Azure AD Application Proxy provides a simple, secure, and cost-effective way for remote access to on-premises websites and web-based applications. This video starts with an overview of how App Proxy works and then provides a tutorial on configuring the service with basic Azure AD authentication.Continue reading “Getting Started with Azure AD App Proxy”
Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) now supports two forest types: User and Resource. In this video, we go over what each Azure AD DS forest type, User and Resource, does and when to use one over the other.Continue reading “Azure AD Domain Services Forest Type, User or Resource?”
Many organizations use Azure AD Connect Sync to synchronize hybrid identities from Windows AD to Azure AD DS. Microsoft recently announces a new service, Azure AD Connect Cloud Sync, that also synchronizes Windows AD identities to Azure AD. In this video, we go over how they are similar, features that are different, and when to use one or the other.Continue reading “Azure AD Connect Sync and Cloud Sync, What’s the Difference?”
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”
In this video, I go over deploying Azure AD and configuring replication with an on-premises Windows Active Directory domain and Azure Active Directory. I review deployment options and how to synchronize passwords from Windows and Azure directory services. A server is deployed and joined to the Azure AD Domain Services domain and users source from Azure AD and Windows AD log in using same sign-on credentials.Continue reading “Deploy Azure AD Domain Service and Join a Server to the Domain”
In this video I go over the benefits of using Azure Proximity Placement Groups and Accelerated networking with Azure IaaS VM’s. I start by explaining what Proximity Placement Groups are and how they work, then go over the basics of Accelerated Networking. After that, I deploy a Proximity Placement Group and accelerated networking and compare results with and without the features enabled.Continue reading “Proximity Placement Groups and Accelerated Networking”
This is intended for anyone interested in Azure Backups or studying for the AZ-103 or other Microsoft Certification. This video starts with an overview of the Azure Backup Agent, also known as the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services (MARS) agent. Next, it goes into installing the agent, configuring, scheduling and running backups. After that, basic troubleshooting is covered along with recovering data and finally, removing the agent and backup date.
This video starts with an introduction of Azure Backup. This is useful for anyone interested in Azure Backup or studying for the AZ-103 or other Microsoft Certification. It goes on to cover the difference between RTP, RPO and the importance of understanding data retention requirements for a solid backup strategy. After that, it outlines the difference between Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery and gives an overview of what VSS is and how it solves some common backup problems.Continue reading “Azure Backup, Overview and Implementation”