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Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)


Bookmarks Concepts Roles Best Practices Validate Your Knowledge Azure Role-Based Access Control Cheat Sheet A role-based access control service to manage user’s access to Azure resources including what they can do with those resources and what areas they can access. It is an authorization system based on Azure Resource Manager, which provides fine-grained access management of Azure resources. Concepts A role assignment is composed of security principal, role definition, and scope. Security Principal - an object representing a user, group, service principal, and managed identity that requests access to Azure resources. Role Definition [...]

Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)2023-03-20T03:32:55+00:00

Azure Policy


Azure Policy Cheat Sheet Ensure resources are compliant with a set of rules. Manage your policies in a centralized location where you can track their compliance status and verify the non-compliant resources. Select between built-in policies and custom policies. Implement proper guardrails and assess compliance across the organization Policy vs. RBAC A policy maintains compliance with the resource state, while RBAC focuses on controlling user actions at different scopes. Even if the user has access to perform an action, if the result is a non-compliant resource, the policy will still block the create or update option. JSON format is used [...]

Azure Policy2023-03-10T02:09:41+00:00

Azure Compliance Manager


Azure Compliance Manager Cheat Sheet A dashboard and monitoring tool that summarizes data protection, compliance score, and recommendations. It allows you to assign, track, and record compliance and assessment-related activities. Recommendations for industry regulations: GDPR, ISO, and NIST You can upload and manage artifacts or evidence in a secure repository. Want to learn more about Azure? Watch the official Microsoft Azure YouTube channel's video series called Azure Tips and Tricks. Azure Compliance Manager Cheat Sheet References:

Azure Compliance Manager2023-03-10T01:58:20+00:00

Azure Service Health


Azure Service Health Cheat Sheet Gives you a personalized view of the status of your Azure services and regions. Azure Service Health is composed of three services: Azure status - informs you of service outages in Azure. Service Health - helps you have a customized view of your services' health in a region. Resource Health - provides health information on your Azure resources. Active events in service health: Service issues Planned maintenance Health advisories Security advisories Track any alerts and issues in real-time and get full reports once resolved. You can configure alerts to notify you about active and upcoming [...]

Azure Service Health2023-03-20T03:36:43+00:00

Azure Blueprints


Azure Blueprints Cheat Sheet Creates templates for standard and repeatable Azure environments that comply with an organization’s compliance requirements and operational standards. It supports the following resources as artifacts: Role Assignments Policy Assignments Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates Resource Groups It provides resource locking to prevent unwanted changes. A Blueprint may have its own parameters, but these can only be created if a Blueprint is developed from the REST API rather than Azure Portal. Blueprints role: Owner, Contributor, Blueprint Contributor, Blueprint Operator With Blueprints, you have a centralized location for environment management, including deployment, versioning, and update. If your subscriptions [...]

Azure Blueprints2023-03-10T01:53:01+00:00

Azure Advisor


Azure Advisor Cheat Sheet Advisor analyzes your configurations and offers personalized, actionable recommendations. It provides relevant best practices to help you improve: Cost Security Reliability Operational Excellence Performance Access recommendations are available at no additional cost. Want to learn more about Azure? Watch the official Microsoft Azure YouTube channel's video series called Azure Tips and Tricks. Azure Advisor Cheat Sheet References:

Azure Advisor2023-03-10T01:49:00+00:00

Azure Monitor


Bookmarks Features Log Analytics Application Insights Pricing What is Azure Monitor? Validate Your Knowledge Azure Monitor Cheat Sheet Monitoring tool for your Azure resources and applications. A service to display the metrics of your resources. You can also configure alerts that send notifications when a threshold is breached. Features Metrics represents a time-ordered set of data points that are published to Azure Monitor. The metrics collected are stored for a maximum of 93 days. Share your dashboards with other users using Azure Dashboards. The data is stored as a set of [...]

Azure Monitor2023-03-10T02:04:15+00:00

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