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Migrating your Datacenter to Azure

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  I got another chance to present with my mentor, Mr Nicolas Blank, 10 year MVP for Messaging and an all round awesome dude. We talked about moving “stuff” to Azure, lots of it, and which are the best ways (we have found) to do it. We discussed the disciplines relating to doing a datacenter […]

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Azure CLI 2, Bru!

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The highly anticipated release of Azure CLI 2.0 I use a MacBook Pro as my primary workstation and so I rushed to install the CLI to check out the new options and pretty much used the default install options. (never a good idea, should have listened to my brain) It left all sorts of junk […]

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Azure Smartlabs at Microsoft Johannesburg – Part 2 – Azure Active Directory to Authenticate on Linux

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Authenticate PAM with AAD Connect. With a script found on GitHub, written by this guy https://github.com/bureado/aad-login We are able to allow the PAM authentication system on Linux to send authentication requests to Azure AD, allowing us to manage authentication across all our Linux machines anywhere. They do not need to be hosted in Azure. The […]

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Azure Smartlabs at Microsoft Johannesburg – Part 1

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I recently presented for Microsoft here in Johannesburg at the first of new series of “Smart Labs”, the agenda was something like this 🙂 Linux on Azure Overview Hands On – Deploy Linux VMs using the CLI and JSON Templates (ME) Hands On – Using Azure AD for Authentication (ME) (Covered in this post Using […]

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Azure Smartlabs at Microsoft Johannesburg – Intro

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I have been lucky enough to be asked to present at new series of events at Microsoft Johannesburg. These “Smart Lab” events are weekly and allow Microsoft customers and Microsoft Technology consumers to come through to the Microsoft Head Office in Johannesburg with their Azure problems/speed bumps/roadmaps and allow us (myself and the Microsoft Technology […]

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The Missing Link (or is it ?)

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Something I noticed on many fresh installations of Ubuntu is that when you install the node package manager (npm) and then install the azure-cli as per Microsoft’s website. When you run the azure command, you get the following error. root@LinuxVMtoASR:~# azure /usr/bin/env: node: No such file or directoryroot@LinuxVMtoASR:~# Node is there, it’s just the binary […]