Azure Networking is not like your on-onprem network

I often get asked about the differences between Azure Networking and a traditional, on-premises network. I have been hit with a flu the last few days, so I had some time to think about this, and I decided to start writing whatever thoughts were not actually the result of the fever. In this post I … Continue reading Azure Networking is not like your on-onprem network

Azure DNS Private Resolver without VNet Peerings

As you might already know, Azure DNS Private Resolver is an Azure service that support DNS forwarding between Azure and on-premises DNS servers. It is very useful to provide Azure DNS resolution to on-premises clients (for example to access private endpoints), or to provide on-premises DNS resolution to Azure clients (to access on-prem resources). Last … Continue reading Azure DNS Private Resolver without VNet Peerings

Private Link and Azure Monitor: what is an AMPLS?

Today I came across a concept while not being too new in Azure, I had not met before: Private Link Scopes. This is something that specific services do, more concretely Azure Arc and Azure Monitor (see here for the official docs on how to configure this for Azure Monitor). In the case of the latter, … Continue reading Private Link and Azure Monitor: what is an AMPLS?

New Azure Sample: ACI in VNet with Init and Sidecar Containers

Hey there! I have recently published a new Azure Sample: ACI in VNet with Sidecar Containers. It has generated a bit of controversy (there is a reason why I picked such a crowded image for the post title), so let me add some color to it. But let me give you the TL;DR first: the … Continue reading New Azure Sample: ACI in VNet with Init and Sidecar Containers

A day in the life of a Packet in Azure Redhat Openshift (part 4)

In this part of this blog series we will have a look at how Azure Redhat Openshift works with Azure Private Link, as well as how DNS resolutions works including DNS forwarding to resolve on-premises private zones. You can find the other parts of the blog series here: Part 1: Intro and SDN Plugin Part … Continue reading A day in the life of a Packet in Azure Redhat Openshift (part 4)

Filtering traffic to Private Endpoints with Azure Firewall

If you are reading this, you probably already know what Azure Private Link is: a representation of a service such as Azure Storage, Azure SQL Database, Azure Application Service, or even some application running in a different Virtual Network, in your own Virtual Network with a private IP address of your own. This is a … Continue reading Filtering traffic to Private Endpoints with Azure Firewall