Resource Locks

Azure Security Center (ASC), Just-In-Time (JIT) VM Access, and ARM Resource Lock Bug

Azure Security Center (ASC), Just-In-Time (JIT) VM Access, and ARM Resource Lock Bug

I encountered the following scenario in a client’s environment recently: When you remove a Virtual Machine (VM) from Azure Security Center’s (ASC) Just-In-Time (JIT) VM Access control, while it’s associated Network Security Group (NSG) is contained within a Resource Group…

Using Azure Policy to Audit Resource Group Resource Locks

Using Azure Policy to Audit Resource Group Resource Locks

When enterprises start their move to Azure, there is an endless list of things that need to be taken into consideration, from Security, Cost, BCDR, Identity and Access Management, Monitoring, Naming Standards, Automation, etc. One topic that’s been the growing…

VM Managed Disks, Resource Locks, and Failed Backup Snapshot Cleanups

VM Managed Disks, Resource Locks, and Failed Backup Snapshot Cleanups

Here’s another scenario that I ran into with a customer. In Azure, for Production workloads, it is considered a best practice to place Delete Locks on your Resource Groups, Resources, etc. in order to prevent accidental deletion. It is also…

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