As Microservices is now becoming the most preferred method for creating cloud native distributed applications, it poses many security challenges. Secrets Management is a critical component of container based application security.
As Cloud adoption is growing, it has become more important than ever to monitor your cloud resources, activities in your cloud accounts and track the events happening within your services. Azure tracks all the events in your Azure Account/Subscription and publishes it to Azure Activity Log service. As the number
Creating a clone/copy of an existing VM should ideally be done by creating an Image out of the VM and then using it to create a new VM. This is currently not the way we can do it in Azure because once you generalize the existing VM for capturing Image,
In my previous article, I covered the steps to automate disk snapshots in Azure (valid for encrypted as well as un-encrypted disks). Restoring or creating VM from un-encrypted disk snapshots is straight forward but it is a bit tricky for encrypted disk snapshots. There is no straightforward way to do
In Azure there are two ways to backup your Virtual Machines. First method is using the native Backup service which creates restore points of the VM periodically based on the policy selected by user. The restore points can then be used to either restore disks or the entire VM. Second
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a method of access control in which two or more ways of authentication mechanisms are used to authenticate a user and allow access. Azure provides MFA solution for Active Directory users and can be enabled using the Azure MFA portal. Currently, the API provided by Microsoft for
Microsoft introduced Azure Managed Disks recently (Feb 2017) which makes the disk management very easy and completely scalable. This means unlike Unmanaged disks, you don’t have to configure storage accounts to maintain your disks. Now, if still you want to have a copy of this Managed disk in your Azure
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