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Email account terminology

I know how to perform basic through to fairly advanced tasks in on-premises and cloud-based Exchange systems but I still sometimes get confused when trying to use the terminology. Here's what I think ...
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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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Azure IO performance

We have a number of Windows Server virtual machines that we use for .NET and Java development and QA. I find Azure attractive for the obvious reasons but mainly for the opportunity to reduce ...
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Logging in with local admin account after joining domain

I was under the impression that once you joined a domain that the local admin account would be disabled. I did the following in Azure: Created Windows Server 2012 R2 instance and promoted to domain ...
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How to use traffic manager to failover a custom service endpoint?

I want to provide a failover proof URL for my service endpoint to users using traffic management. I have a service instance running at http://vm1.cloudapp.net/myservice:8888/index.html. If this ...
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Azure VMs and Min requirements

Whats the story with VMs running on Azure, they offer a number of teirs of resources, however it appears that they offer resources below what is recommended as the minimum for the OS i.e. Standard ...
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Cannot Login RDC: An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x8007001f)

I signed up with Azure and fired up a couple of Windows Server 2012 VMs. As I'm signed up with my Microsoft account and it automatically created a user “karl” (my first name) with my MS account ...
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AD Replica DC Promotion Stall

I recently inherited infrastructure duties for a small startup I am working with. My traditional role has been development, so bear with me... I was hoping to start off on the right foot, and get ...
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Detach Disk from deleted virtual machine

I had an Virtual Machine running in Azure for a couple of weeks and suddenly it stopped responding. I shut it down and tried to restart it but that failed saying the VM faulted. I then deleted the ...
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how to set ftp in azure vm windows server 2012

I created an azure vm and installed filezilla server to it. I could not get list of my directory. I search to serverfault and i find i must set an end point for port 6000 and allow this port in ...
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rename VM azure DNS of cloudApp [on hold]

I have installed a cloud app on Azure portal. I have to change DNS name from xyz.cloudapp.net to abc.cloudapp.net in Azure cloudapp.
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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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Database connection time out intermittently between Azure web role and Sql server in Azure VM

I have an Azure cloud service web application with a web role with two instances. The database is being hosted in a virtual machine in Azure in the same data center (Amsterdam). I have end-point ...
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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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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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Avoiding overage charges on Windows Azure?

I've got an MSDN subscription; I'd like to play with Windows Azure; I don't particularly want to pay (more) for it. I'm not looking for 5-nines uptime. Is there any way to avoid being Slashdotted ...
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Proper way to backup my Azure VM?

I need to backup atleast 4 VM's I have on the Azure platform. Each are for different companies but, I have to provide weekly backups. Should I purchase disk space and attach each VM to this disk space ...
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How to create a Windows 2008 VM for uploading to Azure?

I have an existing Windows 2008 R2 (64 bit) machine chugging along. I want to create a VM image of this physical machine so that I can upload it to Azure for scalability purposes. I've found ways to ...
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Public port 80 targeting private port 3000 on Azure Linux

I have a Ruby on Rails website on Azure Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) that works perfectly from this address: http://mydomain.cloudapp.net:3000 I want to get rid of the port in the address, and redirect it ...
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Windows Azure Virtual Machine with GoDaddy Custom Domains

I asked this question (on SO by accident): I am having problems setting up a custom domain (purchased on GoDaddy.com) with an Azure virtual machine (on which I plan on running multiple websites.) ...
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move all postgresql pgdata or only pg_xlog to raid0 and configuration of effective_io_concurrency in Azure

I setup 4 disks RAID0 in Azure VM (D11, 2 cores, 14GB ram) and moved pg_xlog to the RAID array and the rest of the pgsql/data on the OS disk which is a single disk. I wonder can I configure ...
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Azure Pack Websites Default Website

Does anybody know if it is possible to configure a default URL associated with the Front End of an Azure Pack Web Sites cloud? So rather than getting the ugly 404 Not Found IIS page, a redirect to ...
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Running multiple Ruby on Rails web apps on a single Azure VM

I have 5 Ruby on Rails web apps and I want to run them from a single Azure Linux VM in order to save expenses. Actually I wanted to run them as Web Apps but Ruby on Rails is not yet supported. I am ...
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Microsoft Azure Backup - which files are being backed up - logs

There is a similar Q (Microsoft Azure Backup - Where are the Logs? - but pertains to errors only). That directory is correct but doesn't contain anything else. So my question is actually about the ...
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Web deploy fails on Azure Pack Websites v2 rollup 7

I have setup an Azure Pack Website cloud, and almost everything is working (creating websites, publishing by git, tenant etc...). Except Web Deploy and creating an application from the marketplace. I ...
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Connecting to Azure with PowerShell

How do you connect to Azure with Powershell? I'm specifically referring to the Service Manager system, not with Resource Manager. Also, does it make more sense to use certificates or connect with a ...
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Azure platform install

Can we install a version of azure locally? In other words, can we manage an independent azure cloud? I am using the emulator. But I want a real azure system.
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How to check how many virtual processors a Windows Server 2003 (D13) VM on Azure is using?

When we say a Azure D13 instance has 8 cores, it refers to virtual processors, right? I have uploaded a Windows Server 2003 virtual hard disk (VHD) & created a D13 virtual machine based on that ...
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Load average spike causes very slow response on web application

we've a vm in Azure with D11(2 cores, 14GB ram) size to host our company new web erp system that consist of jboss and postgresql installed on centos 7, only 14 users login concurrently. From time to ...
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Windows Azure Ubuntu - 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_cmd error while making an FTP connection

I have created a VM on Windows Azure and running Ubuntu on that I have been able to successfully communicate using the http protocol on port 80 However, I am not able to make a successful FTP ...
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Azure VM outbound IP

Does anyone know what controls the outbound ip address of a VM in an ARM deployment? The deployment I am working on has only a single public ip which is assigned to a load balancer. Some VM's are ...
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Azure Web App Latency

I have a simple Azure Web App setup using a single Standard Small Instance type in Central US region. The site itself is running a node.js website. I noticed google crawl was reporting average ...
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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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Run shell command on Azure Linux VM from PowerShell

I have a Linux server on Microsoft Azure. It's an Ubuntu 14 Server. Apparently, I've done something wrong with the UFW (firewall) configuration and now I can't ssh into machine at all. I need to ...
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Conservative Azure Windows VM to Run SQL Server 2008 R2 [duplicate]

For testing purposes I need to set up three Azure Windows VMs to each run an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 each holding one DB of approx 100GB. There will be quite a few complex stored ...
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Azure Web App holds file giving Access Denied [closed]

I am running on Microsoft Azure Web App setup with Git deployment. Recently, my deployments started to fail because of one file being locked. I tried to delete it from the console, from FTP, killing ...
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Import-Module Azure fails

I am trying to work with Windows Azure PowerShell module on Windows 8.1. I have downloaded and installed the Azure module and in start I can run and use the "Windows Azure PowerShell" which is a PS ...
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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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How can i create a low disk space alert on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter virtual machine running in Azure. Recently, one of my disks ran out of space. How can i setup a notification system to alert me when one of the disk drives ...
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Creating Virtual Network Azure - The Gateway was not created

It's been sitting at "THE GATEWAY WAS NOT CREATED." for hours after creating a Virtual Network in Azure. Is this normal? What should I do? We previously created a network in the wrong DC, it didn't ...
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Can't see my Azure VMs listed in PowerShell

Whenever I try to get a list of VMs I have running in Azure, they aren't showing up when I use PowerShell to list them. I know they are they exist because I see them in the portal but when I connect ...
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Microsoft Azure and Glassfish

I am having a problem with Azure database and glassfish. Azure database is closing the connection with glassfish pool after 2 minutes. I found the solution but I am having a hard time implementing it, ...
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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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How to backup Azure VM in a Resource Group?

Is is possible to backup or take a snapshot of a VM created with the Azure preview portal in a Resource Group (not classic/CloudService-based ones)? These new VMs are not visible from the old portal, ...
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How to debug where an SSL connection is getting lost?

The big picture is I'm trying to setup an SSL connection for a subdomain, if I go to currently if I go to the non-secure url the website works, but if requeset https://sub.domain.com there is no ...
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Non Azure VPS connecting to an Azure SQL Server

Ive got a VPS running a web application where its performance is being slowed incredibly by the SQL Server that is installed alongside it. I want to use Azure SQL Server to host the database there and ...
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Is it possible to create a VPN link between AZURE VNET and AWS VPC?

As I found solutions on making site-to-site VPN between Azure and AWS using a software VPN server, I'm asking myself if it's possible to connect the VPN gateways (Azure VNET / AWS VPC) directly. Is ...
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Single access point for several azure vm's

Is there a way to set up a single entry point that will direct me to one of the open machines? I have a number of VM's that are used by a number of different people. Rather than having them log into ...
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Rename virtual network on Azure

Is there a way to rename an existing virtual network on Azure? Via powershell, for instance. I see no options in the portal UI, and I've already setup a sizeable deployment within the existing ...
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Trigger an update with Azure PowerShell DSC Extension

I'm using the DSC Extension in Azure to configure the VM's and on first deployment that works fine. However, if I've made an error in the DSC script or need to amend it I am having trouble ...