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Troubleshooting Slow Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Logons
How does the AVD (Azure Virtual Desktop) logon process work? Understand this process and how to troubleshoot and diagnose the cause of slow logons and logon failures. Learn how to proactively monitor the whole component chain including Group Policies, DNS, Reverse Connect, FSLogix Profiles, Azure Active Directory and Azure AD Connect.
Azure AD Monitoring
As the Azure cloud administrator, you need to know who is accessing your cloud resources, how they are access it, what they access, what changed, when they access and from where, etc? Learn how to proactively monitor, examine, and audit the Azure AD Sign-in log to improve security and ensure users can access the applications they need securely.
Azure AD Audit Logs
Learn how proactively monitoring and recording the data in the Azure AD Audit log ensures that you will have access to critical compliance data beyond Microsoft’s 30-day default retention period and will be alerted to changes in you Azure AD deployment that may impact on users or security.
Azure AD Monitoring Tips and Strategies
Monitoring and Alerting on Azure AD App Client Secret and Certificate Expirations The Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) service and an identity provider (IdP). Azure AD is the backbone for authentication in Microsoft 365 and for thousands of cloud-based SaaS applications. Azure AD provides...
Monitoring and Managing Azure Active Directory Users
This blog post is part 2 of our Monitoring Microsoft Azure Active Directory series. Managing Identity is a big challenge in a cloud environment, especially when users can potentially log in from anywhere. Additionally, users can often use different types of devices to log in and access cloud-hosted resources. Without a central Authentication...
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) – 101
This is a multi-part series that covers monitoring Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AD). In this blog post, which is part 1 of the series, you will learn about and understand Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and how it is different from an on-premises Active Directory (AD). As technology keeps evolving, companies increasingly look to...
Citrix GPU Monitoring
Monitoring for Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop and VMware Horizon Infrastructures A Graphical Processing Unit (GPU) is a specialized integrated chip designed to handle graphics processing for applications like 3-D gaming, scientific, analytics, engineering, consumer, and industrial applications like CAD. When a GPU is present, it handles the graphics processing, leaving...
Enhanced Monitoring in Citrix Infrastructures A couple of application deployment and usage trends are causing interesting performance monitoring challenges in Citrix infrastructures: Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop are used to host client applications that users access through thin clients. With a lot of the corporate portals and intranet applications being web-based, one of the...