Posts about Microsoft Azure. Security, architecture, infrastructure and operations, development, compliance, and a lot more.
Get the Container Instances usage in an Azure subscription Paid Members Public
Using the Azure management APIs to list Azure Container Instance usage helps us understand how close to the limits we are!
Create Azure Monitor Alert Rules with Azure Bicep Paid Members Public
Previously, I wrote a well-received popular blog post about Getting started with Azure Bicep. In that post, I also explained how you could automatically convert your JSON ARM templates into Bicep using the Bicep CLI. Regularly, I see new Bicep templates and other code being shared - but seldom the
Quickly discover any expiring certificates for Azure App Services Paid Members Public
Discover expiring Azure App Service certificates using Azure Resource Graph queries.
Deep-linking Azure Log Analytics and Application Insights queries Paid Members Public
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
Enforce authentication when sending Application Insights telemetry Paid Members Public
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
Visualize Log Analytics data ingestion using Microsoft Sentinel Paid Members Public
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.
Create Azure DevOps or GitHub bugs from Azure Monitor logs Paid Members Public
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.
Discover sensitive Key Vault operations with Microsoft Sentinel Paid Members Public
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.