Understanding CIDR to create better Azure Subnets

When setting up an Azure Virtual Network, it can be difficult to understand how to design the IP Address range. In this post I'll simplify what address space and CIDR…

Deploy WordPress to Azure Web App for Container

Here are the instructions for creating a quick WordPress app and pushing the app to Azure Web App for Containers.

Connect two Virtual Networks together (VNet Peering)

Azure VNet peering is a quick way to connect two Vnets together. In this post I'll demonstrate how this can be achieved.

Connect Azure Databricks to Azure Storage

The Microsoft documentation contains instructions on connecting Databricks to several storage resources, when you directly create a Databricks resource in Azure. In this Post I’ll demonstrate how to connect Azure…

Azure Private DNS Zone

If you create Virtual Machines that are registered on a specific VNET, and if you allow auto-registration of the VNET in Azure Private DNS Zone, does both the Private and…

Azure Load Balancer, Application Gateway, Traffic Manager & Front door differences

This post is a quick summary comparing the three resources; Azure Load Balancer, Application Gateway and Traffic manager.

Azure Application Proxy with ASP.net Core 3.0

In this post I'll demonstrate how you can quickly create an Azure Application Proxy to access an application hosted in an On-premise private network. The two pre-authentication mechanisms I'll test…

IP Flow Verify in Azure

One of the fastest ways to check if a Virtual Machine allows packets to be sent or received on specific ports is to use IP Flow Verify. Typically when you…

Cannot Ping Virtual Machines in the same Azure Vnet

I came across a strange issue recently where I couldn't ping another Windows 10 Virtual Machine in the same Virtual Network. My Virtual Network contains three subnets, and Virtual Machines…

What are Fault Domains and Update Domains in Azure Availability Sets?

When you first create a Virtual Machine in Azure, you are provided with a choice to select an Availability Option.