Security Features in MSVC

Shareable link: https://aka.ms/cpp/security 点这里看中文版 Every developer makes mistakes. No matter how careful you are when writing code, you will introduce bugs. And any bug can become a security vulnerability when software that runs in a connected environment or is used long past its initially planned lifespan. Code that isn’t correct is insecure code. The Microsoft…


Best Practices for WordPress Security on Azure

This article was put together by Mangesh Sangapu and Yi Wang. Shout-out to Cory Fowler and Sunitha Muthukrishna for additional tips. 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…


Deploying Azure Web App Certificate through Key Vault

Introduction As part of App Service Certificate (ASC) offering, we now support certificate deployment through Azure Key Vault (AKV). ASC stores the private certificate into a user provided Key Vault Secret (KVS). When an ASC is deployed into a Web App, Web App Resource Provider (RP) actually deploys it from the KVS associated with ASC….


Microsoft SQL Replication Between Windows Azure Virtual Machines

Chris Skorlinski Microsoft SQL Server Escalation Services You can use SQL Server Replication technologies to move data between local on premises SQL Server to SQL Server running in Windows Azure Virtual Machines or between Windows Azure Virtual Machines.  Similar to move data between non-trusted corporate domains, keys are 1) use SQL Server Authentication and 2)…


Distribution Agent fails with “Could not remove directory” error

Distribution Agent fails with “Could not remove directory” error Sateesh Yele Microsoft SQL Server Support Symptom: The Distribution Clean up job fails with the following error. Executed as user: DomainnameUsername. Could not remove directory ‘C:Program FilesMicrosoft SQL ServerMSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVERMSSQLReplDataunc’. Check the security context of xp_cmdshell and close other processes that may be accessing the directory. [SQLSTATE…