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You can use the Get-MsolUser PowerShell cmdlets to export user data from Azure Active Directory and then use the New-ADUser cmdlets to take that data and create the accounts on-premises. That said, there's no turnkey way to do this. You'll have to script something.


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No, you can't use AAD to store logon information for VMs. If you need central authentication for Windows VMs in Azure, do what you would do on-prem. Create a new Active Directory domain using one or more VMs as domain controllers and join your other Azure VMs to the domain. If you already have AD on-prem, you can extend it across a site to site VPN or ...


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@MDMarra: Thanks for the hints, so I did: The users from O365 can be exported by powershell using Get-MsolUser | Select-Object City, Country, Department, DisplayName, Fax, FirstName, LastName, MobilePhone, Office, PasswordNeverExpires, PhoneNumber, PostalCode, SignInName, State, StreetAddress, Title, UserPrincipalName | Export-Csv ...


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Azure Automation runbooks are just PowerShell Workflows, which can be run in the PowerShell ISE on your local machine as well. The only thing special about runbooks compared to PowerShell Workflows is in runbooks you can use the "Automation activities" (Get-AutomationVariable, Get-AutomationPSCredential, etc). We don't have a blog post about this out for ...


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There is no clear cut answer to such question, however I will provide you with some links that should set you on the right path of optimizing the VM setup. I would start by reading the official documentation from Microsoft regarding performance: Performance Guidance for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines: ...


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You should not be using an RD Gateway at all to connect to an Azure virtual machine. I'm guessing you might have the RD Gateway configuration left over from something at your work, maybe? If you go to the Advanced tab in your Remote Desktop Connection, then click the "Settings" button under "Connect from anywhere," set the radio button back to ...


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You can't swap the disks in a VM, but you can register the data disk as an OS disk and build a new VM while using the newly registered disk. What you need to do is: Delete the VM while keeping the disks. (Optional) Create a backup copy of the data disk, use the PowerShell command Start-AzureStorageBlobCopy, more information here: ...


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You need to use what is called "Staged Deployment" in Azure. When you create a site/role on Azure, you're actually using a production environment to host your site/roles in, this production environment is live and is serving people in real time, thus you can't actually do testing and bug fixing on it. The Staged Deployment solution, you can create a ...


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TTL or Time To Live is the interval that DNS will be cached. So yes. it takes 5 minutes for them to get redirected (as maximum if the client doesn't use the authoritative DNS server from Azure).


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Azure now supports tagging on preview (new) portal. https://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/azure-redis-cache-disaster-recovery-to-azure-tagging-support-elastic-scale-for-sqldb-docdb



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