Yearly Archives: 2017

Deploy Azure Stack Development Kit on an Azure VM

[Update on 18/10/17] With the new version of the ASDK, this blog post had been updated. With the recent release of V3 VMs on Azure, you’ve now the possibility to do Nested Hyper-V, running a VM in an Azure VM. Azure Stack Development Kit just released, it was the opportunity for me to deploy the […]

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Azure Stack Pre-GA update

Here we are… mid 2017. Its June and we are getting close to the General Availability (GA) of Microsoft Azure Stack. The product team has done some amazing work last year with the development of Azure Stack. I was lucky to get a closer look at the progress of the development and have seen how […]

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Azure Stack TP3 is out! My quick review and update

So TP3 is here and i quickly downloaded the bits and installed some systems. Here a quick wrapup of my experience so far. First, some parameters are changed as well the folder to start the install from. Find here an example to start the deployment once you have the VHDX installed on the server:

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Increase the usable storage space in your Azure Stack environment

  I have some tips for people who are running out of space or just want to have more space in their Azure Stack environment. The Azure Stack installation script intentionally leaves some space in the S2D (Storages Spaces Direct) ‘SU1_Pool’ for extending,rebuilding and maintenance purposes. You can use the remaining space to extend the virtual disk, but […]

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Working directly with the Azure Stack Resource Manager API

I would like to follow up on a blog post I have read here. They talk about how you can interact directly with the Azure Resource Manager API with PowerShell or other programming / scripting languages. The advantage is I don’t need any Azure PowerShell modules in order to retrieve any data from Azure Stack. […]

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Azure Stack Post-Deployment Script

Intro I posted a piece of my own internal post-deployment script in the Azure Stack forum to clean up WinRM logs and stop the logging. The WinRM log file build up bug in TP2 Refresh can fill up the available space in increments of 4GB per day on the Host and on every fabric VM. I have received positive feedback […]

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