Azure

Today we will look at the auto scaling feature in the Azure App services. Auto scaling can be done in either Scale up mode or Scale out mode. Scale up mode is vertical level of procedure by increasing the App service compute components. ie CPU and Memory. Scale out is the horizontal level of increasing…

Read More Configuring an App Service to Auto Scale based on CPU load

We have seen how to generate a Root certificate and export the certificate to Cer and stored it securely. Now we will look at how to install/upload this certificate to Azure under the Point To Site Configuration. If you want to go through the Certificate creation and exporting process refer the article. Now open the RootExported.cer file…

Read More How to upload the Exported Root Certificate on Azure for Point to Site configuration

This can be done in two ways like, PowerShell way and the Makecert. We will look at the PowerShell way and see how to create a Root Certificate and Client Certificate and then export the Client certificate for distributing with the VPN Users. We are performing all these activity on a Windows 10 Clients. Step 01…

Read More Create a Root Certificate and Client Certificate for configuring Point to Site VPN

Azure has announced the public preview of Azure Availability Zones mid of last month. The feature is currently available in two regions which are US East and West Europe. Availability Zones help to protect you from datacenter-level failures. They are located inside an Azure region, and each one has its own independent power source, network,…

Read More Enable and try out Azure Availability Zone

When you stop the App Service you will notice that it still billing you even after it is shutdown! also if you go to the app service over view you will notice a message saying “Your App is stopped. App Service Plan charges still Apply.” I know it is weird but when your app service…

Read More How to stop Azure billing you for the Web Apps that you shutdown

We will look at different  deployment scenario today. Which would be a couple of web servers configured under and Internal Load balancer and published through an application gateway with WAF configured. So below are the systematic approach we would be following. Step 01 – Complete the required VNet and Subnet for each tier. Step 02…

Read More Application Gateway with Internal Load Balancer Configuration

What is Azure Key Vault? Azure Key Vault helps safeguard cryptographic keys and secrets used by cloud applications and services. By using Key Vault, you can encrypt keys and secrets (such as authentication keys, storage account keys, data encryption keys, .PFX files, and passwords) by using keys that are protected by hardware security modules (HSMs).…

Read More Deploying and working with Azure Key Vault

We will look at how to create two virtual machines (Web Servers) and configure it in an availability set also deploy a public facing load balancer and distribute the requests across the virtual machines in the availability set. While doing this lab we will also look at the Network Security group in-bound rule creation to…

Read More Internet facing Load Balancer with Availability set Configuration