Autoscaling using custom image

With recent announcements like Managed Disks and Images, I thought it would be cool to put a script together. It will provision a VM Scaleset using a custom image that is captured from an existing server with existing applications and add autoscaling to it! The general steps are to take a copy of the existing virtual machine….

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Renaming a vhd or blob file

Here is another useful script I use when the portal or Storage Explorer doesn’t have the ability to rename files. Remember to replace all the highlighted in red and italics with the correct names. Warning: This creates a copy with the new name and deletes the original blob. #obtain the storage account context $Context =…

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Registering and launching a VM from a vhd file

Once a vhd file is uploaded or migrated to the target blob container, you may be wondering how to register and launch the VM. Here is the powershell script which I use. This method doesn’t require sysprep. Disclaimer: Note that there are no warranties and these and other scripts are shared for personal use only….

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Moving, copying and uploading VHDs between Azure Subscriptions

Good day, One of the easiest tools I found to move, migrate or upload VHDs between different or up to storage accounts is Storage Explorer found at the bottom of the page at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/. Its a simple copy and paste from source to destination blob vhds containers. With this tool, you can right click to Get…

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