When you have deployed your ASDK in ADFS mode and you want to shutdown/reboot the host, you might notice that the service never comes up again.. while a shutdown through the host directly is not-supported you are able to shutdown the ASDK using the AzS-ERCS01 privileged endpoint. To shutdown your ASDK do the following from the host:
- Open powershell
- provide the AzureStack\CloudAdmin credentials
- Enter-PSSession -ComputerName AzS-ERCS01 -ConfigurationName PrivilegedEndpoint -Credential $creds
- Once the session has opened issue
- The shutdown might take over an hour, but it will not only shutdown stack, it will shutdown the host too
When you then want to start the Stack.. just power-on the host and wait.. wait…wait.. for over an hour for all services to be back up..
but what if it doesn’t? I noticed that many times a reboot is not survived by stack.. and this is mostly the case for ADFS based implementations…. The ADFS service probably did not start.. so it needs to be started.
- provide the Azurestack\AzureStackAdmin credentials
- Connect to ADFS service
- Enter-PSSession -ComputerName AzS-ADFS01 -Credential $cred
- Start the service
- start-service adfssrv