Category Archive: Virtual Network

Rethinking Paradigms in Networking: Firewalls in the Public Cloud

If you have ever implemented a firewall in a traditional network, almost certainly it had at least two network interfaces. One was on an untrusted side, perhaps directly on the Internet, and the other was on a trusted side. The goal, of course, is to keep unwanted traffic from reaching the trusted network. There are [...]

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Resources for passing Azure Exam 70-533 from Opsgility

If you are just now getting started with Azure Certification it is useful to have a roadmap on how to learn the technology in order to pass the certification. Our team of industry recognized Azure experts have built a lot of Azure training over the years, and in this case we’ve literally written the book [...]

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Setting Static IP addresses in a Microsoft Azure Virtual Network with PowerShell

I have finally had a chance to update the Windows Microsoft Azure PowerShell Guide. The page is about the new functionality of assigning a static IP address to a virtual machine deployed in a Virtual Network. Setting Static IP Address on Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine

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Copy a Windows Azure Virtual Machine Between Subscriptions

While working on some recent training content focused on development and test I thought a great scenario would be to have a script that can copy a single Windows Azure Virtual Machine from a source subscription to a destination subscription. This script will also copy a virtual machine between data center locations. There are tons [...]

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Connecting Clouds – Creating a site-to-site Network with Amazon Web Services and Windows Azure

Connecting Windows Azure to Amazon AWS In this post I will show how you can use a Windows Azure Virtual Network (VNET) to create a site to site IPsec tunnel to connect to a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS). Using this setup you can literally have workloads in each cloud [...]

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