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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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Exchange in cloud - slow calendars [on hold]

I'm not the primary on this case in here, which is why my question is very conceptual I hope thats okay. We recently moved a lot of servers into the cloud (azure) including out Exchange servers that ...
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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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How are the 16 cores of an Azure A9 VM instance implemented? [closed]

I want to know if the A9 VM instances map to 16 physical cores. According to their (Microsoft Azure) specification, both the A8 and the A9 use the Intel® Xeon® E5-2670 processor with the ...
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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 ...
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Azure VM stopped communicating with other VM:s in same virtual network

We have three VM:s in an Azure Virtual Network: VM01 (Subnet 1) - 192.168.100.4 - Running SQL Server 2012 VM02 (Subnet 2) - 192.168.200.4 - Running IIS8 with WCF-service on port 8083 and ...
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How to access shared folder from Azure VM

I have an Azure VM setup (dev1) and I cannot access a shared folder (publish) via UNC path from my workstation. I am connected to Azure over a P2S VPN connection and my workstation is in the same ...
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NAT and S2S VPN to Azure issue

I can connect to the VNet with on-premise WS2012 R2 RRAS S2S VPN connection successfully. The on-premise WS2012 R2 has two NICs, "External" and "Internal". "External" NIC is facing to a public IP ...
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Benchmarking Azure's Premium Storage P30 Disks

We're running performance tests on two new Standard DS13 (8 Core, 56 GB) VMs (both using the latest/default Windows 2012 R2 image) backed by Premium Storage and have hit a wall with step 1 in testing ...
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Azure Availability sets and CMS instances

We are hosting a CMS Site on Azure through a VM and IIS. To keep inline with Microsoft's SLA's we have to put the Front Ends in an availability set and then Load Balance them though an endpoint. This ...
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Azure Website Redirect

I'm attempting to setup a simple 302 redirect on an Azure Website and getting a 500 Error when I try to redirect to the ADFS smart link. The link works fine when I just cut and paste it. I've ...
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AD Replica DC Promotion Stall

I recently inherited infrastructure duties for a small startup I am working with. My traditional role has been development, so bear with me... I was hoping to start off on the right foot, and get ...
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Inter VM communication in a single Cloud Service

After spending a good amount of time in the Azure documentation. It seems that there is an inconsistency regarding the ability for VMs in the same cloud service (not in a VNet) to talk to each other. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Email server's external IP address when the Azure VM starts

I have been trying to setup a task in the task scheduler that sends an email to me when the server starts. The email should contain the external IP address of the azure virtual machine. What should ...
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Concurrent TCP connections on Azure can be upto 500K. Really?

Let me be very clear at the outset that I am new to cloud technology. All I know is cloud servers are easily scalable (i.e. adding physical hardware is transparent to applications and users) and ...
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Possible to import Office365 users into local active directory domain? [duplicate]

My company has an office365 setup for all employees. We also have just implemented a domain controller locally which we want to use to authenticate a few things here in the office. The problem is that ...
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Cannot View Active Directory within Azure

I have an Azure subscription - created and owned by me. I'm the service administrator. I have set up a colleague as a co-administrator so they could sort out Active Directory for me. My colleague ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Accessing RDS via web access from external address

I have a very strange issue. I'm setting up an RDS server in azure for a proof of concept. I've found that if I use the web access using the external URL provided by azure (xxxx.cloudapp.net/RDWeb), ...
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Hiding my Azure VM from Public [closed]

I have an active on production azure cloud service with couple of web roles running an ASP .NET MVC application, each role has few VMs. I recently added a Linux machine running a redis server to ...
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Azure public endpoint SSL termination

In Azure, is there any way to set up an HTTPS endpoint directly on the public VIP, as opposed to joining each VM to a load balanced set, so that I can associate this endpoint with the SSL certificate ...
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Why is clock synchronization on servers difficult?

See: Clock synchronization quality on Windows Azure? This is not meant as a rant, it is just curiosity. Is a computer really drifting more than a second in a single day? I can barely imagine that. ...
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I have a Linux VHD with multiple partitions on it. How do I mount them ALL and migrate to Hyper-V?

I have a Linux-VHD that I pulled from from Azure. The VHD has partitions for os, sdc1, sdd1 and sde1 (4 Part). The files I want to recover are on one main partition for Hyper-V. How do I mount and ...
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How to setup Linux DNS server for Azure VMs in virtual network?

I'm trying to use Linux Bind9 to set up a DNS server for my Azure VMs in virtual network. I got one web server and one mail server. My goal is making GoDaddy connect to my own DNS server, and redirect ...
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Azure, Log4Net log file, FTP transfer, Response: 550

I have an ASP.NET MVC website on Azure using log4net file appender. I cannot download the log files with FileZilla because of the following error: Response: 550 The process cannot access the file ...
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Can I run virtualbox 64bit OS in a Azure Virtual Machine?

I installed VirtualBox 4.3.2 in my Azure Virtual Machine, but I can't open a 64 bit VM (Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit). Virtualbox send a message about not having vt-x support Can I configure my ...
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How to reduce Tomcat response time (OR increase throughput)?

I have Tomcat 8 and MySQL 5.6 running in 2 Azure virtual machines (8 cores and 28 GB RAM). My web application provides a REST API to insert several data fields into DB. The application uses a common ...
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Cannot connect on port 80 to Azure Ubuntu machine

I have recently set up a Linux Ubuntu VM on Azure. I can SSH into the machine just fine, but HTTP requests are answered with "Connection refused". I have: Set up an Endpoint for port 80 in the ...
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No service for subscription

I am trying to set up bursting to Azure with a Windows HPC cluster. THe cluster already works fine and I can start jobs on the machines on that are on the local network. When I try and create a node ...
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Allowing Internet traffic into DMZ using Azure Network Security Group

I am trying to create a simple DMZ using Azure Network Security Groups, using a Barracuda WAF as the public entrypoint into the DMZ, however I am having some trouble allowing internet traffic to ...
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Hadoop HA connection issue

I am using the Azure VM to build a Hadoop HA cluster, I'm trying to set up an Active namenode and a Standby namenode. But when I finished my configurations, I found I can only access one namenode via ...
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Azure closing idle network connections

I'm running a proprietary client/server application on a single instance windows server 2k8R2 azure VM. The client is very dependent on a connection with the server. However if I spend a couple of ...
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Using Azure Traffic Manager for an immediate increase in capacity

I have a REST web-service on Azure which has very high but variable load, it's all set-up to auto scale using Paraleap so that it can handle the peak periods but keep costs down when things are ...
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Two virtual machines on Azure can connect each other without having any Virtual Network?

I created two Virtual Machines on Window Azure. One vm is connected with remote desktop and from there I try to ping another vm using its Public virtual IP (VIP)/Internal IP Address. It can not be ...
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Azure CDN returning 404 not found for Storage Container Blob endpoints

My Azure CDN does not appear to be correctly mapped to my Storage Container Blob data. Storage I've created a Storage, which is online: Inside is a Storage Container: ...
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Azure Backup on Windows Server 2012 Essentials - cannot register server

I'm trying to set up Azure Backup on a new Server 2012 Essentials machine. I've created the backup Vault, downloaded the Essentials version of the Azure Backup module, and installed it. On this ...
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Windows azure VM not giving the US site

I have created a VM in Windows Azure. If I browser google.com from that VM it is redirecting me to google.es. The VM created in West US region. And I tried to change the DNS server in ipv4 setting ...
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azure powershell run customscriptextension - powershell exit code 1 - works from Azure Portal

I’ve been working on automation for Azure VM deployment with the Microsoft CustomScriptExtension for VMs. http ...
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SSH key stopped working on Ubuntu Azure VPS

I have an Ubuntu instance that I'm running on Azure. I've been using it for the last 6 months or so to level up my novice Linux admin skills. Yesterday I was configuring a Capistrano deployment to ...