Monthly Archive: July 2015

How to block updates in Windows 10 0

How to block updates in Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 introduces seamless update installation – but what should you do if it’s installing an update or driver that keeps breaking your PC? On the sly, Microsoft have announced a troubleshooter to...

Handling website maintenance in IIS 1

Handling website maintenance in IIS

I’m the proud owner of a few websites, all of which run from an IIS 8.5 server. I also help friends and family run a few sites from the same server and some are business...

Automating upload to Azure Blob Storage 2

Automating upload to Azure Blob Storage

This is my latest effort in an attempt to offer myself slightly more robust backups of my personal website. I’m using PowerShell and Azure PowerShell to automate the process of zipping up a folder...

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site connectivity using VyOS Behind a NAT – Part 4 0

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site connectivity using VyOS Behind a NAT – Part 4

In the previous posts in this series we went through the process of creating a cross-premises Site-to-Site VPN with Azure by gathering some information about our local network, configuring the Azure Virtual Network and...

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site connectivity using VyOS Behind a NAT – Part 3 0

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site connectivity using VyOS Behind a NAT – Part 3

In this, part 3 of the series, we’ll implement the configuration required for VyOS to enable it to become a VPN endpoint with which we can connect to our Azure Virtual Network Gateway to...

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site connectivity using VyOS Behind a NAT – Part 2 0

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site connectivity using VyOS Behind a NAT – Part 2

If you haven’t read part 1 of this series, please review that before proceeding here. In part 1, I describe the network that we are starting with (mine) and how it is configured to...

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site Connectivity using VyOS behind a NAT – Part 1 3

Configuring Azure Site-to-Site Connectivity using VyOS behind a NAT – Part 1

Introduction This series of posts will cover the process of creating a Site-to-Site VPN from your on-premises network infrastructure in to Azure IaaS services using VyOS, hosted in a virtual machine. Typically, this results...