How to Support Windows Authentication for ASP.NET Core in IIS

When we are debugging and testing Windows Authentication based ASP.NET Core application in development environment, it is very straightforward. We can just use Windows Authentication based template to create the application without any code change. The launchSettings.json contains the following section to enable windows authentication and disable anonymous authentication. “iisSettings”: { “windowsAuthentication”: true, “anonymousAuthentication”: false,…


Deploy Web Application to Azure VM Scale Sets using Packer with Team Services in Azure

Summary Build and Release automation in Team Services helps to deploy ASP.NET Web Applications to Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS) through immutable Virtual Machine images that are created using Packer. Azure Visual Studio Team Services provides ready to use Templates for adding Build and Release Tasks that implement this integration with Packer. Through this…


Partner Case Study: How Microsoft Power BI is helping Swalcliffe Park School safeguard students

Swalcliffe Park School caters for boys aged 11 to 19 who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions, and also functions as a children’s home. All students have statements of special educational needs or education health care plans, with a large number of local authorities placing students in the school. The children’s homes and school have both been judged to be outstanding. The internet is a key resource for learning and plays an important part of the recreational activities of the students who live on-site, so it’s vitally important for the Safeguarding of the students that internet access and content barriers are suitably and adequately managed.


GRANT SUPER privilege on Azure Database for MySQL

The SUPER privilege is not supported on Azure Database for MySQL. The closest you can get is to create another admin level user with the same rights as the server admin you created to do this you can run: You can get the privileges the admin account has by logging in as the admin account…


How to unit test the Bot Framework

Today, let’s test the Microsoft Bot Framework. One of the first things I like to do when attempting to grasp a new framework (well, new to me) is to attempt to unit test the “Hello world” version of the framework. This can give a vague level of complexity to the overall framework, or at least…


Create Bot for Microsoft Graph with DevOps 5: Function Test

I already added unit testing, but to complete entire test, I need function test. Function Test for Bot Framework There are several ways to achieve this, but I see many people utilizes Direct Line, so I will follow them. Direct Line is one of channels Bot Connecter supports, and you can connect to the bot…


Criminal Justice Information Services – What’s new in v5.6 and being considered for v5.7

Microsoft helping agencies prepare for regulatory revisions As part of Microsoft’s commitment to meet the applicable requirements of the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy, it is critical to prepare in advance for future requirements as well. With law enforcement deploying innovative solutions for camera technology, biometrics, jail/court/offender management, investigation and evidence solutions with…


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Стали доступны материалы с мероприятия “Прокачай свой бизнес. Люди. Процессы. Технологии”, которое прошло 15 июня 2017, Москва. Смотрите видео, скачивайте кейсы, треки, также смотрите фотографии и воспользуйтесь специальными предложениями от наших партнеров. Выберите необходимое решение, оставьте свои данные и наши партнеры свяжутся с вами и вы получите преимущества для вашего бизнеса.  


Exploring Pi with Jupyter & Azure Notebooks

A guest post by Ben Curnow, Microsoft Student Partner from the University of Cambridge. Introduction Pi could end up being a questionable choice of topic to place within the title of this blog. Not only because computers are.. well… computers, and can only represent Pi to a finite precision. Ok, I admit, 2.7+ trillion digits…