fslogix

FSLogix 2201 hotfix 2 (2.9.8228.50276) release

Last month, the FSLogix 2201 hotfix 2 (2.9.8228.50276) release was made generally available. The fix can be downloaded from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=104396. The following changes are included in this fix: Resolved an issue that would cause a system crash while reading from meta tracking files in a Cloud Cache configuration. Resolved an […]

Azure developer tools

Azure developer tools services overview

Introduction The current post attempts to present an overview of the Azure developer tools services, as of late June 2022. Azure Developer tools services allow administrators and developers to build, manage, and continuously deliver cloud applications using any platform, development runtime or language. Examples of containers services include Azure DevOps, […]

Exchange Online migration design considerations

Deprecation of basic authentication in Exchange Online

Introduction Microsoft has announced the deprecation of Basic authentication in Exchange Online. Basic authentication will be permanently disabled in Exchange Online on October 1st, 2022. More specifically, Microsoft is removing the ability to use Basic authentication in Exchange Online for Exchange ActiveSync (EAS), POP, IMAP, Remote PowerShell, Exchange Web Services […]

security and privacy

Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway Security Bulletin for CVE-2022-27507 and CVE-2022-27508

Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway Security Bulletin for CVE-2022-27507 and CVE-2022-27508 The following vulnerabilities have recently been discovered and announced by Citrix. CVE-2022-27507  Authenticated denial of service  CWE-400: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption     VPN (Gateway) virtual server with   DTLS, and  either ‘HDX Insight for EDT traffic’ or ‘SmartControl’ is configured  […]

Azure App Service

gRPC support on Azure App Service

gRPC announcement Microsoft announced today that gRPC is now available and supported on Azure App Service for Linux workloads. This was made possible by recent platform upgrades to the HTTP reverse proxy layer to leverage YARP and Kestrel. This is an important announcement as it removes the native support limitation […]

Azure database services overview

Introduction The current post attempts to present an overview of the Azure database services, as of late May 2022. Azure database services mainly cover the conventional database administration side of things (with SQL and NoSQL databases) but can conceptually expand to cover a full range of Analytics and Data Engineering […]

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Introducing Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS

Introduction Linux Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS was released by Canonical on April 21st, 2022. The 22.04 Long Term Service (LTS) release (code named Jammy Jellyfish) is the most mature and feature rich release to date and includes various noteworthy additions and new features. Canonical releases its LTS and interim Ubuntu […]