Save on Azure costs for testing and training

Save on Azure costs for testing and training

If you want to continue testing and training in Azure after the free 30-day trial, you have quite a few options to save costs. In this article I give you a few tips on how to keep your Azure costs low. Contents of this article: Free solutions Nearly free solutions Understanding cost basics Keep tracking … Continue reading Save on Azure costs for testing and training

Azure ExpressRoute path VS a VPN path diagram

The official diagrams are not always very explicit (at least for me). Especially about where Azure ExpressRoute starts... In fact, ExpressRoute starts at the Inernet Service Provider level, not at the customer level. And here is a self-explicit picture. And if you want to compare the network path with Site-to-Site VPN or Peer-to-Site VPN, here … Continue reading Azure ExpressRoute path VS a VPN path diagram

[Solved] No valid module file was found in any module directory

Problem context Everything seems correct: The path is correctly set to find your PowerShell module (normally C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Modules) Your PowerShell module was correctly build Your files are in a subfolder of the C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Modules folder the PSM1 and PSD1 (if you created one) files have the same name as the folder name Your module is … Continue reading [Solved] No valid module file was found in any module directory

How to connect to an Azure VM with PowerShell from the Internet

Main key steps If you are already opening PSSessions on other computers, then there are only two key steps which are different for Azure VMs: Add a new inbound rule to the VM's Network Security Group Change the existing firewall rule on the target computer to accept remote computers outside the local subnet However, to … Continue reading How to connect to an Azure VM with PowerShell from the Internet

How to replace an existing static IP address with PowerShell

Starting with Windows Server 2012, you can now handle directly the IP configuration with PowerShell cmdlets. Unfortunately, there is no cmdlet which directly updates an already existing IP address. You have to use four of them. Please be aware that you will disconnect yourself from the computer if you do this operation remotely. This won't … Continue reading How to replace an existing static IP address with PowerShell