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Update your Azure DNS automatically when you have a dynamic public IP
Posted by Florent Appointaire on June 19, 2020
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A Dynamic DNS service is indispensable if you want to host website or application on a server with a dynamic public IP address. But how to keep your public DNS with the last IP and create a @ record that points to a CNAME with Azure DNS in this case?

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How to Add Lifecycle Rule for a Cloud Storage Bucket
Posted by Karim Buzdar on June 2, 2020

Google Cloud Storage offers virtually unlimited storage options for its customers, and the proper use of its features allows decreasing the total cost of data storage. The Object Lifecycle Management is one of these features thanks to which you can control the ways of storing data in the storage, thereby reducing the cost and time spent on managing the data. Are you keen on automating data operations and saving money?

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Azure Policy Overview
Posted by Nicolas Prigent on May 8, 2020

If you need to create, assign, and manage policies across your organization, you can’t do without Azure Policy. Thanks to this service, you can perform various tasks on your resources and don’t worry about their compatibility with your corporate standards and service level agreements. So use Azure Policy and grow your business!
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Azure Log Analytics: The agent had an unknown failure 2147942402
Posted by Florent Appointaire on April 10, 2020
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Azure Log Analytics is always about the value and security of your data. That is why any unknown errors when working with a Log Analytics workspace can cause at least an unnecessary headache or, in the worst-case scenario, breach of data integrity. If the Azure Log Analytics agent had 2147942402 unknown failure and you don’t know what to do, then

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Ensuring client Hyper-V guest VMs external network connectivity for laptops roaming between different connections
Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on March 27, 2020
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In times of struggle with COVID-19, home office mode becomes a new reality for many people. It is very important to have everything you need on hand and not worry about the work of your VMs. One way to keep peace of mind is to have an external network connection for your Hyper-V VMs. Hyper-V can’t use a wireless adapter to provide this configuration, you might say. But still, there are a few options to do this, regardless of the connection used by Hyper-V host.

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Configure and Manage Google Cloud Drive on your Debian/Ubuntu
Posted by Karim Buzdar on February 14, 2020

Google Drive is a safe and reliable cloud storage service provided by Google. If you are looking for synchronizing your files across personal computers, laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. you can make use of the Google Cloud Drive. You can also share your digital content with other users by providing them restricted or full access to your files on the Google drive. Google provides a ‘Personal’ package of 15GB free space and a ‘Business’ package that charges you only for the storage that your employees use.

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[Azure] Calculate the cost to migrate your DC to Azure
Posted by Florent Appointaire on January 17, 2020

It should be unnecessary to say about the importance of calculating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for your business once again. Only in this way you can determine a return on investment (ROI) and identify unobvious benefits. Microsoft released a tool that calculates TCO and thereby helps you evaluate cost savings by migrating workloads to Azure. Do you want to achieve accuracy and profitability in your IT infrastructure operation?

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Setup Icecast Media Streamer on Ubuntu 18.04
Posted by Karim Buzdar on December 27, 2019

Icecast, according to the developers, is a streaming media (audio/video) server which currently supports Ogg (Vorbis and Theora), Opus, WebM and, MP3 streams. It can be used to create an Internet radio station or a privately running jukebox and many things in between. It is very versatile in that new formats can be added relatively easily and supports open standards for communication and interaction.

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Connecting on-premises servers in Azure using Azure ARC (Preview)
Posted by Nicolas Prigent on December 13, 2019
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Have you ever wanted to manage your on-prem servers into the Azure console? Then it is now a preview feature released during Microsoft Ignite 2019. You will be able to connect your servers (physical or virtual) into the Azure console, in order to manage them. It means that you will be able to use all the Azure features such as: Azure tags, Azure RBAC, security policies, …

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[Azure] Protect your Azure WebApp with Let’s Encrypt
Posted by Florent Appointaire on November 29, 2019

Today, I had a question from one of my customers to protect an Azure WebApp with a certificate. Because it’s for a dev environment, the customer doesn’t want to pay for a certificate.

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