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PHP installation issue on a Windows Server hosted in the Azure cloud

I am trying to setup PHP and MySQL on a Windows Server that is currently in Azure cloud using the information from this blog post ...
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Azure Endpoints vs AWS Security Group?

I have some Windows 2012 VMs in AWS, and use Simple AD for private domain say lan.mydomain.net. Sever "MyDns" for registering domain users, and Server "MyWeb" for hosting Web applications. From ...
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Server Licensing [duplicate]

I have 3 server. All are loaded with Windows Server 2008 R2. 2 of them are SharePoint 2010 web front servers and the remaining one is for SQL 2008. In which, one of the web front server takes all the ...
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test connection status and speed between azure vm and client

We have some VMs up and running, but we are seeing slow performance on some of them. We are unsure if it is a VM problem (Azure overloaded), an intermediate network problem or a problem on the client ...
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Azure Get-MsolUser -All powershell command MaxItemsInObjectGraph error

I have an office 365 tenant on which I execute the following command Get-MsolUser -All on server A I get get-msoluser : The formatter threw an exception while trying to deserialize the message: ...
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Azure VM - HTTP GET to Rackspace server is too slow [closed]

I'm testing a web service from my Azure VM and the test involves just doing an HTTP GET which returns JSON data from a Rackspace-hosted server. When performing this test from ANYWHERE but Azure, the ...
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How to allow more than two simultanous sessions on Azure

One of our servers is on Azure and we are remotely connecting to it. Unfortunately Azure allows only two users to be logged in at the same time. When the third user tries to log in, he is given the ...
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Azure Virtual Machine outbound HTTP timeout

I've created a simple webapplication running on an azure virtual machine. The application is also displaying data from another website (http, 80), hosted outside of the azure cloud but also under my ...
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Is there a way to send (by mail) external disks to be installed in azure?

We have many TBs of data on external disks (WD passports), and wish to process it using azure's VMs. Uploading will take forever (and the bandwidth will probably cost too much). Is there a way ...
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Azure Linux VM name resolution

We have a single virtual network, with a single cloud server on Azure. This virtual network has multiple server nodes - including Windows machines, and some Linux machines. One of the Windows machines ...
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TFSOnline: the connection was unexpectedly closed by the server

We are having a persistent issue with our Visual studio online development environment. Scenario: Connect to the same team project in Visual Studio, with different accounts, on different PCs (but ...
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How to add a data disk to a vm in resource manager using the resource group template file?

I would like to provision a server with azure resource manager that has a data drive. What json do I add to my azure resource group template file in order to provision the server with a persistent ...
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Gracefully take a server out of Azure Load Balancer (drain stop)

We have an application deployed to Azure IaaS VMs, served by IIS. In order to install updates, we need to take each machine out of the load balancer, one by one. Before moving to Azure, we were using ...
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Best Azure region for Middle-East [closed]

What is the best Azure region for a website accessed by users in the Middle East (i.e. Gulf, Egypt, Northern-Africa ...), would it be US or Europe regions?
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Connecting an azure website to an azure VM

I have an azure website which talks to an azure VM I have set it up following the article below: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/web-sites-integrate-with-vnet/ But when I ...
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Google services not working after connecting to VPN [closed]

I'm in China and want to connect to Google services. So I setup a VM on Azure located in US, opened up a L2TP/IPSEC VPN. When I connect the VPN on my phone. I can access YouTube, Bloomberg sites that ...
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Connecting a LAN drive to Windows 2008 / 2012 VM instance on Google / AWS / Azure

Scenario: Our office uses a Sage software on multiple workstations. The software is individually installed on each workstations, but the database is stored on a server tower that has shared access to ...
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Why does the Azure Portal not have session timeout? [migrated]

We have been using Azure for almost 5 years, and we are very concerned about security. One thing I really do not understand is why there is no session timeout in the Azure Portal (e.g. automatically ...
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Azure Web App vs Web Site

I am just starting to learn about Azure and I understand the difference between Web Sites, Cloud Services and VM's. However in my Azure portal I can only see Web Apps and not Web Sites. Is this the ...
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WS 2012 r2 DNS server issue: Access was denied

I have a Windows Server 2012 r2 virtual machine as DC1 and DNS server running on Windows Azure and a Windows Server 2012 r2 local machine as DC2, DHCP and DNS server on-premise. I found my DNS server ...
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Socket Error 10054 - VS2013 Web Deploy Failing

I'm having trouble completing a web deploy from VS2013 as I posted in VS 2013 Web Deploy failure: Warning : Retrying the sync because a socket error (10054) occurred Apparently web deploy uses port ...
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Azure VIP swap down time [closed]

every time I do a VIP swap in Azure I have downtime. Note that I've warmed up the staging fully (through navigating manually to the staging IP and click around). Then I do a VIP swap, and I have a ...
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How to install SSL Certificate into Service Bus 1.1 on Windows Server

For test cases and evaluation we installed 2 nodes with "Azure Service Bus 1.1" on Windows Server 2012 R2 machines. The installation process installs the https endpoints with a self-signed ...
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Azure backup VPN tunnel

Is it possible to set up a failover site to site VPN tunnel in Azure? I have one tunnel already established to local network "MyLocalNet". I want to set up a second tunnel with a different endpoint ...
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How can I route an IP Address to another IP Address

We have a Windows Server 2012 virtual machine (Web01) hosted in Windows Azure. This server has yet to be decommissioned so for now we're allowing access from this machine to our database server ...
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Azure self DNS server

I´m trying to install and configure this scenario: Azure VM called DnsVM. Azure VM called WebVM. (this one, haves 10 webpages on IIS, not a problem) What i´m trying to do without success is to ...
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How to convert physical server to Azure VM

I am running Windows 2008 R2 on physical server (Dell Machine). Now I want to convert the physical server to Azure VM. I have tried with disk2vhd utility but I am getting the below error while ...
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Intune Software Deployment stuck @ installing

my problem is the following: I am currently in the process of evaluating microsoft intune and i want to publish some sowftware (a LOB .appxbundle package and the 7zip.msi). I have installed the intune ...
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Azure VM CNAME Returns HTTP 502

I have a Virtual Machine in Azure with a Cloud Service VIP. I have opened up an HTTPS endpoint. If I alter my hosts file to point to the VIP, I can reach my IIS site without any trouble. So far so ...
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Moving Azure Virtual Machine which is Domain Controller to another region

I want to move an existing Virtualized Domain Controller from North Central Azure Region to East Region. I am aware about how to move VHDs and basically migrate it to another region. Though my ...
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Azure Snapshot without losing IP

I have several VMs running, but sometimes i have to clone them to make a sandbox server on where i can run trials and procedures, the problem is that everytime i make an image the VM stops and reboots ...
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How to enable PIP on an Azure VM? [closed]

Has anyone used the preview portal in Azure to configure a PIP for a VM? When I go into the IP Addresses tab the "enable" button is grayed out. The is for an "instance public IP". Is it just because ...
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Move Azure VM from one account to another in the same Bizspark subscription [closed]

I have a Bizspark subscription with 2 accounts using some of their services. One account which is mine, has 2 VMs running. Last week I started another VM without noticing that this one was going to ...
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Protecting mysql instance on Linux Azure VM

I have mysql running in a Linux Azure VM. It's currently bound to the "Internal IP Address" of the VM as looked up in ifconfig and the Azure Dashboard. I've turned on logging to see who and what is ...
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How to run Azure cmdlets in background?

Several Azure PowerShell cmdlets have very tedious run times; a trivial task such as setting a static IP address on a virtual machine can take more than a minute (I guess this is because the cmdlet is ...
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Is it possible to use both an ILB and an ELB (listening on the same port) in the same Azure cloud service?

I'm building a test Lync deployment on Azure; yes, I know this is not supported, hence "test". Lync Front-End servers expose two set of web services, one for internal users and one for external ones; ...
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Layer 7 Load Balancing with on-premises exchange and Office 365

I would like to create essentially a layer 7 balanced redundant exchange setup where if the on-premises server fails it will automatically switch over to the office 365 Exchange services. I was ...
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Connecting Office 365 to multiple Azure Active Directories

I have an existing Office 365 subscription which is connected to an Azure Active Directory (I believe they all are by default). I have a requirement to host another Azure Active Directory but need to ...
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How to set up MS Azure VPN with the password authentication?

I'm trying to connect to the MS Azure VPN. I installed the Client certificate and got access to the VPN network. But now I need, the system request the password when somebody is trying to connect to ...
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Converting a VMDK file to VHD

I am having trouble with converting a vmdk file to a vhd file. Is it possible to convert a vmdk file without running it in a VM. So it will just convert and create the same file but in VHD format? ...
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CNAME changes mails recipient address [closed]

we have a problem when using mx and cname records. The reason we are using a cname record is that our virtual machines are hosted on Windows Azure and so they've dynamic ips. We have the following ...
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How to reset root password on a Linux VM on Windows Azure?

I have a Linux VM running for over a year on Azure. I have forgotten the password to my account. I am however still able to ssh into the vm as it has my ssh key. Note that the root account does not ...
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Is there a way to delete an Azure cloud service (web role) and leave a DNS CName record in it's place?

We currently have two cloud services (web roles) running in Azure. They correspond to the version 1 release of our product and the version 2 release. The dns names that got assigned by Azure are ...
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Azure web app file permissions

I created an Azure web app. I have in my web app a C# command to write to c:\MyDirectory unfortunately my app does not allow me to write there. How would I set this file permissions in Azure?
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Intermittent connectivity Issues between Azure VMs, through Public Cloud Service IPs

Here is the story, I have one application deployed on one Cloud Service A and another VM under another Cloud Service B. Both Cloud Services are under the same affinity group (AG1) for example. I have ...
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Need to Upload VHD's to Azure? Best Practice?

So im pretty new to Azure, but we don't have a solid backup for our VHD's. What's the best way to set up some "weekly" upload for VHD's that have changed for instance? We have about 3-4 TB's worth. ...
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Unable to connect Azure VM with new key generated

I lost my private key that I use during the VM creation, so I resort to create another one. I first run openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout privatekey.key -out cert.pem ...
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Azure Cloud Services Running 4 hours straight [closed]

I've deployed some WCF services to the Azure Cloud Services, but it shows every day that it runs for 4 hours, when no-one is using the services. The only thing I thought was maybe it was hackers ...
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No DNS when connected to Azure virtual network using point-to-site VPN

I have set up a virtual network in Azure, and I've successfully connected using the Azure VPN adapter. I can ping VIPs (internal IPs) of resources in the virtual network. The virtual network is ...
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VLC can't open stream on Google Compute Instance

I have a weird situation and I hope someone will be able to assist. I'm using VLC (latest version) to open (pull) RTSP stream on Microsoft Azure (Windows 2012 R2). The stream works great. When I'm ...