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 Lifecycle Management Policy on Azure Storage using Azure PowerShell
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Following the thread of my last post, I want to show you how to take advantage of this functionality by configuring a data lifecycle management policy in your Azure storage account using Azure PowerShell.
Setting Lifecycle Management Policy on Azure Storage using Azure CLI
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In my last article, I showed you how to enable access time tracking on the Azure Storage Blob service. Today I want to show you how to take advantage of this functionality by setting up a data lifecycle management policy in your Azure storage account using Azure CLI.
How to enable Access Time Tracking for the Azure Storage Blob service
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To manage storage costs, it can help to organize your data based on how often it will be accessed. Azure offers us different levels of access to store blob data most cost-effectively, depending on how we use it.
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 configure Azure Bastion diagnostic settings
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Hello! everybody. Today I will show you how to configure Azure Bastion Diagnostic to send logs and metrics to a storage account using PowerShell and Azure CLI. Once this configuration is established, you can use the stored information to find out which users connected through Azure Bastion, when, from where, and metric information about the workloads of the Azure Bastion host.
How to copy a blob between two Azure storage accounts using PowerShell
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Hi everyone, I hope you’re staying healthy. I want to show you how to copy a blob between two Azure storage accounts in the same Azure subscription using PowerShell in this post.
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 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).
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 configure a Cloud Witness for a Failover Cluster
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In the past week, I changed the configuration of a Failover Cluster in Windows Server 2016 that operated with a File share witness to use a Cloud Witness. In this post, I will show you how I configured a cloud witness for a failover cluster using Windows PowerShell and an Azure storage account.
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.