Azure Government

Insights, how-tos and updates for building solutions on Microsoft's cloud for US government

How to manage Azure Government directories with Powershell

When utilizing a new directory for your Azure Government environment, one gap commonly encountered is assigning an alternate email address to each user. This attribute is only mandatory for accounts given a Service Administrator role, thus many accounts, including Co-Administrators, do not have the attribute set. Enabling features such as ...

Azure QuickStart Templates for Azure Government

With the release of Azure Resource Manager on Microsoft Azure Government (MAG), users are now able to provision and deploy applications using declarative templates.  A full listing of publicly contributed templates can be found at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/templates/ . How to use QuickStart Templates in MAG Many of the ...

Log Analytics: How Operational Management Suite keeps customers safe and secure on Azure

This is my last post in this series where we have been talking about the Operational Management Suite (OMS) within Azure Government and how it can make customers feel safe & secure. In the previous posts we focused on the Azure Backup, Azure Site Recovery, and Azure Automation services that help make up the suite. Now I want to spend ...

Automation Runbooks & DSC: How Operational Management Suite keeps Customers Safe & Secure in Azure

In my last post, I talked about the second of the two services within the Operational Management Suit (OMS) that focuses on Backup & Recovery of your On-Prem or Cloud related infrastructure. However, this is only one piece of the operational management footprint that Public Sector customers' IT departments need to keep their ...

New Azure Government Documentation!

  We are happy to announce Azure Government documentation! This documentation provides guidance that is tailored to our Azure Government customers. We highlight common solutions and guidance on building government specific implementations, as well as information that you need to know about using services, Marketplace, Portal and ...

Welcome to Azure Marketplace and our ISV partners in Azure Government!

We’re pleased to announce the general availability of the Azure Marketplace for Microsoft Azure Government, as well as welcoming our 3rd party ISV partners. We’ve partnered with some of the top ISVs to provide Azure Government customers with more options for finding the right solutions and quickly spinning up applications that suit their ...

New Azure Government Onboarding Guides

The Azure Government Onboarding presentations have been refreshed with a new theme and updated content.  If you are an Azure Government customer and have not already scheduled your complimentary onboarding, we highly recommend that you schedule a time (see full instructions below).   The onboarding session will provide an overview and ...