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Send Check Point Logs to Azure Sentinel (beta)

Azure Sentinel is Microsoft’s new, cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) tool. In my simplistic point-of-view it is a security-focused, machine-learning-driven add-on for Log Analytics (OMS). Today we will be looking into ingesting Check Point Firewall logs into Log Analytics.

Create a SAS token for AzCopy

I’ve spent way too much time trying to figure this out, so here goes a quick note that hopefully saves someone a minute.

Azure Functions: Building a Telegram Bot with PowerShell 2

Welcome back to the second part of our little fun experiment with Telegram and Azure Functions. In the first part we created the function app and the bot, now let’s hook them up.

Azure Functions: Building a Telegram Bot with PowerShell 1

Today I’ve got a fun one, we’re going to use Azure Functions to build a Telegram Bot with PowerShell. Sounds interesting? Well here we go. Before diving into the technical details, lets have a quick overview of what we’re trying to do.

Azure AD Connect: Failed to load configuration information

When upgrading Azure AD Connect (ADSync), the wizard fails with the error: “Failed to load configuration information from primary ADFS server”.

Tunneling SSH through Tor

I’ve been using Onion Services aka. Hidden Services to connect to remote machines for some time now. Tor clients can connect to such services through the Tor network, there is no need to know the IP address of the destination machine, likewise there is no need to configure inbound port mappings or firewall rules.

The Invisible Internet Project and WSL

updated

The Windows Subsystem for Linux can be used to run quite a few interesting things on Windows, one of them is the Invisible Internet Project or i2p.

My takeaways from MS Tech Summit

Daniel and I have attended the Microsoft Tech Summit in Milan earlier this week. Overall it was a pretty good event, especially taking into account that it was free. The keynote was quite interesting, so much so, that I thought I’d share my takeaways.

Introducing: TAK

Over the years I did create, find, copy, paste, quite a few lines of PowerShell code. Some of which I’m turning into re-usable functions and collecting in a module, creatively called “Tom’s Admin Kit” or TAK. I hope you find it useful. I try to credit the sources for the stuff that I just copied off of the interwebs, even though I don’t actually remember all of them.

Azure Backup: Restore

Azure Backup

Windows Azure – Point to Site VPN