(Hopefully) Useful Information on Microsoft Azure, System Center & Hyper-V

Azure AD – Bulk Add Users from CSV

Azure AD

Overview I like many things about Azure AD, however one part of it that has proved extremely useful is the ability to add Guest Users using Azure AD B2B.  Being able to grant users access to hosted services, without having to provide another set of credentials, saves on  administration and support.  Plus, it saves another username and password for the consumer. With Azure AD B2B, your partner company uses their own.. Read More

Doesn’t Time Fly When You’re Having Fun!

Azure

The 27th October is always a memorable day for me, as once per year on this date I become just a little bit wiser (or, just older 🙂 ) Another reason it is a memorable date for a geek like me, is that Azure was launched on the 27th October back in 2008. Here is the announcement where Windows Azure (as it was called then) was announced 10 years ago….. Read More

Azure Virtual Machines – Blocking Internet Access using an NSG

By default, all machines provisioned in Azure have direct access to the internet, whether the VM has a public IP address or not. While this might be fine for some companies, not all will be be happy with this and will see it a big security risk. In my experience, most companies now control internet access using a proxy server to provide protection from the internet. The issue with providing.. Read More