AZ-100/AZ-103 – Manage VM Backups – Study Notes #13

This article covers the “Manage VM backups” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. This is already covered in detail in other sections and appears to be a duplicate within the exam requirements. I’m only posting this article on the off-chance somebody looks for it. Configure VM backup Covered in https://sysadmin-central.com/2019/03/11/az-100-implement-azure-backup-study-notes-8/ Define backup policies Covered in … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Manage VM Backups – Study Notes #13

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Manage Azure VM – Study Notes #11

This article covers the “Manage Azure VM” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Add data discs There are two primary types of Data Disks available for VM’s – Standard Storage Utilizes HDD’s and the which is the cheapest option of the two, it is limited to a max throughput of 60MB/s per disk however and … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Manage Azure VM – Study Notes #11

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Automate deployment of VMs – Study Notes #10

This article covers the “Automate deployment of VMs” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Modify Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template An ARM template is made up of the following elements – Full details of all of these can be found at – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/resource-group-authoring-templates The link above also goes into great detail regarding how various resources … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Automate deployment of VMs – Study Notes #10

Redgate SQL Backup – Login failed for user – Error 586/18456

When attempting to perform a backup via Redgate SQL Backup it fails instantly with the following error, this started to occur after being forced to change the sql logins password as far as I can tell but most likely coincided with changing from Windows to Windows & SQL Authentication on the database –

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AZ-100/AZ-103 – Create and Configure a VM for Windows and Linux – Study Notes #9

This article covers the “Create and configure a VM for Windows and Linux” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Configure high availability There are a few concepts to note when considering high availability of Virtual Machines in Azure, these are the primary region a machine is hosted in and its “Region Pair” which is a … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Create and Configure a VM for Windows and Linux – Study Notes #9

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement Azure Backup – Study Notes #8

This article covers the “Implement Azure backup” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Create Recovery Services Vault The Recovery Services Vault is a storage entity in Azure that stores backups of various Azure resources such as VMs, SQL databases, files etc. It allows for automatic backups to Azure and On-Premise servers and also allows for … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Implement Azure Backup – Study Notes #8

AZ-100/AZ-103 – Configure Azure Files – Study Notes #7

This article covers the “Configure azure files” section of the AZ-100 and AZ-103 Exams and is part of my AZ-100 Study Notes series. Create Azure file share It is possible to create an Azure hosted file share which may be connected to via Windows, Linux etc. To create a file share – Navigate to the Storage Account to use. Select ‘Files’ in the ‘File Service’ … Continue reading AZ-100/AZ-103 – Configure Azure Files – Study Notes #7