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Connecting Azure Express Route with Multiple Virtual Networks

crtechtipsFeb 21, 20232 min read

Unlike a traditional hub and spoke when you have site to site VPN with azure with multiple virtual networks. Azure Express route gives you an additional option to create up-to to 10 connections directly with the express route circuit. Where…

Using Packer to build Windows Images (on Azure)

crtechtipsJan 14, 20237 min read

What is Packer? Packer is a tool developed by Hashicorp (the company behind Terraform) that makes it easy to automate the creation of custom images (or AMIs in AWS). The tool itself will automate the creation of VMs, will run whatever…

Using Azure Policy to deny public IPs on specific VNETs

crtechtipsJan 13, 20237 min read

Azure Policy is a powerful tool in your Azure toolbox. It allows you to enforce specific governance principals you want to see implemented in your environment. Some key examples of what Azure Policy allows you to do is: Automatically tag…

Missing “UserType” attribute in Azure AD

crtechtipsSep 2, 20222 min read

UserType is not always accurate for identifying external or member users If you search an Office 365 user with Get-AzureADUser or Get-MsolUser, you get details about the account type with the attribute UserType. The value can be: Member: the user is part of the…

Private Endpoint vs Service Endpoint

crtechtipsAug 12, 20222 min read

What is a Private Endpoint A private endpoint is a network interface that uses a private IP address from your virtual network. This network interface connects you privately and securely to a service using a Private Link. According to Microsoft,…