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Office 365 SAML authentication: how to know where users are coming from?

I am building a custom code solution to manage authentication against multiple service providers. As stated on multiple blogs and articles around the web, requests sent by Office 365 through ...
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Deallocated Azure VM Loses IPv4 DNS Address

I deallocate my development Azure VMs every night to conserve my credits. My VMs are all on one vnet using a domain controller. Since it is on the subnet, the domain controllers address never changes. ...
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Azure intermittent outbound connection failure to EC2

I have three Linux VMs (Ubuntu 14.04) running in a vnet, like this: Host Internal IP External IP prod1 10.0.1.1 104.45.234.56 <---\__ load balanced prod2 ...
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Connect to Azure Linux VM from my Windows 7 [on hold]

I just created a Linux VM with Azure Windows and I want to access the Linux desktop. I can access it with PuTTY now, but I need to access it by opening the GUI of Linux desktop.
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Create VM on New Azure Portal from Captured sysprep Image Or Allocate Reserved IP on Old

I have an image captured from a VM of a 2012 Server that has had Sysprep executed. Using the old Azure portal (https://manage.windowsazure.com) I've been able to create new VM - all my tests ...
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require two-step verification for Azure subscription administrators

How can I enforce that all Azure subscription administrators have two-step verification enabled. For example, as an owner of a private GitHub repository, I can audit if everyone is using two-factor ...
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SharePoint Azure over internet

We are working on our SharePoint 2013 Azure internal sites to make internet accessible. Here are the steps performed: Assigned a public IP and created DNS entry. Host name is getting resolved to ...
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Path to mysqldump on Azure VM?

I've set up a VM running MySQL Server (Community Edition) on Azure. My CMS (Perch) has a backup module, which uses mysqldump to back up the database. However, the default options don't seem to be ...
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Opening port 8000 for WCF on Azure

I created a virtual instance on Azure and deployed a couple of WCF services for testing, and also installed IIS. Then I added TCP endpoints for ports 80, 8000, and 8001. The services run on ports ...
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Hibernate Windows Azure VM (IAAS)

I am a developer and use an Azure VM for my main development platform. To save the company some money I thought I might shut it down at weekends etc. but often I have many programs etc open that I'd ...
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Why can't I ssh to the Ubuntu VM in azure?

I created a fresh VM with Ubuntu 14.04 image in windows azure. I'm trying to connect the VM with with ssh. But it showing something like. Can you help me to understand on what went wrong here? Here ...
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sharing folder for team foundation server in azure [on hold]

I have setup an Azure VM with Win 2008 server and TFS(Team Foundation Server) 2012. TFS application build requires an UNC path to drop the EXE. For this I have configured a shared folder in the same ...
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Move home directory on Azure Linux VM

I continue to encounter an issue moving my home directory to a new disk on a CentOS VM on Azure. On creation the server is configured to use a SSH key for authentication and the "no password" option ...
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What are the network prerequisites for Windows Azure Pack

I have followed many articles to install and config windows azure pack distributed, But every time I finish configuring everything, the azure pack is not working and give me different errors, seams to ...
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How can I configure an Azure VM to securely host Mongo for connection to a web role [closed]

I would like to run Mongo DB in Azure. I looked into the hosted version, but the price is high, so I'd like to run my own MongoDB for use with an Azure Web Role. I would like the Mongo DB to remain ...
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Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest

I'm building a test environment containing multiple Active Directory domains in the same forest, but I'm having strange issues while trying to add a child domain to the forest root domain. All ...
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Add properties to Azure Active Directory User “Work Info” tab

Within Azure Active Directory, if I create a new Active Directory and begin to manually add users, I have visibility of a number of fields: However, there are way more tabs/fields on the server ...
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Why would azure be restarting website when I do a deployment slot swap?

I've a .net 4.5 website running on Azure Websites. I've a staging deployment set up. I warm up both sites and then I run the swap process (both from azure portal and from Azure powershell). No matter ...
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Server returning 404 for only Baiduspider

I recently updated my website to enforce HTTPS for all requests. Everything appears to be working well after this change but Baidu's web crawler (Baiduspider) is receiving a 404 for all requests. ...
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apt-get hangs when trying to install Passenger on new Ubuntu 14.04

I setup a completely new Azure Ubuntu 14.04 server. After following the instructions here: https://www.phusionpassenger.com/documentation/Users%20guide%20Standalone.html#install_on_debian_ubuntu On ...
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Does it make sense to set up an on premise cloud using Azure pack? [closed]

For a variety of reasons that I don't want to make part of this discussion, I need to set up an on-premise cloud in collaboration with our IT pros. Hybrid or public cloud are no options. The cloud ...
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How to install AV on existing Azure VM using agent tools?

If I already deployed a VM, how can I use the VM agent to install an antivirus software from the Azure marketplace (i.e. McAfee)? There must be some Powershell command or something but everything I've ...
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Google and Amazon equivalent of azure cloud services [closed]

Azure has the following three (among others) kinds of services: 1) Websites (PAAS) 2) Cloud services:Web Roles + Web Worker (SAAS) 3) Virtual Machines (IAAS) What are the Amazon and Google ...
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Do you need to plan for Disk failure when using Storage Pools on Azure?

I'm creating a new Storage Pool and Virtual Disk on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine on Azure. Can I just pick the Simple layout which doesn't account for a single disk failure because none of my ...
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Does SQL Azure Data Sync conflicts get logged?

I have successfully synced my SQL Azure DB with my on-premise DB. The log shows the following: Sync completed successfully in 1884.76 seconds. Upload: 405323 changes applied Download: 0 ...
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Options to share a folder between Azure VM & local PC

I have an Azure VM on line, do you know a way to share a folder between this VM and a local PC? for technical reasons we cannot use remote desktop to connect the user Any ideas will be welcomed ...
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Accessing an alternative Azure domain / portal as a co-admin

A customer added me as a co-admin so I can manage their account (deploy our product, etc.). I need to access their portal UI, but I don't see a way to get there after I am logged on to Azure. Even ...
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How to assign a reserved / static public IP Address to a virtual machine on Azure

I am running this command on Azure Power Shell to assign a reserved public IP to an existing virtual machine: PS C:\> Get-AzureVM -ServiceName sk-cs-name -Name sk-vm-name | Set-AzurePublicIP ...
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Can't connect Windows Azure VM with MySQL On-premise

I have a VM on Windows Azure with Windows 2008 R2, and I'm trying to open a connection to an on-premise MySQL database hosted on another network. We cleared the VM's public IP (the one displayed on ...
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Cannot connect to Office 365 with PowerShell

I want to connect to Office 365 through powershell, referring to the tutorials a very simple task. But apparently not for me. I think I missed a simple but important trivia. Some info: license is ...
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Azure virtual machines in the same network can't see each other

I created a virtual network in Azure and added few VMs in it. My expectation was to Ping/Access each machine from the other machine in the same network. However, machines don't seem to recognize each ...
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Office 365 with Azure AD - can I allow SSO for another 3rd party SAML app externally?

I'm shooting a little blind here in that I'm not an Azure expert and don't really mess with it yet beyond O365 and DirSync. We have a 3rd party app written in Ruby on Rails that they are saying is ...
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How do I configure Azure Active Directory to provide Windows Authentication in multi-tenant IIS ASP.NET web apps?

I have been doing some tests with Azure Active Directory trial license in my data center. Our company has our own hosting services and physical hardware, and for now we would like to keep it that way ...
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AAD Sync not able to connect to online service using powershell

When trying to connect to my Office 365 tenant using connect-msolservice from powershell I get the following error: Connect-MsolService : The HTTP request was forbidden with client authentication ...
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Changing Azure VM networking settings

This is probably a stupid question but I am going to ask anyway. I have a VM running on Azure. I go into network connections and change the IP and gateway and I loose connection. What options do I ...
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What is the format for public keys to create Azure VMs?

I have an openssl public key file. I converted it to PEM format for azure. However, when i try to create an azure vm with it, it gives me this msg: The certificate is in an invalid format. X.509 ...
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Generating an azure .pem file that has a passphrase?

So I've been trying to create a .pem file to securely access my server in Azure, but when I run this command in the terminal, which is from their help documents.. openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 ...
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No connectivity between azure VMs

In my azure environment, I have 4 VMsx running Windows Server 2012 R2 10.0.0.4 (AD, DNS) 10.0.0.5 (ADFS) 10.0.0.6 (MSSQLSERVER) 10.0.0.7 (IIS) All of the machines are connected by an azure virtual ...
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Azure Site-to-Site VPN to Cyberoam cannot ping Azure VM from local VPN PC

I've set up Azure site-to-site VPN to Cyberoam following these instructions. The problem is that I can ping the local PC through the Azure VM but I cannot ping/access the shared folder/rdp of the VM ...
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Migrating resources between different Azure subscriptions

I have a few questions for the Azure gurus out there. I work for a software development house and I have been asked with coming up with our Azure infrastructure. The idea I had is to set up three ...
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Connect AWS and Azure via OpenVPN

I am trying to connect two networks (AWS and Azure) together via OpenVPN. I am aware of other implementations (OpenSwan+Azure GW etc.) but I need maximal portability as I will be expanding this to ...
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Azure Backup - portal reporting 10 times the amount of data I have backed up

I have about 70GB of data (compressed) backed up for my (small business) client. I am using the Azure backup agent on Server 2012 Essentials, with a weekly backup configured to start at 8pm Friday, ...
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Cannot set up https on microsoft azure VM

For over a week now I am trying to set up https to work with my owncloud hosted on a Microsoft Azure virtual machine (ubuntu server 14.04). I am using apache2. I have gone through every single ...
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Using Azure as infrastructure as a service, configuring HTTPS endpoints / load balancer

I am quiete now to the topic of routing traffic, since it's done by our hosting provider so far. I would like to setup some Virtual machines and configure HTTPS and Loadbalancing on Azure. I do pick ...
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Unable to connect to internet with Azure point to site VPN

I setup azure point-to-site vpn. I chose the location as Western Europe, I also used Google's DNS servers in the setup. I created a certificate, uploaded it and then connected to the VPN from my ...
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How do I trade an OAuth token for a Fedauth token with Azure AD?

I am trying to access a resource that's secured with Azure Active Directory. I can see from the HTTP traffic that my browser uses a Fedauth token when accessing the resource, but I need to access this ...
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Copying blobs to Azure customized VM's on boot

As I'm looking to take advantage of the SSD disks offering (D type in Azure), I understood that the only way to use them, is to copy the data to attached SSD disks from external storage like blob. I ...
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Resizing Azure Primary SSD OS disk on Linux

The 29GB of primary disk coming up with Ubuntu 14.04 are not enough for our needs. Also (from what I understood), the attachable disks are not SSD. Is there an updated method of resizing the primary ...
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Web.Config size limit for Azure Websites

I have an ASP.NET web application which I am migrating to Microsoft Azure. For various reasons, our web config file has grown to be rather large. On our "on site" instance, we have solved this by ...
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How to setup custom (first level) domain on Basic Azure machine?

I see that I can more or less easily create a custom second level domain aka contoso.cloudapp.net on Azure VM. But I would like to setup a real domain I purchased such a contoso.com without the ...