Azure Automation connector – Content conversion to array

Study Question? In which format the output of a PowerShell runbook, in Azure Automation, is returned to a Logic App/Flow?  Let us describe quickly, the Azure Automation PowerShell script and the connection towards Logic App/Flow. The PowerShell script will transfer the results via an array – variable, this by throwing this to the output of the runbook, … More Azure Automation connector – Content conversion to array

Azure Key Vault life cycle management – Part 1

The What? Azure Key Vault is a resource for storing and accessing secrets, key and certificates. But if a company need to have a rotation for these identifications? Azure key Vault has the possibility to enable key rotation and auditing, but this needs to be configured and is not a default feature. For those identifications, … More Azure Key Vault life cycle management – Part 1

Concept: Azure Log Analytics to an alert dashboard in PowerApps

After reviewing the Azure Log Analytics connector and working a lot with Azure Log Analytics, I have chosen to create a concept to use Kusto queries and displaying the results on a dashboard in a power app. This concept has not been implemented in production and is merely an example of how to combine Azure … More Concept: Azure Log Analytics to an alert dashboard in PowerApps

Deploy Azure VM Windows Server and beyond, with Terraform

In the previous blogs , we have seen an example how-to deploy a infrastructure in Azure for the network part. Now a step further in the deployment process we will add a Windows Server 2016 to the environment.  In this blog we will show you following examples: Deploy  a virtual machine with the Azure RM … More Deploy Azure VM Windows Server and beyond, with Terraform

Terraform – Tip – provider.azurerm: no suitable version installed

Getting this kind of error: Plugin reinitialization required. Please run “terraform init”. Reason: Could not satisfy plugin requirements. Plugins are external binaries that Terraform uses to access and manipulate resources. The configuration provided requires plugins which can’t be located, don’t satisfy the version constraints, or are otherwise incompatible. 1 error(s) occurred: provider.azurerm: no suitable version … More Terraform – Tip – provider.azurerm: no suitable version installed

Azure AD – Protect cloud administrator access with MFA and Yubikey NEO

Today, It’s very important that we protect are cloud administrator accounts with a second verification method. Multi-factor authentication, makes it more difficult for an attacker to break-in. Even when the attacker has manage to learn the password of the global administrator account, is still useless without having possession of that second authentication method.  In this … More Azure AD – Protect cloud administrator access with MFA and Yubikey NEO

Deploy your Network and VPN Gateway via Terraform to Microsoft Azure

As in previous post (Terraform with Visual Studio Code for Azure) , I have explained why we can use Terraform to setup our Azure environment and how-to configure Visual Studio Code to obtain this goal. In this post, I will explain how we can build a configuration files in Terraform and push the design to Azure … More Deploy your Network and VPN Gateway via Terraform to Microsoft Azure