Category: Azure

Network Tunnel

Private Connections to Azure PaaS Services

In this post, I’d like to explain a few options you have to get secure/private connections to Azure’s platform-as-a-service offerings. Express Route – Microsoft Peering   ExpressRoute comes in a few forms, but at a basic level, it’s a “WAN” connection to Azure virtual networks via one or more virtual network gateways; Customers this private…

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Migrating Azure Firewall To Availability Zones

Microsoft recently added support for availability zones to Azure firewall in regions that offer this higher level of SLA. In this post, I will explain how you can convert an existing Azure Firewall to availability zones. Before We Proceed There are two things you need to understand: If you have already deployed and configured Azure…

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Backing Up Azure Firewall

In this post, I will outline how you can back up your Azure Firewall, enabling you to rebuild it in case it is accidentally/maliciously deleted or re-configured by an authorized person. With the Azure Firewall adding new features, we should expect more customers to start using it. And if you are using it like I…

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Azure Bastion For Secure SSH/RDP in Preview

Microsoft has announced a new preview of a platform-based jumpbox called Azure Bastion for providing secure RDP or SSH connections to virtual machines running or hosted in Azure. Secure Remote Connections Most people that are using The Cloud are using virtual machines, and one of the great challenges for them is secure remote access. You…

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