Moving Microsoft Azure Resources Using PowerShell

One of the common tasks as an azure administrator you should know it when you deployed azure resource on resource group related for testing as example and you need to move it to new resource group or resource group of production we can do this activity with one PowerShell command and if you are not interested in PowerShell don’t worry you can do also from Azure Portal.

Alert 💣:Moving Azure resource will create new resource id this meaning if you any subscription or APP referencing this resource-id it will break be caution ✍ (Read More, Document the Steps, Test the Steps ) then do your implementation

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Moving Azure Resource Using Azure Portal

Open Microsoft Azure Portal select the source resource group and from the top, you have two option (Move or Change) both you will direct you to move your resource by the selecting the resource you need to move it then the new resource group (Destination) during this steps you can create new resource group easily.

Moving Azure Resource using PowerShell

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How to Export data from Azure SQL DB

Most of the peoples now looking for how to migrate the DB from on-premises to Azure and for this subjects, Microsoft provided us multiple solutions and services can be used for this request and for more information you can check my post (How to Migrate Database to Azure) that l already explained all of these services on it.But the question now can we take a backup from Azure SQL DB and restore it on our local SQL Server on-premises?

Answer yes but not with a normal process we know it backup and restore to know more information about azure backup check my post (Backup Tips on SQL Azure) we will use bacpac file using the Export option in Azure portal

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  • How to Export Azure SQL Database.
  • How to check Blob Files on Azure storage account
  • How to Copy the bacpac file.
  • How to import bacpac file into SQL Server
  • Notes and considerations
  • Resources and references
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Azure Subscription Administrator Roles Types

In Azure we have different roles types and as of now they are 3 types

  • Classic subscription administrator roles
  • Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) administrator roles
  • Azure role-based access control (RBAC) roles

Classic subscription administrator roles model

  • Account Administrator: user has full access
  • Server Administrator: user managing the services and assign Co-administrator role to user
  • Co-Administrator: Same as services administrator but with some limitations.

Azure Active Directory (AAD) administrator model Roles

  • Global Administrator: can manage all azure resources
  • Billing Administrator: Can Mange the Billing and Subscriptions
  • User Administrator: can add user inside the directory but outside the directory cannot add them.

Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) model Roles

  • Owner Role: this meaning the user has full access to all resources and also can delegate role access for others users. It is same like Server administrator role in classic model roles.
  • Contributor Role: this user can create and manage resources but can’t delegate access to others users like owner role
  • Reader Role: this role means the users can view azure resources only.
  • User access administrator: Special account can access and manage all azure resources. And this account should be used by the azure admin only.
  • Built in Roles: we have more than 70 built in roles
  • Custom Role: administrator can custom some roles based on his needs using RBAC Services.

What is Azure AD Connect Sync Engine

When you are planning for Hyper model and you need to sync the identity between your local active directly on-premises to azure active directory at this time you will need to know what is Azure AD connect

Azure AD Conenct

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