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For some months now, Microsoft has deployed on the Azure platform, Key Vault. This solution gives you the possibility to store, directly on Azure, your passwords, certificates, etc. and to generate/call them through API. Resources can be accessed from Azure Automation, Azure AD and from your custom applications.
In this article we will have a look at the process of setting up a connection to AWS EC2 instance running Ubuntu Server over internet (read “outside of Amazon cloud”/ “from anywhere”). More specifically, we will be looking at required settings and on how to initialize connection to Ubuntu EC2 instance from Windows client machine.
When you deploy a new Linux Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure, you can only connect to using SSH. The reason is Linux Virtual Machines do not support Remote Desktop (RDP) natively. It means that you must allow the 22 port number in the Network Security Group. Sometimes, it can be useful to enable RDP on a Linux Virtual Machine, so in this article, I will explain how to setup a Linux Virtual Machine in Azure with RDP access that you can use for testing purposes.
The Magic Wormhole package comes with a library and a command-line tool named Wormhole. This tool lets you transfer arbitrary-sized files and directories, and even pieces of text from one computer to another. The two endpoints are identified by using identical “wormhole codes”: in general, the sending machine generates and displays a human-pronounceable code, which must then be typed into the receiving machine. This article is about installing the Wormhole command line utility on the source and target Ubuntu systems. Then, presenting an example of securely sending a file from one Ubuntu system to the other using Wormhole.
Today I’ll show you how to deploy a DSC server on Azure. This server will have the function of reference server, and will be the PULL server to store configurations.
You can extend on-premises deployments of Windows Server to the cloud by using Azure Hybrid Services. Azure Hybrid Services work with Windows Servers in the following configurations:
The Wavebox communication and productivity tool bring together all your favorite cloud applications in one place, right on your Ubuntu desktop. With Wavebox you are always one click away from your email accounts such as Gmail, Outlook, Google Inbox and from productivity tools such as Trello, Slack, Office 365 and many more. You can think of it as a central hub for all your communication and productivity related apps. You can even add links to other websites such as a company website, intranet, Facebook and other social media accounts.
I’ve recently started to explore MySQL as a potential backend option for my custom web application pet project. Earlier, I’ve already wrote an article about installing AMP stack on Ubuntu Server, and as a logical next step I decided to explore PaaS option which allows you to get MySQL as a service from Amazon as potentially better option for large scale projects or for those who focusing on building “serverless” architectures on AWS platform. In this little article I will cover basics of Amazon RDS MySQL offering and explain how to create your first MySQL instance and connect to it.
Today I’ll explain a new feature that I discovered last during the PowerShell Saturday User Group in Paris, the integration between Azure Automation and Github. This integration will give you the possibility to have a control on your sources.
Steam is a software content delivery system developed by Valve. There is some free software available but for the most part, the content delivered is non-free.