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Azure for Decision Makers

By : Jack Lee, Jason Milgram, David Rendón
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Book Image

Azure for Decision Makers

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By: Jack Lee, Jason Milgram, David Rendón

Overview of this book

Azure for Decision Makers provides a comprehensive overview of the latest updates in cloud security, hybrid cloud and multi-cloud solutions, and cloud migration in Azure. This book is a must-have introduction to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, demonstrating the substantial scope of digital transformation and innovation that can be achieved with Azure's capabilities. The first set of chapters will get you up to speed with Microsoft Azure's evolution before showing you how to integrate it into your existing IT infrastructure. Next, you’ll gain practical insights into application migration and modernization, focusing mainly on migration planning, implementation, and best practices. Throughout the book, you’ll get the information you need to spearhead a smooth migration and modernization process, detailing Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) deployment, infrastructure management, and key application architectures. The concluding chapters will help you to identify and incorporate best practices for cost optimization and management, Azure DevOps, and Azure automation. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to lead end-to-end Azure operations for your organization and effectively cost-optimize your processes ─ from the planning and cloud migration stage through to troubleshooting.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)
Next Steps

Searching, analyzing, and visualizing data in Microsoft Sentinel

In this section, we will demonstrate how to configure Microsoft Sentinel. First, let's review the components we must configure before enabling Microsoft Sentinel.

Global prerequisites

To successfully enable Microsoft Sentinel, you need the following:

  • An active Azure subscription
  • A Log Analytics workspace
  • A user with contributor role permissions where the Sentinel workspace resides

Let's begin.

Enabling Microsoft Sentinel using the Azure portal

Let's review how to enable Microsoft Sentinel using the Azure portal:

  1. Go to the Azure portal and search for Log Analytics, as shown in Figure 4.2:

Figure 4.2 Log Analytics search

  1. Provide the details to provision Log Analytics:

Figure 4.3 Log Analytics workspace configuration

Next, we will enable Microsoft Sentinel.

  1. Go to the top search bar of...