Give me more datadisks

With lower tier VM’s in Azure you have a limit on how many data disk you can attach. As an example an A1 can only have 2 datadisks of 1 TB each attached. So if you just want to use Azure for storing a lot of data like backup you are kind of out of luck. You would either need to get a higher tier VM that allows for more datadisks or use a service like Azure Backup instead.

Let me give you one more option, Azure Files Shares.
Now, I hear a lot of you say; “you can’t use a share as a local disk”. And you would be correct, you can’t. Though let’s be a bit sneaky, and get around that limitation. read more

Remote App with RDWeb

Just a small post so I can remember this to the next time.

If you want to get rid of the warning when using published applications with Remote App on Windows Server 2012 R2 you will need to configure the following.

On the server hosting your RD stuff, start server manager and find the remote desktop section. Check that the broker publisher has been configured with the correct certificate.


Set the GPO for your users to trust the certificate used for signing the remote apps. Just start gpedit.msc and find the entry displayed below under User Configuration. read more