The Question In a recent Workshop I wanted to explain how you could use webhooks in clever ways to kick off specific tasks in Azure Automation. Specifically I wanted to create a Power App where I could just click a button and all my Az Modules in my Azure Automation Account gets updated. You can … Continue reading Azure – “Executing Runbooks with Power Platform and Webhooks”
Not too long ago I wrote a blog post describing how to use Cloud Shell to create Export Rules for automating the backup of Azure Sentinel tables to Blob storage for long-term backup. This is useful for those organizations that need to store data, due to policy, for longer periods than the default 2 years … Continue reading How to Automate the Backup of Azure Sentinel Tables to Blob Storage Using PowerShell
Azure Sentinel customers with specific policies around data retention and the ability to retain data longer than Log Analytics allows, are interested in knowing how to move their Azure Sentinel tables to long-term storage. In a more recent blog post, Matt Lowe talked about how to Move Your Azure Sentinel Logs to Long-Term Storage with … Continue reading How to Automate the Backup of Azure Sentinel Tables to Long-term Storage Using Cloud Shell
Let me give you an introduction how to use the power of GitHub Actions and Workflows to deploy resources into Azure. I'm going to explain you the basics of GitHub Actions, Workflows, runners and how to deploy resources into Azure. At the end of this post you should have understood how GitHub Actions and Workflows … Continue reading Azure GitHub Actions and Workflows
I've worked with several customers recently who still like to be able to work offline somewhat. It's been part of their normal processes for a long while and has become a partial a habit due to working with legacy, on-premises security tools for so long. I try to teach better ways to modernize the processes … Continue reading How to Export and Backup Azure Sentinel Tables Using PowerShell
Overlapping subnets and conflicting sites in AD can create unexpected scenarios. Here is how to clean them up.
Service Map can show you which clients are connecting to your DC, now how do we find which sites they belong to?
As part of a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM) after the CD / DVD ISO is downloaded from the Licensing site or Demo site the ISO needs to be expanded and the prerequisites need to be downloaded. Instead of manually mounting the ISO and copying the contents from the mounted drive, then executing the … Continue reading Automating MEMCM install part 1 – ISO expansion
Automation is always good in large or small organizations to minimize error and remove the tediousness of repetitive task. This script will install the management point (MP) role on one or multiple site system servers in thier assigned site.
Stopped vs Deallocated As you might already know an Azure Virtual Machines that are simply Stopped and not Deallocated still cost you money. Virtual Machines that have the status "VM Stopped" will occur in CPU and Memory allocation charges. This post helps you implement a PS Script to run on a schedule in a Runbook … Continue reading Deallocate Azure VMs automatically and save money