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10 Tips and Tricks from the Field

10 Tips and Tricks from the Field

Hello All. The AskPFEPlat team is here today with you in force. Recently we put together 10 Tips and Tricks from the Field – a collection of tips and tricks in our tool belt that we use on occasion. We ... continue reading
PowerTip: Build simple HTML with PowerShell

PowerTip: Build simple HTML with PowerShell

Summary: Here’s how to use the ConvertTo-HTML cmdlet to build basic HTML content. Hey, Scripting Guy! Occasionally I need to build basic HTML documents. I heard there was a way to do that with Windows PowerShell. There most certainly is! ... continue reading
Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 23 is now available

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 23 is now available

As security incidents and events keep making headlines, Microsoft is committed to helping our customers and the rest of the security community to make sense of the risks and offer recommendations. Old and new malware continues to get propagated through ... continue reading
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Windows PowerShell and the Text-to-Speech REST API (Part 2)

Summary: You can use Windows PowerShell to authenticate to the Text-to-Speech REST API. Q: Hey, Scripting Guy! I was reading up on the REST API for the Text-to-Speech component of Cognitive Services. I'm just starting to learn how to use ... continue reading
How to configure network for Azure SQL Managed Instance

How to configure network for Azure SQL Managed Instance

Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully managed SQL Server instance hosted in Azure cloud and placed in your Azure Virtual Network. In this post, I will explain how you can prepare network environment for Managed Instance. Azure SQL Database Managed ... continue reading
AWESOME #Microsoft Azure E-Books for your #Cloud Journey Today #Azure #AzureStack

AWESOME #Microsoft Azure E-Books for your #Cloud Journey Today #Azure #AzureStack

Download Azure Strategy and Implementation Guide Here Each organization has a unique journey to the cloud based on its own starting point, its history, its culture, and its goals. This document is designed to meet you wherever you are on ... continue reading
Invisible resource thieves: The increasing threat of cryptocurrency miners

Invisible resource thieves: The increasing threat of cryptocurrency miners

The surge in Bitcoin prices has driven widescale interest in cryptocurrencies. While the future of digital currencies is uncertain, they are shaking up the cybersecurity landscape as they continue to influence the intent and nature of attacks. Cybercriminals gave cryptocurrencies ... continue reading
System Center 1801 Operations Manager – Enhanced log file monitoring for Linux Servers

System Center 1801 Operations Manager – Enhanced log file monitoring for Linux Servers

System Center Operations Manager 1801 has enhanced log file monitoring capabilities for Linux Servers. Operations Manager now supports Fluentd, an Open source Data collector. Customers can also leverage Fluentd capabilities and plugins published by the Fluentd community to get enhanced ... continue reading
The Adventure Begins: Plan and Establish Hybrid Identity with Azure AD Connect (Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security)

The Adventure Begins: Plan and Establish Hybrid Identity with Azure AD Connect (Microsoft Enterprise Mobility and Security)

Greetings and salutations fellow Internet travelers! Michael Hildebrand here…as some of you might recall, I used to pen quite a few posts here, but a while back, I changed roles within Microsoft and ‘Hilde – PFE’ was no longer. Since ... continue reading

What is Azure SQL Database Managed Instance?

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is a new flavor of Azure SQL Database that represents fully managed SQL Server Instance hosted in Azure cloud. Currently, Azure SQL Database has two main offers for the customers who use SQL Server database ... continue reading