Backing up Azure VMs with PowerShell

When experimenting in my lab environment I want to create a backup of the virtual machines. The following PowerShell script will do just that. I assume you’ve already setup your PowerShell to work with azure by doing the following: Setup the Azure PowerShell cmdlets (see: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/) imported your Publish Settings File (see Get-AzurePublishSettingsFile and Import-AzurePublishSettingsFile) […]

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Making your SharePoint site available outside your own domain

A while back I created a small SharePoint test lab using Virtual Machines on Azure. I had a Domain Controller, a SQL Server and a SharePoint server. SharePoint was configured to host on portal.contoso.com. All machines were part of the same Virtual Network I defined in Azure. I was able to access the sites from […]

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