Articles Azure

What is Azure Identity and Access Management (AIM)?

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With the proliferation of cloud computing, organizations need robust and secure solutions for identity and access management (IAM). Azure Identity and Access Management (AIM) is a platform that enables you to manage access and identities to your Azure resources. AIM unifies various Azure IAM services such as Azure RBAC, Azure AD, and Azure MFA into a single platform.Key Features of AIM:

  • Centralized identity management: AIM provides a single identity store for all your Azure resources.
  • Easy access management: AIM lets you easily manage access to Azure resources with Azure RBAC.
  • Enhanced security: AIM helps you protect your Azure resources from unauthorized access with Azure AD and Azure MFA.
  • Compliance: AIM helps you control access controls and meet compliance requirements.

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Detailed Review of Azure ARM

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) is one of the cornerstones of Microsoft Azure and a powerful tool that simplifies infrastructure management. In this section, we will explore the functions, benefits and use cases of ARM in more detail. ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

Articles Azure Windows

What is Azure CLI? How to use?

Azure Command-Line Interface (Azure CLI) is a command-line tool used for managing Microsoft Azure, the cloud service platform by Microsoft. Azure CLI is employed to create, configure, manage, and monitor Azure resources. It is compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems.

Key features of Azure CLI include:
1. Cross-Platform Support: Azure CLI can be used on Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems.
2. Azure Resource Management: Azure CLI facilitates the management of resources supported by Azure Resource Manager (ARM). This encompasses virtual machines, storage accounts, networks, application services, and many other Azure resources.
3. Command-Line Interface: Azure CLI operates as a tool in the command line, making it suitable for automation and scripting tasks utilized by software developers and system administrators. ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

Articles Azure Backups

Accessing Azure Blob Storage with Access Keys

Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer: Microsoft Azure’s cloud platform integrates with a free tool known as Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer. This tool is developed to simplify the management and exploration of data stored in the Azure cloud environment. Azure Storage Explorer provides users with a user-friendly interface to perform a range of tasks such as accessing data sources, viewing, uploading, downloading, editing, and deleting data.

The primary use cases of Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer include: ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Effortlessly Manage and Keep Your Virtual Machines Up to Date with Azure Update Manager

Azure Update Manager is a service offered by Microsoft on the Azure cloud platform and allows you to centrally manage updates for operating systems such as Windows Server. This service is very useful for keeping your servers and virtual machines up to date, closing security gaps and ensuring compliance. With Azure Update Manager, you can do the following:

  1. Update Distribution: Azure Update Manager helps you automatically distribute updates to your servers and virtual machines. This ensures that your servers are current and secure.
  2. Compliance Checks: Azure Update Manager checks your servers for specific compliance requirements and reports non-compliance. This way you can meet compliance requirements.
  3. Scheduling and Planning: You can configure your update policies and schedules. You can set custom schedules to determine when and how updates will be applied.

We have some information about what Azure Update Manager does. Now let’s move on to the installation part. ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯