Yesterday during a live demo at the Azure Global Bootcamp I ran into an error (which actually doesn’t happen that often anymore thankfully). However, we worked around it, but I’m not one for letting something beat me so I continued to investigate all evening until I could find a solution. The error I encountered was […]
When you create a new Global Admin in Azure Active Directory and log into https://manage.windowsazure.com you received the message “No Subscriptions Found” This is because the Global Admin is not a Subscription Administrator. In the old portal, navigate to Settings > Administrators > Add ++ Enter the email address of the Global Admin or […]
Overview The Azure Stack is undoubtedly the future of our on premises data centers. Why? Well because we have always wanted to do things the “Microsoft” way and now we can. We just set off the deployment and it sets up the environment exactly how Microsoft designed it to work. They tell us when to […]
I was intrigued and waiting anxiously for the announcement about XenApp Express which is effectively the replacement for RemoteApp in Azure. Some organisations loved the simplicity of RemoteApp in Azure especially some small businesses, but with the recent announcement that it is no longer going to be offered from late 2017 meant we all gasped […]
As part of Microsoft’s continued commitment to deliver Azure to customers at the best possible prices, effective 1st October 2016, they are lowering prices on many of our most popular virtual machines (VMs). The rest of this blog covers key highlights, but if you are ready to learn more, please check out our redesigned website […]
Azure PowerShell ForbiddenError: The server failed to authenticate the request. Verify the certificate is valid and is associated with this subscription.
If you get this error in PowerShell when attempting to do something in Azure: Azure PowerShell ForbiddenError: The server failed to authenticate the request. Verify the certificate is valid and is associated with this subscription. Then simply run: Clear-AzureProfile Now try again. There’s no need to close or reopen the PowerShell window.
Now before people start I agree this should be part of the standard Azure Portal, however it isn’t! Therefore if this is something you want then you have two options this portal that you need to configure and manage yourself which I have put the links to resources to get you going. Or you can […]
I don’t get into the argument about VMware v Hyper-V unless I’ve had a few beers. I don’t care what people use, however, given that Microsoft are giving aware Server 2016 Datacenter licenses for FREE, its not something that can be sniffed at. There are however some caveats. If you are interested this is what […]
I demo Azure Backup regularly and its an absolutely awesome feature. However, when setting it up I quite often come across the following error: Invalid vault credentials provided. The file is either corrupted or does not have the latest credentials associated with recovery service. (ID: 34513) We recommend you download a new vault credentials file […]