Tag: Security

Planning Network Security For Your Mission-Critical Workloads With Virtual Networks

Speakers: Anitha Adusumilli and Mario Lopez Networking ensure that data remains in your private space in the cloud. So it’s not just a VM thing. Understanding Cloud Challenges Dynamic, scalable workloads – no fixed network perimeter Attack vectors based on application access patterns Risk of data exposure to exploits, with a mix of IaaS, PaaS,…

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Cloud Mechanix – “Starting Azure Infrastructure” Training Coming To Frankfurt, Germany

I have great news. Today I got confirmation that our venue for the next Cloud Mechanix class has been confirmed. So on December 3-4, I will be teaching my Cloud Mechanix “Starting Azure Infrastructure” class in Frankfurt, Germany. Registration Link. Buy Ticket About The Event This HANDS-ON theory + practical course is intended for IT…

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Azure Management Groups

Microsoft has created a new administrative model for organisations that have many Azure subscriptions called Management Groups. With this feature, you can delegate permissions and deploy Azure Policy (governance) to lots of subscriptions at once. The contents of this post are currently in preview and will definitely change at some point. Think of this post…

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Azure-to-Azure Site Recovery Fails – Connection Cannot Be Established

In this post, I’ll explain how to fix the following errors when you attempt to replicate an Azure virtual machine from one Azure Region to another: Error 151072: Connection cannot be established to Azure Site Recovery service endpoints. And: Error 539: The requested action couldn’t be performed by the ‘A2A’ Replication Provider. The Cause A2ASR…

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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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Intel CPU Security Bug

Gossip started to twirl in the last few days about what was driving both Azure and AWS to push out updates at relatively short notice. And news leaked over the last day that Intel has discovered a significant security flaw in the code of nearly all (or all) Intel processors manufactured in the last decade.…

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