How to get the Secret from an Output of an Azure Key Vault ARM Template Deployment to the Main ARM Template

The Scenario I have a set of ARM templates that deploys an azure app service solution with Azure Key Vault and a secret value. The main template is calling out via the linked template resource reference to the Key Vault resource template. ... snippet ... }, "resources": [ { "apiVersion": "2018-05-01", "name": "linkedTemplate-keyvault", "type": "Microsoft.Resources/deployments", …

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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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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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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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Auto-scaling Azure App Service Part 2 of 2

In the Part 1 blog post, I have shown configuration of auto scale of 2 auto-scale profiles. I will show the operation of scaling out and scaling in. Upon a load test to simulate high load on the app service to trigger the auto-scale, here are the timelines and operations of the auto scale out …

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Visual Studio 2017 Load Testing of an Azure Web App with Application Insights Part 2 of 2

In continuation from my blog post Visual Studio 2017 Load Testing of an Azure Web App with Application Insights Part 1 of 2 , I have shown the web app and azure environment setup that is prepared for a load test of 10,000 simulated users. In this post, I will show the execution, some of the …

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Visual Studio 2017 Load Testing of an Azure Web App with Application Insights Part 1 of 2

I set out a personal weekend hack-a-thon to do a load test on a Single Page App I had built many years ago. This app is hosted on Azure App Service and Azure SQL DB. My experiment was to see if I can simulate 10,000 and observe the effects of the load on a small …

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