Monthly Archives: August 2016

Azure Storage Service Encryption – Azure Resource Manager template

Enabling Storage Service Encryption for an Azure Storage account in the portal is only a one click show. As well with PowerShell it is very easy. Set-AzureRmStorageAccount -ResourceGroupName "smt" -Name "azcdmdncloudwitness" -EnableEncryptionService Blob -Verbose Currently there is no Azure Resource Manager QuickStart template available on GitHub for SSE. Therefore you have to dive into the Read more [...]

Dealing with Azure Disk Encryption and Windows OS disk resizing

When you are enabling Azure Disk Encryption on your Azure VM, the process will shrink your existing OS partition a bit to implement the System Reserved partition. The System Reserved partition is placed at the end of the OS disk. When you resize the OS disk, then the free space is added after this partition. Trying to extend the OS partition, forces you to create a new partition, because you have Read more [...]

Speaking at SCU Europe 2016 and CIM Lingen

Just a short note. I will be speaking at two events in August. First stop is System Center Universe Europe 2016 in Berlin. My sessions at SCU Europe: Azure IaaS Security Providing test environments in Azure using Azure DevTest Labs Read more [...]