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How can I use Azure Active Directory users as virtual machine users?

Is there a way to use users in an Azure Active Directory as users for an Azure Virtual Machine? Respectively, is there a way to create multiple user accounts for an Azure Virtual Machine?
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How can I see which Affinity Group my VM belongs to in Azure?

Pardon the very simple (and stupid) question, but I have already checked every single option in Azure Management Portal and I can't find a VM's affinity group... Where is this information shown? ...
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Migrate user accounts from Azure AD to on-premise AD?

My company uses Office 365 for Exchange, SharePoint, Lync etc. including the build-in user administration via Azure Active Directory. Now we want to switch to a local AD on a Windows Server. It shall ...
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New Azure VMs on virtual network have no connectivity to anything

A couple of days ago, I created a cloud-only Azure virtual network (no cross-premises connectivity), provisioned a domain controller/DNS server inside of it, and configured both my DNS server and the ...
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Lost RDP access to Azure VM after Sysprep

I made a stupid mistake. While looking for an easy way to make a backup of my Azure VM I followed directions to make a snapshot of the VM machine. In AWS (*which I am used to) a snapshot is a quick ...
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Possibility to know who created an instance on Azure

Is it possible to know via portal or powershell which of the admins created new instances on azure or at least get alerts when something new is created?
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Cannot SSH to Azure Linux VM from terminal

ssh azureuser@xxx.cloudapp.net : 22 when I connect and enter the password I created, then it just goes back to the local prompt and does not actually show the remote prompt. I'm thinking I need to ...
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Open connection communication between two machines

i'm trying to connect two machines. Azure Cloud service (A) with Linux machine (B) that doesn't belong to Windows Azure. What i`am trying to do is to make an open connection between A and B. So A ...
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Centos 7 on Windows Azure, who mounts /dev/sdb? (systemd)

I need to find out which systemd service mounts /dev/sdb (aka /mnt/resource) on Windows Azure? I am using Centos 7 image and it is systemd-based and I am trying to launch a service that depends on ...
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MS SQL driver (Azure SQL) for PHP running on an Azure Website?

I am at my wits end. I've been googling this and all I get is 2010 blog posts that unfortunately do not appear to work today. I am trying to set up PHPBB on an Azure Website which uses the MS ...
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counter for availability of dedicated Azure cache

The following link have a list of Azure caching perf counters : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/hh914135.aspx#PerfCountersc2 we are interested in, to get the utilization of the cache ...
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Azure Use Auto-Deployment from Bitbucket and My Local Git Concurrently?

it is possible that an Azure website even after being configured to use Bitbucket for automated deployment, can still accept updated triggered manually if it previously had a git (SCM) repository ...
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Azure VM belonging to multiple cloud services

I am brand new to Azure and still trying to figure everything out so please excuse my ignorance. I'm trying to take one VM running IIS and to host multiple websites on it, each with a different SSL ...
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Azure vm keeps stopping itself [closed]

I have an Azure VM (A5), which uses Windows Server 2012 R2. It used to be %100 up, but when I signed for the RemoteApp demo, It started to stop itself like, every 24 hours. I use the server as a web ...
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Installing Application Request Routing via WebPICmd On Azure Web Role

As the title indicates, I created a startup task in my Azure Web Role to install ARR on the servers, here is the command: >WebPiCmd /install /Products:"ARRv3_0" it works locally on my machine, ...
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Azure VM crashed and I recovered the VHD however cloud-init prevents me from booting it locally

One of our VM's suddenly was stuck at 100% CPU load and was unable to be reached from SSH. Rebooting did not help, nor did creating a new VM from the existing VHD. I downloaded the VHD. However, I'm ...
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Azure - can't link VM to site-to-site vpn

I'm experimenting with setting up an azure site-to-site vpn. I had a test server already set up and working in a subscription. The server had internet access but no vpn link. I ran through the ...
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Branch office Connectivity issues

We have two offices. One in The Netherlands and one in India. In each office we have pretty good internet connection (~20Mbps). The major problem we face is cross office connectivity. Skype calls ...
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Pull Office 365 Users to Active Directory

I am currently working with an existing Office 365 subscription that needs to have a new instance of Windows Server 2012 R2 in Azure manage the users through Active Directory. The server 2012 VM is ...
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VM can`t connect to SQL server on Windows Azure [closed]

I'm trying to install Jira on my VM ( Windows Server 2012 ). Installation went well but I face a problem when I'm trying to connect to an external SQL server which is on Azure too. When I am testing ...
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Failure in PHP_MINIT_FUNCTION(Wincache) with Wordpress, Microsoft Azure and IIS

I'm starting experience very annoying downtimes with my Wordpress installation hosted in a shared environment in Microsoft Azure PAAS, where PHP is executed under IIS. First of all I tried to ...
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Change Virtual Machine Tier for running / production server

I have an A2 VM currently configured to be 'standard' virtual machine tier. Can I switch that over to the 'basic' tier while it is live? There is no auto-scaling or load-balancing. It's a ...
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How can I stop Azure from randomly replacing network cards on VMs?

Azure seem to have the habit of randomly changing the hardware configuration of virtual machines, without telling anything to the user. This is of course mentioned in the documentation, although ...
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What options one has for creating an MPI cluster on top of Windows Azure?

So my problem is simple - is there a way to create an MPI cluster of N nodes on top of Windows Azure in a fashon as light as possible? Linux or Windows Server based. Main thing is to be able to create ...
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Publishing to Azure without taking the site down

I am relatively new to this field although I've been a programmer for years. My company has a website hosted in Azure. I am the one that performs the "Publish" action after confirming that the team ...
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Slow connection to Azure Sql Server

I'm moving from a Rackspace Cloud platform to Azure but I'm having some real performance issues. It seems like everything is a little but slower but especially database interaction. I've done some ...
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How does one add a cloud service to a virtual network in Azure

I have an existing Virtual Network (VN) set up in Azure. There is a VM on it. The VN is a basic network using the Azure DNS and was created with default settings (if memory serves). I was able to ...
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serving index.html file on all incoming http requests

I have deployed a backbone.js application on azure platform. For some reason, I want that all the requests should get served with index.html. We use mod_rewrite in APACHE but I am completely clueless ...
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Azure: Give a “WebSite” (not a vm) a public IP

Is there an easy way to give an azure "Website" (not a virtual machine) an IP, so that any time the website makes a connection to an external service, it comes from the same IP. I really don't know ...
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Recovering a badly sysprepped Windows Server 2012 R2 image

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 image in Azure. It has been curated by a number of people in my org. A lot of software installed and configured etc. The VM it was created from was then sysprepped ...
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Chef over Puppet on Azure?

It seems like Microsoft is preferring Chef over Puppet? There seems to be more "buzz" around Chef and Azure than Puppet. https://docs.getchef.com/plugin_knife_azure.html ...
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Azure disk performance

I am running on-demand, research D14 instance in Azure South Central US region, with a 4-disk RAID0. Recently the disk performance has become unusably slow, particularly the RAID performance, which is ...
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Windows Azure VHD Upload Inconsistencies

I'm a little over 2 days deep into a 5 day .vhd upload using the Add-AzureVHD in Windows Azure Powershell and I'm perplexed to the speed (or lack thereof) of this operation. The .vhd is a 300GB file ...
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Cannot access Azure VM endpoint

I created an Ubuntu VM in azure and installed CouchDb on port 5984. nmap localhost -p5984 shows that the port is opened. I added an endpoint for the VM with the public / private ports as 5984, but I ...
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Can I connect many on-prem sites to the same virtual network in Azure?

Here's a scenario: I have two branches in my company. One in Toronto, the other in Montreal. I have an Azure virtual network containing a variety of resources. I want to connect both of my branches ...
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How do I get notified on a failed deployment to azure?

I have a project hosted in Github that is being continuously deployed to Azure whenever a developer checks in any code. (this deployment is for a dev server, not prod). In the case of a failed ...
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Azure accounts for software/IT departments [closed]

As software department we would like to move our software (currently working with Azure Pack) to the Azure cloud. I've read about organizational accounts, but I couldn't find a clear descriptions of ...
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Azure VM FTP Stopped Working

I recently setup an Azure VM with FTP in Passive Mode a couple months back. It has now suddenly stopped working. Trying it in active mode works, but I need it to be in Passive. I checked the endpoints ...
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Should the Windows Time (W32Time) service be enabled in an Azure VM?

When connecting to a newly created VM in Azure, there's an alert under Services: When clicking on it, it says the Windows Time (W32Time) service is stopped: Should it remain like that, ...
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IP Resource Errors While Building a Windows Failover Cluster on Azure

I have setup a failover cluster in Microsoft Azure on four VMs. I have two nodes in one subnet/region, one node in another subnet/region and a final node in a third subnet/region. The cluster passed ...
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Addressing virtual machines in the same Azure cloud service

I'm experimenting multi-VM setup in Azure. Saying it shortly, I'm deploying a single coud service (my.cloudapp.net) which is backed by multiple VMs, each offering a subset of specific services (e.g. ...
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Public Reserved IP won't Assign

I've gone through the steps of reserving an IP. New-AzureReservedIP -ReservedIPName RIP1 -Label "reserved for MYAPP-Web1" -Location "East US" I confirm it's there Get-AzureReservedIP Address: ...
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How to enable stateless session resumption cache behind load balancer?

I scanned my servers' SSL/TLS configuration using https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/, and it reported Session resumption (caching) No (IDs assigned but not accepted) I'm using 2 instances of Azure web ...
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denydatawriter role on Azure SQL

I'm trying to create a read-only user on an Azure sql instance. I've got the login and the user, and I execute the sp_addrolemember procedure which should set the db_denydatawriter role for the login ...
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Azure Shared Ubuntu VMs dns each other

I have two Azure Ubuntu VMs. Named: myweb01.cloudapp.net and mypg01.cloudapp.net. When I'm on myweb01 i issue an nslookup mypg01.cloudapp.net which fails: azureuser@myweb01:~$ cat /etc/resolv.conf # ...
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load balance adlds instances over two seperate azure vm's

I have two azure VMs, on which i have hosted two AD LDS instances, one being the replica of the other. I want to ensure load balancing and fault tolerance of the instances (if primary goes down, the ...
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What SSL certificate to use with web app with API on Azure?

I am creating a web service / app and hosting it on Azure. Users signing up for the service will get their own subdomain, e.g. user1.example.com. I have an API which is accessible through www. I want ...
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What is the significance of the “gateway subnet” for Microsoft Azure VPNs?

We have a point-to-site VPN setup in Microsoft Azure to house our cloud services, virtual machines. The point-to-site configuration allows our office workstation to individually connect to that VPN ...
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azure endpoint for cassandra does not work for ports 7000, 7001, 7199

I have setup apache cassandra on a centos7 compatible linux machine in azure. I can telnet directly to port 7000, etc on the IP address on the machine, however I cannot telnet to that same port from ...
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Azure Memory Allocation (Windows VM) for Python?

I'm running a pretty intensive python script on a large Azure Windows VM. I'm using Enthought Canopy for my python environment. The VM has 56gb of ram available... however in the task manager python ...