Azure Management Groups
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Hi, today I want to talk to you about Azure Management Groups. These groups help us create an effective and efficient hierarchy to manage our Azure subscriptions. If you have many subscriptions, at some point you will need a way to effectively manage access, policy, and compliance for those subscriptions.
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.
How to enable Azure Network Watcher for your region
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Today I want to talk to you about Azure Network Watcher, a handy tool to diagnose and repair the state of the IaaS network. Once this tool is enabled in our region, we can use various tools to check and repair the communication between the different resources of our virtual network, such as virtual machines, virtual networks, application gateways, load, etc.
How to implement the Azure Forced Tunneling via S2S VPN
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Hi, As you know, by default, resources deployed to an Azure virtual network that need access to the Internet will use the system-defined default routes to use the Azure backbone. Forced tunneling allows you to redirect all Internet-bound traffic to your on-premise location through a site-to-site VPN tunnel, thus allowing you to manage, inspect, and audit outgoing traffic on your Azure network.
How to enable boot diagnostics on Azure VMs
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Hey, it’s Jorge. In this mini-post, I want to show you how to enable boot diagnostics on Azure virtual machines. This feature can be activated using the portal or command-line tools, but today, I will show you how to enable this debugging feature using PowerShell and Azure CLI.
How to redeploy Azure VMs using command-line tools
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Today in this mini-post, I want to show you how to redeploy an Azure VM. This is normally a process that most people do from the Azure Portal, but it can also be done from the command line.
Azure Container Registry (ACR) - Part 3
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Hello everyone, as I mentioned in my previous post, today I want to show you how you can use a webhook to trigger events when certain actions are performed in your Azure container registry (ACR).
Azure Container Registry (ACR) - Part 2
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As I mentioned in my previous post today, I want to show you how to enable the geo-replication of your ACR. This feature will allow us to manage a single registry across all regions, push images to a single registry while the Azure service manages the replication, and last but not least, allows us to keep images very close to the application infrastructure.
Azure Container Registry (ACR) - Part 1
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This is the first post in a series of articles where I will show you how to manage an Azure Container Registry (ACR) with Azure PowerShell. In this first post, I want to show you how to create an ACR and use basic Docker commands with your ACR.
How to deploy a VPN S2S in an existing VNet
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Some time ago, I wrote a post showing how to deploy an Azure VPN S2S (site-to-site) from scratch. But this time, I will use the new PowerShell Az module and show you how to deploy it in an existing Azure virtual network.
How to deploy an Azure Application Gateway
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Hi, today I want to talk to you about Azure Application Gateway. This Azure resource is a web traffic load balancer that redirects traffic (HTTP or HTTPS) to specific resources in a back-end group.
How to create snapshots for Azure managed disks
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Azure managed disks have a long list of benefits that make them the ideal choice to use with your virtual machines. One of those benefits is the ability to take snapshots of your virtual disks.
How to deploy an Azure NAT Gateway
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Hi, today I want to talk to you about Azure Virtual Network NAT, this functionality allows us to simplify and unify the outgoing Internet connectivity for virtual networks in Azure. it is configured at the subnet level and all outbound connectivity uses a single specified IP or a range of public IPs.
How to Enable Azure Web App diagnostic logs
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Azure Application Service web applications provide diagnostic functionality to logging information from the web server on which the web application runs and the web application itself. These logs provide an excellent way to detect problems and analyze how your application works but this functionality is disabled by default.
Azure Web Apps Deployments
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In this post, I want to show you how to create the infrastructure to host a web application. To do this, you will need to at least create two resources: a web application and an App Service plan.
Network Security Groups (NSGs)
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Hi everyone. In this post, I want to show you how to create a network security group (NSG) and security rules using Azure PowerShell and how to associate these security groups with the different available Azure resources.
How to manage DNS records in the Azure Private Zone
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In a previous post, I showed you how to create a private DNS zone in Azure using PowerShell and Azure CLI. Today I will show you how to manage the DNS records of that area using PowerShell and Azure CLI.
How to reserve an Azure Public IP Range
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Hi, today I want to talk to you about the Azure public IP prefix. This functionality allows us to have a range of continuous public IPs and thereby simplify the administration of our public endpoints in Azure.
How to create an Azure Private DNS Zone
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I recently published an article on how to connect VNets using VNet peering; today, I want to show you how to create Azure private DNS zones. These DNS zones can be shared between virtual networks and simplify cross-network and service-discovery scenarios, such as VNet peering.
Azure Spot VMs Explained
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Hello, I want to talk to you about Azure Spot virtual machines. Although this functionality is currently in a public preview, I find it an exciting alternative to save money in dev/test environments but not in production environments.