Key Rotation Made Easy with Azure Key Vault and Azure Automation

If you are using secret keys to access resources like Azure Storage, Service Bus etc. it’s a good idea to rotate your keys. It’s a best practice enabling you to replace potentially leaked or compromised keys. How ever this also presents some challenges. Especially if the keys are used in multiple applications, you need to … Continue reading Key Rotation Made Easy with Azure Key Vault and Azure Automation

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Using Managed Service Identity to Access Azure Key Vault from Azure App Service

In the previous article, I talked about using Managed Service Identity on Azure VM to access Azure Key Vault. We deployed a web application written in ASP.Net Core 2 to the VM and accessed Key Vault to get a secret for the application. Same way, we can use Managed Service Identity in Azure App Service … Continue reading Using Managed Service Identity to Access Azure Key Vault from Azure App Service

Create Work Items In Visual Studio Team Services Directly From Application Insights Inside Azure Portal

Azure Application Insights is a great offering provided by Azure for Application Performance Monitoring. It’s very easy to integrate it with your applications and now App Insights provide a fantastic capability to create work items for the issues shown in Application Insights in Visual Studio Team Service or GitHub. In this article we will discuss … Continue reading Create Work Items In Visual Studio Team Services Directly From Application Insights Inside Azure Portal

Creating and Configuring Azure DNS Resource and Setting Up a Custom Domain Name for Azure App Service Web App

What is Azure DNS? Azure DNS is a hosting service for DNS domains and provides name resolution. It’s using Azure infrastructure to provide name resolution services and it provides many benefits including seamless integration in to your other Azure Services, ease of management, Security, Reliability and Performance. You can learn more about Azure DNS from … Continue reading Creating and Configuring Azure DNS Resource and Setting Up a Custom Domain Name for Azure App Service Web App

Deploying a Web Application from Source Control Alongside Azure Resources using ARM Templates

In this short article I describe a way of deploying a web application in to an Azure App Service Web App alongside the Web App resource itself using Azure Resource Manager templates. First create a new Azure Resource Group project using Visual Studio. Give the project a name and select a location for the project. … Continue reading Deploying a Web Application from Source Control Alongside Azure Resources using ARM Templates

Azure Functions: Going Serverless on Azure Platform – #3 Creating a Function Pipeline Using the Azure Portal – Part II

Part 1 of this article can be found by navigating to the following link. Going Serverless on Azure Platform - #3 Creating a Function Pipeline Using the Azure Portal  - Part I In the last article of the Azure Functions: Going Serverless on Azure Platform series, we created the first function ReceiveNotification, which is the … Continue reading Azure Functions: Going Serverless on Azure Platform – #3 Creating a Function Pipeline Using the Azure Portal – Part II

Azure Functions: Going Serverless on Azure Platform – #3 Creating a Function Pipeline Using the Azure Portal – Part I

In the last article of the Azure Functions: Going Serverless on Azure Platform series, we created a Function App on the Azure Portal and walked through the Function App UI and the features provided by the Function Apps. In this article, we will create our first azure function on the Azure Portal. We will create … Continue reading Azure Functions: Going Serverless on Azure Platform – #3 Creating a Function Pipeline Using the Azure Portal – Part I