Month: March 2020

Azure – You can now get your virtual machine scale sets to auto-repair

As you know, Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets let you create a group of identical virtual machine which then will scale up or down to match the request numbers or on a defined scheduled. That said, what if for some reason the application hosted on one or more of these virtual machine within the scale …

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Power BI – You need to upgrade to TLS 1.2 your Power BI application

As you may be aware, for the past few months, Microsoft has been deprecating support for weaker TLS version (1.0, 1.1) for many of his products and services. Power BI is the latest one to get support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 being deprecated. As of June 2020, support for these 2 TLS version …

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Azure – Azure Backup now provides reports (Preview)

Azure Backup is now providing backup reports. Azure Backup reports use Azure Monitor and Azure Workbooks to track and audit backups and restores. Azure Backup Report is providing the following benefits: Boundary-less reporting: Backup Reports work across multiple workload types that are supported by Azure Backup. This includes Azure workloads such as Azure Virtual Machines, …

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Azure – Azure AD DS (Active Directory Domain Services) is can be used as Resource Forest (preview)

You may already know Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), the Azure feature allowing you to host your Active Directory Domain Services on Azure. Well, until now, this Azure AD DS capability was only available for User Forest mode (aka hosting active user accounts). Good news, you can now also provision your Azure AD …

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Azure – Prepare for the Classic IaaS retirement

As you know, Azure Services came first under what is now called ‘Classic’ resource model and has evolved to the ARM (Azure Resource Manager) model. For quite some time, both Classic and ARM have been coexisting, allowing customers to provision Azure resource with either of the model. Now, it is time for the Classic IaaS …

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Exchange Online – New version of the Exchange Online PowerShell (aka v2) is now available

As you know, managing Exchange and Exchange Online can be done from either the Exchange Administration Center (EAC) or with PowerShell modules. In the case of Exchange Online PowerSHell module, there has been already 2 major version; the first one with the initial release of Exchange Online years ago (which did not supported MFA) and …

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