Azure Government

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

Configuring Azure Government Virtual Machine RDP file for USB mapping
Configuring Azure Government Virtual Machine RDP file for USB mapping
When creating Virtual Machines (VMs) on Azure Government you may want to map your local drives ports so that new drives (such as USBs) can connect to your VM. You can do this by configuring your VMs RDP file to accept existing and/or no ports. To do this - first login to the Azure Government management portal (manage.windowsazure.us) and ...
Creating user accounts and configuring them as co-administrators
Creating user accounts and configuring them as co-administrators
One of the first things to do on Azure Government, once you've been provisioned and logged in, is to begin giving access to the subscription to additional people on your development team. This is easy to do - but the question between "User Account" and "Administrator" often comes up. In the Cloud - the concepts of Identity and Compute (which ...
Get Started with PowerShell on Azure Government
Get Started with PowerShell on Azure Government
**Update 6-12-2016: We posted current details on Azure Government and PowerShell here. (Cross posted from my personal blog) Many folks using Azure Government probably have a subscription or two on public Azure. If you’re bouncing between environments and using PowerShell on each, it could become cumbersome to switch between them. This post...
Welcome to the Azure Government Blog
Welcome to the Azure Government Blog
Welcome to the Azure Government Blog.  With the release of Azure Government last year we continue to hear amazing success stories of how Azure Government is helping Agencies be more agile with their development and testing capabilities, how police are aggressively leveraging the environment to help usher in a new way of policing...
Connect Visual Studio to MS Azure Government
Connect Visual Studio to MS Azure Government
Update: For the latest documentation on connecting via Visual Studio.  Check out the Azure Environment Selector for VS 2017! The Visual Studio (VS) IDE is a powerful development tool. Coupled with the massive list of development tools it provides, Visual Studio also allows servers to be managed.  This capability provides an end-to-end ...