Azure Automanage – Simplify and optimize IT management with automated operations

Overview: Automanage is the latest approach of managing your virtual machines with optimized, automated operations across the entire VM lifecycle. This is a service that eliminates the need to discover, know how to onboard, and how to configure certain services in Azure that would benefit your virtual machine. Major Benefits: The major benefits of using … Continue reading Azure Automanage – Simplify and optimize IT management with automated operations

Preparación para obtener la certificación Azure AI Fundamentals AI-900

Si quieres iniciarte en el mundo del Machine Learning y la Inteligencia Artificial, la certificación Azure AI -900 es un buen comienzo. Microsoft Azure es uno de los principales proveedores de servicios en la nube y ofrece una ruta de aprendizaje gratuita para que aprendas los conceptos fundamentales de Machine Learning, Inteligencia Artificial, y los … Continue reading Preparación para obtener la certificación Azure AI Fundamentals AI-900

Creating Cloud Shell Storage Resources in a Different Azure Region

I had a situation recently where I needed to test to determine if a specific cmdlet for the Azure Sentinel PowerShell module would run in a specific Azure region. Cloud Shell instances require storage to function. When you initiate a Cloud Shell instance and accept the defaults it generates a random set of storage account … Continue reading Creating Cloud Shell Storage Resources in a Different Azure Region

Microsoft Intune and Log Analytics Integration

The ability to leverage your data for rich analytics, alerting and automated response is a powerful capability and useful in many environments. Intune data is no different. Use the integration between Intune data and Log Analytics in Azure to develop rich queries to pinpoint the exact data of interest, built alerting around relevant findings and … Continue reading Microsoft Intune and Log Analytics Integration

Run KQL Queries Locally to Expose Log Events RealTimeKQL

My colleague Nathan Swift (@SwiftSolves) sent me a note yesterday about a tool that I wasn't aware of, but haven't been able to stop using since. RealTimeKQL gives you the ability to use KQL queries locally to retrieve event transaction information in <ahem> "real time." This is a great way to capture specific event IDs, … Continue reading Run KQL Queries Locally to Expose Log Events RealTimeKQL

New Microsoft Security Certifications released

Exams such as AZ-500 and MS-500 measures your overall knowledge of Azure and Microsoft 365 security solutions and features. Microsoft has now released four new exams measuring skills on specific security solutions instead. You can obtain a new Fundamentals certification and three new Associate certifications. The new exams/certifications are as follows: Exam SC-900 | Microsoft … Continue reading New Microsoft Security Certifications released

Deploying Azure Function with Network Restricted Storage

The Issue I recently worked with a customer whom was trying to deploy an Azure function but continued to get a 'Forbidden Error 403' when trying to modify the app configuration settings and getting an error message '"Azure Function runtime is unavailble' when testing/running the app code. The issue turned out to be that the … Continue reading Deploying Azure Function with Network Restricted Storage

Use Azure Backup for Active Directory forest recovery requirements | Part 2

In part one of this series, we used Azure Backup to enable a daily backup schedule on two Domain Controllers, one from each domain in the Active Directory forest. A few days have passed since Azure Backup was configured. Multiple backups (restore points) should be available for each of the Domain Controllers. In this post, one of these recovery points will be used to restore the forest root Domain Controller in an Azure isolated virtual network (VNET), while having no impact on the production environment. We should be able to successfully logon to this Domain Controller after the restore, to perform the remaining Active Directory recovery steps.