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What is the difference between Windows Azure Active Directory Sync vs Office 365 sync

My client has half deployed instances of Windows Azure Active Directory, and Office 365 synchronization technologies. I have yet to unravel how much is overlapping, or what isn't. Based on my ...
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AD sync to Azure AD: “AccountEnabled” is invalid

I am syncing our local AD (from SBS 2011) to Azure AD using the DirSync tool, but since a few days I get an error like the following (translated from local language): The object can't be updated ...
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IAM / AWS Access control via Windows Azure Active Directory

I am trying to figure out how to configure IAM in Amazon AWS to use Windows Azure Active Directory. I found ...
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Can a Win2012 R2 domain controller be used as the AD FS host in Single Sign-On integration to Azure AD?

I have upgraded our Active Directory from Win2008 R2 to Win2012 R2 in preparation for an integration with Azure Active Directory. I know the integration can be done with Win2008 R2, but I figured ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How do I configure Azure Active Directory to provide Windows Authentication in multi-tenant IIS ASP.NET web apps?

I have been doing some tests with Azure Active Directory trial license in my data center. Our company has our own hosting services and physical hardware, and for now we would like to keep it that way ...
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Office 365 with Azure AD - can I allow SSO for another 3rd party SAML app externally?

I'm shooting a little blind here in that I'm not an Azure expert and don't really mess with it yet beyond O365 and DirSync. We have a 3rd party app written in Ruby on Rails that they are saying is ...
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Add properties to Azure Active Directory User “Work Info” tab

Within Azure Active Directory, if I create a new Active Directory and begin to manually add users, I have visibility of a number of fields: However, there are way more tabs/fields on the server ...
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Error deleting Azure Directory - associated with existing Trial Subscription which is owned by a deleted account

Steps taken so far: Created a new Azure Organizational account called: name@company.onmicrosoft.com Started a Free Azure Trial, with credit card details. This created a single Directory with the new ...
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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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Trouble passing Trustwave PCI Scan due to BEAST vulnerability

I'm at my wits end with this one! I am not a CI/networking person to begin with, and so I apologize if I am asking the wrong question/giving the wrong information. I am working on trying to get a ...
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Setting up reverse DNS correctly and testing it

I have a mail server which I setup reverse DNS on an Azure service. The IP of the server points back to email.example.com which is what I set it to. I also set my local host name and welcome message ...
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Azure IIS: Enable Rewrite to achieve subdomains and 404 on images an scripts

I'm desperately trying to make my Azure Web App accessible via subdomains. It seems that I cannot map multiple subdomains on Azure for each Virtual Application/Folder of my shared Web App instance. I ...
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Can't rdp into new ( or old ) Azure VM

I have an Azure account with a VM on it. I haven't used it in about 8 months. I tried to connect today but it wont take my creds. Now I'm not entirely sure that I have my password correct, pretty ...
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SSH freezes when idle for a time

Connecting from Ubuntu Desktop x64 14.04's ssh client to an Ubuntu Server 14.04 x64 SSH server on Microsoft Azure. Unfortunately when it is connected and left idle for a time; the connection freezes ...
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Deallocated Azure VM Loses IPv4 DNS Address

I deallocate my development Azure VMs every night to conserve my credits. My VMs are all on one vnet using a domain controller. Since it is on the subnet, the domain controllers address never changes. ...
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Create VM on New Azure Portal from Captured sysprep Image Or Allocate Reserved IP on Old

I have an image captured from a VM of a 2012 Server that has had Sysprep executed. Using the old Azure portal (https://manage.windowsazure.com) I've been able to create new VM - all my tests ...
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Azure intermittent outbound connection failure to EC2

I have three Linux VMs (Ubuntu 14.04) running in a vnet, like this: Host Internal IP External IP prod1 10.0.1.1 104.45.234.56 <---\__ load balanced prod2 ...
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require two-step verification for Azure subscription administrators

How can I enforce that all Azure subscription administrators have two-step verification enabled. For example, as an owner of a private GitHub repository, I can audit if everyone is using two-factor ...
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Move home directory on Azure Linux VM

I continue to encounter an issue moving my home directory to a new disk on a CentOS VM on Azure. On creation the server is configured to use a SSH key for authentication and the "no password" option ...
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Connect to Azure Linux VM from my Windows 7 [on hold]

I just created a Linux VM with Azure Windows and I want to access the Linux desktop. I can access it with PuTTY now, but I need to access it by opening the GUI of Linux desktop.
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SharePoint Azure over internet

We are working on our SharePoint 2013 Azure internal sites to make internet accessible. Here are the steps performed: Assigned a public IP and created DNS entry. Host name is getting resolved to ...
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Path to mysqldump on Azure VM?

I've set up a VM running MySQL Server (Community Edition) on Azure. My CMS (Perch) has a backup module, which uses mysqldump to back up the database. However, the default options don't seem to be ...
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Opening port 8000 for WCF on Azure

I created a virtual instance on Azure and deployed a couple of WCF services for testing, and also installed IIS. Then I added TCP endpoints for ports 80, 8000, and 8001. The services run on ports ...
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Hibernate Windows Azure VM (IAAS)

I am a developer and use an Azure VM for my main development platform. To save the company some money I thought I might shut it down at weekends etc. but often I have many programs etc open that I'd ...
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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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Why can't I ssh to the Ubuntu VM in azure?

I created a fresh VM with Ubuntu 14.04 image in windows azure. I'm trying to connect the VM with with ssh. But it showing something like. Can you help me to understand on what went wrong here? Here ...
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sharing folder for team foundation server in azure [closed]

I have setup an Azure VM with Win 2008 server and TFS(Team Foundation Server) 2012. TFS application build requires an UNC path to drop the EXE. For this I have configured a shared folder in the same ...
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Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest

I'm building a test environment containing multiple Active Directory domains in the same forest, but I'm having strange issues while trying to add a child domain to the forest root domain. All ...
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What are the network prerequisites for Windows Azure Pack

I have followed many articles to install and config windows azure pack distributed, But every time I finish configuring everything, the azure pack is not working and give me different errors, seams to ...
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How can I configure an Azure VM to securely host Mongo for connection to a web role [closed]

I would like to run Mongo DB in Azure. I looked into the hosted version, but the price is high, so I'd like to run my own MongoDB for use with an Azure Web Role. I would like the Mongo DB to remain ...
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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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Server returning 404 for only Baiduspider

I recently updated my website to enforce HTTPS for all requests. Everything appears to be working well after this change but Baidu's web crawler (Baiduspider) is receiving a 404 for all requests. ...
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Why would azure be restarting website when I do a deployment slot swap?

I've a .net 4.5 website running on Azure Websites. I've a staging deployment set up. I warm up both sites and then I run the swap process (both from azure portal and from Azure powershell). No matter ...
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apt-get hangs when trying to install Passenger on new Ubuntu 14.04

I setup a completely new Azure Ubuntu 14.04 server. After following the instructions here: https://www.phusionpassenger.com/documentation/Users%20guide%20Standalone.html#install_on_debian_ubuntu On ...
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When should one use the following: Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com? [closed]

I had asked this question on StackOverflow. It was suggested to post it here too. When should one use the following: Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Microsoft Azure and Salesforce.com? Please share ...
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How to install AV on existing Azure VM using agent tools?

If I already deployed a VM, how can I use the VM agent to install an antivirus software from the Azure marketplace (i.e. McAfee)? There must be some Powershell command or something but everything I've ...
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How to assign a reserved / static public IP Address to a virtual machine on Azure

I am running this command on Azure Power Shell to assign a reserved public IP to an existing virtual machine: PS C:\> Get-AzureVM -ServiceName sk-cs-name -Name sk-vm-name | Set-AzurePublicIP ...
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Options to share a folder between Azure VM & local PC

I have an Azure VM on line, do you know a way to share a folder between this VM and a local PC? for technical reasons we cannot use remote desktop to connect the user Any ideas will be welcomed ...
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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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Do you need to plan for Disk failure when using Storage Pools on Azure?

I'm creating a new Storage Pool and Virtual Disk on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine on Azure. Can I just pick the Simple layout which doesn't account for a single disk failure because none of my ...
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Accessing an alternative Azure domain / portal as a co-admin

A customer added me as a co-admin so I can manage their account (deploy our product, etc.). I need to access their portal UI, but I don't see a way to get there after I am logged on to Azure. Even ...
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Missing menu items for Azure SQL tables within SQL Server Management Studio?

I have a table (say Table1) that is replicated via SQL Data Sync Agent across a local SQL Server 2012 as well as an Azure SQL Server (part of Microsoft Azure). Everything about Table1 (schema, table ...
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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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AAD Sync not able to connect to online service using powershell

When trying to connect to my Office 365 tenant using connect-msolservice from powershell I get the following error: Connect-MsolService : The HTTP request was forbidden with client authentication ...
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Intermediate SSL Certificates on Azure Websites

I have successfully configured an Extended-Validation Certificate on an Azure Website following this article: ...