Author: Marius Sandbu

Delivering Citrix ICA/HDX using Traffic Manager, Frontdoor or Azure VWAN?

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This was a topic that came up during a discussion earlier today, and looking at the Google Search Results on my blog It seems like that this is something that some people are looking for some answers for, so therefore I decided to…

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AMD Radeon GPU on Microsoft Azure – NVv4 Series and VDI

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I’ve previously written about the new upcoming NVv4 series virtual machine instances which are the new series of GPU based instances in Microsoft Azure which are now coming with AMD Radeon based GPU’s (https://msandbu.org/introducing-the-nvv4-azure-virtual-machines/) these new instances are the first coming with support…

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Citrix NetScaler (ADC) vulnerability CVE-2019-19781

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For those that are not aware, but vulnerability (CVE-2019-19781) has come up , which affects Citrix ADC and Citrix Gateway which essentially allows an unauthenticated attacker to run arbitrary code on the appliances. NOTE: That the vulnerability is leveraging the NetScaler ADC Gateway feature,…

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Automating Azure Sentinel deployment using Terraform and PowerShell

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As part of an on-going project I was tasked with to automate a Sentinel setup using Terraform and PowerShell. Now if you haven’t read about Sentinel before, here is a bit more information available –> https://msandbu.org/designing-an-azure-sentinel-solution/ one of the current limitations as of now with…

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Current limitations with Azure Firewall

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So been working a lot with Azure Firewall lately and wanted to adress some of the current limitations that is has. Azure Firewall is a layer 4  stateful firewall offering in Azure as a complete PaaS service. Using a native PaaS service for…

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Amazon Outpost vs Azure Stack Hub

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Amazon has started shipping its Outpost offering. For those that haven’t heard about AWS Outpost it is a complete rack solution which allows you to run Amazon services within your own datacenter. Essentially Amazon ships a rack of servers which you can then…

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Support for Azure AD based join for Windows Server based VM in Azure

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An announcement that came out last week, was that we now have the ability to use our Azure AD Credentials to login to a Windows Server based VM running in Azure. Previosly this has only been available for Linux based VM’s running in…

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Security in Public Cloud?

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This is a question that I have been asked a lot lately, and especially now when I’ve been doing talks about Azure Sentinel. Therefore I wanted to write to blogpost for, to essentially get down my thoughts and ideas but also try to…

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City of New Orleans attacked by Ransomware?

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Looking on social media and the news, I just noticed the announcement that the City of New Orleans was targeted by a cyberattack. They took down the website and that the employees there were instructed to unplug their computers.So far not that much…

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Veeam Backup Office 365 Object Storage to Azure

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As part of Veeam Office 365 Backup Update 4, Veeam also introduced a new feature called Object Storage Repository which is somwhat similiar to the new object storage support they introduced within B&R but still entirely different at the same time. The similiar part…

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