Archive for category Azure

#Azure notable updates week 34/18

Azure Data Factory now supports service principal and managed service identity (MSI) authentication for Azure Blob storage, leveraging Azure AD authentication for Azure Storage (still in preview). A couple of weeks ago I reported Azure Automation hybrid workers now support the ability to run only signed powershell runbooks. My good friend Tao shares some tips […]

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#Azure notable updates week 33/18

Log Analytics Query Language is alive and kicking, in the August update a new set of functions has been added: active_users_count plugin beta_cdf() beta_inv() beta_pdf() estimate_data_size() rolling_percentile plugin series_add() series_subtract() series_multiply() series_divide() series_seasonal() sliding_window_counts plugin And… Watch for “Logs (preview)” in your Log Analytics workspaces, it’s Advanced Analytics coming to the Azure Portal. Reboot options added […]

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#Azure notable updates week 32/18

Eventually MFA (Multi Factor Authentication) and SSPR (self-service password reset)  in Azure AD have a unified enrollment experience, read more. Azure Data Factory meets GitHub for source control, versioning and collaboration on your assets. Windows Containers on Azure App Service are now in Public Preview, following the relatively recent GA for Linux container. This is a […]

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#Azure #SCOM MP addendum – file share backup monitor added

With the latest release of the management pack we added support for monitoring backup of Azure file shares and introduced some bug fixing in the Azure Monitor integration. Regarding the latter, the MP just monitors new alerts rules (not the classic ones) and the alert experience must be set to “new” (currently in preview), if […]

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#Azure notable updates week 31/18

Azure recovery services (Azure Backup) now support up to 100 VMs per protection policy. New release v1.6.0-163 of the OMS/Log Analytics agent for Linux, apart from bug fixing we got: Dropped support for SSL 0.9.8 and TLS 1.0/1.1 Ubuntu 18.04 Support Reduced supported distro list, removed: Amazon Linux 2012.09, CentOS 5, Oracle Linux 5, RHEL […]

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