Azure Activity Log

Azure Activity Log -> provides insights into subscription-level events.Retention period of 90 days Benefit of connecting Activity Log to Log Analytics consolidate the activity logs of multi subscriptions in one place for analysis. Store Activity Log enteries for more than 90 days. Correlate Activity Log data with Azure Monitor data. Use Log queries for complexContinue reading “Azure Activity Log”

Azure Monitor & Alert

What’s alert? A proactive notificaion when an important notification found in monitoring (response to incidents). Alert is raised before customer identifies and addresses an issue. Unified alerts are managed by log analytics and application insights. The previous type of alert are classic alerts. Alerts are raised for matrics and logs. Ex. Metric values, Log searchContinue reading “Azure Monitor & Alert”

Azure Subscription

In Azure Subscription features: All available resource providers on Azure Portal Subscription blade How to see all available Resources Providers on Azure Portal Go to Azure Portal. Go to Subscription Resources. Select one of your active subscriptions. Subscription’s blade gets open. Go to Resource Providers item in the left panel. The list of all resourcesContinue reading “Azure Subscription”

Managing Secrets

Managing the secrets must be considered at different levels: Source Code Level for example hard coded in source code. Repository Level for example Git/ Git Hub. Infrastructure Level for example for developing the infrastructure as code. Source Code Level To prevent to have secrects at code level, it’s enough not to write the users, passwords,Continue reading “Managing Secrets”

Azure Active Directory

Advantages of the Azure Active Directory Hybrid Active Directory (On-Prem & Cloud) Provisioning a Azure Active Directory Azure Active Directory’s blade overview App Registration Self-Service Password Reset Advantages of the Azure Active Directory It’s suitable for the cloud. Support modern authentication protocols. (e.g. WS-FED, SAML Federation, OpenID Connect, OAuth) Azure AD will come with SDKsContinue reading “Azure Active Directory”

Azure Authentication for Developers

Azure Authentication via Active Directory Disadvantage of Active Directory If a company has use the Active Directory of the authentication and the personals are allowed to do home office, therefore they need to use VPN Connection to authenticate to the company’s Active Directory. This isn’t so secure. Manage and authentication for mobile and modern devicesContinue reading “Azure Authentication for Developers”