Secure your Azure Storage Accounts with restrictions based on public IP addresses

Secure your Azure Storage Accounts with restrictions based on public IP addresses

Hosting data in the cloud is easy. Click, click and done - you're ready to go and put all of your sensitive information in the cloud. But, don't forget about securing that data. In recent years, data breaches have become something of a phrase you see in every organization's map of fears and risks. Not always was the focus on security as intense as it is now. Looking at the significant data breaches the last couple of years, it's evident that the stakes are getting higher and the malicious actors are better than ever before. Just take a look at…

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Solved: <Package> is not compatible with netcoreapp2.1 (.NETCoreApp,Version=v2.1). <Package> supports: netstandard2.0 (.NETStandard,Version=v2.0)

Solved: <Package> is not compatible with netcoreapp2.1 (.NETCoreApp,Version=v2.1). <Package> supports: netstandard2.0 (.NETStandard,Version=v2.0)

If you're using Azure DevOps (also known as VSTS), and you work with dotnet core in any capacity, perhaps you're migrating from one version to the next - as I was for some of my projects.An error that struck me was the following (redacted for clarity and brevity in the post):Errors in D:\a\1\s\Zimmergren.Demos.API\Zimmergren.Demos.Web\Zimmergren.Demos.Web.csproj Package Microsoft.Extensions.FileProviders.Physical 2.0.0 is not compatible with netcoreapp2.1 (.NETCoreApp,Version=v2.1). Package Microsoft.Extensions.FileProviders.Physical 2.0.0 supports: netstandard2.0 (.NETStandard,Version=v2.…

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What's new in SharePoint Online, Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Server 2019

This week, the big event of the year is happening in the SharePoint space. SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas. During a couple of days from May 21 to May 23, Microsoft and some world-class speakers are announcing exciting news and features that are happening in the SharePoint space. This blog post aims to give a recap of the most interesting announcements and features we've learnt about so far. First off - the introductory stats about SharePoint is pretty incredible. I remember back in 2006 when I started my journey in the SharePoint landscape. A LOT has happened since! Wow! #SharePoint…

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Azure Tip: Installing and using the Azure CLI in VSCode

1. Install the Azure CLI Tools extension in vscode If you don't already have the Azure CLI installed, you can open the link to the landing page directly from vscode (or use the link above): Choose your platform and install. 2. Start working with the Azure CLI Tools extension in vscode Once this extension is installed, it's pretty straight forward to get started. I have a lot of files, configurations and common commands that I run on a daily basis with my production and dev tenants; With the support of vscode and the integrated CLI it's easier to ensure correctness…

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Azure Tip: Running the Azure CLI using Bash on Ubuntu, in Windows 10

Azure Tip: Running the Azure CLI using Bash on Ubuntu, in Windows 10

I recently got a question about how to use the Bash CLI instead of the Windows-based CMD experience, but remaining in Windows and not have to set up virtual machines or other computers. The Azure team is doing an awesome job in expanding the functionality in the Azure CLI, and this goes cross-platform. It's pretty straight forward, and since I was asked I'll outline the steps here for future reference. 1. Enable the Windows Subsystem for Linux on Windows 10 The first thing we need to do on our Windows 10 box is to enable the Linux Subsystem, which is…

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Azure Tip: List of supported VM Sizes in Azure Container Services (AKS)

Azure Tip: List of supported VM Sizes in Azure Container Services (AKS)

Here comes a short tip of the day post about AKS. A common ask from people in the community and end customers using the Azure Container Services is to know what VM-sizes are supported by AKS. Not all services and regions offer support for all sizes, and sometimes it's a bit tricky to get to know which Azure service has support for what size of VM's. Looking for this information myself, I came across some details in the GitHub repository for the Microsoft Azure Container Service Client, and found this enumeration that contains the supported VM sizes. Also, as per…

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Monitoring your Kubernetes cluster running on Azure Container Service (AKS) using Log Analytics

Monitoring your Kubernetes cluster running on Azure Container Service (AKS) using Log Analytics

One of the things I've noticed many times over the last year working with different orchestrators, distributed cloud platforms and container systems is that without proper monitoring and logging, you'll be in a world of pain when trouble hits you. A solution to this problem can come in many shapes and with the help of many tools and services. In this article I'm focusing on Microsoft Log Analytics which has support for monitoring Kubernetes (and other systems). AKS Kubernetes monitoring: Pre-requisites for this post A short list of things you'll need before you get started: An Azure Container Service (AKS)…

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