Azure Files SMB Access with Windows AD allows you to access file shares in Azure with NTFS access control. By default, that access won’t extend to an on-prem network over VPN or Express Route. This video shows how to extend access to an Azure Files share with Windows AD to an on-premises network using Private Endpoints.Continue reading “Azure Files SMB Access On-premises with Private Endpoints”
Azure Files allows you to access file shares in Azure, but until recently use was restricted to RBAC permission. Azure Files SMB Access for Azure AD Domain Services is generally available and support for Windows AD is now in public preview. This video goes over how to enable Azure Files for SMB access secured with your on-premises Windows AD Directory Services.Continue reading “Azure Files SMB Access with Windows AD”
With FSLogix, you can mask applications based on Users, Groups, OU, Computers and registry settings. This video reviews specific of FSLogix and then applies app masking rules to a WVD host pool.Continue reading “Application Masking with FSLogix in Windows Virtual Desktop”
If you found this post, you are probably facing a frustrating and persistent issue, changing the default program to open Adobe PDF files from Microsoft Edge to Adobe Reader in Windows 10. The best option would be to remove Microsoft Edge since the primary purpose of Edge is to download Chrome. But, as you probably have already found, that’s not an option.Continue reading “Change .PDF Default from Edge to Adobe Reader in Windows 10”
Microsoft has a lot of options to view Azure log data in one form or another. There is the Security Center, Azure Sentinel, Log Analytics, and Insights. This is fine for an Azure centric organization, but many organizations already have log collection systems in place such as Splunk, and using multiple logging platforms is not efficient. This article walks through sending Azure AD and Office 365 logs to Splunk.Continue reading “Use Splunk to Collect Logs from Office 365 and Azure AD”
Over the past couple of years, I have created a sizeable amount of content on YouTube and Blog and have been lucky enough to speak at some wonderful user groups and other events. The format of this content is based on replicating what I enjoy when I consume similar content. Imitation is the greatest form of flattery, right?Continue reading “CompTIA CTT+ Certification”
Azure Privileged Identify Management, or PIM, is a Microsoft service that enables management, control and monitoring of privileged access in Azure. In this video, I give you an introduction to Azure PIM. We go over the basics of on boarding a user to PIM, adding a user for active and eligible access, activating an eligible role, requiring an activation approval on a role and creating access reviews.
This video goes over two ways of restricting access to Microsoft Azures PaaS services; Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints. Both are used to restrict access to PaaS serviced, but work differently. The video gives an overview if the differences and then does a walkthrough of deploying Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints using an Azure Storage account as an example.Continue reading “Azure Virtual Networking Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints”