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How Do I Troubleshoot Azure VPN Without Access to Peer's VPN Device?

I have a rather (relatively) tricky situation: I have to get a VPN tunnel up, between my virtual machines on an Azure subnet and servers behind a telco's VPN gateway. I chose to use the in-built VPN ...
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Can I use SQL Server Enterprise Edition on VM Azure for production use

I have Microsoft BizSpark subscription in which I received Azure credits as well. I created a Virtual machine on it and I am planning to install SQL Server Enterprise edition which I see available ...
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Estimating costing for entities on Azure VMs

We are looking of moving our hosting solution over to Azure (we are a microsoft dev house so it makes sense). It just seems difficult to estimate costing for our hosting solution. To give a simple ...
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How to implement 2 factor Authentication for Azure Virtual Network VPN? [on hold]

hoping someone can help point me in the right direction. I have an azure virtual network and have downloaded the VPN client. However we would really like to add 2 factor authentication as a ...
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On-premise AD DC and Azure AD DC don't sync after connected to new gateway

I had the on-premise AD DC and virtual machine AD DC on Azure synced. Due to some reasons, I recreated the Vnet gateway and reconnect two sites with S2S VPN. Even the on-premise site is connected to ...
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Cannot connect to OpenFire server remotely

I have the following setup An Azure VM running windows that has OpenFire installed and configured. I have turned the firewall off on this VM. I have enabled the end points for the VM in the Azure ...
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Is a single instance VM with a SLA possible in Azure with 3rd party software?

I understand that single instance VMs aren't eligible for an SLA in Azure. For the SMB customers who have important applications that weren't built well enough (Sage 50 in my case) to allow you to ...
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Certain web sites are blocked on all Azure Virtual Windows Machines

I have only tested on the east coast data center. If you have an azure virtual machine, login to it then open any browser and attempt to go to: http://www.expedia.com You will see the following ...
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Azure VM - can't connect after ipconfig /release

I was having some intermittent trouble connecting from my Azure VM to an on premise SQL Server instance and, without really thinking about the consequences, I ran ipconfig /release.. Now I can't ...
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Azure: Publishing Deployment Update to Cloud Service Removes instances

I'm doing some testing on Azure cloud services with one of the sample apps they provide. I've deployed it as a cloud service with two instances but, whenever I update my app and republish the ...
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Azure Load Balancer, Internal Network Limits

The Issue: Cannot create sufficient socket connections to VMs, going from Azure VM -> Azure VM. There have been a few questions about Azure Load Balancer, perhaps because there is currently little ...
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Two Azure disks have the same LUN

I am trying to set up SQL Server on an Azure VM (that has an SSD) per the following articles: Performance Best Practices for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines Using SSDs in Azure VMs to store SQL ...
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Share SSL certificate between VM

I have a SSL certificate for example.com, and I want to protect with it: My home page (example.com) running on a VM in Azure My servlet (servlet.example.com) which is running on a different VM (but ...
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Configure Jetty to host simple HTML page

On my Azure VM I have a Jetty server that is hosting my Java servlet which is deployed on /opt/jetty/webapps/myservlet.war pointing to example.cloudapp.net/myservlet. In addition I want to host a ...
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Cannot connect to Openfire server on Azure

I have an OpenFire server running on an Azure VM but I cannot connect to it externally. I have opened the 5222/5223 endpoints on the VM portal and even turned the firewall off on the VM itself. If I ...
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creating vm fail if vm type is different than other VMs in the Virtual Network

My Azure configuration: Virtual Network: VN VN suppose to contain 3 virtual machines 2 of type DS2 1 of type A3 After creating the first 2 successfully (both under the same virtual network and ...
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Issue removing detached VHD from premium Azure Storage in portal

I created a VM (Premium/DS3) and attached other premium disks that I no longer need. When I detach the disks from the VM and attempt to remove them from the Azure Portal I get the following error: ...
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Azure AD Connect's sync group needs users at the top level

It would seem that users need to be at the top level of the Sync Group to actually get synchronized. So if I have another group inside the sync group, for example "Marketing", the users inside the ...
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Need users to stay connected to the domain even if they temporarily lose Internet connection

We need to join our users to a domain but they are traveling a lot and often get disconnected from the Internet. I read about "offline domain join" to help them join without contacting a DC, but is it ...
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can plain old Remote Desktop be used to connect to Azure VM?

Am new to Azure. Added new VM. To connect to it, have to open https://manage.windowsazure.com and then do connect command. Would like to save time and use good old Remote Desktop command from my ...
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can't remote desktop to new Azure virtual machine

How can I remote desktop to a virtual windows machine that I just created on Azure? ..because I want to move a VisualBasic web app and VisualBasic windows app from my old physical Windows server2008 ...
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Azure Backup VM - Can't restore

I have successfully used Azure Backup to backup my Azure IaaS VM but i can't recover it because it states "You must specify a storage account" My storage account is definitely in the same region as ...
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Azure Linux VM Backup Failing [on hold]

I am trying to setup backups for my linux VMs in Azure. I am doing it through the Recovery Services facility. All my Linux VMs are discovered and successfully registered. But when the backup jobs ...
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Website deployment to China

I'm trying to deploy a website to Azure China. I just downloaded the publish profile from my Azure China account and use Visual Studio to deploy via Web Deploy using the profile, stock standard. It ...
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See what Azure Cloud Backup is actually backing up

I have a client where I've recently implemented Azure Backup as their offsite backup solution. The server does about 400 MB of backups over the weekends, when there isn't anyone in the office. Does ...
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Azure VM and Web App in VNET VPN, changing IP and automatic start of vpn

To connect Web App to VM I created a Vnet (point 2 site). Web app can see VM now, but: it can access it just through an IP and not the host name. To use host name, I found info that I have to setup ...
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Place application files in OS disk azure VM

I'm new in azure VM and need advice from the expert. Is it good if placing the application file (website file) in OS disk azure VM? how about the performance ? I tested by placing only 1 site but ...
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Azure memory overhead

Question: what is the effective overhead of Windows Azure? Problem: If memory is swapped out often, the application will come to a grinding halt. Renting a larger instance costs money. By knowing ...
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Azure hosted website certificate chain (comodo) intermittently doesn't send full chain

We host a website in azure. The service we host has 6 instances. On that service we have added a certificate that covers the site, and has an authentication chain that looks like: our certificate ...
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Is a jump server really necessary when using RDC to connect to Azure VM?

We are setting up a new Network which includes a VM in Azure. I can connect to this via RDC. However, our security guy wants me to access it through a second VM for security reasons. In other words, ...
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Juniper SRX IPSec tunnel to Microsoft Azure Dropping

I'm a bit stumped and was hoping to find some guidance here. I've configured an IPSec tunnel to Microsoft Azure from my Juniper SRX240 (12.1X44-D45.2). The tunnel works fine but phase 2 drops when ...
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Performance azure disks, high average queue length

I'm having a classic developer-system admin battle where I am stating that there is an IO problem on the disk of the shared sql server while the system admin tells me that the capacity hasn't been ...
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Restore Windows Server Service Bus Database from Server to my Local Machine

I'm in trouble with Azure Service Bus - On Premise. I have an Application that process my On Premise Service Bus Queue, and I need to test an update at that Application, to ensure, we don't lost any ...
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Can't connect to azure vm's through network discovery

Can't connect to azure vm's through network discovery. I have enabled: Function Discovery Resource publication SSDP Discovery Upnp Device host and DNS client I have turned off all of the firewalls, ...
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RemoteApp Custom image + o365. Outlook cant find account

I have deployed a custom RemoteApp image with applications + office 365. When i start Outlook, i get the error: We are having trouble connecting to your account. Verify the settings below and make ...
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Could not provision the RemoteApp collection. Error: Could not register the endpoint

Created a new hybrid collection in Australia East utilising an existing VNet subnet. We are using NSG's on the subnet. Uploaded the Template Image. The Template image had additional Windows Updates ...
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Azure virtual machine “checkpoints”

In an on-premise system I can take snapshots\checkpoints of a VM. Is there anything analogous to this in Azure? Thanks
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Uploading my own Azure VM

Hello I want to use an Azure Virtual Machine, but I prefer to upload my own disk with a Windows 8.1 system. It's posible? Thanks
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Windows 10 Azure AD join [closed]

I am trying to join a Windows 10 PC to Azure AD in the out-of-box experience. Could you please tell me what build of Windows 10 should i use for the same. Because i am not getting the proper set-up ...
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Recover from failed etcd2 / CoreOS cluster

I've got a cluster of 3 CoreOS machines running on Azure. I rebooted two at the same time and the cluster failed as expected. I need to replace the discovery token, cloud-config is read on every ...
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`azure site list` throws TypeError

Steps: azure account download azure account import MyFile (where MyFile is the downloaded publish file) azure account list (output is normal and correct) azure site list info: ...
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How To Assign Permenant Public IP to a VM in Azure, So Even If it Shuts Down and Boots Back Up It Does Not Lose Its IP?

I have read the Azure documentation which explains how to allocate a reserved IP, etc. Exactly what command do I need to run from Azure command prompt to do this to an existing VM?
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Create a page on MS Azure that redirects out to URL

I need to create a page on our Azure site that redirects immediately to a URL. So, I'd like to have http://mysite.azurewebsites.net/testimonials always go to an external URL. This can be done via ...
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Site-to-site VPN tunnel limits in Azure

How many Site to Site VPN tunnels can be created per virtual network in Azure? I know that Point to Site can handle 128 supported connections but trying to find out how many for site to site.
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How to run multiple sites in IIS on Azure

The Azure VM can run sites locally. How do I make them available to be accessible from outside the VM via browser? Is it that we add different ports to same ip and access it outside? Public ip is not ...
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Cannot turn off disk write caching on Azure VM with no host cache

I've created Azure VM and attached a data vhd disk with "None" host cache. Next, if I run disk management on Windows and open drive properties, there is Policies tab which shows a checkbox indicating ...
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Azure Maximum attached disk size, and billing

Some context: I want to setup an ES cluster on Azure. Data nodes should be w/ 10 shards/replicas of 1 To each, which means 10To "data" disk on each node. Nodes run on linux. Questions: AFAIK I can ...
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Azure SQL - Sudden connection spike

At first: This is my first question on Serverfault. I am not sure if it fits better on Information Security. If so, please leave a comment and I will move the question. Question My company is ...
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Wordpress on Azure as Subdirectory [migrated]

A client gave me access too devblog.azurewebsites.net where I was supposed to install the theme I developed and configured using WordPress. Now that the setup is complete, the site must be moved to ...
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Azure VMs and load balancing

am new to windows azure. I recently set up a vm and host a website, according to the SLA i need to have 2 VMs in the availability set. Now i did set up the second VM. My questions what do i need to ...