Tag: Azure

Understanding the Azure AD Life Cycle Workflow: A Comprehensive Guide
Understanding the Azure AD Life Cycle Workflow: A Comprehensive Guide
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Azure AD Lifecycle Workflows is a next gen Identity Governance service that enables organizations to manage User lifecycle process by automating JML (Joiner-Mover-Leaver) Process. By understanding and implementing these workflows, you can improve security, simplify management, and streamline your cloud operations. This feature is currently in preview, and require Azure AD Premium P2 license for the… READ MORE

Recovering From A Deleted Terraform State File
Recovering From A Deleted Terraform State File
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The “how” isn’t important here (you’d need to buy me a drink to get it out of me!) – but what you need to know is this: Late last year, I was faced with a situation where one of my customers attempted to do a Terraform deployment to their Production environment, only to find the… READ MORE

Features you probably think require Active Data Guard, but they do not
Features you probably think require Active Data Guard, but they do not
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Introduction In addition to its data protection capabilities, Oracle Data Guard provides additional features for workload scale-out, backup offload, and online maintenance and upgrade operations. Some features require the Active Data Guard (ADG) option license, and some do not. Sometimes the “little things” you need to be aware of make the difference. This blog post highlights these… READ MORE

Exploring the Benefits and Features of Cloud-Based Development Environments with Azure DevBox
Exploring the Benefits and Features of Cloud-Based Development Environments with Azure DevBox
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Introduction As software development continues to evolve, the demand for powerful hardware and software resources to build and test applications is increasing. However, investing in expensive hardware or maintaining a development environment can be a significant challenge for developers, especially those working in small teams or as freelancers. To address this challenge, Microsoft Azure has… READ MORE

Kusto Time Series Analysis for Azure Resources - Workbook
Kusto Time Series Analysis for Azure Resources – Workbook
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Introduction As explained in previous blog post, you can use the Kusto Query Language (KQL) for Anomaly detection and forecasting. This is great for ad-hoc querying the logs, and visualizing the data with the metrics explorer. However, having a tool ready to explore the metrics is much better. Azure Monitor Workbooks are the perfect tool for that. For your convenience, I’ve… READ MORE

Assigning Azure Active Directory Roles for users and service principals using Python, az rest and Graph API
Assigning Azure Active Directory Roles for users and service principals using Python, az rest and Graph API
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I recently got the question on how to assign Azure AD roles to Azure AD users and app registration (service principal (SPN)) using the Azure AD Graph API with the az cli & az rest command. Here’s an example Python script to assign the Global Administrator role to a user: (replace the ‘valid-user-principal-object-id’ with the objectId of the user object) A copy of the Python code can be found on… READ MORE