Azure Australia Central Regions – Network Environment

Microsoft released Azure Australia Central Regions (australiacentral1 and australiacentral2) to meet the needs of Australian and New Zealand Government agencies and critical infrastructure providers. These regions are certified to higher level of security and meet the requirements. Since these regions are targeted at Government departments and there is an approval process that is required to […]

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Azure Site Recovery Cross Subscription Permissions

I recently encountered an issue setting up Azure to Azure ASR replication where the Recovery Services Vault was in different subscription to the source Virtual Machines that were being protected. Since the Recovery Services Vault was in a different subscription scope to the source resources the Service Principal that the Recovery Services Vault used did […]

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Azure Firewall – App Service Environment UDR requirements

If you are looking to secure your App Service Environment and integrate with an Azure Firewall, Microsoft have guidance for integrating the Azure Firewall with your App Service Environment. I’ve provided links below: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app-service/environment/firewall-integration https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app-service/environment/management-addresses   This basically consists of: Create a UDR that routes ASE Management IPs direct to Internet Add Route to IP […]

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Azure Firewall – Hub/Spoke Hybrid Network with Forced Tunnelling

* Update – I spoke to Microsoft and they agreed and have updated the documentation to highlight this scenario. The Azure Firewall is a great option if you want to have a centralised firewall device within your Azure network architecture. I followed the Microsoft documentation to integrate the Azure Firewall into a Hybrid Network consisting of […]

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