As of writing this post (August 8th, 2019) there are 159 Azure Policies available and 111 are in preview (and 27 deprecated). In this post I try to come up with a decent set of ‘common sense’ policies that can prevent data leaks or other issues, I focus primarily on security-related policies. Some of them are so essential, that I would always recommend to enable them - some of them are very specific, so let us use the old consultant wisdom: “it depends”!
In Hugo version 0.56 a native deployment command was introduced to deploy your blog/website to various cloud providers - one of them is Azure. In this post I show how I simplified my deployment pipeline with this command. Hugo deploy The Hugo deploy command uses Azure CLI and your config.toml / config.yaml file and checks for a [deployment] section. Additionally, you need to have two environment variables present - even tho the documentation says you have to use az login (thats incorrect, it works without).
Yesterday I spent my day trying to upload a custom Debian VM to Azure and stuck during the installation of the waagent daemon.