Tag Archives: Azure

Azure App Service: Java 7 support ends July 29, 2022

[English]I don't know if there are people reading this who are responsible for Java support in applications. But in less than a year, support for Java 7 in Microsoft Azure will end. Community support for Java 7 currently ends on … Continue reading

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Azure: Thousands of customers threatened by ChaosDB vulnerability in Azure Cosmos DB

[German]Heavy blow for users of the Microsoft Azure cloud if a Cosmos DB is involved (the DB stands for Data Breach, just no one has noticed yet). There was a severe vulnerability (now closed) that allowed attackers to take over … Continue reading

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Azure AD Connect 2.0.10.0 released as Hotfix

[German]Brief note to administrators who are also responsible for Microsoft Azure. Microsoft has released Azure AD Connect 2.0.10.0. This is intended as a hotfix to work around issues that occur when renaming a domain. Advertising

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Microsoft Azure: Urgently update PowerShell because of RCE vulnerability

[German]PowerShell versions 7.0 and 7.1 contain a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability CVE-2021-26701, which has been assigned a CVSS score: 8.1. In a security alert, Microsoft is urging Azure customers to update PowerShell to version 7.0.6 or 7.1.3 in a … Continue reading

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Azure Virtual Desktop: A bug blocks WSUS update downloads (June 2021)

[German]Microsoft is investigating an issue that is preventing the download of security updates via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) for Azure Virtual Desktops. Virtual Desktop instances are stuck at the May 2021 update level. Advertising

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Veeam backup fails due to Azure AD issue; patch for Veeam Backup for Office 365

[German]The worldwide disruption in Microsoft's Azure Active Directory on March 15,/16, 2021 has affected many services. Among others, backup solutions that rely on Microsoft services provided by Azure AD for authentication have likely failed. This includes Veeam Office 365 backups. … Continue reading

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Azure & Xbox Live outage?

[German]Currently there seem to be issues or a failure with Microsoft Azure, at least in the USA. The Xbox Live service is also affected by this – and this in times of Coronavirus, where people are supposed to stay at … Continue reading

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Azure-Learning Repository

[German]David das Neves has  pointed me some days to ago to a repository he has put together with training materials about Microsoft Azure. Here are some hints. Advertising

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Azure Monitor: Issue with Log Search Alerts (2./3. Jan. 2020)

[German]Currently there seem to be issues with missing log search alertsrts in the Azure Monitor for which there is no explanation. Individual customers simply no longer receive any log search alerts. Advertising

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Microsoft warns of worm attacks on Exim server on Azure

[German]The company warns customers about worm attacks on Exim servers hosted on Microsoft Azure. This is due to vulnerabilities recently discovered in Exim servers. Advertising

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