Deep-linking Azure Log Analytics and Application Insights queries

Deep-linking Azure Log Analytics and Application Insights queries
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For a while, I've wanted to craft deep links (direct links) to queries in Azure Monitor. Either directly to Log Analytics workspaces or to Application Insights resources I have. I have plenty of use cases for this, but most notably is the fact that we want to easily share queries

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Azure, Log Analytics, Application Insights, Monitoring
Enforce authentication when sending Application Insights telemetry

Enforce authentication when sending Application Insights telemetry
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Microsoft recently announced the capability, and public preview, of authenticated requests to Application Insights. This is an important update for a wide range of reasons. In this post, we'll explore how to configure your Application Insights instance to reject requests that aren't authenticated and with the correct authorization, and also

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Azure, Application Insights, Security
Establish your organizational compliance readiness

Establish your organizational compliance readiness
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Wading through organizational change can be a challenge. Critical aspects of some of the challenges I've faced lately are security and compliance, and how to stay on top of sensible practices that can be applied across your organization. While there are great built-in capabilities and tools provided by Microsoft -

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Compliance, Security
Productivity tips for PowerToys Run on Windows

Productivity tips for PowerToys Run on Windows
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In recent remote calls while sharing my screen, I've been asked about the productivity tools I'm making use of to quickly search, calculate, or launch apps. I'm making use of "Microsoft PowerToys". Microsoft PowerToys is a set of utilities for power users to tune and streamline their Windows 10 experience

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Windows, Productivity
Visualize Log Analytics data ingestion using Azure Sentinel

Visualize Log Analytics data ingestion using Azure Sentinel
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With Microsoft's built-in workbook template in Azure Sentinel, named "Data collection health monitoring", we can visualize the data ingestion and quickly understand our workspaces and the data we have.

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Azure, Log Analytics, Azure Sentinel
Create Azure DevOps or GitHub bugs from Azure Monitor logs

Create Azure DevOps or GitHub bugs from Azure Monitor logs
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When operating distributed applications it can be a lot of work if you want to copy error details into tickets and work items for your teams to look at. In this post we're taking a quick look at how we can quickly send specific log entries from Application Insights over to Azure DevOps or GitHub.

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Azure, Application Insights, Azure DevOps, DevOps
Discover sensitive Key Vault operations with Azure Sentinel

Discover sensitive Key Vault operations with Azure Sentinel
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Microsoft's Azure Key Vault Security workbook helps you structure the explorations of sensitive operations in your Azure Key Vaults. Using this workbook, we can cut the diagnostic and troubleshooting time down by a lot.

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Azure, cybersecurity, Security, Azure Sentinel
Fixing NuGet error: Unable to load the service index for source - 401 Unauthorized

Fixing NuGet error: Unable to load the service index for source - 401 Unauthorized
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Setting up an entirely new project and getting things off the ground is usually the quickest part of our development process for a project. However, not its not uncommon to stumble into various issues with NuGet, if you're a dotnet dev. Something I've ran into several times is when running

Tobias Zimmergren
Tobias Zimmergren
Development
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