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Reset password for Azure virtual machine

I forgot my user account to log in to my Azure Virtual Machine. From the new portal I tried the option "Reset password" entering a new user and password. However, I get the notification: Failed to ...
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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 multiple VM with same Virtual Public IP and Host name mapped to Virtual Public IP

I am running following two VM's on Azure within same availability set. HOST NAME First PUBLIC VIRTUAL IP (VIP) ADDRESS 104.xx.xx.26 HOST NAME Second PUBLIC VIRTUAL IP (VIP) ADDRESS 104.xx.xx.26 On ...
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What is Azure Cloud Services and how is supposed to be used? [on hold]

So this is really bugging me because I don't even understand what the cloud service is supposed to be used for? Each VM I create gets a cloud service and apparently I can add VMs to an already ...
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Should an Azure VM have an Internal IP address of 100.x.x.x not 172.x.x.x or 10.x.x.x?

I have a Windows Azure host that has an internal IP address of 100.x.x.x. I would assume that this is conflicting with external hosts with the same net mask. Is there any assurance that I will not ...
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Connecting to Oracle DB hosted on Windows 8.1 Azure VM

I have a windows 8.1 vm created on azure, it has 14 GB of memory and 200 some GB storage. I have installed Oracle with a templated database onto it. Everything is fine with the installation and I can ...
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unable to join server to existing domain in azure within virtual network

I have created a Virtual Network on Azure and have created two VM's within the Virtual network, with IP's 10.0.0.4 and 10.0.0.5. I have added Active Directory role to a one of the VM's and promoted it ...
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“Maximum number of items that can be serialized or deserialized in an object graph” when executing GetMsolUser -All

I have an office 365 tenant on which I execute the following command Get-MsolUser -All on server A I get get-msoluser : The formatter threw an exception while trying to deserialize the message: ...
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Cannot connect to OpenFire server remotely

I have the following setup An Azure VM running windows that has OpenFire installed and configured. I have turned the firewall off on this VM. I have enabled the end points for the VM in the Azure ...
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Issue removing detached VHD from premium Azure Storage in portal

I created a VM (Premium/DS3) and attached other premium disks that I no longer need. When I detach the disks from the VM and attempt to remove them from the Azure Portal I get the following error: ...
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How Do I Troubleshoot Azure VPN Without Access to Peer's VPN Device?

I have a rather (relatively) tricky situation: I have to get a VPN tunnel up, between my virtual machines on an Azure subnet and servers behind a telco's VPN gateway. I chose to use the in-built VPN ...
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Azure public/private dns resolution

Does anybody know if Azure has the same capability as AWS to resolve an external DNS hostname to the public IP address of the instance outside the network of the instance, and to the private IP ...
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Is a single instance VM with a SLA possible in Azure with 3rd party software?

I understand that single instance VMs aren't eligible for an SLA in Azure. For the SMB customers who have important applications that weren't built well enough (Sage 50 in my case) to allow you to ...
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Estimating costing for entities on Azure VMs [duplicate]

We are looking of moving our hosting solution over to Azure (we are a microsoft dev house so it makes sense). It just seems difficult to estimate costing for our hosting solution. To give a simple ...
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Can I use SQL Server Enterprise Edition on VM Azure for production use

I have Microsoft BizSpark subscription in which I received Azure credits as well. I created a Virtual machine on it and I am planning to install SQL Server Enterprise edition which I see available ...
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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 implement 2 factor Authentication for Azure Virtual Network VPN? [closed]

hoping someone can help point me in the right direction. I have an azure virtual network and have downloaded the VPN client. However we would really like to add 2 factor authentication as a ...
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Strange URL in Azure Error Log

Why is this url: http://www.zescience.com, that has nothing to do with my website or Wordpress blog in my RawLogs dump? #Fields: date time s-sitename cs-method cs-uri-stem cs-uri-query s-port ...
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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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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 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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How to reset root password on a Linux VM on Windows Azure?

I have a Linux VM running for over a year on Azure. I have forgotten the password to my account. I am however still able to ssh into the vm as it has my ssh key. Note that the root account does not ...
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Certain web sites are blocked on all Azure Virtual Windows Machines

I have only tested on the east coast data center. If you have an azure virtual machine, login to it then open any browser and attempt to go to: http://www.expedia.com You will see the following ...
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Azure Load Balancer, Internal Network Limits

The Issue: Cannot create sufficient socket connections to VMs, going from Azure VM -> Azure VM. There have been a few questions about Azure Load Balancer, perhaps because there is currently little ...
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Azure: Publishing Deployment Update to Cloud Service Removes instances

I'm doing some testing on Azure cloud services with one of the sample apps they provide. I've deployed it as a cloud service with two instances but, whenever I update my app and republish the ...
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Azure VM - can't connect after ipconfig /release

I was having some intermittent trouble connecting from my Azure VM to an on premise SQL Server instance and, without really thinking about the consequences, I ran ipconfig /release.. Now I can't ...
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Can't connect Windows Azure VM with MySQL On-premise

I have a VM on Windows Azure with Windows 2008 R2, and I'm trying to open a connection to an on-premise MySQL database hosted on another network. We cleared the VM's public IP (the one displayed on ...
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Configure Jetty to host simple HTML page

On my Azure VM I have a Jetty server that is hosting my Java servlet which is deployed on /opt/jetty/webapps/myservlet.war pointing to example.cloudapp.net/myservlet. In addition I want to host a ...
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Two Azure disks have the same LUN

I am trying to set up SQL Server on an Azure VM (that has an SSD) per the following articles: Performance Best Practices for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines Using SSDs in Azure VMs to store SQL ...
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Share SSL certificate between VM

I have a SSL certificate for example.com, and I want to protect with it: My home page (example.com) running on a VM in Azure My servlet (servlet.example.com) which is running on a different VM (but ...
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Cannot connect to Openfire server on Azure

I have an OpenFire server running on an Azure VM but I cannot connect to it externally. I have opened the 5222/5223 endpoints on the VM portal and even turned the firewall off on the VM itself. If I ...
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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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creating vm fail if vm type is different than other VMs in the Virtual Network

My Azure configuration: Virtual Network: VN VN suppose to contain 3 virtual machines 2 of type DS2 1 of type A3 After creating the first 2 successfully (both under the same virtual network and ...
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can plain old Remote Desktop be used to connect to Azure VM?

Am new to Azure. Added new VM. To connect to it, have to open https://manage.windowsazure.com and then do connect command. Would like to save time and use good old Remote Desktop command from my ...
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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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Azure public endpoint SSL termination

In Azure, is there any way to set up an HTTPS endpoint directly on the public VIP, as opposed to joining each VM to a load balanced set, so that I can associate this endpoint with the SSL certificate ...
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Place application files in OS disk azure VM

I'm new in azure VM and need advice from the expert. Is it good if placing the application file (website file) in OS disk azure VM? how about the performance ? I tested by placing only 1 site but ...
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Azure Backup VM - Can't restore

I have successfully used Azure Backup to backup my Azure IaaS VM but i can't recover it because it states "You must specify a storage account" My storage account is definitely in the same region as ...
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Azure Linux VM Backup Failing [closed]

I am trying to setup backups for my linux VMs in Azure. I am doing it through the Recovery Services facility. All my Linux VMs are discovered and successfully registered. But when the backup jobs ...
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Azure AD Connect's sync group needs users at the top level

It would seem that users need to be at the top level of the Sync Group to actually get synchronized. So if I have another group inside the sync group, for example "Marketing", the users inside the ...
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Need users to stay connected to the domain even if they temporarily lose Internet connection

We need to join our users to a domain but they are traveling a lot and often get disconnected from the Internet. I read about "offline domain join" to help them join without contacting a DC, but is it ...
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can't remote desktop to new Azure virtual machine

How can I remote desktop to a virtual windows machine that I just created on Azure? ..because I want to move a VisualBasic web app and VisualBasic windows app from my old physical Windows server2008 ...
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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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Azure VM and Web App in VNET VPN, changing IP and automatic start of vpn

To connect Web App to VM I created a Vnet (point 2 site). Web app can see VM now, but: it can access it just through an IP and not the host name. To use host name, I found info that I have to setup ...
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See what Azure Cloud Backup is actually backing up

I have a client where I've recently implemented Azure Backup as their offsite backup solution. The server does about 400 MB of backups over the weekends, when there isn't anyone in the office. Does ...
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Website deployment to China

I'm trying to deploy a website to Azure China. I just downloaded the publish profile from my Azure China account and use Visual Studio to deploy via Web Deploy using the profile, stock standard. It ...
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Azure memory overhead

Question: what is the effective overhead of Windows Azure? Problem: If memory is swapped out often, the application will come to a grinding halt. Renting a larger instance costs money. By knowing ...
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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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Azure hosted website certificate chain (comodo) intermittently doesn't send full chain

We host a website in azure. The service we host has 6 instances. On that service we have added a certificate that covers the site, and has an authentication chain that looks like: our certificate ...
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Can't connect to azure vm's through network discovery

Can't connect to azure vm's through network discovery. I have enabled: Function Discovery Resource publication SSDP Discovery Upnp Device host and DNS client I have turned off all of the firewalls, ...