Azure IaaS Tips & Tricks

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Valuable tips and tricks you will learn either the hard way, when building Windows Azure VMs, or the easy way - by attending my session


<ul><li> 1. WINDOWS AZURE IAAS TIPS &amp; TRICKS Anton Staykov @astaykov </li> <li> 2. THANK YOU, SPONSORS! </li> <li> 3. The Cloud for Modern Business Grab your benefit Deploy fast in the cloud, scale elastically and minimize test cost Activate your Windows Azure MSDN benefit at no additional charge cr </li> <li> 4. ABOUT ME Windows Azure MVP (3 times now) With Azure from the beginning @astaykov </li> <li> 5. AGENDA Azure IaaS Outside-In connection issues Virtual Networks IP Address predictability AD/DC Highway to Mail Server on Azure </li> <li> 6. A CONTINUOUS OFFERING FROM PRIVATE TO PUBLIC CLOUD </li> <li> 7. WINDOWS AZURE VIRTUAL MACHINES * </li> <li> 8. COMMON ISSUES VM Disappears or was deleted (MSND /Free Trial) Blob storage occupied (VHD not deleted) Temporary Disk (how temporary is it?) What disk size should I chose? </li> <li> 9. DEMO </li> <li> 10. INTERNET CONNECTIVITY Outside-In </li> <li> 11. NETWORKING PICTURE Windows Azure Cloud Service ( Virtual Machine (IaaS) LB VIP DIP INTERNET </li> <li> 12. OUTSIDE-IN CONNECTIVITY Endpoint Definition Windows Firewall Rules Corporate Firewalls PING times out </li> <li> 13. VIRTUAL NETWORK </li> <li> 14. VNET SCENARIOS Define IP Address space for DIP IaaS Interconnectivity Site-to-Site Point-to-Site IaaS-to-PaaS and vice-versa </li> <li> 15. VNET Address Spaces Sub Nets Gateway Sub-Net </li> <li> 16. ADDRESS ALLOCATION SECRETS Always and only by DHCP The first host gets the 4th IP Address i.e. Automatic cross-sub-net connectivity </li> <li> 17. VNET CROSS-PREMISES Site-to-Site Point-to-Site Local Address Management </li> <li> 18. NAME RESOLUTION </li> <li> 19. NAME RESOLUTION SCENARIOS When not in VNet PaaS only (Web/Worker Roles) IaaS only (Virtual Machines) When in Vnet IaaS / PaaS only IaaS + PaaS IaaS + Local PaaS + Local IaaS + PaaS + Local </li> <li> 20. DNS SERVER ON IAAS </li> <li> 21. DNS SERVER SECRETS Just for the DNS server machine, set DNS to when deploying! Place the DNS Server on its own subnet Remember the full format of FQDN </li> <li> 22. IP ADDRESS ASSIGNMENT SECRETS IP Address predictability Sub-net isolation Address Space Isolation </li> <li> 23. AD/DC ON IAAS Highway to Clouds </li> <li> 24. AC/DC NETWORK LAYOUT VNET-WE-IAASTIPS-PROD DNS/ Address Space Sub-ADDC: Address Space Sub-Clients: </li> <li> 25. MAIL SERVER ON IAAS </li> <li> 26. HOSTING OWN MAIL SERVER ISSUES Public (dynamic) IP Address Reverse DNS records (PTR Records) </li> <li> 27. KEY TAKEAWAYS Never forget Firewall Know your IP Addresses Dont host Email Server (yet) </li> <li> 28. Q&amp;A Anton Staykov @astaykov </li> </ul>