Earlier last week I had a need to delete an Azure AD tenant, and this turned out to be a much more difficult task than I had originally anticipated so I thought I would document the steps I went through in case others encounter the same problems.
1. Disable AD Sync
If your syncing your on-prem AD up to Azure AD you need to disable this from inside the Azure Portal so that it disconnects
At this weeks Ignite conference we've seen a number of new VM sizes either be announced or hinted at during the sessions. Here's a quick update on the new machine types:
Designed for High Performance Computing (HPC), the H series VM's are available in public preview in the South Central US region today and will be rolled out to other regions soon. The H series contain the fastest processers of all Azure VM
I've been doing a lot of working lately with running Remote Desktop Service (RDS) in Azure and have been fairly frequent errors relating to Excel, one of the applications we are publishing. This error would manifest as an error when launching Excel which seemed to indicate that Excel had run out of memory or disk space.
After investigating memory and disk usage to no avail, all looked fine, I stumbled upon the answer, user profile
The PowerShell DSC Package resource can be used to install (and uninstall) software from a machine using DSC. This is a great resource to get software installed, but it does have a slight complication, in that it requires a product ID for the package you are installing. It's understandable why, it uses this to confirm that the particular version of the software is present, but it can be a pain to get this ID.
//Build (henceforth known as just Build) is Microsoft's annual developer conference held last week in San Francisco. As you might expect there were a large amount of announcements, including a lot of Azure ones. Many of the Azure ones where IoT and Analytics focused but there were quite a few IaaS announcements that I am going to summarise here. I'm sure I have missed some, and I won't go into great detail here, expect upcoming