Azure

Azure – Use the standard ping test to have more ping test options

As you know, Azure provides a ping test to evaluate the availability of your endpoints through the use of Application I…

Azure Virtual Desktop – Ensure you are using a recent remote desktop client before July 27th 2021

If you are using Windows Virtual Desktop (aka WVD, aka Azure Virtual Desktop, aka AVD) you know you need to use a speci…

Azure, Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Portals and Admin Centres

Microsoft, with its proliferation of products and services, strives to provide management tools that would make life ea…

Azure – AzureRM PowerShell will be retired by Feb 29, 2024

As you know, you can manage your Azure resources using either the web portal (https://portal.azure.com) or command line…

Azure – You can now automatically upgrade the extension of your virtual machine (preview)

As you know you can add extensions (small applications that provide post-deployment configuration and automation tasks)…

Azure – It is now easier to manage well-known ports (service) in your NSG

As you know you should protect your resources running on Azure connected to a virtual network (vNet) using Network Secu…

Azure – You can now stop MySQL database

If you are using Azure Database for MySQL server, you can now stop the server. This can be useful for dev/test environm…

Azure – You can now disable Storage Account Access Keys (preview)

As you know, you can use access keys to access Azure Storage Account content (Blob, Table, File…). While this is helpfu…

Azure – A new PowerShell module is available to manage Azure Sentinel

You may now know Azure Sentinel, the cloud native SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solution from Micros…