Error & Fix: ARM Linked Template ‘Invalid Template .. could not find template resource’

I will explain an error I encountered and my fix that I find worthwhile sharing and hope that it will save others some time. In my ARM template development, I am trying to deploy an Azure SQL Server PaaS resource and Key Vault. This is so that I can store the DB admin password in …

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Azure Resource Graph Queries by Resource Type

The Azure Resource Graph provides the ability query and explore your azure resources at scale. That is across all your subscriptions. I will show options to find the resource type that is be used in your resource graph query. You may ask how to query for storage account resource types and need to find the …

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My Azure Resource Graph Queries using Aggregation

Azure Resource Graph supports querying resources across multiple subscriptions and is fast. The key value add is that it supports aggregation using the summarize operator. For example answering questions such as How many resources grouped by subscription or location? How many of each OS type are used in resource groups? What is the most used …

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My Practical Intro to Azure Resource Graph

The Azure Resource Graph is attractive to me for its ability to query Azure resources at scale. I find this relevant in situations where you are managing a large number of subscriptions, resource groups and resources. And you are in situations to analyze and report on them. Without Azure Resource Graph, I would use Azure …

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My Quick Intro of the New Az PowerShell Module

A new Azure PowerShell module has just come out this December 2018. I'm a big PowerShell scripter working ARM deployments and managing azure resources, so this definitely necessary and not a one off. Although you can read all the details at Introducing the new Azure PowerShell Az module Here is just my quick summary and …

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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 3: Log Analytics

Continuing from the previous post Penetration Testing Your Web App with Azure Application Gateway WAF Part 2: OWASP ZAP Tool, I will show how to query the WAF logs using Azure Log Analytics as it provides near real-time monitoring. To get a more comprehensive implementation of Log Analytics you can read my other blog series …

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