This week I received notification that my Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-104) certification was due to expire in 180 days, and I took the opportunity to renew it using the free online renewals process.
After being online only in 2020 the UK VMware User Group event was back with a bang, catering for both online attendees and those
making a return to Leicester last week. These are my highlights of that event.
Locks can be used to prevent accidental deletion of Azure Resources. But what happens when you remove a lock to perform maintenance and forget to reapply it? Azure Automation and PowerShell can
be used to make sure locks are reapplied.
Taking a snapshot of a disk is often a useful precaution before making a big change to an Azure VM. However, it’s easy for them to get forgotten about and remain on
your account eating up budget. This PowerShell snippet will find old Snapshots in your subscription.