Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server with Remote Desktop Gateway – Part 1

Remote Desktop Gateway is a great way to provide secure access to remote server resources across corporate firewalls and proxies. To provide additional levels of security this blog will show you how to integrate with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server. In this first part, we will configure a two-way SMS, in Part 2 we will configure […]

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Azure VNet Peering Gateway Transit Hub and Spoke

If you read the documentation on the Azure docs page it is not clear that if you have VNets configured in a Hub and Spoke design, it is possible for each spoke to be able to communicate with each other without requiring Network Virtual Appliance (NVA). This is possible using Gateway Transit and User Defined […]

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VNet Peering and Gateway Transit with S2S VPN

VNet Peering in Azure enables 2 VNets within the same region to be connected directly through the Azure backbone fabric network. Previously there was a requirement to use a VNet gateway and establish a VNet-VNet VPN connection. One of the major downsides to this was the requirement to enable to use a VNet Gateway which […]

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Benchmarking Azure Accelerated Networking

At MS Ignite 2016 Microsoft recently announced new Azure Accelerated Networking capabilities that will be coming to Azure VMs. You can read more about it at these links here and here. This feature is available in Azure now (Preview) utilizes Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) and can provide up to 25 Gbps of throughput, and […]

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