What an exciting and engaging Community Hours stream today! Thanks to everyone who joined us live for the stream and for asking all those great questions. We love the interaction and we love hard questions and that's exactly what the Community Hours segment is all about. Did you miss the live session? No worries, we got you covered. Check out the recording here:
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Let's start with the news of the week and our regular Community Shout outs
- Microsoft.Identity.Web hits v1.0 - we had a soft launch of the Microsoft.Identity.Web library for ASP.NET Core yesterday and we couldn't be more excited!! There are still a few bits and bobs to complete to be full GA'ed (mainly the integration with templates and IDEs) but we are thrilled that the library is now live and ready to use in our projects!!
- Implement Azure AD Client Credentials Flow using Client Certificates for Service APIs A great blog post by Damien Bod on how to set up certificates with Client Credential flows and avoid secrets in your code!
- Custom administrator roles in Azure Active Directory(Preview) This is great news as it allows companies to elevate permissions for admins without giving them owner rights!
- Administrative Units in Azure Active Directory - GA similar to the above functionality, this feature allows you to give admin rights to a subset of the Azure AD objects creating a secure Unit to operate on and better segmentation - especially for large orgs
- General availability of Azure Maps support for Azure Active Directory, Power Apps integration, and more Check this out! Azure AD integration with Azure Maps is now GA and this is great as you can now provide greater Role Based security to your Azure Map resources
In between the community banter and the questions and news, we continued working on our epic build, aka Thrazman. If the name sounds weird, you have our community to thank for it :)
Thrazman = (thr)ashing (az)ure resources (man)ager.
This solution allows us to tag resources as soon as they are created to automate their deletion after 30 days (default for now). You'll be able to interact with it via Alexa or Google
The solution architecture consists of the following:
- Azure monitor to throw
Assistant and ask questions such as:
- what is due for deletion today?
- what is due for deletion this week?
- cancel deletion of x resource group
- delete my VM etc
During this week's community stream, we were able to deploy our Azure Functions to production and test the automatic tagging! And guess what? It works!!
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