(Azure) Tip of the Day: New Azure Storage Explorer & AzCopy integration feature

Today’s tip… You can now use AzCopy v10 (Preview) for uploading and downloading Blobs from Azure Storage Explorer.  To enable this feature: Download and install Azure Storage Explorer Open Azure Storage Explorer, select “Experimental” menu, select “Use AzCopy for Improved Blob Upload and Download” When enabled, AzCopy will be used in the following scenarios: Upload…

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(Azure) Tip of the Day: Azure portal and the new account manager!

Today’s tip… Microsoft’s Identity Division has recently launched a new account manager, with Azure portal integration. The account manager makes it much easier for you to use multiple accounts with Microsoft services. With the new account manager you: Can sign in and out of your Azure Active Directory (AD) account or your Microsoft account. Can…


Tip of the Day: Using Azure Automation State Tracking and Azure Monitor to Detect and Alert on File Changes

Today’s tip… Great demonstration on how to use Azure Automation State Tracking to detect when a file (Windows or Linux) has been changed and configuring Azure Monitor to take action (for example send email or text message). References: Azure Monitor: Detecting and Alerting on File Changes – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/ITOps-Talk-Blog/Azure-Monitor-Detecting-and-Alerting-on-File-Changes/ba-p/286327 Azure Automation State Tracking – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/automation/automation-change-tracking?WT.mc_id=ITOpsTalk-blog-nepeters Azure…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Microsoft acquires FSLogix to enhance the Office 365 virtualization experience

Today’s tip… To help extend our virtualization capabilities and provide an even richer experience for Microsoft 365 customers, we are excited to announce the acquisition of FSLogix. FSLogix is a next-generation app-provisioning platform that reduces the resources, time and labor required to support virtualization. With the announcement of Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop – a Microsoft…


Subject Tip of the Day: Introducing Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC1

Today’s tip… Late November, we were excited to share the first release candidate (RC) of Azure DevOps Server 2019. Azure DevOps Server, previously known as Team Foundation Server (TFS), Azure DevOps Server is a set of collaborative software development tools, hosted on-premises. Azure DevOps Server integrates with your existing IDE or editor, enabling your cross-functional…