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To AAD Join or Not … That is the Question

As we all know, the cloud paradigm shifts in IT continue. When I worked in corporate IT - heck, when I started blogging out here - on-prem was really all there was. Active Directory, GPOs and WINS were all the ... continue reading
Android apps with millions of downloads exposed to high-severity vulnerabilities

Android apps with millions of downloads exposed to high-severity vulnerabilities

Microsoft uncovered high-severity vulnerabilities in a mobile framework owned by mce Systems and used by multiple large mobile service providers in pre-installed Android System apps that potentially exposed users to remote (albeit complex) or local attacks. The vulnerabilities, which affected ... continue reading
Diagram of multiregional hybrid network

Streamline Azure workloads with ExpressRoute BGP community support

In today’s globalized world, customers have started to maintain and expand their presence in the cloud across different geographic regions. With these increased deployments across Azure regions comes the increased complexity of customers’ hybrid networks. Establishing connectivity is no longer ... continue reading
The top technical skills for the modern IT Pro

The top technical skills for the modern IT Pro

There are many niche areas within infrastructure and security, but we find that most IT Pros have a very broad set of responsibilities, touching different products and tasks. If you’re working in a Microsoft-focussed environment, especially one that is using ... continue reading
Troubleshooting HTTP/3 in http.sys

Troubleshooting HTTP/3 in http.sys

HTTP/3 is a major change to HTTP. It switches away from using TCP as a transport and TLS separately to using QUIC as a transport which has TLS 1.3 or higher built in. These changes mean that migrating from HTTP/2 ... continue reading
Troubleshooting Windows containers apps on Azure Kubernetes Service

Troubleshooting Windows containers apps on Azure Kubernetes Service

Alright, it’s time to bring together everything we learned so far in this series. Previously, we looked at the simplest way to collect logs, how to use the Log Monitor tool, and how to make things simpler with Windows Admin ... continue reading
Azure Front Door is a modern cloud CDN.

Introducing the new Azure Front Door: Reimagined for modern apps and content

This blog has been co-authored by Jessie Jia, Senior Program Manager, Azure Networking and Gunjan Jain, Principal Program Manager, Azure Networking. In 2019, we launched Azure Front Door to bring enterprise-grade content delivery network (CDN) capabilities to our customers. This ... continue reading
Using Windows Admin Center to troubleshoot applications on Windows Containers

Using Windows Admin Center to troubleshoot applications on Windows Containers

So far in this blog series, we’ve looked at the basics of troubleshooting applications on Windows containers as well as how to leverage the Log Monitor tool for that purpose. Today we’re going to start looking at ways to make ... continue reading
How to troubleshoot applications on Windows Containers with the Log Monitor tool

How to troubleshoot applications on Windows Containers with the Log Monitor tool

In my previous blog post, I showed how to manually troubleshoot Windows Containers by opening an interactive session to a container, running a PowerShell session, and using the Get-WinEvent cmdlet to view the application logs on the container instance. While ... continue reading
Reducing Extra Prompts with the Authentication Prompt Analysis Workbook

Reducing Extra Prompts with the Authentication Prompt Analysis Workbook

We’re excited to share with you our latest Azure AD workbook, Authentication Prompt Analysis! You can find all our previous workbooks at Azure Monitor workbooks for reports.  If you haven’t setup your logs to use log analytics yet, you can ... continue reading