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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

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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Are Windows Azure data centres ANSI/TIA-942 IV certified? [on hold]

As the question asks, I can't think of any more padding to the question!
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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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VPN not working

I have configured my Windows Server 2008 SP1 on Azure to be the VPN Server following this process Tutorial but my client PC is giving me error Error Code: 789 which it's solutions are not working. 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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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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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 ...
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Azure VM belonging to multiple cloud services

I am brand new to Azure and still trying to figure everything out so please excuse my ignorance. I'm trying to take one VM running IIS and to host multiple websites on it, each with a different SSL ...
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Azure vm keeps stopping itself [closed]

I have an Azure VM (A5), which uses Windows Server 2012 R2. It used to be %100 up, but when I signed for the RemoteApp demo, It started to stop itself like, every 24 hours. I use the server as a web ...
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How can I stop Azure from randomly replacing network cards on VMs?

Azure seem to have the habit of randomly changing the hardware configuration of virtual machines, without telling anything to the user. This is of course mentioned in the documentation, although ...
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Branch office Connectivity issues

We have two offices. One in The Netherlands and one in India. In each office we have pretty good internet connection (~20Mbps). The major problem we face is cross office connectivity. Skype calls ...
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Installing Application Request Routing via WebPICmd On Azure Web Role

As the title indicates, I created a startup task in my Azure Web Role to install ARR on the servers, here is the command: >WebPiCmd /install /Products:"ARRv3_0" it works locally on my machine, ...
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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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Azure VM crashed and I recovered the VHD however cloud-init prevents me from booting it locally

One of our VM's suddenly was stuck at 100% CPU load and was unable to be reached from SSH. Rebooting did not help, nor did creating a new VM from the existing VHD. I downloaded the VHD. However, I'm ...
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Azure - can't link VM to site-to-site vpn

I'm experimenting with setting up an azure site-to-site vpn. I had a test server already set up and working in a subscription. The server had internet access but no vpn link. I ran through the ...
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Public Reserved IP won't Assign

I've gone through the steps of reserving an IP. New-AzureReservedIP -ReservedIPName RIP1 -Label "reserved for MYAPP-Web1" -Location "East US" I confirm it's there Get-AzureReservedIP Address: ...
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Pull Office 365 Users to Active Directory

I am currently working with an existing Office 365 subscription that needs to have a new instance of Windows Server 2012 R2 in Azure manage the users through Active Directory. The server 2012 VM is ...
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Failure in PHP_MINIT_FUNCTION(Wincache) with Wordpress, Microsoft Azure and IIS

I'm starting experience very annoying downtimes with my Wordpress installation hosted in a shared environment in Microsoft Azure PAAS, where PHP is executed under IIS. First of all I tried to ...
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SNI and wildcard SSL certificates on the same server with IIS

I'd like to host a website that should listen to subdomains (e.g. sub.domain.com) together with multiple websites that live just under a second-level domain (e.g. domain2.com, domain3.com) with IIS ...