Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • Extended Outage @ Instapaper - Resiliency example

    art-broken-explosion-glass[1]I use Instapaper extensively to store the continuous flow of internet articles I want to read.  I created a bunch of tools integrating with it (e.g. monitoring atom feeds and sending new articles to Instapaper)

    Last week my tools didn’t work for a while so I finally logged...

  • Using Microsoft Graph API to interact with Azure AD

    In my last article, I showed how to authenticate on Azure AD using a user name / password without using the native web flow.

    The underlying scenario was to migrate an application using an LDAP server by leveraging an Azure AD tenant.

    The logical continuation of that scenario is...

  • Joining an ARM Linux VM to AAD Domain Services

    Active Directory is one of the most popular domain controller / LDAP server around.

    In Azure we have Azure Active Directory (AAD).  Despite the name, AAD isn’t just a multi-tenant AD.  It is built for the cloud.

    Sometimes though, it is useful to have a traditional domain controller...  in the cloud.  Typically this is with legacy workloads built to work...