied only in domain XYZ. The specific policy was to disable the shutdown/restart ability. Obviously don’t want this to apply to computers in domain ABC (the users PC).
I created a new GPO in XYZ with…
11 June 2015
Trying to resize a DS virtual machine (VM) in Azure wasn’t immediately intuitive to me. Turns out you can only do this in the new Preview portal. And it’s pretty easy.
Originally published at todddeland.com on June 11, 2015.
This proved to be difficult to find information on, so here’s a step-by-step guide to load balancing an Azure File SMB share across two IaaS web servers, in IIS.
Once you have access to Azure Files, in your storage account you’ll see it listed like in this screenshot.
Hop on over to the Preview Portal to create the ‘share’, clicking on the storage account you’ll…