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Using Application Security Groups (ASGs) with VNet Peering and Their Limitations

Using Application Security Groups (ASGs) with VNet Peering and Their Limitations

This is a scenario that a client recently asked about, and through my research, I discovered some limitations. The question, in short, is: Can we use/reference Application Security Groups (ASGs) in a Network Security Group (NSG) through VNet Peering? First,…

Move Over Terraform, You’re Not The Only Code In Town!

Move Over Terraform, You’re Not The Only Code In Town!

It’s been a long standing “issue” and challenge with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates. If you want to deploy an ARM template, you must already have a Resource Group created to deploy into. Workarounds have included writing a PowerShell script,…

Terraform Is NOT the Cloud Agnostic Platform You Think It Is!

Terraform Is NOT the Cloud Agnostic Platform You Think It Is!

I’ve been working with the Cloud, and more specifically, Azure, for many years. And things undoubtedly have progressed. From back when we used to have to modify XML files for networking (yes, that was a thing), to ARM and PowerShell,…

New Azure Advisor Recommendations Available!

New Azure Advisor Recommendations Available!

Not too long ago, I wrote the Azure Monitoring Tools Explained series. And within that series, there was a part on the Azure Advisor service. Well, the Azure Advisor team has been hard at work. And as of yesterday, they have released 3…

Azure Monitoring Tools Explained – Part 14: Summary

Azure Monitoring Tools Explained – Part 14: Summary

In the first part of this series, we introduced the confusion and complexity that tends to occur when looking at the long list of monitoring tools available for Azure. We then provided a list of currently available tools that we…

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