Best Practices for WordPress Security on Azure

By Mangesh Sangapu  and Yi Wang WordPress Security is often an overlooked feature. Customers are quick to configure their site, but often forget to fine tune the security aspect. Here we have compiled steps that will help make your WordPress site more robust on Azure. More information can also be found at the official WordPress.org site: https://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress…


Public Readiness for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition

Hi all, Please find below all public information related to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.  [last update 04/10/2017] Product information Roadmap and Update Policy Service Level Agreement Dynamics 365 Documentations and public Wiki site Product availability white paper, Localization portal and Localization per countries Trust Center for Dynamics 365: compliance, security, Privacy and transparency. Experience Dynamics…


Inform Microsoft about country/region regulation changes and track the status of regulatory features

You can now Inform Microsoft about country/region regulation alerts and track the status of regulatory features by using Lifecycle Services (LCS). The following article describes how to use LCS to submit alerts through the Localization and translation service. This article also explains how to track planned and released regulatory features through LCS Issue search. (Read…


From one tech to another – Step into the playground of fun

  Michael Friedrich Microsoft Cloud Solutions Architect Microsoft Australia Personal Blog   They say the apple never falls far from the tree, which is probably why my nine-year old son Riley is passionate about robotic Lego. I can honestly say he plays with his robotic Lego set every day, and interestingly he doesn’t like to…


Excel Add-in adding dimensions to a template

Importing values with dimensions and/or adding financial dimensions to ANY excel template (GL, budgeting, etc). Make sure all financial dimensions have been added to Dynamics 365 for Operations and activated. There is a status on each financial dimension that tells you if it is Active of Inactive. If any are showing Inactive after a refresh…


Azure Blueprint is now available for the FedRAMP High Baseline

Azure Government Engineering is pleased to announce the release of Azure Blueprint for the FedRAMP High Baseline. As previously announced, the Azure Blueprint program is designed to facilitate the secure and compliant use of Azure Government, providing a simplified way to understand the scope of customer security responsibilities when architecting solutions in Azure, and streamlining…


Why can’t I restore files even when I have backup/restore privileges enabled?

Backup and restore privileges allow some, but not all, types of access checks to be bypassed.  Typically those are sufficient to allow a backup utility to restore data to even sensitive folders.  However, there are some exceptions to that.  For example, at the time of this writing, much of the contents under %programfiles%WindowsApps out of the…


Power BI – 12 Days of Dashboards

With the holiday carol “The 12 Days of Christmas” playing in my head, I’m excited to announce my upcoming “12 Days of Power BI Dashboards” blog series, where I will be sharing a new Power BI dashboard each day from December 12th – 23rd. The dashboards will be based on unique and yet common data…