Automate the creation of your Webapp with VI and Azure Cloud Shell.

During Build, Microsoft announced the long awaited public preview of Azure Cloud Shell. Azure Cloud Shell improves productivity by enabling automatic and secure access to a preconfigured workstation built for Azure, on Azure. As part of today, you can login into your management portal and hit on this logo. You need to create an Azure File Share as Cloud Shell machines are temporary. The Azure file share needs to be mounted to persist your $Home directory. On your first launch

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Monitor the availability of any web site with Azure Application Insights Availability Tests

The term “Availability” is for some organizations crucial as they can’t afford any downtime. Your SharePoint pages should be up as you don’t want to lose credibility in front of your customers especially if you are selling services/products through SharePoint. As being the IT department, if you don’t propose some decent monitoring tools, the business users will bypass you –and your department by implementing their own freeware/open source tool to check the availability of their website. Many times, they are

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Integrate Office 356 into Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) and publish data to Power BI

Microsoft Office 365 is maybe more secure than your own server park – is something that you will hear a lot of times during events from Microsoft evangelists. But organizations and corporates that are not into the Microsoft ecosystem wants to see and hear how Office 365 is performing with real time reports.   I already wrote an article on how to monitor your applications with Azure Application Insights but the scope of this is very limited – as it will

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Monitoring your SharePoint Pages with Azure Insight Apps – Why my client loves it!

Monitoring a SharePoint Server park was never a really exciting job for Administrators; expect if you really knew about System Center Operations Manager – aka SCOM. You had to install the Management Pack that basically enables administrators to manage Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016. The Management Pack is designed to be used for MCR (Monitor – Collect – Raise if necessary): ·       Monitoring events ·       Collecting SharePoint component-specific performance counters ·       Raising alerts. By MCR critical events, this management pack helps

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