Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution On Azure VM

Recently there was a serious Security vulnerability around CVE-2019-0708 – Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution. https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-0708 I thought I’d take the time to share this blog to stress how crucial it is to patch your systems and keep up to date with Security and look to start thinking of a migration and re-architecture of … More Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution On Azure VM

Send Text & WhatsApp Messages for Azure VM Status with Azure Automation

I love to work with different technologies and products (especially being heavily involved in Cloud) which led me to today’s blog on using Twilio and Azure Automation for receiving Text Messages on Azure Virtual Machine Status. With many of my customers, they are all concerned with Costs in the cloud (and who isn’t??) and although … More Send Text & WhatsApp Messages for Azure VM Status with Azure Automation

Azure Application Gateway “502 Web Server” – Backend Certificate not whitelisted

I’ve recently faced with the dreaded “502 Web Server” error when dealing with the App Gateway, my Backend Health was screaming unhealthy “Backend server certificate is not whitelisted with Application Gateway” Let me set the scene…. I’ve deployed 2 Virtual Machines in North Europe (Across Zones 1 and 2) both configured with IIS with 6 … More Azure Application Gateway “502 Web Server” – Backend Certificate not whitelisted

Securing compliance policies on your Azure resources on a global scale across all subscriptions

When policies first got introduced in Azure, they made securing and compliance requirements on resources such as VMs so much better, I.e. if you create a policy for allowing certain Regional VM deployments, it will fail on anything not explicitly set within that policy, or if you need to enforce tags on every deployment into … More Securing compliance policies on your Azure resources on a global scale across all subscriptions

Structuring your Azure Terraform Deployments for Infrastructure as Code

If you’re new to cloud or been using it for a while, you’ll understand that learning new technologies plays a huge part in moving forward, if you don’t keep up to-date with new tech and updates in the Cloud, you’ll soon fall short of what is going on. Over the past month I’ve recently been … More Structuring your Azure Terraform Deployments for Infrastructure as Code