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Can't Create Azure VM - A lease conflict occurred with the blob https://blah

I used to have a VM called Blah2. It got lost when my Azure Trial expired. However there seems to be a residual storage blob. I am now trying to create a VM called Blah3 and getting this error: A ...
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Cannot Login RDC: An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x8007001f)

I signed up with Azure and fired up a couple of Windows Server 2012 VMs. As I'm signed up with my Microsoft account and it automatically created a user “karl” (my first name) with my MS account ...
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How to tune MySQL on Azure which has horrible benchmark result [closed]

I have perform a basic sysbench test on Ubuntu 14.04 sudo apt-get install percona-server-server percona-server-client sysbench # create database dbtest; sysbench --test=oltp ...
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Preferable hardware to increase performance of ASP.NET web application [duplicate]

I'm currently developing ASP.Net Web application and my goal is make it faster. I want this app can handle high load successfully. This application build on Asp.net MVC 5 and SQL. I use EF 6 and ...
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How to wait for network in a batch script when booting on Windows Server?

I'm executing a batch file with TaskScheduler "At system startup" on a Windows Server 2012 in Azure, and I observed that there's no network for 20-60 seconds after the start of the batch. Currently I ...
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iptables configuration on Windows Azure (CentOS 6.5) for endpoint load-balanced set

I created 2 VMs (CentOS6.5) on Windows Azure for Postgresql database and HA cluster, everything works fine except when I set iptables service on, the endpoint load-balanced set is down. for security ...
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Trim Azure VHD size in Windows 2008

I have an azure virtual machine and due to a broken backup script, it has previously used the entire 127GB of space. My virtual machine is now only using 20GB however I'm still being charged for the ...
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How to get what IP Address Ranges used by Visual Studio Online Load Testing Agents?

I need to setup IP Whitelisting in an environment that I need to run some Visual Studio Online Load Tests on. I was able to find some documentation as to what IP Addresses Visual Studio Online ...
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How do I discover peers in an Ubuntu VM in an Azure Service?

I'm setting up a few Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) virtual machines under an Azure Service (Availability Set). I'd like for each of these to be able to discover dynamically at least one other system in the local ...
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IAM / AWS Access control via Windows Azure Active Directory

I am trying to figure out how to configure IAM in Amazon AWS to use Windows Azure Active Directory. I found ...
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Authentication options for staging sites

We're currently authenticating our clients who wants to view their staging environments using windows authentication. That means we have to create their accounts in our local AD and assign them to ...
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Can't access localhost on a VM Windows Server 2012 Azure

Hi I'm new to VM Technology. I have a Microsoft Bizspark Account with Azure on it. I created a Virtual Machine, Windows Server 2012 and installed Xampp on it. Yeah I know it would be better to use IIS ...
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How can I generate a CER file using OpenSSL? (Azure recovery service)

I'm trying to generate self-signed x509 certificates for Azure's recovery service which requires: less than three years in time at least 2048 bit key use ClientAuthorization in extendedKeyUsage ...
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Back up files on Azure VM

What is better to store backup files on Windows Azure Drive mounted to VM or mount somehow Windows Azure Blob Store. What would you recommended?
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Windows Azure for dummy UNIX gurus?

After setting up a trial Azure account, how do I access my recently created Visual Studio 14 VM from my Windows 8 laptop? I tried opening "Remote Desktop Connection", entered the IP address shown in ...
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Suse Desktop on EC2/Azure

I run a Suse Desktop Edition Instance on MS Azure, then installed NoMachine(NX) free ver 4.2.25, finally tried to connect from my local PC(OSX), but failed Actually, I succeeded this with ...
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How can I make an Azure Web Role accessible only via Virtual Network

I have a web role that I have configured via the NetworkConfiguration section of the .cscfg to be part of a Virtual Network. I only want the web role to be accessed from other computers within the ...
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How to export database from Azure with an invalid server name?

I have a SQL Server database on Azure that I want to export. On the Windows Azure portal, I select the database. From the dashboard page I select Export and I get the following error: <html ...
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Wildfly 8.1.0 Final freezes (keeps connections forever / Channel was closed mid chunk)

I have just migrated an application from JBoss 7.1.1 to Wildfly 8.1.0 Final. But now from time to time (like every 2 days) Wildfly freezes, and I have to restart it. My application is basically ...
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Please help me log on to Azure server (simple ssh doesn't work)

I have been trying to log on to my Azure server's Virtual Machine that's running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for hours. I would appreciate it a lot if someone could help me. I generated new ssh keys ...
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Azure equivalent of AWS tags?

Is there an equivalent of AWS EC2 tags for Azure? For example, if an account wanted to assign name=value pairs to an Azure machine and then subsequently query them.
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Determining Azure SQL Database requirements

I'm looking into moving an SQL Server database project to the cloud using Azure SQL Database. I'm just wondering what metrics I can use from SQL Server to help determine what my needs will be on ...
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linking Office 365 and ADFS on Azure

i am trying to link my ADFS to Office 365 in order to set up Single Sign On for Office 365. I am going over this blog post. at Step 5, i am supposed to run Powershell commands so i can connect the ...
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Unable to browse SMB shares on Azure VM

I've setup an Azure VM to do some proof of concept testing for our application. I'm able to RDP into the server, as well as access the SQL instance setup in it via Management Studio from my machine. ...
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Connecting Small business network to Azure Site to Site VPN

Would like to have connectivity between azure virtual machines and on LAN users. My current network has a Cisco ISA550 connected to the WAN (one Ethernet cable into the office the fiber transceiver ...
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Setting Permissions in Windows Azure Website

Windows Azure has its own set of permissions. How can I change it? Because I'm using a php website, and I want to delete a file from the folder deployed in my website directory, but I got permission ...
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Change Hardware Resources During Certain Times Of Day On Windows Azure Virtual Machine

I thought I read you could change the hardware resources during certain times, days, etc for Windows Azure Virtual Machines. I however don't see this option, am I missing it in the Azure portal or is ...
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SQL Server Backup to Azure Tool

I downloaded and tried the Microsoft SQL Server Backup to Azure tool for SQL Server 2008. My goal was to get access to the backup compression functionality built into it. I have it configured to ...
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Monitor and limit outbound Windows Azure VM connections

We are looking into transferring Development environment into Windows Azure for quite a while now. Microsoft's concept of end-points and ACLs make sense as access control for inbound connections to ...
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How to trigger chef-client on all nodes from my workstation

I have 5 nodes and all of them have one setup cook-book in common. Now I would like to add another task in this common cookbook that would configure SQL server for me on all the nodes. Is there a ...
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Make other VMs show in Network on windows server in Azure

I'm deploying a desktop app that connects to a remote database. standard 2-tier setup, but it's not a web app. People will log in via RemoteApp. But I'm having trouble getting the app instances in ...
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Configuring Azure Internal Load Balancer

I am attempting to configure a VNET using the new Internal Load Balancing feature in Azure. I plan to have 2 frontend servers communicating with 2 backend servers over an ILB (Internal Load ...
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Can't rdp into new ( or old ) Azure VM

I have an Azure account with a VM on it. I haven't used it in about 8 months. I tried to connect today but it wont take my creds. Now I'm not entirely sure that I have my password correct, pretty ...
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Install remote desktop session host remotely

I've removed the remote desktop host role from one of my Azue VM, so I can't RDP into it. I have tried to recreate the endpoints and even the VM with no luck. I can't either access remotely with ...
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Hanging after establishing SSH connection

Prolog I was working on my Ubuntu VM (running on Azure) when I was suddenly disconnected last night. I had not scheduled any restart myself, so I am not sure what could have caused this. I was logged ...
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Is there any danger in disabling windows firewall on a azure worker role?

I'm trying to troubleshoot a bug on our Azure worker role where we occasionally get the error "Unable to read data from the transport connection: An established connection was aborted by the software ...
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Is Windows Azure Pack actually being used anywhere [closed]

Microsoft Windows Azure Pack (WAP) seems to have been around for a year or so now, but I'm wondering if anyone out there using it for an actual production environment? ...
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Azure Linux VM: How to resize primary OS disk?

The default Ubuntu 14.04 came with 29GB on the OS volume, I want a smaller one, e.g. 8GB, how to resize this? Should I need to make my own VHD? Update: For more of our existing background ...
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Is it possible to set up 1..* websites in Azure with one base price?

In reviewing The World's Greatest Azure Demo (9:00), I see that the basic cost for one website is $9.77/month (plus hourly up-time cost). In AWS, for example, I have a Windows server configured ...
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I have Windows servers in the cloud. How can I tell if WSUS will help me save money? [closed]

I have Windows Servers in the cloud. (amazon, Azure, etc). Wil WSUS will help me save money on bandwidth transfer costs? Have any prior studies been done for this specific use case?
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Vendor lock-in or administration risks (PaaS vs IaaS) [closed]

Choosing best way to host my ASP.NET application. Choosing between hosting on a Paas (e.g. Azure Web Roles) or IaaS (e.g. order a Windows VPS and administrate it myself). I'm developer but have no ...
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knife azure image list doesn't return User image

I'm trying to create and bootstrap a Windows VM in Azure using knife-azure. I initially tried using a Public Win 2008 r2 image, but quickly found out that winrm needs to be configured before this can ...
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How to move files between 2 servers, dedicated server and azure VM [closed]

I am moving from a dedicated server on a hosting company to a new windows azure VM, I need to transfer all files from dedicated server to the new VM, there are about 200GB files to move, I want to ...
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Elect which instance to tear down in Azure

Suppose I want to scale up/down my Azure Cloud Service Programmatically. The scaling up case is easy. But when scaling down, can I control which instance gets torn down? Is this predictable? In my ...
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How do I go about upgrading existing Azure VM with Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

Specifically for Azure VM. What is the recommended way to upgrade from Server 2012 VM to Server 2012 R2 on the same VM? I prefer not to have to create a new 2012 R2 VM and really rather upgrade my ...
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How can I use hardware VPN connections from the cloud?

We currently host our servers in a typical hosting environment. We connect to several third parties via VPN connections. Each third party stipulates what VPN devices we can use to connect to their ...
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Azure IO performance

We have a number of Windows Server virtual machines that we use for .NET and Java development and QA. I find Azure attractive for the obvious reasons but mainly for the opportunity to reduce ...
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Can't use (self-signed wildcard) SSL Certificate in Windows Azure Website (WAWS)

I want to secure an azure website with a custom domain via SSL. The website is in the "Standard" Tier, as required. I've been able to upload my self-signed wildcard certificate, but when I want to ...
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Azure CDN '502 - Bad gateway' over HTTPS

I have Azure CDN targeting to a cloud service and it has worked for months but from last weekend it fails with '502 - Bad gateway' on HTTPS. If I request source directly (using cloud service name) ...
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Most efficient way to setup massive high-availability storage in Azure to work with multiple VMs?

I'm looking into various options for setting up massive high-availability storage in Windows Azure, to use together with my Azure VMs. The VMs need to be able to work with the storage as if were a ...