Create an Email Action Group with ARM Templates and PowerShell

Before you start diving into setting up your Alerting in Azure, you have to think, “Where do I want these Alerts to go?” If your alerting is going to be incredibly substantial, then you’re going to want to define your requirements for how you get these alerts, and how would you replicate that across multiple … More Create an Email Action Group with ARM Templates and PowerShell

Automate Azure Site Recovery Test Failovers with PowerShell

Have you ever worked with a customer in a different time zone? Or your customer wanted to do a test failover or run a DR scenario but you’re in bed dreaming of how you can automate this without getting up? Well fear not… I have created this juicy little Azure Site Recovery Script to automatically … More Automate Azure Site Recovery Test Failovers with PowerShell

Deploy a basic Virtual Network in ARM Template Part 1

I’m doing a multi part blog series on a basic ARM JSON deployments, so you can deploy a Cloud Environments in Azure Part 1 – Virtual Networks Part 2 – VM Deployments Part 1 – Virtual Networks Anyone that works with Azure (or AWS, vCloud etc) and has an infrastructure background, you know that first rule … More Deploy a basic Virtual Network in ARM Template Part 1

AutoScale Up and Down VM’s with Azure Automation

Having a VM that constantly hits high CPU tends to underperform, in the Cloud world of Azure, you can easily Scale up and Down VM’s to meet these requirements, saving total Compute costs instead of having an Expensive VM consistently running. Once configured, with Azure Automation you can easily Scale up and Down Virtual Machines automatically without … More AutoScale Up and Down VM’s with Azure Automation