Category: Azure

Microsoft’s *new* certification tests and study material

Microsoft has deprecated old certification paths and released new ones, in this post I will cover what changed and how to prep for the exams or just for work. New certification tests Microsoft has had this certification poster for a…

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Temporary Access Pass what and the how

What is Azure Temporary Access Pass? Passwordless authentication methods, such as FIDO2 and Passwordless Phone Sign-in through the Microsoft Authenticator app, enable users to sign in securely without a password. Users can bootstrap Passwordless methods in one of two ways:…

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Firewall Manager | DDoS Protection Plans (Preview)

Azure DDoS Protection is currently in Preview. For those DDoS or DoS is not familiar, I will open it a bit before going thru Microsoft service. What is Denial-Of-Service attack? Denial Of Service means that the attacker will send malformed…

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Azure Container Apps (Still in Preview?)

Microsoft has released Container Apps, it’s a serverless environment for running apps. Some Microsoft documents say it’s still in Preview but my Azure portal says differently. Azure Container Apps enables executing application code packaged in any container and is unopinionated…

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Sign-in to Azure AD with email as an alternate login ID (still in Preview)

What will work? Only emails in verified domains for the tenant are synchronized to Azure AD. Each Azure AD tenant has one or more verified domains, for which you have proven ownership, and are uniquely bound to you tenant. One…

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Whats new with conditional access and Microsoft authenticator

Conditional access has some new cool features that will provide extra security for your user logins. In this post I will cover some of them. Will be digging deeper on these as they evolve but for now it’s important for…

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Azure SQL Database pricing and security features

What is Azure SQL Azure SQL databases are coming more and more used. They can be expanded on the go with elastic pools or you can use them inside servers like inside on-premises installations. You can have multiple SQL services…

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Moving from SfB Hybrid to Teams-only

Time to move from On-premises Hybrid to the cloud. What it takes and what could be the problems with the process? End of Life for On-premises versions Skype for Business 2015 mainstream end date was October 13, 2020. However, the…

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Access reviews for External Guest users

Access reviews let’s an external users or an internal users to verify the access of a user. Access reviews honors a time frame set but the minimum time that the reviews will be automatically ran is 1 day. The other…

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SharePoint tenant rename, why and how?

Finally, Microsoft finally it’s coming to the public. What went wrong when you chose a name for your tenant? Probably nothing or all. Maybe you had a consultant saying “You won’t even see it when you use custom domain names…

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