Terraform Module does not declare a provider warning

Deploying Terraform to Azure using a module and notice a warning similar to the below? In this blog post I will show how you can fix the warning "Module module.storageaccount does not declare a provider named azurerm.storageaccount.If you wish to…

Create CSV reports from Log Analytics queries and email using Azure Logic Apps

Creating CSV reports from Log Analytics queries and email using Azure Logic Apps can be done in a few steps using a simple Workflow design! What are Logic Apps? A little resource with a big outcome, Logic Apps assist you…

Modify or edit remote Terraform state file in Azure

There may be a time where you are required to modify or edit remote Terraform state in Azure - in this blog I will show how you can achieve this! Why may I need to edit or modify? There can…

Ignite 2021 Summary

Attending Ignite 2021, I have blogged a brief overview of the sessions I attended; recommend to watch and notable announcements With this version of Ignite being the second-part of the usual Microsoft Ignite conference and also being online was an…

Why Infrastructure as Code (IaC) ?

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) allows you to remove inconsistencies in your deployments and environments allowing you to increase Productivity and deploy faster along with reducing the fear that something will go wrong in your Production environment - it gives you…

Deploy Azure Bicep using Azure DevOps Pipelines

Have you been looking at Project Bicep? Creating some Bicep configurations and wanting to deploy via Azure DevOps? In this blog post, I am going to show how you can deploy an Azure Bicep file using Azure DevOps! What is…

Azure DevOps Pipelines – Keeping your pipelines DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself)

Working on Azure DevOps Pipelines you may notice some repetition over time, whether that be copying the same stage or task multiple times but changing some values. This will result in your pipeline growing and growing unnecessary over time. What…

Log Analytics queries to CSV emailed using Azure Logic Apps

Log Analytics queries to CSV emailed using Azure Logic Apps can be used for automated reporting - using 4 steps! In this blog post, I will demo how this is done What are Logic Apps? A little resource with a…

Azure DevOps Pipelines Approval Gates

Deploying your pipeline from end-to-end is an automated process; but for some reason you want to have an approval before two stages or have hold between two stages, what can you do? You can add an approval gate to your…

Provision and storing Terraform backend state remotely to use with TerraformTaskV1@0

Terraform must store state about your Azure Infrastructure and additional configurations. This "state" is used by Terraform to plan against any related real world resources. It uses the state to create the plan when you run "terraform plan" and also…