Test read rights for user-assigned managed identity on a Linux VM in Azure Gov

I recently came across an issue where a user-assigned managed identity on a VM was not able to read the properties of the resource group where the VM object it was assigned to resided. As our deployment relied on these permissions being set it would fail until the permissions were added. Normally, you could easily … Continue reading Test read rights for user-assigned managed identity on a Linux VM in Azure Gov

Deploy Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) to a preexisting VNET

I recently ran into an issue where I needed to deploy AKS in an environment with a limited number of available IP addresses. If you've ever deployed AKS before, you might have noticed that using the default settings creates a new VNET with a /8 CIDR range (16,777,214 hosts), which was way too large for … Continue reading Deploy Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) to a preexisting VNET

Use Azure Automation to install and configure the Log Analytics extension

In this post, I'll show how you can use an Azure Automation runbook to deploy and configure the Log Analytics extension to a group of virtual machines running either Windows or Linux. In case you're not familiar with creating a runbook, you can get started using the instructions here. Before we get started with the … Continue reading Use Azure Automation to install and configure the Log Analytics extension