I recently returned from Microsoft Ignite with a lot of information to share. Top of the list is Azure Service Health. If you are not familiar with Azure Service Health, keep reading. It’s a simple service that is incredibly important to managing your Azure Environment.
The only constant is change. I noticed some new information came out this month while working on a project that requires encrypting disks. This information significantly changes how Azure Disk Encryption can be applied to Windows and Linux VM’s. This is an update to my previous article on Azure Disk Encryption with the intention of outlining the new, easier method of encrypting Azure disks. Continue reading “Azure Disk Encryption, V2”
This post will go over how to create an alert for Log Analytics that evaluates two recent time periods for comparison. It’s a little, let’s say, “in depth” as far as Log Analytics queries go. The alert is intended to trigger when a variable threshold is met based on the recent baseline as opposed to a static metric. Used with my PingTimeLog tool found here, alerts can be triggered if recent response time goes over a rolling average value. I also include a disk free space alert to identify when a large amount of data is added to a disk.
This video that goes over how to enable and use Microsoft’s newly announced Global VNet Peering. This feature expands on existing VNet peering, allowing for connectivity between VNets in two different regions. More information can be found here
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I had the pleasure of spending a significant amount of time elbows deep in a Remote Desktop Services deployment this week. As part of the effort, I published the RDS RDWeb IIS page with the Azure AD Application Proxy so MFA can be leveraged for remote desktop services.
This is the first part of a two part video on configuring the prerequisite and deploying a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure Resource Manager. The video gives an introduction to Azure Resource Manager and Resource Groups as well as Virtual Networks and Storage Accounts. This video is intended for people new to Azure or Azure RM. The script used in this video can be found below.
This is the second part of a two part video on configuring the prerequisite and deploying a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure Resource Manager. This video is intended for people new to Azure or Azure RM. The script used in this video can be found below.
Today I took care of a cleanup task after the ADFS implementation. The problem: SSO did not work with Microsoft Edge and Chrome. When trying to access any Microsoft cloud services from a non-IE browser, I get directed to the web form landing page to enter a password. Continue reading “Single Sign On with Non-Internet Explorer Browser”