Use Splunk to Collect Logs from Office 365 and Azure AD

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.

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Azure 101 – Azure Storage Accounts

In this video I go over Azure Storage Accounts.  What they are and how to deploy and access one.  I start by reviewing the characteristics such as access tiers and different blob types.  I then walk through setting one up, create a SAS token for access and use storage explore to upload a blob file.

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Monitor WordPress with Azure Application Insights

Application Insights

In this video I show you how to setup Azure Applications Insight.  Next, I go over how to add the Azure Application Insights plugin to WordPress and use that to monitor performance, user and availability data.

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How to use a Free GitHub Account to Manage Azure Automation Runbooks

Azure Automation

Controlling source code is important for good code management, especially when multiple people are working on a project.  In this video, I’m going to show you how to connect an Azure Automation account with a free or paid GitHub account.

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