Tag Archives: Microsoft Azure Stack

Adding and using OS Gallery Items to Azure Stack TP2

In the previous post we added the CentOS 7.2 image to the stack and if you took the PowerShell deployment scenario, we ended up with a gallery item as well (if you did not follow the PowerShell deployment method, don’t worry as it’s not needed to follow along). In this blog, we’ll create a custom […]

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Azure Stack TP2 installation failed

Let me write a quick blog on my experience with a installation I did last night. This morning I arrived in the office and was hoping on a completed deployment, but instead I see this: Instead of trying to go to the C:\CloudDeployment and run the installazurestack -rerun leave this PowerShell box open and run […]

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Connect Azure Stack to public domain / IP

I managed to get Azure Stack running on a public URL. To help you understand the architecture in TP2 and components used I will try to explain step by step how things have been done. For the networking part to get it to work you need BGP on your switch configured. If you connect Azure […]

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iDNS in Azure Stack

In this blogpost I will try to explain what iDNS is and how it is implemented in the latest technical preview Azure Stack. iDNS is a name resolution service for virtual networks where tenants don’t want to build and maintain their own DNS infrastructure. It allows VM’s to have name resolution to internet addresses as […]

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Azure Stack TP2 Released!

After a long wait finally we can get our hands dirty on the next technical preview (TP2) of Microsoft Azure Stack. This technical preview is, like TP1, still a single node installation. They have made a lot of enhancements to the deployment experience. Especially when you want to redeploy the same host multiple times. For […]

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Azure Stack Test in Production (TiPTests)

With the installation of Azure Stack TP1, Microsoft enables a feature in Azure Stack to check the health of the Azure Stack components. They have called it “Test in Production (TiPTests)”. It’s a PowerShell script that runs on the CLIENTVM and is running tests by deploying resources and testing them on your system. It uses […]

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How to get the fancy (empty) Map in Azure Stack

I posted this picture on twitter about the Azure Stack locations that are not listed as pins on a map. After that I got a lot of questions on how to get this map on my dashboard. Well it’s not difficult but might be hard to find when you don’t know it. First step is […]

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Enable PaaS (MySQL) in Azure Stack TP1

As you might have followed along the PaaS series on this website then this is the last PaaS resource provider we need to enable. And actually, in my opinion, the easiest one. Its fully automated but it is important that you run this as Administrator. I assumed you have updated the Powershell version on the […]

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