Introducing Run Command in EC2

Posted on December 9, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(5)

In order to perform updates, patches, restart a particular process or running a particular powershell script in a Windows based EC2 instance we need to login to the machine and then make the required changes. Sometimes in a huge production environment this tends to be a cumbersome job for managing large fleet of machines.

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Moving Windows workstations under a Domain Controller

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Sandhiya Mohandas | Comments(2)

A Domain helps in the centralized management of the computers and users in an organization. Domain Controllers are the servers that play an important role of managing the workstations and users. Microsoft Active Directory helps in configuring domain controllers on a Windows machine. Active Directory Domain Services(AD DS) provides the feature to promote a windows machine as a Domain Controller.

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Recover EC2 Windows Password

Posted on November 5, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

There are scenarios where we lose/forget our windows password and then trying out a way to login to the windows server. This turns out to be critical if it’s an admin credential that is lost. But still there’s a way to reset the password.

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Integration of Azure Audit Logs with Power BI

Posted on October 20, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Azure audit logs allows you to view operational logs such as actions performed via Azure Resource Manager, actions that are related to managing resources in your Azure subscription. In order to visualize and analyse these logs in much better way and also to share these information among co-workers Power BI is used.

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AWS IoT: A Service for Internet of Things

Posted on October 12, 2015 by CloudThat | Comments(0)

The AWS re:Invent keynote session by Dr. Werner Vogels (CTO, Amazon.com) on day 2 unleashed a new set of possibilities to the world of Information Technology. Imagine Virtualization clubbed with Internet of Things (IoT) and then brought in front of you as a service. And this is now a reality since AWS has launched a new service called AWS IoT, which is currently available in beta version.

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