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Managing Secrets Securely in the Cloud

You’ve probably heard some version of the story about a developer who mistakenly checked in his AWS S3 key to Github. He pulled the key within 5 minutes but still racked up a multi-thousand dollar bill from bots that crawl open source sites looking for secrets. As developers we all understand and care about keeping dev and production secrets...

Use PowerShell to Scale Azure Websites

Summary: Anders Wahlqvist talks about using Windows PowerShell to scale Azure websites. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a guest post from Anders Wahlqvist. Anders is really active on Twitter—as a matter of fact, that is where we met. I saw references to his blog, read it, and found that he was a good writer and...

Managing Azure IaaS with Windows PowerShell: Part 4

Summary: Create a simple virtual machine from a predefined template in Azure. Honorary Scripting Guy, Sean Kearney, is here with my head still stuck in the clouds! Yesterday we created a network in Microsoft Azure for our resources to leverage—much like Hyper-V leverages a virtual network switch for its resources. Today we'll create...

Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Migrate to Active Directory On-Premises

Summary: Microsoft PFE, Asia Gandecka, talks about using Windows PowerShell to migrate users from Windows Azure Active Directory to Active Directory on-premises. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Let’s welcome a new guest blogger, Asia Gandecka… I have been with Microsoft since 2011 working as a a premier field ...

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