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Azure Log Analytics workspace upgrades in progress

Many of you are currently using Azure Log Analytics to monitor your environments for availability and performance. We want to let you know that we're rolling out new enhancements and changes for Log Analytics, including a new query language. To ... continue reading
Privileged Access Workstation (PAW)

Privileged Access Workstation (PAW)

At Ignite conference last month, Dean and I presented a session on PAW. Originally we were planning to just talk about the concept of PAW and how it is deployed in Microsoft. A week before the conference, we decide to ... continue reading
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Using ConfigMgr With Windows 10 WUfB Deferral Policies

Important: Configuration Manager current branch version 1706 is needed for any ConfigMgr environment using WUfB deferral policies. ConfigMgr client version 1702 will periodically delete all WUfB deferral policies, if configured. This could lead to unintended results. As you are probably ... continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions About HGS Certificates

The Host Guardian Service uses public key cryptography extensively to protect shielded VMs from attackers. Any time certificates with public-private key pairs come into play, there are bound to be many questions about how to properly set up and protect ... continue reading
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Azure Log Analytics Container Monitoring solution for Linux Service Fabric

Hello all, this is Keiko, Program Manager from the Log Analytics team. We are excited to extend our monitoring capabilities to Service Fabric containers running on Linux servers. Service Fabric on Linux as a container orchestrator is now generally available ... continue reading

New System Center Virtual Machine Manager Analytics solution

In System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), administrators often monitor detailed job status to learn about the health and performance of operations and to diagnose any issues with the hosts or virtual machines. To improve this experience, we are delighted ... continue reading
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Step by Step Azure network security groups NSG – Security Center #Azure #NSG #Network

Now Days I see that people not fully understand  the security needs in Azure. There are a lot of options in Azure to improve the security. A great option is the Security Center. This is a great dashboard to get ... continue reading
Create your first #Azure Container Instance in the #Cloud with #Docker #Containers

Create your first #Azure Container Instance in the #Cloud with #Docker #Containers

Microsoft Azure Container Instances Containers are quickly becoming the preferred way to package, deploy, and manage cloud applications. Azure Container Instances offers the fastest and simplest way to run a container in Azure, without having to provision any virtual machines ... continue reading

Azure VM Extension for Dependency Agent

You asked (a lot of you asked!), and we answered. Today we are happy to announce the release of the Azure VM Extension for the Dependency Agent for Service Map. Now, adding the Dependency Agent to your Azure VM is ... continue reading

Azure Managed VM Images – Using Premium Data Disks

Azure Managed VM Images provide a great way to capture customizations to a base Virtual Machine that can be reused over-and-over as a custom image - and these images can include the Managed Disks for both OS and data disks! ... continue reading