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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Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 2: Querying

From my previous blog post Monitoring Virtual Machines with Azure Log Analytics Part 1, I have shown Log Analytics connecting to virtual machines to collect telemetry data. This post will show how to query and display tables and charts. In the Log Analytics workspace, click for Log Search. This is the simple query editor against …

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Monitoring Virtual Machines with Azure Log Analytics Part 1

Azure provides a rich set of capabilities for monitoring your Azure resources. Although there is a great deal of documentation and various ways of monitoring services such as Azure Metrics, Application Insights and Azure OMS Log Analytics. I will demonstrate a specific approach to a specific solution that serves to be practical and useful. Provide …

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Using Azure Logic Apps for Listing Azure Resources

Using Azure Logic Apps, I demonstrate how to get Azure resource groups and their containing Azure resource and enter them into a SharePoint List. Although grouping of resource groups and their resources is possible in the Azure Portal, displaying the same information in a SharePoint list could be useful in a dashboard friendly scenario where …

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Azure Logic Apps for Document Content Approval

Logic Apps is an Azure service for enterprise integration. It comes with many connectors including from outside of the Microsoft ecosystem. In this blog post, I will show an implementation and key implementation points that will facilitate an approval process for approving a document in SharePoint Online. Business Scenario User publishes a document for approval. …

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