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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 ...
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Windows Azure Backup more than 3 times a day

Windows Azure Backup Scheduler currently restricts the backup operation to a maximum of 3 times a day (as explained here). However, I found that the created task shows up in the task scheduler where ...
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How to avoid the prompt “Do you want to find PCs, devices, and content”?

When a Windows Server (2012 or -R2) comes back from Stopped+Deallocated state in Azure, the “Do you want to find PCs, devices, and content on this network, and automatically connect to devices like ...
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Setup MongoDB on MS Azure virtual machine to access it from an azure website

I have setup a MongoDB replica cluster on 3 virtual machines (Ubuntu 14), on MS azure cloud. The mongodb cluster has been setup with MMS (https://mms.mongodb.com amazing tool btw) and it works fine. ...
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Having Windows Server ISO file and key how install it as a VM on top of Windows Azure VM OS and open its RDP port?

I Windows Server 2012 R2 ISO file and key. It seems to have unlimited RDP connections allowed (Azure default Windows Server OS provides only 2). how (in as small amount of new software installments as ...
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Service receives api calls from different Azure ip's on “Standard-website”

We are running a Medium Standard Website instance, and on this we have a few webshops, when the customer tries to capture funds(API call to payment gateway) it sometimes shifts ips, and we need to add ...
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“invalid security certificate” (ssl_error_bad_cert_domain) after PFX uploaded to Azure

My SSL certificate (purchased on godaddy) on Azure stopped working all of a sudden. I am running a standard Azure website and I previously uploaded a .pfx file and bound my custom domain to it. ...
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Configure FTP access to CentOS VM on Azure

I have just set up a Virtual Machine running CentOS through Azure. In order to be able to access the virtual machine through an FTP client, I have enabled the FTP endpoint. When I try to FTP in to ...
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Slow disk performance on Azure Virtual Machine

Okay, so first of all, allow me to say that I'm not an operations person, but a developer. So I'm going into a bit of unknown land here, so please bear with me. I would like to use a Azure Virtual ...
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Is Azure more complicated and slower to deploy than VM/Server architecture?

I just read this article from the year 2012 and here is the relevant snippet: Microsoft is really pushing Azure as a platform for startups. I strongly recommend that early stage startups do not ...
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Azure Website deploy from git (bit bucket) - Bad file number

I am having difficulties deploying an Azure Website from BitBucket using the in build deployment settings. The error message in the log is: ssh: connect to host bitbucket.org port 22: Bad file ...
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how do you stop and deallocate a windows azure virtual machine

If I shutdown a virtual machine in azure, it shows it's status as 'stopped'. But I am still getting billed for cores until I can get the machine into a 'stopped (deallocated)' state. How do I get ...
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Change Azure VM Temporary Storage size

Is there any way in which we could increase the storage of an azure's virtual machine by decreasing the temporary storage? We currently have 126GB of disk storage and 312 GB of temporary storage.
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How to Debug Wordpress hosted in Azure Web Site

I have a Wordpress site hosted in azure and configured with my domain and private certificate. Some time ago (I don't remember any changes, but I tend not to remember things) I started to get ...
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Huge Outgoing traffic on windwos azure [closed]

I have a vm on Windows Azure running centos6 as dev node, and have recently experiencing a huge increase in outgoing traffic. VM was stopped and after started by 1 day it shows 236.63 GB on outgoing ...
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sql azure vs azure VM with SQLServer Express

Beside beeing cheaper is there any problem/advantages to use SQL Azure vs to use a VM with SQL Express? We are looking to setup a SQL server for more than 50 websites, do you have any ...
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NAT Traffic via my instance in Microsoft Azure

I'm working in Azure IaaS Environment I have a private network 172.16.0.0/16 in which I have few linux instances running (172.16.0.1-5) My instances are accessing the public internet on port 80 (so my ...
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RewriteRule not working properly in my ubuntu server 14.04 running in Windows Azure

In my server I kept signup.php and in htaccess I kept this thing - RewriteRule ^registration/$ signup.php [nc] However it's working fine in my Windows machine running Wamp. But not ...
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How to run azure pack portals on distributed enviroment

I installed and configured windows azure pack on 8 virtual machines, 1 component per VM, but after all installed I am trying to run the admin portal or tenant portal and both give me the same error ...
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How to configure routing between Azure virtual networks?

I'm designing an Azure environment which will contain multiple virtual networks, and a requirement is for all networks to be connected; a VM in any network should be able to talk to another VM in any ...
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mongodb keep looping while trying to sync data

I'm converting my my standalone mongodb into a replica set. I've added one more member (and I want to add two more members later, and to shutdown the primary server). My primary mongodb is running ...
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No Ping/Telnet connection between VM

I am new in Azure and have one problem which I can not solve. I tried asking on StackOverflow, but - quoting - "You will have better luck asking on ServerFault". I want several Virtual Machines to ...
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Azure Site-to-Site VPN with a Linux based router to bridge the VPN ports to a RRAS server while keeping NAT for other traffic

I am trying to get an Azure Site-to-Site VPN up and running using RRAS but require help configuring my router's iptables to bridge the VPN ports and protocols to the RRAS server without using NAT ...
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Azure VM: netsh advfirewall firewall

Being the idiot that I am, I ran netsh advfirewall firewall on our VM and managed to block all the ports. Naturally, I am no longer able to access the VM through RDP. Apart from getting the support ...
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Sql Server 2012 Disk I/O Too high

I am running SQL Server 2012 on windows azure VM Windows server 2012. This is a live Database, about 250GB, with high usage. I applied some best practice articles for the temp-db long ago, and also ...
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Communication errors while trying to replicate mongodb

I'm trying to replicate my mongodb database, I've crated 2 VM on my windows azure account. both of them are Ubuntu 14.04. I've opened 27017 port on both of them, and installed mongodb latest version. ...
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Why do I get connection timeouts to private services in Azure?

I seem to be seeing this with both my SQL Server, and my MongoDB replica set. I only get a handful a day, but it still concerns me. I am getting a timeout when trying to open a new connection to the ...
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Azure Cloud Service (Web Role) scaling and warm up?

I'm playing around with the auto-scale feature of Windows Azure and a cloud service / web role. I have run some loading tests and it seems to work. My problem is that when a new instance is activated ...
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Azure Cloud Service scaling time frame?

I'm planning to move our web site to Windows Azure and run it has a Cloud Service / Web Role. I have run some load testing and it works ok but at the moment i have some issues with the scaling ...
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Azure - Is it possible for global administrators to enforce per-subscription resource limits?

My company is moving all its internal production and development servers to Azure, and needs a way to delegate administration while at the same time keeping track of resource usage; thus, we are going ...
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Advice on backup solution for Azure virtual servers?

I need to devise a backup solution for some Azure virtual machines, in a hybrid cloud scenario (persistent VPN, Active Directory DCs present in both the company LAN and the Azure virtual network, all ...