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Azure Virtual Machine disaster recovery

I do not understand how to properly handle disaster recovery (ex: my Azure Datacenter unavailable) with Virtual Machines. For example, SqlAzure makes it pretty simple: with the Geo-Restore feature, ...
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Migrating AD Lightweight Directory Services (LDS) or ADAM data to Azure Active Directory (WAAD)

We currently have an ADAM instance that we authenticate our ASP.NET web users against. We have a requirement to replace this instance with an Azure Active Directory instance instead with a new schema ...
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backup/restore/DR scenario for Azure single instance VM?

I apologize in advance - I'm not positive I'm even asking the right questions as I'm new to Azure. I currently have a single instance azure VM with one OS disk and one data disk. I'm running it with ...
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Migrate Azure machine to Google Compute Virtual Machine

We would like to migrate our SaaS offer from Azure to Google Cloud Engine. Our current solution: Run on Windows 2012 server, while the current offering by Google enables the usage of Windows 2008 ...
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How to specify hard disk for hadoop cluster?

I installed Hadoop on one Azure VM, and it works fine by using its OS disk. However, I attached one hard disk to my VM, and I want to know how to configure Hadoop to only use this new hard disk as its ...
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How to execute unicode .sql file on azure sql via sqlcmd?

I have an Azure blog created via "Brandoo WordPress" template (wordpress website and azure sql server). All works fine, but if I populate wordpress tables from .sql file with unicode characters via ...
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What are the VPN configuration requirements for site-to-site VPN with Azure?

I'm using a Cisco RV325, and I don't have access to any bigger/better routers. My understanding is that the RV325 should still support the necessary security protocols to connect to the Azure ...
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Low disk performance in Ubuntu VM on Azure [closed]

I was evaluating Azure and it appears the Ubuntu VM I created has unexpectedly low disk performance. I noticed this because the database import took much longer compare to another Rackspace VM I'm ...
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Modifying Microsoft azure backup on Windows Server 2012 Essentials

I have been using Microsoft Azure from cloud backup of data on Windows Server 2012 Essentials. We'd now like to add more items to the backup. When using wbadmin to add items to the backup I've been ...
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vpn in azure using IKE with sha256

I need to connect to a local network from a little company (mine), to a very big company, I created a virtual network and I could connect to them using a vpn, and everything was going great till they ...
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What does “Assigned” mean in the Azure AD Application user list?

Within the Azure portal, inside an Active Tenant I have an application with users listed, of which are created in the tenant. What does the term Assigned mean? I incorrectly assumed that it meant ...
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“User with an existing Microsoft account” cannot access app using Azure AD SSO

Yesterday I followed Vittorio Bertocci's tutorial "WS-Federation in Microsoft OWIN Components – a quick start" to set up a test application using Azure AD authentication. This is my first use of ...
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~50tb of storage in Azure presented as a single Windows File Share

I have googled, the closest thing I have found so far is another SF question here: Azure Storage limitations The Goal: Move approx 50TB of storage to the cloud, present that storage as a standard ...
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How do I determine which tier of Azure Web Service my RESTful API requires? [duplicate]

My application's back end is a RESTful API which generally doesn't perform any logic, just basic CRUD on top of an SQL DB (I think I will use Azure SQL Database Service). Assuming you are given ...
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Azure Database Permissions

Is it possible to create a Server Login with a Master database user that is able to create a Server Login with a Master database user ? I have not been able to do this, I always need to use the Admin ...
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Can't access Azure VM via RDP any more

I set up an Windows Server VM on Azure last year and after having not logged in for a couple of months I tried to log in recently and strangely it told me my password was incorrect. I proceeded to ...
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Attempting to add a VNet to an Azure Website gives VPNNetworksetupfailure

When attempting to put an existing Website (newly created) on to a Virtual Network (Created as part of the process) I get a vpnnetworksetupfailure message, but no other information. This is all done ...
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Intermittent mysql database connection lost

i recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on Azure VM; and installed MYSQL Server version: 5.6.19-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 (Ubuntu) VM hardware is D-Series (1 core, 3.5 GB RAM, 50 GB SSD) My applications on ...
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Should I encrypt OS disk with BitLocker for HIPAA compliance

I am looking into hosting a HIPAA compliant web application on Azure VM's. For the database, right now I am leaning towards using a VM with SQL 2014 Standard Edition. Since TDE is not available with ...
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How to join local computer to azure virtual server domain? [closed]

Scenario: I want to migrate my servers to cloud and retire all local servers such as DC and file server. At the same time, I wish to control the network traffic to limit the clients access to Internet ...
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Is it possible to migrate Azure VM image from one Subscription to another Subscription?

I recently captured one azure vm image in one storage account, and planning to migrate this image to another storage account under a different subscription. I used PowerShell Script to run this task, ...
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How to attach SSD to Azure VM and check its type?

I created one VM with 100G SSD, but it's only D rive, which is the temporary disk. I want to attach another SSD drive to the VM, but I'm not sure its type. Is is possible to do this? Thank You
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Is it possible to make Nginx listen to different ports?

I created one Nginx with one Linux Azure VM, is it possible to make nginx listen to different ports so that when I change the port number, the content would be different. I found there would be a ...
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How to start multiple Azure VM at the same time?

I'm trying to use Powershell scripts to start multiple VMs at the same time. I only know how to start one single VM or all VMs at the same time, but in my case, I only want to make change to selected ...
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Allowing all users on the machine to use azure vpn connection?

I have a point-to-site VPN connection to an azure network. It's set up by the localadmin on the computer and only works as long as he is logged in and opened the connection. However, if another user ...
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Windows Azure linux domain

I've set up a Virtual Machine and I need to connect my domain .site.com to Windows Azure, I tried to do it with an A record using the provided IP, but the VIP address is not static, and after ...
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Is it possible to execute Azure automation runbook on Visual Studio?

I am considering about two cases. One is edit runbooks on Visual Studio, then execute them to perform Automation task directly. Another one is that edit runbooks on Visual Studio, then I use ...
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Can I execute Azure Automation Runbook on PowerShell?

Actually I want to run these runbooks by myself, not relying on Automation Part. In this case, I can choose when to deploy them, and also it is flexible for me to choose variables. It would be better ...
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Windows Azure Automation problems about job action 'Activate'

I am testing a runbook on Automation, but it was suspended. The details show : The job action 'Activate' cannot be run, because the process stopped unexpectedly. The job action was attempted 3 times. ...
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Copy data from Azure AD to vm AD?

Currently I only have Azure AD that work with Office 365. Now I am planning to create a vm to use RADIUS server. I need to copy user and groups from Azure AD to vm AD. So, how can I do that? I read ...
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Azure backup folder exclusion

I tried to find a way to do it, but I am not sure if it's possible or not. Using Recovery services on Azure, I installed the Microsoft Azure Backup Agent on an IIS server. We have multiple websites ...
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How to clone image and data for VM on Azure?

I'm trying to find a way to clone the image of one VM on Azure. I knew some information about 'sysprep' and Linux system, but those require delete the previous VM. In my case, I don't want to delete ...
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Q: How do I set up a VPN to a PC in Windows Azure?

I have followed these Steps on setting up a VPN Connection on Window Server 2008 but I cannot connect. I got this error :Error 800. When I tried to follow what this Troubleshooting Guide says, still ...
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Connect clients to Azure Virtual Network (point to site)

I'm started using the Azure Virtual Network (Point-to-Site), I successfully implemented the VPN and I can connect from my Windows 8 to a Virtual Machine. Now I want to connect several users (no ...
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Azure IO performance sql server [duplicate]

We are in the process of migrating our on-premises sql server to Azure and I am having trouble with the IO performance. I have created a new D14 instance and attached 16 virtual disks at 100GB in ...
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PTR for Linux VM on Azure

I have a Linux (Ubuntu) virtual machine running on Azure and this machine runs a website that sends email to registered users. This emails are greylisted on some mailning services. After some ...
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hMailServer SMTP installed in LAN, clients in LAN can send Email but clients from the Internet cannot

I had checked the troubleshooting guide and many posts here and could not find solution so far. I had setup a network in Azure Cloud with 2 VMs, 1 of which is domain controller and the other is Web ...
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webjob and a virtual machine communication in azure

I have an Azure Webjob that has been deployed in an Azure website, I also got virtual machine that is hosting a MongoDB database on port 27017 which can be accessed for all the virtual machines under ...
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403 Forbidden Error on Azure Linux virtual machine [closed]

I am trying to access the freshly created virtual machine on azure via winscp and putty, through putty I am able to access the VM but via winscp I get following error, Proxy Error: 403 Forbidden. I ...
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Routing Help Needed - Site to Site VPN

I have successfully established an IPsec Site-to-Site VPN tunnel between our On-Prem network (Gateway, Cisco RV220W) and Azure. However I am hitting a knowledge gap with regards to setting up the ...
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User Account Not Listed in Gateway / or expecting IP address?

I’m trying to connect to my first VM that I've created on Azure. These are the steps I went through: When trying to connect I get this screen: It correctly lists the remote computer address ...
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how to swap VM disks in azure?

I've have recreated a virtual machine in azure, when I did it azure assigned an OS disk to the VM which is normal and obvious, and I have a disk from my previous virtual machine. for now I got two ...
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Azure - how to route traffic away from a server during an update

What's the best practice for routing traffic away from an Azure website / role when you want to run an update. Would you simply route away traffic using the Traffic Manager and wait the 5 minutes or ...
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Azure Traffic Manager TTL - what does it mean for downtime

The default TTL on Azure Traffic Manager is 5 minutes by default. Does this mean that when a server (endpoint) goes down then people won't get routed to a working server for up to 5 mins?
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How do I detach a disk from an Azure VM so I can re-attach it to another?

I have an Azure VM with a data disk attached and mounted in a folder in c:\ - the VM is bricked after uninstalling .NET 4.5 (don't do that on 2012 R2). I have created a new VM. Now how do I detach my ...
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Azure Backup Failures

We use Azure to backup some of our servers. We had 2 servers backing up successfully and tonight had to switch the Azure account they were backing up to - pretty straight forward. Now the backup ...
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Azure java sdk : permission denied(public key) when trying to ssh to vm

I have created a virtual machine using this sdk: https://github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-java. While I can normally ssh to virtual machines created by hand, the ones created by code using this sdk ...
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Sudden SQL Azure performance issues

I'm using New Relic to monitor one of my sites, and about every two weeks my Apdex drops through the floor. This appears to be down to SQL Azure. What I know: Requests Per Minute are the same as ...
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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? ...