Azure Management Tools
Azure VM Deployer
Competely FREE to use.
SmiKar Software created the AVMD (Azure Virtual Machine Deployer) tool originally to assist themselves during the deployment of virtual machines within Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Environment. .
This tool takes away the majority of manual tasks (ie powershell scripting) required to deploy VMs to Azure, in a handy and easy to use GUI format.
Some of the functionality the application provides:
Azure VM Deployer Overview
The Virtual Machine Deployment Window allows you to set the following information to deploy your machine to Azure
Azure VM Cloner
Do you need to migrate your VMs within Azure from Azure Service Manager to Azure Resource Manager?
Maybe you need to clone one of your Azure VMs fast and easily?
Perhaps you need to create a clone of your VM (to be used like a snapshot) while you patch or upgrade components of your server and avoid having issues with a risky upgrade?
If you answered YES to any of these, then the Azure VM Cloner (AVMC) is the tool for you.
Azure VM Scheduler / Orchestrator
If you need to schedule power on’s or shut downs and avoid being charged while your virtual machines are not being used on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud, Azure Virtual Machine Scheduler (AVMS) is the tool for you.
AVMS automates scheduled startup and shutdown of Azure Virtual Machines and can perform multiple granular power schedules. Simply select the virtual machines you want to power off or shutdown, create a schedule and AVMS will complete this and notify you via email when the job has started and completed as well as detailing which VMs within Azure you have selected. Popular uses for AVMS include Development and Test environments, where work loads are not required outside of business hours, normally with a reoccurring schedule so you can forget about doing this manually.
As an example, simply selecting all your Development and Test Azure VMs to be shut down outside of business hours at 6:00 PM, then start up again 6:00 AM. They will be ready for your Developers when they come in to the office in the morning and you wont be getting billed for services you are not using.
AVMS performs the following functions;
Azure VM Remover
Competely FREE to use.
Deleting a virtual machine in Azure is a really easy process, however, all the components that make up the virtual machine are left behind.
Things like the OS disk, data disks, network security groups, boot diagnostics, public IP and network interface.
You are then left to run a cleanup process of finding and deleting these items, or more often than not, they end up getting left behind!
Azure Virtual Machine Remover automates the process of deleting and cleaning out all the additional components.
Azure How to Videos
AVMD - Azure Virtual Machine Deployer
AVMD (Azure VM Deployer) See how easy it is to automate, schedule and deploy VMs to Azure.
AVMD is part of the SmiKar Software Azure Management Tools
AVMO - Azure Virtual Machine Orchestrator
AVMO (Azure VM Orchestrator) See how easy it is to automate, schedule the shutdown and power on of your VMs within Azure
AVMO is part of the SmiKar Software Azure Management Tools
AVMC - Azure Virtual Machine Cloner
AVMC (Azure VM Cloner)Do you need to migrate your Azure VMs from ASM to ARM. You can do this quickly and easily with AVMC
AVMC is part of the SmiKar Software Azure Management Tools
AVMS - Azure Virtual Machine Scheduler
AVMS (Azure VM Scheduler) See how easy it is to automate, schedule the shutdown and power on of your VMs within Azure
AVMS part of the SmiKar Software Azure Management Tools