Visual Studio Code – “The IDE you wished you had started using earlier”

I recently presented at Ignite The Tour Johannesburg and my topics were relating to managing your Azure Environment using better tools and also some tips and tricks. This was a revolutionary step to say none the less as I was going to have to present a tool that I wished I started using earlier - … Continue reading Visual Studio Code – “The IDE you wished you had started using earlier”

Patching in this unprecedented time without CMG or Co-Management Configured

Hi All, Hope you are doing well. This blog is to give an insight to how to patch the machines in this difficult situation. I want to emphasize of one scenario where majority of the customers who haven't moved to cloud will fall. So it make more sense for them to follow the guidance mentioned … Continue reading Patching in this unprecedented time without CMG or Co-Management Configured

Azure Sentinel Daily Task: Investigate Incidents

This is part of a continuing series in relation to the Suggested Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Tasks for Azure Sentinel, which outlines tasks for security analysts. In this article, I'll talk about investigating incidents as part of a daily regimen for an Azure Sentinel analyst. There's deeper discussions and training that's required to get a … Continue reading Azure Sentinel Daily Task: Investigate Incidents

Newly Expanded Azure Sentinel Feature for Closing Incidents

Working with Azure Sentinel daily I see new features added regularly. I deliver a weeklong workshop and POC for Azure Sentinel and it's rare that I don't discover something new myself during each workshop and then have to learn it and teach about it on-the-fly. But that's a good thing. As with everything in Azure, … Continue reading Newly Expanded Azure Sentinel Feature for Closing Incidents

System Center Configuration Manager – Setting up High Availability

Introduction As a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) at Microsoft, I was recently asked for Assistance in Setting up High Availability on an Environment as part of their DR plan so I thought I'd shared the process with you. Solution Historically, you could add redundancy to most of the roles in Configuration Manager by having multiple … Continue reading System Center Configuration Manager – Setting up High Availability

Intune – “Steps for Windows 10 Automated MDM Enrollment into Microsoft Intune”

Business Case I recently had a scenario at a customer where we needed to very quickly enroll machines into Intune but in an automated way without user intervention. After a few days of testing and troubleshooting please find my tips below. In the current scenario Co-Management has already been set up in MEMCM. This is … Continue reading Intune – “Steps for Windows 10 Automated MDM Enrollment into Microsoft Intune”