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Securing a load-balanced API with Azure API Management and an Azure Virtual Network: Configuring the proxy and tightening up

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in #Azure, #PowerShell | 2 comments

[This is part 4 of 4 in this series about securing a load-balanced API hosted on Azure VMs with Azure API Management and an Azure Virtual Network. You’ll find the table of contents at the bottom of this post.] Create the Azure API Management Service Let’s create a new Azure API Management service – to do this you’ll need to use the...

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Securing a load-balanced API with Azure API Management and an Azure Virtual Network: Setting up the internal load-balancer

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in #Azure, #PowerShell | 0 comments

[This is part 3 of 4 in this series about securing a load-balanced API hosted on Azure VMs with Azure API Management and an Azure Virtual Network. You’ll find the table of contents at the bottom of this post.] Let’s create an internal load-balancer that will distribute workloads across our VMs. The reason why we are creating an internal load-balancer...

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Securing a load-balanced API with Azure API Management and an Azure Virtual Network: Installing IIS and Web Deploy

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in #Azure, #PowerShell, Visual Studio, Windows Server | 0 comments

[This is part 2 of 4 in this series about securing a load-balanced API hosted on Azure VMs with Azure API Management and an Azure Virtual Network. You’ll find the table of contents at the bottom of this post.] Be sure to have the RDP and Web Deploy endpoints configured on your VMs (in the Azure portal). If you haven’t already configured them, have a...

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Starting and stopping your Azure Virtual Machines with PowerShell

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in #Azure, #PowerShell | 0 comments

It’s easy to manage your Azure VM in the Azure portal – but what if we wanted to automate certain operations? Imagine the following scenario; you have a powerful VM that performs heavy data analysis at the end of every week. It makes little sense to keep this VM running during the week when it’s simply not performing any work. No one wants to pay for that!...

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