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Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make Getting Started with Azure: #3—Assuming Your Cloud Environment Needs to Function Like On-Premises

The last several posts in this series have zeroed in on specific structural and technical pitfalls to avoid when getting started with Azure. In this post, let’s zoom out a bit and consider a mistake that’s more conceptual than it is technical—namely, that switching from an on-premises environment to the cloud will not exactly replicate functions.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Troubleshooting Blocked Ports

One of the more common networking issues we look at is where some or all ports between servers are being blocked.  Typically, this is due to a misconfiguration, but being able to find the details of the issue is invaluable in tracking down the cause.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Terraform State Walkthrough

Whether you're new to Terraform or a seasoned expert, this blog walks through how to move previously defined resources into a brand new module by using state commands.

Michael Dugan by Michael Dugan

Windows Server 2008 End of Support Options

On January 14, 2020, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will reach their End of Support date.  After this date, patches and security updates will no longer be generally available, but there are some alternative options to continue receiving updates.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Updating the anonymous chat record producer in ServiceNow

Anonymous chat is a useful feature especially in Customer Service Management scenarios.  When an anonymous chat is requested by a user they are presented with a custom record producer to gather initial information.  This post will review how to update that record producer and things to consider if you wish to do so.

John Hennen by John Hennen