Hi! As you may already have seen, the Azure Security Center will recommend you to Encrypt your Azure Storage Accounts and/or Disks. So, what are your options? Encrypt your entire Storage account (SSE, Storage Service Encryption) Easy to setup! Just enable ‘SSE’ and you are done! Keys etc. are all managed by Microsoft! Exsisting
Hi! Ok,.. so you have some VM’s already running in Azure and are adding VM’s day-by-day you should consider adding a NGFW! Also, if you have ever run the Azure Advisor you should already have been notified to add a NGFW. In Azure you can choose from different Firewall vendors: Fortinet Cisco Barracuda Checkpoint etc.
Hi! As I mentioned in my previous post, Azure CLI is getting intergrated into the Portal! Today Microsoft released it! Check-it-out: If you click on the ‘>_’ icon on the upper right of the Azure Portal you will be asked for a Storage Account. The Storage Account is used to persist you files (Home Directory).
In this episode of Azure Friday, Steve Michelotti talks with Scott Hanselman about Azure Government, which provides a separate physical and network-isolated instance of Azure for federal, state, and local governments with a higher level of compliance for US Government workloads. Steve shows how easy it is to get connected and get started with Azure
Wrapping your head around a "complete" IoT project can be tough. The pipeline can be complex, made up of a number of services and just a bunch of moving parts. Getting started with this can be imitating. Gandhali Samant felt this too and so wrote the great end-to-end post below that walks you though all
Hi, Yes! Azure CLI is integrating with the Azure Portal! Maybe you have already noticed the new “>_” icon in the toolbar of the Azure Portal! see screenshot below. The key features of this experience are: Automatic authentication to the command line tools from your existing web login All Azure command line tools, as well
Hi! If you want to run IaaS services (VM’s) within Azure you would proberbly run very fast into the need for an VNET as this will form the base of your Azure networking. In this Post I will explain what VNET’s are and show you how to create VNET(‘s). Beginning with what are the pre-requirsits
Hi! In this post I will show you how to Capture a VM and Create a new VM from that Image with Managed Disk(s). Steps: Sysprep VM Capture VM Create VM from image Step 1: Install all your applications etc. and Sysprep your VM. Run SysPrep with ‘Generalize’. When SysPrep is done, check if your
Before upgrading your Manged disk VM to Premium Storage, please check that the VM supports ‘Premium Storage’! If your VM Size does not support Premium storage please update it accordingly. You can upgrade to Premium MD VM or Resize via the Azure Portal or Powershell. of course it will also be possible via Azure CLI, but
Hi! As I promissed in my last post about creating Managed disks in Azure you also have the option to convert your existing VM’s (Unmanaged disks) to Managed Disks! The requirments for converting a unmanged disk (UMD) to managed disk (MD): The Unmanged Disk(s) is not in a Encrypted storage accout (SSE) The VM is created