Enhancing the architecture of Microsoft Dev Box

In the rapidly evolving world of software development, efficiency and flexibility are paramount. Microsoft Dev Box stands out as a robust solution designed to streamline development environments, particularly in an enterprise setting. This platform not only simplifies the setup and management of virtual machines but also offers flexibility for developers. In this post, I have gathered some considerations for you, enhancing the architecture of Microsoft Dev Box.

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Using Ubuntu Desktop with Microsoft Intune – Part 1

Can you use Ubuntu Desktop in combination with Microsoft Intune in the real world? Linux has been around for ages, and over the years, I hopped on the Linux train several times. But after a while, I find myself returning to Windows because it is so familiar to me. Now, I have once again switched to Ubuntu Desktop 23.10. This time, I am conducting a two-month trial to determine whether a Cloud Consultant can effectively work on Ubuntu 23.10. And besides that, we also discover if organizations can leverage Microsoft Intune and Defender for Endpoint to manage these devices. Follow me at the beginning of a series of posts where I write about my experiences and learnings!

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Manage network traffic at scale with Virtual Network Manager

Protecting your network infrastructure in the cloud is paramount to ensure the security and reliability of the services that depend on it. Azure provides robust solutions for network management and security, and one of the key features available for this purpose is the Virtual Network Manager. It allows you to manage network traffic at scale by using Security Admin Rules, which are part of the network’s security policies. In this article, we explore how to manage network traffic at scale for Azure Virtual Networks using Security Admin Rules.

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Secure managed identity federation by only allowing Azure DevOps

Last week I wrote about setting up a connection between Azure DevOps and Azure by using managed identities. While I was checking out how it works, I learned that it’s actually quite simple to set up and doesn’t require special admin powers. This makes it possible for pretty much anyone using Azure to add their own outside services into the mix. In this article, you learn how to secure managed identity federation by only allowing Azure DevOps organizations.

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