New enhancement to Windows Azure : point to site VPN with client and remote Powershell

Scott Guthrie of Microsoft announced some enhancements to Windows Azure today. Enhancements on infrastructure as are:

  • Virtual Networks: New Point-to-Site Connectivity (very cool!), Software VPN Device and Dynamic DNS Support
  • Virtual Machines: Remote PowerShell and Linux SSH provisioning enhancements.

Microsoft added an awesome new feature that allows you to setup VPN connections between individual computers and a Windows Azure virtual network
without the need for a VPN device. This feature is called Point-to-Site Virtual Private Networking

 

Another new feature is the ability to automatically enable PowerShell access to Windows virtual machines.

Read more at Scott Guthrie’s post titled Windows Azure: Improvements to Virtual Networks, Virtual Machines, Cloud Services and a new Ruby SDK

 

 

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About Marcel van den Berg
I am a technical consultant with a strong focus on server virtualization, desktop virtualization, cloud computing and business continuity/disaster recovery.

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