ARM Property Transformer and Collector template

ARM Property Transformer and Collector template

Some time ago I came across this article Implement a property transformer and collector in an Azure Resource Manager template. While I could read and understand the purpose of this template, I always though that it could be better explained. And that is what I’m trying to do here. In the formerly linked article, there …

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Use Azure Functions to enforce Pull Request Reviewers in Azure DevOps

Use Azure Functions to enforce Pull Request Reviewers in Azure DevOps

I’m currently working on a project that requires several engineers creating and updating multiple Git repositories within the same project in Azure DevOps. To ensure that all the code uploaded to these repositories and merged to their master branch follows the team standards, I wanted to create a Branch Policy for all repositories (the existing …

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Azure AD Managed Service Identities

Azure AD Managed Service Identities

On the last few weeks I’ve been reading, watching some videos and even attending some Microsoft sessions on Managed Service Identities, so I thought it was time to give it a try. In summary, Azure AD MSI is a way to give an identity in Azure AD to an Azure resource, allowing you grant this …

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PowerShell Workflow Controller

PowerShell Workflow Controller

PowerShell Workflows have very specific use and I have only came across a few people using them. Still, I have found them quite useful to resolve a few scenarios where I could use no other technology to solve the problematic. In this post I’m not going to cover all I’d like to cover on workflows …

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Fixing Microsoft SCM 4

Fixing Microsoft SCM 4

Those who use Microsoft’s Security Compliance Manager intensively, might have noticed this product has a couple of problems, first, if you are customizing a baseline and try to add settings corresponding to an OS or product released after the release of SCM, you might find yourself with a message indicated 0 settings are available for …

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What is AVM doing?

What is AVM doing?

Since I started working with VNX I’ve been wondering what is AVM (Automatic Volume Manager) doing with my file systems. It is great to know that you can delegate everything to AVM so you don’t care what happens between the LUN being assigned from the block side and the file system provisioning, but I always …

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