AWS SSO with Azure AD – Enterprise Adoption Tips

If you manage many AWS accounts in an enterprise environment, you probably feel the need for better user management and federate it with IdP (in my case with Azure Active Directory). In 2017 AWS has introduced a new way how to federate access – with an AWS SSO service. In this post, I would like to describe some properties of the solution you need to count on.

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Make Azure Front Door Origin Secured with Private Link

For hosting a static website on Azure Storage Account with custom domain, you are required to use Azure CDN/Azure Front Door service, but there are limited options to protect your origin from bypassing CDN/WAF. Microsoft recently introduced a killer feature, which enables high-level protection of any origin including Storage Account, AppService or even some service running on VMs. Celý příspěvek Make Azure Front Door Origin Secured with Private Link

Run .exe Application in Azure Functions in Powerful Way

When you need to run some executable file/console application in cloud, you don’t want to run to take care about a VM/container. A lot of workloads can be made totally serverless with Azure Functions only – with tricks described in this post.

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PR Crisis Microsite Deployed in Cloud in Few Hours

At Česko.Digital community, we helped to create a crisis information website for Czech Ministry of Health about the coronavirus outbreak in the Czech Republic. The website has since become one of the main information channels for all Czech citizens. This article describes how we modified the website with the Ministry’s IT dept. to handle expected load.

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Sections in Azure App configuration as in appsettings.json

Do you have some Application settings in appsettings.json for App Service (or Azure Function) structured in sections? And do you know how to set up same structure as Application settings in Azure?

It’s easy – just write Application settings Key in format Section:MyAttribute

for appsettings.json:

{
  "myGreatApi": {
    "baseUrl": "https://localhost:7071/api/",
    "version": 2,
  }
}

will Application settings look like:

myGreatApi:baseUrl
myGreatApi:version

Running Azure Functions in Docker container – crashes on production

One day I have deployed my Azure Function app into container to production server (.NET Core on Linux). And app started to fail after few minutes, without any reason, with exit code 137. This post describes how I debugged the problem – to my suprise, it was caused by .NET Garbage Collector.

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