A Complete List of Microsoft Azure Tools

I just needed all of the Azure links in one page for connecting, troubleshooting etc.. Please let me know if you miss something!

Management & Monitoring Tools

  • Azure CLI (by Microsoft) – provides a set of open source, cross-platform commands for working with the Azure Platform. The Azure CLI provides much of the same functionality found in the Azure Management Portal, such as the ability to manage websites, virtual machines, mobile services, SQL Database and other services provided by the Azure platform.
  • Azure Management (by Microsoft) – the current version of Microsoft Azure management portal.
  • Azure Portal (by Microsoft) – the next version of Microsoft Azure management portal.
  • Azure Management Studio (by cerebrata) – one tool to manage your Microsoft Azure cloud storage, diagnostics data and application workflows
  • Azure Management PowerShell Cmdlets (by cerebrata) – cmdlets that streamline your Microsoft Azure workflow with PowerShell
  • Azure PowerShell (by Microsoft) –  Azure PowerShell is a module that provides cmdlets to manage Azure through Windows PowerShell. You can use the cmdlets to create, test, deploy, and manage solutions and services delivered through the Azure platform.
  • Azure Resource Explorer – Azure Resource Explorer is a web site where you can easily discover the Azure Resource Management APIs, get API documentation, and make actual API calls directly in your own subscriptions (read more).
  • Azure Script Center
  • Bitnami Cloud Tools for Microsoft Azure – Bitnami Cloud Tools will help you manage and monitor your Azure cloud deployments.
  • cloudmonix – Monitor, auto-scale and automate Cloud Services, VMs, SQL Databases, Web Apps, Automation, Storage, Service Bus, Virtual Networks and more
  • New Relic for Azure – New Relic is now integrated into Microsoft Azure, giving you instant visibility into web and mobile apps, and see insights.
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How to connect an iPhone to Fortigate firewall for tunneling

This article provides a sample IPSec VPN configuration for use with iPhone and iPad.
I’ve tested the following on a Fortigate 60C with FortiOS v4.0 MR3 Patch 9  and v5.0,build3608 (GA Patch 7) but I think it will work even with previous firmware versions.

This is the only way to connect an iPhone or an iPad with a Tunnel VPN, because the FortiClient APP  only supports Web Bookmarks.

Let’s go!

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Travel router with automatic IPVanish VPN connection

Travel Router
GL-iNet AR150 Travel Router

Recently is bought a little mini router/firewall/accesspoint (Travel Router) on dealextreme.com. I was looking for a simular device as the TP-Link WR703N, wich I already own.

I found this little device called the GL.Inet GL-AR150. The device has 2 ethernet ports, WAN and LAN (both PoE) and there is a Atheros 9331 (same as WiFi Pineapple Mark V) WiFi chipset on board. So I ordered and yesterday received it by mail. After updating the firmware to OpenWrt Designated Driver r48135 / LuCI (git-16.004.80366-03a8393 we can start!

 

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OneDrive For Business/SharePoint Sites Trouble shooting

Syncing problems with Office 365 SharePoint sites – sometimes they’re easy to resolve and sometimes they are very difficult, tedious and nearly impossible to resolve (unless you are very well acquainted with SharePoint-speak and have some pretty deep networking/IT/Microsoft knowledge). This is the story of how I resolved a tough (for me), syncing issue with O365 SharePoint sites.

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Powershell Cheatsheet

Getting crazy from all the site’s on the internet for Powershell commands, combining these sites on this cheat page

Some randon cheat sheets on the internet