Category Archives: Azure

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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Creating a SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure

I have recently been involved in a (pilot) project moving a public facing SharePoint farm to Windows Azure. This will be the first of a series of blog posts “from the trenches” about the different steps taken to achieve this … Continue reading

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More on Grooming IIS Logs

I previously blogged about how to delete blob entries older than a given date. I have extended the script slightly to first download entries, zip then and upload them again to another storage container, before actually doing the removal. Before … Continue reading

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Grooming Windows Azure Diagnostics Storage and IIS Logs

People working with Windows Azure are aware that the storage used for diagnostics will continue to grow perpetually if nothing is done about it. With the introduction of the Windows Azure Management Pack – I call it WAMP; don’t know … Continue reading

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FTP from Windows Azure Blob Storage

In connection with migrating an old CMS system to Windows Azure, I have been playing around with Windows Azure Blob Storage. The CMS system was 10 years old and written in classic ASP, using a lot of local resources mainly … Continue reading

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