Issue Resolution: App Gateway returning ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY in Chrome

Background: I have an Azure App Gateway with the Web Application Firewall that is fronting an Azure App Service for http traffic. Issue: Visiting the public URL of my web app in IE works fine, but in Chrome, I get an error ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY What is the general cause? According to this article, "By default, IIS …

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Linked ARM Templates for a Multi Resource Azure Solution

When deploying a set of azure resources using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates in a single file can leave with a large json file that can be difficult to manage and maintain. To employ modularity and reuse, you can break out azure resources into its own ARM template and have an ARM template link or …

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Quick Summary of Azure Bastion (Preview)

Azure Bastion provides remote desktop or SSH access to Azure Virtual machines that are private within the network. I work with bastions or what I call jump servers to manage Azure IaaS resources quite often and so excited to hear about Azure Bastion as a PaaS offering. A Typical ScenarioIn a secure public cloud environment …

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Renewing the Azure App Service SSL Certificate in an Application Gateway HTTP Listener

Scenario: The SSL certificate used in my Azure Application Gateway has expired and needs to be replaced. This SSL certificate was bought through the Azure Portal. Background: The certificate was provisioned through the App Service Certificate service in Azure. The certificate is store in my Azure Key Vault. The App Gateway is used as an …

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Penetration Testing Your Web App with Azure Application Gateway WAF Part 1: Intro

In setting up an application with appliances that provide protections from cyber threats, it is always necessary to have penetration testing and monitoring throughout the solution's lifecycle management. I will demonstrate the following scenario: Protect your web app using Azure Application Gateway’s Web Application Firewall features. Enable and configure the WAF The web app is …

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Performance Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 5: Alerting

To continue in building upon the scenarios of this blog series, I will show how to create an Azure Alert for a VMs that have an average CPU utilization greater than 90% over a 10 minute period. And continuing to leverage Log Analytics. Specifications Summary Alert on any VM that has an average CPU utilization …

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Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 3: Dashboard

As shown in my previous post, the log analytics query can return a table or a chart. In this blog post, I will show how to put together various tables and charts together in a dashboard style and for others to see. I will show how to create a dashboard with Azure Portal’s dashboard capability. You can …

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