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Introduction to Building a Replica Domain Controller ARM Template

The idea behind this blog series came after something I noticed Microsoft does not have from an artifact perspective. Microsoft talks a lot about infrastructure as code by using ARM Templates. ARM Templates make cloud deployments declarative, idempotent, and add ... continue reading
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Using Failover Groups with Private Link for Azure SQL Database

Reviewers:- Abdul Sathar Sait Azure SQL Database offers the ability to manage geo replication and failover of a group of databases by adding them into failover group. A failover group spans two servers – a primary server where the databases ... continue reading
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Create a SQL FCI with a Tertiary AG Replica

Procedure The purpose of this guide is to provide the steps needed to deploy a 2-node Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) hosting a clustered instance of SQL Server 2019. A 3rd Windows server running on a separate subnet will also ... continue reading
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ConfigMgr Bitlocker Management

Hi Folks! I’m Naveen kanneganti and Welcome to my blogpost. Configmgr has release BitLocker Drive Encryption (BDE) in v1910 for on-premises Windows clients running Windows 10 or Windows 8.1. This feature is optional so, you must enable this feature before ... continue reading

PowerShell Basics: How to Upload Files to Azure Storage

In recent days there has been a push to move our team's in-person presentations online. In some cases we've been asked to record our presentations. Storage has quickly become an issue and so I have been investigating ways to transfer ... continue reading

A Journey to Holistic Cloud Protection with the Microsoft 365 Security Stack Part 3 – Devices

For our second stop on the journey to holistic cloud protection with the Microsoft 365 security stack we will be discussing Device security. For anyone new joining us on this journey please ensure you check out Part I: Overview and ... continue reading
PowerShell Basics: How to Delete Files Older Than X Days

PowerShell Basics: How to Delete Files Older Than X Days

Currently spring cleaning your home... or trying to find something to do while stuck at home? I've recently taken up the task to clean my NAS and other storage devices of files not touched in over 6 months to clear ... continue reading

Premier Offerings: .NET Performance Tuning and Optimization

Introduction Debugging and troubleshooting are necessary activities of application development and test procedures. However, production environments and scenarios rarely coincide with development and test environments and scenarios. Such gaps between predictions and real-life often result as CPU and/or memory consumption ... continue reading
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Azure DSC for Zero Trust Windows 10 Devices Managed by Intune

Introduction Zero Trust is defined by Microsoft as model that “assumes breach and verifies each request as though it originates from an open network. Regardless of where the request originates or what resource it accesses, Zero Trust teaches us to ... continue reading
Latest Astaroth living-off-the-land attacks are even more invisible but not less observable

Latest Astaroth living-off-the-land attacks are even more invisible but not less observable

Following a short hiatus, Astaroth came back to life in early February sporting significant changes in its attack chain. Astaroth is an info-stealing malware that employs multiple fileless techniques and abuses various legitimate processes to attempt running undetected on compromised ... continue reading