Setting up an Android Emulator for testing Intune features

Overview As more customers leverage either standalone Microsoft Intune or Microsoft Endpoint Manager for cloud management of their devices they also seek an efficient means to upskill administrators on Intune features and capabilities without the need to purchase devices upfront for testing.   Scenario I recently delivered a workshop where attendees experienced the above issue … Continue reading Setting up an Android Emulator for testing Intune features

How to Connect Azure Kubernetes to Azure Sentinel

Not surprisingly I had a couple customers and someone on Twitter ask recently about how they could use Azure Sentinel to query against and monitor the Kubernetes service and containers. It's just early days for me as I start to test and expose the security events that are available in the data that is ingested, … Continue reading How to Connect Azure Kubernetes to Azure Sentinel

How to Automate the Backup of Azure Sentinel Tables to Blob Storage Using PowerShell

Not too long ago I wrote a blog post describing how to use Cloud Shell to create Export Rules for automating the backup of Azure Sentinel tables to Blob storage for long-term backup. This is useful for those organizations that need to store data, due to policy, for longer periods than the default 2 years … Continue reading How to Automate the Backup of Azure Sentinel Tables to Blob Storage Using PowerShell

Azure – Assign A Custom Role to Allow Specific Users to Stop/Start/Restart a specific VM

The Issue A customer recently had the need to only allow specific Server Owners to Start\Restart\Deallocate specific Virtual Machines. The Investigation I actually found this article that explains how to create this for an assignment to an entire subscription. https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/itops-talk-blog/step-by-step-enabling-custom-role-based-access-control-in-azure/ba-p/363668 You use the mentioned JSON File, { "Name": "Restart Virtual Machines", "IsCustom": true, "Description": "Restart … Continue reading Azure – Assign A Custom Role to Allow Specific Users to Stop/Start/Restart a specific VM

Azure GitHub Actions and Workflows

Let me give you an introduction how to use the power of GitHub Actions and Workflows to deploy resources into Azure. I'm going to explain you the basics of GitHub Actions, Workflows, runners and how to deploy resources into Azure. At the end of this post you should have understood how GitHub Actions and Workflows … Continue reading Azure GitHub Actions and Workflows