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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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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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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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ARR reverse proxy to Azure Website inside Azure Cloud Service

I am trying to rewrite www.contoso.com/blog/ to a wordpress Azure Website (contosoblog.azurewebsites.net). I have completely configured all inbound and outbound rules, and have tested them locally on ...
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`azure site list` throws TypeError

Steps: azure account download azure account import MyFile (where MyFile is the downloaded publish file) azure account list (output is normal and correct) azure site list info: ...
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Is it possible to use both an ILB and an ELB (listening on the same port) in the same Azure cloud service?

I'm building a test Lync deployment on Azure; yes, I know this is not supported, hence "test". Lync Front-End servers expose two set of web services, one for internal users and one for external ones; ...
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“invalid security certificate” (ssl_error_bad_cert_domain) after PFX uploaded to Azure

My SSL certificate (purchased on godaddy) on Azure stopped working all of a sudden. I am running a standard Azure website and I previously uploaded a .pfx file and bound my custom domain to it. ...
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Trim Azure VHD size in Windows 2008

I have an azure virtual machine and due to a broken backup script, it has previously used the entire 127GB of space. My virtual machine is now only using 20GB however I'm still being charged for the ...
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Running New-RDSSessionDeployment Remotely

I'm trying to script the setup of a remote desktop deployment into Azure. I'm using Powershell remoting to connect to the WinRM endpoint on the VM's and execute remote Powershell. For the most part ...
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Azure Point-to-Site VPN but no DNS

I've got: an Azure Virtual Network, an Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller on that network, a Point-to-Site VPN set up for that network all the way so that I can connect to it from my local ...
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SQL Azure Automated Backups doesn't work

I configured automated export of my SQL azure db, but backups are not created. Also, I'am resieved this mail. Automated SQL Export failed for [servername]:[dbname] at 25.09.2013 23:06:45. The ...
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Site-to-site VPN between Azure Virtual Network and a Cisco RV016

I'm attempting to configure a Cisco RV016 router to connect to an Azure Virtual Network to create a site-to-site VPN, but it's not working. I'm aware that a Cisco RV016 is not in the list of ...
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Azure Backup Cannot Modify Policy - Missing Drive Letters

We've recently done some drive swapping on our server. As a result, several drive letters and paths no longer exist. Azure Backup Agent won't let me modify my policy. The policy contains some of ...
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HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), Azure and HTTP Strict Transport Security IIS Module

Question: How do you properly install and configure HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) in an Azure website? Apparently for IIS the method to use is to install this module: ...
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Can't see other VHDs after detaching another. Azure Ubuntu VM

We have encountered high Disk IO on our Ubuntu 14.04 VM's running mongoDB. On Windows Azure. To solve this issue we have changed the VM size from A2 to A3 (to add the additional data discs) and ...
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test connection status and speed between azure vm and client

We have some VMs up and running, but we are seeing slow performance on some of them. We are unsure if it is a VM problem (Azure overloaded), an intermediate network problem or a problem on the client ...
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How to set up MS Azure VPN with the password authentication?

I'm trying to connect to the MS Azure VPN. I installed the Client certificate and got access to the VPN network. But now I need, the system request the password when somebody is trying to connect to ...
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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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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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Connect AWS and Azure via OpenVPN

I am trying to connect two networks (AWS and Azure) together via OpenVPN. I am aware of other implementations (OpenSwan+Azure GW etc.) but I need maximal portability as I will be expanding this to ...
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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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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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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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Cannot access Azure VM endpoint

I created an Ubuntu VM in azure and installed CouchDb on port 5984. nmap localhost -p5984 shows that the port is opened. I added an endpoint for the VM with the public / private ports as 5984, but I ...
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IP Resource Errors While Building a Windows Failover Cluster on Azure

I have setup a failover cluster in Microsoft Azure on four VMs. I have two nodes in one subnet/region, one node in another subnet/region and a final node in a third subnet/region. The cluster passed ...
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Using Azure for application performance testing

I have some custom system management scripts/applications that I would like to performance test against a large number of systems (10,000+) in an effort to simulate larger-scale enterprise networks. ...
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Azure Variable Table v Temp Table

This is a bit long; but I have been working through queries figuring out where a performance issue is coming from. Appreciate you taking the time to read it. I have an application running on a ...
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How to get what IP Address Ranges used by Visual Studio Online Load Testing Agents?

I need to setup IP Whitelisting in an environment that I need to run some Visual Studio Online Load Tests on. I was able to find some documentation as to what IP Addresses Visual Studio Online ...
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Make other VMs show in Network on windows server in Azure

I'm deploying a desktop app that connects to a remote database. standard 2-tier setup, but it's not a web app. People will log in via RemoteApp. But I'm having trouble getting the app instances in ...
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Most efficient way to setup massive high-availability storage in Azure to work with multiple VMs?

I'm looking into various options for setting up massive high-availability storage in Windows Azure, to use together with my Azure VMs. The VMs need to be able to work with the storage as if were a ...
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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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truncating compressed files on some browsers

I am experiencing a weird file truncation issue on downloads from my site. I am using Azure IIAS with two Application Request Routing servers on a load balanced Azure endpoint. Those ARR servers are ...
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how to enable remote access to a MySQL server on an AZURE virtual machine

I have an AZURE virtual machine with a MySQL server installed on it running ubuntu 13.04. I am trying to remote connect to the MySQL server however get the simple error "Can't connect to MySQL server ...
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private github repo in package.json breaking azure website deployment

Trying to deploy an Express app on an Azure "web site" through Github. I have a private repository in package.json dependencies: "dependencies": { "express: "~3.4.0", ... "private-repo": ...
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Graphing/Aggregating IIS Logs from Windows Azure

I've got IIS logging etc enabled in my Azure Web Roles - so they're there in case i want to reference them, but i'd like to pull them all in to somewhere central and run stats across them to get ...
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Manage Azure user roles/permissions

Very new to Azure and haven't been able to figure out how to manage users roles. We have a few admins setup that login to https://manage.windowsazure.com with an email of ...
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Set Azure websites to wildcard

I am trying to configure wildcard (*.) to azure websites, I followed the following tutorial: https://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/net/common-tasks/custom-dns-web-site/ And i have managed to ...
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Microsoft Azure Security rules - port blocking

I am looking for the parallel service in Microsoft Azure Cloud for AWS's Security Groups, Where can i define which ports are are open and which are closed for my instances and web roles ? Where can ...
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Troubleshooting endless provisioning in Azure after custom image deployment

I have tried to create a custom Linux VM image based on openSuse 12.2 with Suse Studio. I have used Studio's upload to Azure feature to deploy the image to my BLOB container. I have made sure I ...
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Azure Websites WAWS and several subdomains

I have a website mysite.azurewebsites.net and a domain mydomain.com Linking mydomain.com to the website succeded. I added a DNS entry A record and the awverify.mydomain.com CNAME to ...
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IIS: hostname breaks website

I have a Azure WindowsVM with a IIS. Everything works fine until i add a hostname in the bindings. Then I get a 404 error.
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Segmentation faults and lots of zombie processes from sshd user

This problem is happening on a Windows Azure Linux VM running openSUSE 12.1 In the past days I have found many unavailability problems that forced me to a reboot from management console (no even SSH ...
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SFTP connection to Windows Azure virtual machine permissions issue

I've set up an Ubuntu 12.04 VM on the Windows Azure cloud. I can connect to it using WinSCP, but I can only alter files in the user directory (/home/myuser). Which really beats the prupose because I ...
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Microsoft Azure Virtual Networking

I have created a Virtual Network in Azure following the steps in the tutorial. I then create a VM using the Windows 2008 R2 image and select the FrontEndSubnet (10.4.3.0/24) for the VM. (Following ...
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Downtime pattern with Azure WebSites and DNS

Call me an early adopter, but I recently migrated my web service over from an Azure web-role to a "Reserved instance" on their new web sites service (mainly for git deploy!). The migration went ...
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Planning an Azure eco-system

What is the recommended way to set up Azure for an eco-system of services and sites? We have a set of .Net web services and and ASP.Net web sites that are working fine on our test server. The web ...
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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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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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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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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 ...