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What's New in Azure Networking – January 2023 edition

What’s New in Azure Networking – January 2023 edition

Hello Folks, As @Michael mentioned last month Azure Networking is the foundation of your infrastructure in Azure. So, we’re happy to bring you a monthly update on What’s new in Azure Networking. In this blog post, we’ll cover what new with Azure ... continue reading
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Microsoft research uncovers new Zerobot capabilities

Botnet malware operations are a constantly evolving threat to devices and networks. Threat actors target Internet of Things (IoT) devices for recruitment into malicious operations as IoT devices’ configurations often leave them exposed, and the number of internet-connected devices continue ... continue reading
5 tips for IIS on containers: Bonus – IIS remote management

5 tips for IIS on containers: Bonus – IIS remote management

While the intent with the Microsoft Ignite session and this blog series was to provide 5 tips for running IIS workloads on Windows containers, we could not leave this one out – so here’s a bonus blog post for you! ... continue reading
5 tips for IIS on containers: #5 Container and Node OS upgrade

5 tips for IIS on containers: #5 Container and Node OS upgrade

When we presented this topic at Microsoft Ignite earlier this year, I asked the audience in the room the regular question we ask: How many of you are running Windows Server 2012 in your environment? Note that I’m not even ... continue reading
5 tips for IIS on containers: #3 Hardcoded configuration

5 tips for IIS on containers: #3 Hardcoded configuration

We’re getting into the third topic of our blog post series about IIS on Windows containers. In case you missed, check out the blog on SSL certificate lifecycle management and IIS app pools and websites. Today, we’re covering hardcoded configurations ... continue reading
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Announcing new capabilities for Azure Firewall

We are happy to share several key Azure Firewall capabilities as well as updates on recent important releases into general availability (GA) and preview. New GA regions in Qatar central, China East, and China North IDPS Private IP ranges now generally ... continue reading
5 tips for IIS on containers: #2 IIS App Pools and Websites

5 tips for IIS on containers: #2 IIS App Pools and Websites

The next topic in this series is IIS App Pools and Websites. Vinicius and I discuss the challenges with managing multiple application pools and how to address them with containers at our Microsoft Ignite Talk.   Scaling up an IIS app ... continue reading
5 tips for IIS on containers: #1 SSL certificate lifecycle management

5 tips for IIS on containers: #1 SSL certificate lifecycle management

Today, my colleague Amy Colyer and I are starting a new blog series based on our talk at Microsoft Ignite 2022. In the session we covered 5 tips for containerizing IIS applications with Windows containers. On that 45-minute session, we ... continue reading
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Azure Enterprise Policy as Code – Azure Landing Zones Integration

Welcome to Part 2 in a series about using the Enterprise Policy as Code project to deploy and manage Azure Policy in your environment. This article covers integration with Azure Landing Zones and how to integrate the policies applied in ... continue reading
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Azure Enterprise Policy as Code – A New Approach

We work closely with customers using Azure Policy and have seen many different methods of deploying and maintaining it, from manual to over-complicated automated methods, everyone has a unique way of doing it. This code was developed to make policy ... continue reading