Terraform - Deploying Static Websites Using Storage Accounts and Azure CDN
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Static websites are gaining popularity due to their simplicity, security, and fast loading times. They are particularly useful for applications where the content is not updated frequently. Azure Storage provides a convenient and cost-effective way to host such static websites, serving content directly from storage containers without the need for a web server.
Terraform - Setting Up Private Endpoints for Azure Storage Accounts
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Hi folks, I hope everyone is doing well. We all use Azure Storage Accounts to keep our data, like files and blobs. And it’s super important to keep that data safe.
Bicep - Enabling Malware Scanning & Sensitive Data Discovery in Storage Accounts
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Microsoft’s Defender for Storage has recently unveiled a significant security update, with two standout features being near-real-time malware scanning and sensitive data discovery. In this article, I will guide you on how to enable these features across all your Azure storage accounts using Bicep.
Bicep - Deploy Azure Storage Account using Azure CLI
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Azure Storage is a core foundational PaaS (Platform as a Service) offering within Microsoft Azure, providing a versatile and scalable solution for storing files, blobs (binary large objects), and other data types.
Setting Private Endpoint for Azure File Share using Azure PowerShell
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We continue with the series of articles on private endpoints. Today I want to show you how to create a private endpoint to privately and securely connect to an Azure file share using Azure PowerShell.
How to enable SFTP support for an Azure storage account
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Blob storage now supports SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). This allows us to use SFTP for file access, transfer, and management. In this post, I will show you how to enable an SFTP endpoint for your blob storage account and configure local user identities to authenticate and connect your storage account with SFTP over port 22.
How to enable hierarchical namespace on an Azure storage account
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To enable a hierarchical namespace and unlock capabilities such as file and directory-level security on an Azure storage account, you need to upgrade your Azure Blob storage with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 capabilities.
How to enable Azure Blob storage versioning
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Hi everyone, in this post, I will show you how to enable blob versioning on your Azure storage account using PowerShell and Azure CLI. When blob versioning is enabled, you can restore a previous version of a blob to recover data if modified or deleted by mistake.
How to store the Terraform state file in Azure Storage
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In this post, I want to show you how to configure terraform to use an Azure storage account to store and protect your tfstate file. To manage the infrastructure and configuration, Terraform writes the status of resources to a tfstate file.
How to disable anonymous public access for an Azure storage account
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One security recommendation Microsoft established in Azure Security Center is to disable public access to storage accounts. In this post, I will show you how you can configure your storage account to prevent public access to an Azure storage account using PowerShell and the Azure CLI.
How to configure Storage Analytics metrics
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Hi, Jorge is back. In this post, I want to show you how to configure Storage Analytics metrics using PowerShell and Azure CLI. Azure Storage Analytics: performs logging and provides metrics data for a storage account.
How to enable soft delete in Azure Storage Services
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Hello, today I want to talk to you about soft delete, this feature allows you to recover files or blobs that were previously marked for deletion. When the feature is enabled, you can recover your data after deletion, within a retention period that you must specify when enabling this feature.
How to configure Azure Key Vault diagnostic settings
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One of the security recommendations established by Microsoft in Azure Security Center is to enable diagnostic logs in Key Vaults. This lets you know how, when, and by whom your key vaults are accessed.
How to set Immutable storage for Azure Blob storage
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Hi, today I want to talk to you about immutable storage. Immutable Storage is an Azure Blob Storage capability that allows you to store business-critical data in a WORM state (write once, read many).
How to configure your Azure storage account to use TLS version 1.2
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By default, Azure Storage accounts allow clients to send and receive data with the oldest version of TLS (1.0). If you want to apply stricter security measures to your storage account, this article could be of interest to you.
Azure Storage: Managing containers and blobs
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Hello everyone, in this post, I want to show you the Azure PowerShell commands that I have been collecting to manage containers and blobs in the Azure Storage service. Prerequisites
How to map a Network Drive to an Azure File Share
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In a previous post, I explained how to create an Azure file share. Today, I want to show you how to connect and mount an Azure file share with Azure PowerShell.
How to Create an Azure File Share
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Azure File Service offers managed file shares in the cloud accessible via the standard Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. This allows you to create one or more files shared in the cloud and use the share as a normal Windows file server.
How to Host a Static Website Directly on an Azure Storage Account
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Today, in this post, I want to show you how to use Azure PowerShell to create a static website in Azure Storage GPv2 accounts. This interesting functionality allows us to publish a static website without any additional cost, only the storage used.
How to create a Storage Account in Microsoft Azure
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This post is part of a series in which I will show how to create different resources in Microsoft Azure. Today I will show you how to create an essential component: a Storage Account.