Linux and Azure Files: you might need some help here…

  Hi! tl;dr: To mount Azure Files from linux, you need cifs support in the kernel, the right mount helper and versions recent enough to supports the SMB2 protocol version. I just got a ping from a customer who had trouble mounting an Azure Files filesystem from Linux. According to the Azure team blog, this…

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Attacks from Mars! Azure ILB and Linux

Hi! tl;dr: Azure ILB and Linux IP spoofing protection prevent a connection from a machine to itself via the ILB. A few days ago, I talked to a customer who had quite some trouble using the Azure Internal Load Balancer with his Linux VMs. From his tests, he concluded that ILB “is broken”, “is buggy”…