Watch out for this when you're doing an FTP Deploy for Azure App Services

Both these configurations are "non-defaults" so they are very easy mistakes to make.…

Azure DevOps Pipeline error when using latest VSTest (17.3.0) default task configurations due to incorrect path filter-casing

Yesterday I was asked to take a look at one our clients Azure DevOps pipeline that stopped working all of a sudden. No changes had been made recently but from nowhere the VSTest pipeline task throws this error (followed by a bunch of other build errors).…

Having problems installing Docker for Windows in your Azure Virtual Desktop? Here's probably why!

As I might have mentioned, I’m using a Macbook and I recently switched from using VMWare for my Windows development (.NET Framework) to Azure Virtual Desktop and I have not regretted this decision for a second. However when setting up my Azure Virtual Desktop I had som issues installing Docker and I thought I would share the solution.…

Case-sensitivity reference error when running NPM build in Azure DevOps YAML Pipeline with Ubuntu vmImage.

Yesterday I was helping our frontend team to set up a new CI workflow moving from Teamcity + Octopus Deploy to Azure DevOps pipelines and I ran into a weird issue that I thought I would share the solution to in case someone runs in to the same issue.…

Troubleshooting a pending pod in a Kubernetes cluster (AKS)

Last week I had an interesting issue with one of our clients AKS clusters, and in the spirit of sharing I thought I would document the solution and share my findings. I find that when it comes to issues in Kubernetes it’s usually not the solution itself that is the tricky part, which is usually just a single command line, but rather finding information and troubleshooting that I find is the most interesting to read about.…

Load Balancing Umbraco using Kubernetes

Something that’s been on my mind for quite some time now is how Umbraco fits in the world of Kubernetes and Containerization. See there’s this notion that Kubernetes and stateful applications such as a CMS do not go hand in hand, but what if they could?…

Configuring a TLS certificate in Kubernetes

This week I was given the assignment to update a TLS certificate on one of our Kubernetes clusters from a .pfx file and so I though I would share how I solved it and hopefully it can help someone else in the same situation.…

Rotating certificates in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Every once and a while certificates on the Azure Kubernetes Service need to be rotated. If you dont you will receive this error when you try to connect to a cluster.…