Aidan Finn writes about Microsoft virtualization for the Petri IT Knowledgebase. He is a Microsoft Valuable Professional with the Virtual Machine (Hyper-V) expertise. Aidan has been working in IT infrastructure since 1996, and is the Technical Sales Lead for MicroWarehouse Ltd., a Microsoft value added distributor in Ireland. He runs the aidanfinn.com blog and has written or co-written books such as Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation And Configuration Guide, Microsoft Private Cloud Computing, and Mastering Hyper-V Deployment.
Aidan Finn's Recent Posts
Learn about how StorSimple provides affordable, cloud-scale storage to SMEs.
Aidan Finn discusses Microsoft making Azure Monitor, Azure Network Watcher, Azure Resource Health, and Azure Advisor generally available in GA.
Learn one way to restore an Azure virtual machine from Azure Backup and join that machine to an existing availability set.
We will dig into choosing between the different series and sizes of Azure virtual machines.
Learn how to enable the preview Network Watcher functionality in your Azure subscription and how to deploy a Network Watcher.
Find out how to create NAT rules for virtual machines that are connected to an NAT-enabled virtual switch on a Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) or Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
Resource Policy is a very nice feature in Azure Resource Manager that allows you to control what delegated administrators can do in an Azure subscription or resource group.
This article discusses the newly launched Ls-Series Azure virtual machines and how they are intended to be used. We will cover the specs, performance, and availability.
Server administrators are going to be responsible for much of the networking that was not formerly in their scope. Azure Network Watcher is a great tool to help monitor and troubleshoot your network deployments.
I will show you how to convert a virtual machine, not in an availability set, but with virtual hard disks in a storage account to a virtual machine using Managed Disks.
Microsoft recently shared a detailed design for a secure network deployment in Azure, based on the United Kingdom’s cloud security principles. The focus of Microsoft’s article was on the UK, but we can use this design as a basis for other deployments.
Create a Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) Hyper-V virtual switch that uses network address translation (NAT), enabling virtual machines to be isolated behind a single shared IP address on the host.
Get an explanation of methods you can use to configure the IPv4 address configuration of a Hyper-V virtual machine that is connected to a NAT virtual switch on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 (WS2016).