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HOW TO INSTALL WINDOWS NANO SERVER ON VMWARE WORKSTATION AND V2V CONVERTER

December 26, 2016 07:15PM

New Microsoft Windows Nano server 2016 provides and offers many new benefits over traditional windows server operating system. It is very cost effective to run nano server Amount of resources required to run nano server is very low. also due to its striped down GUI architect (no GUI layer at all) an…

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MICROSOFT AZURE POWERSHELL DEPLOYING PAAS SQL DATABASE AS A SERVICE

December 7, 2016 11:15PM

Taking forward  from my previous article MICROSOFT AZURE CREATING AND DEPLOYING PAAS SQL SERVER, DATABASE AS A SERVICE, In this post I will performing same task using Microsoft Azure PowerShell to deploy SQL Server. Very first I will be creating Logical SQL server, As this server is completely tak…

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MICROSOFT AZURE CREATING AND DEPLOYING PAAS SQL SERVER, DATABASE AS A SERVICE

December 5, 2016 11:34PM

Soon after deploying and establishing in-house to azure VPN tunnel PART 1 : MICROSOFT AZURE CREATION AND CONFIGURATION OF VPN TUNNEL SERIES, I got another task to architect complete project on Microsoft Azure, Very first requirement by application team was the Database server.

SQL Database is a…

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GUI - SETUP AND CONFIGURE POWERSHELL WEB ACCESS SERVER (GATEWAY)

November 3, 2016 09:51AM

Microsoft PowerShell Web Access Server is a very cool method of accessing PowerShell over Internet from any supported browser. Microsoft had introduced this feature first in Windows server 2012 OS version. As in below diagram once Powershell web access feature service is installed on the server, and…

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USE POWERSHELL ON MOBILE - SETUP AND CONFIGURE POWERSHELL WEB ACCESS (PSWA)

November 3, 2016 09:51AM

For this deployment I am using Windows Server 2012 R2, In earlier article I installed and configured Powershell Web access using GUI. This role can be install simply by running 3 simple powershell cmdlet. I will be running first command to install Windows Powershell web access feature, this feature …

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PART 9: CREATING AND MANAGING VIRTUAL MACHINE (VM) USING MICROSOFT AZURE RESOURCE MANAGER PORTAL

October 26, 2016 10:34AM

Probably this will be the last part of the series. In this part I will be creating Virtual Machine on Azure and try to ping On-premises VM and vice-versa. Creating Azure VM is very easy. Select the Resource Group and in Add search for Microsoft Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (You can choose any OS of you…

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PART 8: CREATING AND MANAGING STORAGE ACCOUNT USING MICROSOFT AZURE ARM AND AZURE POWERSHELL

October 20, 2016 05:28PM

My networking is fully established and configured now and no further changes are require now, I can see some data bytes flow between gateways. But I need to test in real action. I will be deploying one VM on the Azure and try to Ping it from on-Premise machine or vice versa. Before that I will compl…

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PART 7.1: MICROSOFT AZURE POWERSHELL VPN CONNECTION IN VIRTUAL NETWORK GATEWAY

October 17, 2016 01:45PM

As these series also includes Microsoft Azure Powershell tutorial, I will delete existing connection and create new one using Powershell. As shown in earlier chapters I brought all the related networking pieces together for association and created VPN tunnle connection. I will store Virtual Network …

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PART 7: MICROSOFT AZURE CREATE CONNECTION IN VIRTUAL NETWORK GATEWAY

October 16, 2016 07:14PM

PART 6.2: CONFIGURING ROUTING AND REMOTE ACCESS SERVER ROUTER (MICROSOFT RRAS AZURE VPN)

October 12, 2016 05:13PM

Configuring RRAS sever is yet to be complete. Following by last chapter, I require few information from Azure portal, which I need to provide in the newly created and configured RRAS server. Login to Microsoft azure portal, and grab the Public IP address from Resource Groups> Poc-VPN>POC-VPN-Virt…

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PART 6.1: CONFIGURING ROUTING AND REMOTE ACCESS SERVER DEMAND-DIAL (MICROSOFT RRAS AZURE VPN)

October 11, 2016 10:50PM

This one is interesting step by step document to configure Remote Access VPN on Windows server. In earlier chapter I installed Remote Access role using Server manager, On the same server manager in the Tools menu, select Routing and Remote access. It will open MMC console for RRAS.Server manager configure remote access for microsoft azure vpn, RRAS

Once RRAS co…

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PART 5.1: VIRTUAL NETWORK GATEWAY DEPLOYMENT USING MICROSOFT AZURE POWERSHELL

October 9, 2016 05:35PM

I found it little bit tricky while configuring virtual network gateway using Microsoft Azure Powershell, As while configuring it I had to associate VNG (Virtual Network Gateway) with already create virtual network and other Azure network services. I will try make it easy to understand.

First co…

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PART 5: VIRTUAL NETWORK GATEWAY DEPLOYMENT ON MICROSOFT AZURE

October 5, 2016 11:32PM

Microsoft azure definition for - A virtual network gateway is the software VPN device for your Azure virtual network. Use this with a connection to setup a site-to-site VPN connection between an azure virtual network and your local network, or a VNet-to-VNet VPN connection between two Azure virtual…

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PART 4.1 : MICROSOFT AZURE POWERSHELL CREATING AND ADMINISTRATING LOCAL NETWORK GATEWAY

October 1, 2016 08:44PM

This is commandline version of Part 4 Microsoft Azure VPN connection series. Before creating another Local Network Gateway, I deleted before proceeding to avoid conflicts. There is simple command to proceed. 
New-AzureRmLocalNetworkGateway -Name Poc-VPN_localGateway -ResourceGroupName POC-VPN -L…

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PART 4 : MICROSOFT AZURE CREATING AND ADMINISTRATING LOCAL NETWORK GATEWAY VPN

October 1, 2016 04:12PM

After showing 2 ways (PART 3 and Part 3.1) creating Azure vNet. This is one of the interesting topic on creating Microsoft Azure Local Network Gateway. A local network gateway represents the hardware or software VPN device in your local network at In-house. This is generally created in Azure to set …

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PART 3.1 : MICROSOFT AZURE POWERSHELL CREATING AND ADMINISTERING VIRTUAL NETWORK (VNET)

September 25, 2016 11:42PM

Reiterating from previous article PART 3 I will be doing same task using Microsoft Azure Powershell, There are only 2 commands to create new Virtual network. Before creating New virtual network I have deleted existing one so there is no conflict.

I have shown how to install Powershell Azure and …

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PART 3 : MICROSOFT AZURE CREATING AND ADMINISTERING VIRTUAL NETWORK (VNET)

September 25, 2016 09:45PM

Last article PART 2 : MICROSOFT AZURE CREATING RESOURCE GROUP I wrote on Resource Group. In this part, I will be deploying virtual network in same earlier created resource group. Before that I would like you to understand how virtual networks will look once I deploy it. New Virtual Network resource …

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PART 2 : MICROSOFT AZURE CREATING RESOURCE GROUP

September 25, 2016 02:10PM

There are two types of deployment portals (ASM and ARM) available on Microsoft Azure. ASM stands for Azure Service Manager also called Azure classic portal. ASM is old portal for deploying azure services. In this article I will be using only ARM portal to deploy services. ARM stands for Azure Resour…

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PART 1 : MICROSOFT AZURE CREATION AND CONFIGURATION OF VPN TUNNEL SERIES

September 24, 2016 12:10AM

POWERSHELL DSC XACTIVEDIRECTORY ERROR - A NETBIOS DOMAIN NAME MUST BE SPECIFIED

June 26, 2016 11:17PM

While testing Powershell DSC (Desired State Configuration) for Active Directory Domain (First Domain Controller) setup I was getting below error constantly.

Verification of prerequisites for Domain Controller promotion failed. A NetBIOS domain name must be specified.
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