Azure Monitor Event Log Workbook

Every Windows admin knows “check the logs” right? RIGHT? No one actually likes looking at each servers individual Event Log. At least I never did, even remotely its difficult, and switching context between log sources is a pain as well. Well Log Analytics can collect those event logs. And because Log Analytics can collect those …

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Azure Automation Update Management Workbook

Are you using Azure Automation Update Management? If not why not? It’s free for your Azure VMs. You can also use the Log Analytics portion by itself to track Update status. That said, the default dashboards are just OK, but are impossible to use with multiple subscriptions. Especially if you have multiple Log Analytics workspaces …

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Enable Nested Virtualization in Hyper-V

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One of my favorite new features added in Hyper-V 2016, was nested virtualization. Nested virtualization is a great feature for labs or demo environments, but also Hyper-V containers. It’s also useful for running the Azure Stack Development Kit. I’ll show you how you can quickly enable nested virtualization in Hyper-v using Powershell. Note, the only …

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