Azure Gateway VPN & Custom Routing via Third-Party Firewall Appliance

Within your Azure Virtual Network (vNET) you may require connectivity from an additional source, options available include:- vNET Peer VPN Gateway ExpressRoute Gateway vNET Peer Common connection method for theoretically peering onto another Azure vNET, routing is done via the the Microsoft backbone and to the end user it will look like an extension of … Continue reading Azure Gateway VPN & Custom Routing via Third-Party Firewall Appliance

Azure Automation Account Logging to Log Analytics using AzureRM

There may be a need to log the activity of an Azure Automation Account to Log Analytics, this can of course be done via the Portal but, if deploying in true automated fashion - it would be preferable to implemented via code. These log categories will be configured along with All Metrics:- JobLogs JobStreams DSCNodeStatus … Continue reading Azure Automation Account Logging to Log Analytics using AzureRM

NPS Server Configuration To Integrate with Azure MFA

The story I have created this blog to detail and describe how a Network Policy Server (NPS) is used to integrate with an Azure VPN gateway using RADIUS to provide Multi-Factor Authentication (Azure MFA) for point-to-site connections to your Azure environment. The process that will be documented in this blog:- Image Reference: docs.microsoft.com Prerequisites Azure … Continue reading NPS Server Configuration To Integrate with Azure MFA

Microsoft Azure:- NSGs & ASGs Simplified

NSG's (Network Security Group) & ASG's (Application Security Group) are the main Azure Resources that are used to administrate and control network traffic within a virtual network (vNET). The difference Network Security Group is the Azure Resource that you will use to enforce and control the network traffic with, whereas Application Security Group is an … Continue reading Microsoft Azure:- NSGs & ASGs Simplified

Microsoft PowerBI:- A useful tool for Azure NSGs data flows

Microsoft PowerBI is a suite of business analytic tools developed by Microsoft that works together to turn unrelated sources of data into coherent, visually immersive, and interactive insights - in theory, taking a dump of data and making it rather colourful and useful? How could I say no! Go from data to insights in minutes. … Continue reading Microsoft PowerBI:- A useful tool for Azure NSGs data flows