DNS

Why Use Azure DNS?

December 21, 2017 // 1 Comment

There are lots of reasons to use Azure DNS. But I’ll explain my fave in a few moments. What is Azure DNS? You cannot buy DNS domains from Azure, but you can host your domains (delegation) there. For example, you can buy your domain on GoDaddy (or whatever), and then change the Name Server (NS) [...]

Creating & Verifying Your DNS Domain in Azure AD

June 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

This post explains how to configure the DNS requirements to configure single sign-on (ADFS) or shared sign-on (synchronisation) in Azure AD (AAD) – you need to create a domain name in Azure AD and prove ownership of the domain to Microsoft. Why Do You Need Matching Domain Names? Imagine you [...]

Microsoft News – 29 June 2015

June 29, 2015 // 3 Comments

As you might expect, there’s lots of Azure news. Surprisingly, there is still not much substantial content on Windows 10. Hyper-V What is the Windows Server Network Controller? A post I wrote for Petri.com. Virtual Machine Compute Resiliency in Windows Server 2016: Dealing with transient cluster [...]