Category Archives: Azure

Azure Management Libraries

This is the second blog post in the small series on experiences and learnings gained while setting up a Minecraft server for the kids. The first spoke primarily about Azure Automation, this one will touch upon the new .NET libraries … Continue reading

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Azure Automation

As indicated in my last blog post this is the first of two posts describing my experiences and learning in connection with setting up a Minecraft server. In this one we will look at Azure Automation and create a small … Continue reading

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Azure Automation, Azure Management Libraries and Minecraft

For a long time the “household trolls” have been bugging me about setting up their own Minecraft server. I finally got around to do this the other day, using Microsoft Azure for the hosting. All is working great, but it … Continue reading

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Cleaning up an Azure Deployment

You most likely know this scenarios: you have deployed a nice environment into Windows Azure. Just a few AD/DC, a few front-end servers, a couple of application servers and of course two or three SQL Servers. Now you don’t need … Continue reading

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Installing SQL Server 2012 in a Mirror Setup

In my series on creating a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure we last time created the virtual machines for the two front-end servers, the two application servers and the three servers to be used by SQL Server. In this sixth … Continue reading

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Default size of OS-image in Windows Azure VMs

In my recent series of blog posts (first can be found here) on creating a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure, I showed how to extend the OS disk from the initial 30 GB. With the general availability of virtual machines … Continue reading

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Rolling out Images for SharePoint farm in Windows Azure

In this fifth post in the series on creating a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure we will look at the main script used to create the VMs. For those who might have missed the previous posts they are: Creating a … Continue reading

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Creating a DC/AD for use in Windows Azure

In the fourth post on the experiences gained during the creation of a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure will look at establishing the domain controllers and active directory. The previous three were: Creating a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure Creating … Continue reading

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Creating a Base Image for use in Windows Azure

This is the third blog post on the subject of creating and deploying a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure. The previous two are: Creating a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure Creating a Virtual Network in Windows Azure In this post … Continue reading

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Creating a Virtual Network in Windows Azure

As announced in my last post I will in a number of blog posts walk through the steps taken to create a SharePoint farm in Windows Azure. This post will explain how to setup a Virtual Network (VNET) in Windows … Continue reading

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