How to set a HTTPS/SSL certificate for an Azure VM endpoint?

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The Azure terminology is a little different from that of AWS. You can use the Azure Traffic Manager to offload TLS/SSL: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/CloudPowerHowToScaleAzureWebsitesGloballyWithTrafficManager.aspx (The Azure Load-Balanced Sets use round-robin DNS balancing, with VMs directly visible, whereas the Traffic Manager hides VMs behind the VIP)

Azure Backup supports encrypted Azure VMs using Portal and PowerShell

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Azure Backup already supports backup and restore of Classic and Resource Manager virtual machines and also premium storage VMs. Today, we are announcing support for backup and restore of encrypted Azure virtual machines using portal as well as PowerShell, available for VMs encrypted using Azure Disk Encryption. Azure Disk Encryption solution helps protect customer data … Continue reading Azure Backup supports encrypted Azure VMs using Portal and PowerShell

How to Create Hyper-V Virtual Machines using with Windows PowerShell

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Configure Windows PowerShell This strategy assumes you’re working on a Windows Server 2008 R2 system that meets the requirements for the Hyper-V role. After following these steps, the system will be ready for Hyper-V scripting: Install the Hyper-V role and Windows PowerShell. You can do this from the Server Manager or by using the ServerManagerCmd.exe … Continue reading How to Create Hyper-V Virtual Machines using with Windows PowerShell

How to Use Windows PowerShell to Manage Virtual Machines?

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Use Windows PowerShell to manage virtual machines running on Hyper-V servers running Server Core, but you must run your scripts remotely from a computer that has Windows PowerShell installed on it. In addition, your Windows PowerShell scripts can be used only to access the WMI interface on the targeted Server Core installation. This means the … Continue reading How to Use Windows PowerShell to Manage Virtual Machines?