Tag: Networking

Microsoft Azure Started Patching Reboots Yesterday

Contrary to a previous email that I received, Microsoft started rebooting Azure VMs yesterday, instead of the 9th. Microsoft also confirmed that this is because of the Intel CPU security flaw. The following email was sent out to customers: Dear Azure customer, An industry-wide, hardware-based security vulnerability was disclosed today. Keeping customers secure is always…

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WatchGuard Now Supported by Azure for Dynamic/Route-Based VPN

Microsoft now supports WatchGuard’s firewalls with the 11.12 firmware (fireware) for dynamic or route-based VPN. There are two kinds of VPN gateway in Azure: Static / policy-based: 1:1  connections, don’t support point-to-site VPN, or VNet-to-VNet VPN, website-to-VNet VPN, and really only good for the simplest of designs. Dynamic / route-based: Multiple simultaneous connections, supports all…

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