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Nginx: [emerg] “server” directive is not allowed here in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:76

The Nginx configuration is just like the default: I couldn't find any clue about this error. Can anyone help me? Any help would be grateful. Thank You.
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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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How do I backup a windows azure virtual machine?

How do I backup a windows azure virtual machine? I would like to schedule daily backups of system state that could be restored if needed. Data can be backed via Azure Backup, but not system it seems.
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Failing to connect to azure vm [closed]

What am I missing I have set up my endpoints. I have added the vip to my hosts file. ***.**.***.** nh2cr #vm on azure Yet when I try to go to http://nh2cr/ I get webpage is not available error. ...
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sysprep failure on Windows Server 2008

Before deploying a Azure VM Role, we need to perform %windir%\system32\sysprep\sysprep.exe /generalize /oobe /shutdown But in my case the sysprep fails with the log file ...
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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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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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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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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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Exim4 E-mail server in Azure can not receive emails [closed]

I'm running one VM in one cloud service, the system of this VM is Linux, and it runs Exim4 e-mail server. The server can send e-mails, but when people want to send the e-mail back, it got this ...
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Storing sql credentials inside an azure subscription

I am wanting to clone a copy of our production database onto our QA server as part of our continuous integration program. There doesn't appear to be a method in Azure to clone a database just yet so ...
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Azure traffic manager not routing to Brazil South [closed]

I have a number of website setup around the Azure network, Western Europe, Southeast Asia and Brazil South. I have configured the traffic manager for performance to each of these websites, it works ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Azure Linux VM: How to resize primary OS disk?

The default Ubuntu 14.04 came with 29GB on the OS volume, I want a smaller one, e.g. 8GB, how to resize this? Should I need to make my own VHD? We have 13 Linux Ubuntu VMs with disk usage similar to ...
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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 - 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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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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Azure sites getting constant “connection with the server was reset” error

I have several web sites hosted on Microsoft Azure, and have been When you load the first page in a session, it instantly fails to load (as if you’re offline). Firefox gives the error details of ...
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Wildfly 8.1.0 Final freezes (keeps connections forever / Channel was closed mid chunk)

I have just migrated an application from JBoss 7.1.1 to Wildfly 8.1.0 Final. But now from time to time (like every 2 days) Wildfly freezes, and I have to restart it. My application is basically ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Azure equivalent of AWS tags?

Is there an equivalent of AWS EC2 tags for Azure? For example, if an account wanted to assign name=value pairs to an Azure machine and then subsequently query them.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...