Updating ExpressRoute configurations

This post will look at what is required to update or make changes to various ExpressRoute configurations. I will focus on the Exchange provider model (IXP) hosted at Equinix , although most of this information should apply to other service providers, and some of the Azure only configurations will also apply in Network Service Provider (NSP) model. We will […]

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Azure Disk Encryption Recover BitLocker BEK Key

Update 30/04/2016 – Microsoft have given me permission to share a script that can be used to retrieve the BEK file from KeyVault that also supports when the Secret is protected by the Key Encryption Key (KEK). You can read that post in Part 2. Today Microsoft announced the Public Preview of the Azure Disk Encryption […]

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Azure S2S VPN with RRAS

For a while I have wanted to connect my home lab up to my Azure subscriptions via site-to-site Azure S2S VPN. There are a few blogs online on how to do this in ASM, although I wanted to do this with Azure Resource Manager. My current setup is a Hyper-V host with a Windows Server […]

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Retrieve vmId of Virtual Machine

Sometimes retrieving the unique ID of a virtual machine in Resource Manager can be usefull. The following snippet will grab the vmid property.

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