About a year ago, Microsoft introduced the first release of Azure Firewall. Since then, and since its general release the service has grown and the features have matured. To begin, let's understand what Azure Firewall is? At its core it's a managed, network security service that protects your Azure Virtual Network resources. It functions as … Continue reading Azure Firewall – Where to Start?
One of the most popular methods of connecting to Azure privately is via VPN. This can be a relatively simple process and is well documented by both Microsoft and 3rd party blogs. However, if you encounter problems, it can be difficult to get the data you need to troubleshoot efficiently. Especially if you don't have … Continue reading How to – Troubleshoot your Azure Virtual Network Gateway
If you're considering Azure for IaaS workloads, the first aspect of cloud you will have to understand, design and deploy is networking. As with any other cloud, software defined networking is the foundation of IaaS for Azure. You cannot deploy a workload without first deploying a Virtual Network. However, once you have a network, you … Continue reading What is Azure Network Security Group?
Endpoints extend your virtual network private address space and the identity of your VNet to specific Azure services
How traffic is routed within and between Azure networks isn't something that is immediately apparent to the average admin. Therefore trying to increase the complexity of this for security reasons or by adding a virtual appliance can offer several challenges. As more companies begin to adopt a cloud strategy these scenarios will become more common. … Continue reading User Defined Routing