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Azure Updates – Number 15 – July 17, 2021

A summary update on Azure news that includes updates released from #Microsoft Azure related to #Azure, Architecture, #Compute, and #Sentinel topics. Save time digging around to find recent releases and changes. Released July 17, 2021.

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Microsoft Azure Tags

Azure Tags – Tagging Best Practices

In the final installment of Azure Tagging, today we wrap up our strategy with some best practices. Join me as I cover cost management benefits, consistency, automation, and governance topics around tagging in Azure.

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Microsoft Azure Tags

Azure Tags – Tagging Strategy

Today, we extend our discussion of why to tag – and look at tagging strategy in Azure. We look at tagging goals of cost monitoring, app owner improvements, security, and data classification; and build our tags out…

Posted on 10:37 am

Azure Subscriptions

We talk about inter-related topics such as RBAC and cost control and go down the rabbit hole that is Azure subscription types and states. Join us for a fun chat about more Azure awesomeness!

Posted on 11:27 am
Windows Server on Azure - SMBv1

Can you Enable SMBv1 on Azure VMs?

Occasionally an enterprise environment will have a requirement to retain legacy authentication systems that may need to use SMBv1. What are the options when you move your services and infrastructure to Azure…

When first looking at this challenge we really (really!) need to acknowledge the dangers and risks that when dealing with SMBv1…

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Posted on 12:14 pm
Azure Security Center Alerts for DevTest Labs Environments

How to get Security Alerts for Environments in Azure DevTest Labs

One of the challenges that existed in Azure DevTest Labs previously was that we could not get Azure Security Center Alerts about issues or other security analysis alerts for those environments. Now, Azure has opened up the abilities of Azure Security Center Alerts so that we can actively monitor…

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Posted on 8:43 pm

The Humble Application Gateway

Azure Application Gateways offer an easy way to present web based applications without exposing your systems or content to the public Internet. Additionally, the App Gateway also provides a number of pretty advanced features such as URL based traffic routing, Web Application Firewall (WAF), and the traditional stability of a rock solid Layer 4 Load Balancer for web traffic….

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