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For Azure Automation

Windows Update Runbook

For Azure Automation

Windows Update Runbook

I am aware that there is a better way to manage your windows updates, Update Management, but this way is more fun and challenging. The purpose of this post is not solely a “how to automate windows updates”, but in general a “how to automate jobs using runbooks”. First of all, kudos to Marc Schweigert who inspired me with his runbook from https://github.com/devkeydet/AutomationInvokeWindowsUpdateAzureRmVM   To follow this guide you will have to have created in advance 3 simple resources. An automation account, a…

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To create a blog Part 3

Map a custom DNS to Web App

To create a blog Part 3

Map a custom DNS to Web App

Let’s put your custom dns zone from part one to good use Third ~ Custom DNS mapping As I mentioned before, you cannot map a custom DNS while using a free tier service plan. So let’s scale it up. Navigate to resource groups, Sites-RSG and click on your wordpress web app. Then select Scale up (App Service plan) and choose D1 Shared. The mapping process includes a lot back and forth, from azure dns zone to the web app. Therefore,…

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To create a blog Part2

Azure Web App

To create a blog Part2

Azure Web App

Second ~ WordPress Web App Keep in mind that every recourse addition starts from the marketplace. So navigate there and type wordpress in the search bar. Then click Create. As always you have to name your resource, choose your subcription and create / use a resource group. Then you have to select a service plan. You can go with the F1 free tier but there are a lot of limitations. It is free after all ! If you are happy…

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To create a blog Part1

Azure DNS Zone

To create a blog Part1

Azure DNS Zone

I have always thought that a blog about tutorials should start with the creation of itself. So on my first post, we will see how to create one. I am a big fan of public cloud, so I will use Azure portal for the whole process. In a nutshell, the steps are these: Create a DNS zone Create a wordpress web app Start your blog   Fist things first ~ Azure DNS After logging in Azure portal, you have to…

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