This month’s updates cover some GDPR stuff, Teams reminding me that it is important, and some other fun tidbits. Good news for you? I kept the snark to a minimum. You are welcome.
We’re just a few weeks away from the Microsoft Build conference, where historically, a lot of announcements are made.
Month 3 of 2018 brought us some interesting news in Azure IaaS. Some things that have been in the oven for a while are starting to rise and there’s lots more evidence of the new and open Microsoft.
Aidan Finn describes the many networking announcements that were made at Microsoft Ignite 2017.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to set up DNS in Windows Server so that you can establish a cross-forest trust.
Learn how to block DNS queries to malicious domains using DNS Policies in Windows Server 2016.
This guide will show you how to deploy an Azure virtual machine as a domain controller (DC).
Learn how to delegate a domain name that you own to Azure DNS.
Aidan explains the best practices and support policies for deploying domain controllers (DCs) as virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.
Learn how to set up an Azure DNS zone and add records using PowerShell.
Azure DNS does give you is the ability to use Microsoft’s infrastructure for resolving name queries for your domain’s zones. Learn more about this new feature.
Aidan shows you how you can fail over an Internet web service from a “local” data centre to Azure, which could optionally be included in a design for Azure Site Recovery (ASR).
Azure recently experienced a nasty outage, lasting several hours. It seems to have been centered around DNS, but had wide side effects. Microsoft’s cloud platform took something of a beating. By the sound of it, a DDoS could have been to blame. Or not. Redmond isn’t saying…