Month: September 2014

New Reading list for MS Exam 70-533 – Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

My reading list for Microsoft Exam 70-533 – Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions is finally complete enough to share.

I have not had time to take the exam myself yet, so it might still come some changes to the list. Happy reading 🙂

Microsoft Azure Icons for Visio

I just finished the first version of a Visio stencils pack of Microsoft Azure Icons.

All shapes is scalable, since they are based on a SVG file I found at And you can change the color as you like 🙂

Please check it out at TechNet Gallery

Icons/Shapes in this file

  • Virtual Machines
  • Cloud Services
  • Web Sites
  • Mobile Services
  • Storage
  • Export/Import
  • SQL Database
  • Backup
  • Cache
  • Redis Cache
  • HDInsight
  • Recovery Manager
  • Media Serives
  • Active Directory
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Service Bus
  • Notification Hubs
  • Biztalk Services
  • Scheduler
  • Visual Studio Online
  • Virtual Network
  • Traffic Manager
  • Store
  • ExpressRoute
  • Automation
  • RemoteApp
  • SharePoint
  • CDN
  • CMS
  • API Management
  • DocumentDB
  • Site Reovery
  • Machine Learning
  • Event Hubs

Microsoft Azure Icons Overview

New release of Azure PowerShell – Version 0.8.8 is here

A new Azure PowerShell release is available. To upgrade, click this link or follow the guide from the Microsoft Azure Documentation

If you ever forget the password for an PFX file

Had a case yesterday where we needed the password for a Certificate PFX file.

Luckily we found this tool, and after a short time using brute force we got the password:

If you have a netbook or a small laptop, why not spin this up in Azure using a Linux machine?

Anyhow, it works, and the service is back on line 🙂

Two Azure Certification Exams available

Microsoft Learning announced a few days ago that they have now released two exams for Azure!

  • Exam 70-532 that’s targeting developers
  • Exam 70-533 that’s targeting IT professionals

Read the full blog post here