Deploy a Log Analytics Workspace with Terraform

Deploy a Log Analytics Workspace with Terraform

One of the most critical components of an Azure environment is a Log Analytics workspace. It is important because you can configure diagnostic settings on most of the Azure resources. These diagnostic settings can be sent to your Log Analytics Workspace. In this blogpost I’ll show you how to deploy it to your management resource…

Configure Azure Virtual Desktop scheduled agent updates with Terraform

Configure Azure Virtual Desktop scheduled agent updates with Terraform

In the past you couldn’t control the update pattern of the AVD agent and Geneva monitoring agent installed on your session hosts. These updates were completely controlled by Microsoft in the past and you couldn’t modify this. With the new scheduled updates you have more control over the update schedule, so it doesn’t impact the…

Deploy an Azure virtual machine with Azure Disk Encryption using Terraform

Deploy an Azure virtual machine with Azure Disk Encryption using Terraform

Security is this modern world is very important. You need to make sure that your Azure environment is as secure as possible. Off course it’s not only the Azure environment you need to secure. If you have virtual machines running, you also need to secure them. One of the options you have to secure your…

Install applications using the Azure Compute Gallery

Install applications using the Azure Compute Gallery

Microsoft recently announced a new feature for the Azure Compute Gallery formerly known as the Shared image gallery. In the past you could only put images in the gallery to use in different regions. With the latest feature you can also publish and share applications and in multiple regions. For more info about the Azure…

Configure Azure Virtual Desktop Autoscale feature with Terraform

Configure Azure Virtual Desktop Autoscale feature with Terraform

Hello and welcome to another blog about AVD and Terraform. We all know that the biggest cost for Azure Virtual Desktop is the virtual machine running cost. In the past we could enable autoscaling using an automation account and an Azure Logic App. Recently Microsoft announced the public preview of the Scaling Plan feature. This…

Deploy an Azure Bastion into an existing Hub-Spoke network with Terraform

Deploy an Azure Bastion into an existing Hub-Spoke network with Terraform

Because security is very important, Microsoft developed a PaaS Service “Azure Bastion” to connect secure to your virtual machines over port 22 and port 3389. With this solution your virtual machines don’t need a public ip address anymore. In this blogpost I’ll show you how to deploy an Azure Bastion into an already existing Hub-Spoke…

Deploy Enterprise Scale Azure Management Groups using Terraform

Deploy Enterprise Scale Azure Management Groups using Terraform

I’ve been using Terraform to write all my code for AVD deployments. Because you also need a foundation to build AVD on, I also started writing code to deploy the foundation. In this blogpost I’ll be talking about the deployment of the management groups for an enterprise scale environment using Terraform. Why Management Groups? If…