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Questions tagged [azure]

Microsoft Azure is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform by Microsoft. Users of the platform can deploy their applications onto cloud hosting benefiting from on-demand service, elastic scale, and a highly managed environment on a pay-as-you-go basis.

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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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Can I use Office365 or Azure AD as master record for Active Directory?

We have a small business and currently don't have a need for a domain within our office. We have a basic network and a single server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with some file shares and 3rd party ...
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Do Azure VMs have disk I/O limits?

We have a SQL server hosted on an Azure VM. One of our applications is very read\write intensive on the database and we're seeing poor disk performance. Disk queue lengths of 10 or greater. I've ...
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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 non-...
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How to configure routing between Azure virtual networks?

I'm designing an Azure environment which will contain multiple virtual networks, and a requirement is for all networks to be connected; a VM in any network should be able to talk to another VM in any ...
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How can I stop Azure from randomly replacing network cards on VMs?

Azure seems 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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Outbound Packets Dropping / Timeouts - Only with Azure

I have an issue with packets dropping to a third party data center in Florida, USA. The issue only occurs on Azure Virtual Machines, no matter which data center the VM is in. I've done the same tests ...
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How to setup a domain that doesn't use www prefix on Azure/EC2

Suppose I have a domain, foo.com where I have a series of pages like foo.com/123 and foo.com/456 etc. I want to use the domain and provide links without a www prefix. These pages also will have ...
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Is it possible to create a VPN link between AZURE VNET and AWS VPC?

As I found solutions on making site-to-site VPN between Azure and AWS using a software VPN server, I'm asking myself if it's possible to connect the VPN gateways (Azure VNET / AWS VPC) directly. Is ...
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Azure RM NSG Port Forwarding Not Working

I have a Debian 6.x box that I needed to move to Azure. Before moving it up, I did make sure that SSH is listening on any port, so is Apache. My NSG has all of the right ports opened (22, 443 for ...
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Microsoft Azure Backup - Where are the Logs?

We are using Microsoft Azure Backup to backup our server. Our backup is passing on 4 out of 5 drives, but consistently failing on the one. All that the Microsoft Azure GUI agent tells me though is ...
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Unable to configure port mapping for Azure availability set in the new portal

Where is the option to configure port mappings in the new Microsoft Azure portal (http://portal.azure.com)?
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Azure point-to-site VPN assign static IP

I'm connecting a single server at Site 1 with my Azure virtual network (10.1.0.0/24) via a Point-To-Site VPN connection (192.168.11.0/24). The problem is that each time the connection drops and is ...
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Is it possible to make Nginx listen to different ports?

I created one Nginx with one Linux Azure VM, is it possible to make nginx listen to different ports so that when I change the port number, the content would be different. I found there would be a ...
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Gracefully take a server out of Azure Load Balancer (drain stop)

We have an application deployed to Azure IaaS VMs, served by IIS. In order to install updates, we need to take each machine out of the load balancer, one by one. Before moving to Azure, we were using ...
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Domain Ownership error. No CNAME records were found. Please add a CNAME record pointing to myapp.azurewebsites.net

I am trying to set up the urls https://www.mywebsite.net.au and https://mywebsite.net.au to work for my Azure App Service using with Cloudflare. Where mywebsite represents my web site name. ...
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Setting up DNS within an Azure Virtual Network

I have a few Cloud Services, and a VM running Redis in Azure. From what I understand I need to create a Virtual Network so the cloud services can communicate to Redis on the VM. That was easy. Now ...
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rsync / robocopy /MIR to azure

We are looking to do two things with azure for off site backup: 1) We need to mirror local dir struct up to azure, like robocopy /MIR command 2) We need to purge files older than ____ days from ...
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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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Can I replace my domain controller with Azure Active Directory? [duplicate]

I currently have a small network with a few servers and about 25 client PCs. We are using Office365 and have AD synchronisation setup from our on-premise server. We also have single-sign-on setup ...
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Logging in with local admin account after joining domain

I was under the impression that once you joined a domain that the local admin account would be disabled. I did the following in Azure: Created Windows Server 2012 R2 instance and promoted to domain ...
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How to avoid the prompt “Do you want to find PCs, devices, and content”?

When a Windows Server (2012 or -R2) comes back from Stopped+Deallocated state in Azure, the “Do you want to find PCs, devices, and content on this network, and automatically connect to devices like ...
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How to set up CNAME to point to Azure

Here's the story. I have an application on azure. I would like to set up an A-record. My main domain is myhost.dk and my azure adress is myhost.azurewebsites.net. The Azure guide says that I have to ...
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How to stop time synchronization on an Azure VM

I'm trying to simulate a different date/time on an Azure VM but the time keeps resetting itself to the current date/time. Is there a way to force the server to stay at a specific date/time until I ...
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Gitlab Omniauth to Azure ID (SSO) questions

I’ve integrated my gitlab instance with Azure AD for SSO reasons and it seems to be working fine. However, it was my understanding that Azure would then be the only source of truth… so if a user has ...
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Routing in Azure between point-to-site and site-to-site networks

I'm new to Azure and trying to use VPN to connect a single machine here to a VM on Azure. The VM is on the newer Resource Manager platform. Unfortunately, only the classic platform supports point-to-...
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CPanel installation on Azure CentOS, gcc install fails

I am trying to install CPanel on a Centos VM on windows azure. Yum is failing to install gcc, which is required by the cpanel installer. I am getting this Error: Package: glibc-2.12-1.80.el6.i686 (...
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Slow disk performance on Azure Virtual Machine

Okay, so first of all, allow me to say that I'm not an operations person, but a developer. So I'm going into a bit of unknown land here, so please bear with me. I would like to use a Azure Virtual ...
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Why do you need the awverify CNAME record for Azure?

See i.e.: How to set up CNAME to point to Azure or the text within the azure portal: Why is this necessary in the first place? Why does pointing the domain name through an A record not prove that I ...
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Error adding child Active Directory domain to existing forest

I'm building a test environment containing multiple Active Directory domains in the same forest, but I'm having strange issues while trying to add a child domain to the forest root domain. All ...
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Using Windows Azure storage for backup

I am currently looking at Windows Azure blobs as an option for backing up archive data. I want to be able to upload files from an external windows machine via the internet but I don't know enough ...
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Can I add a second network adapter to my Azure VM?

I have Multiple VM's on Windows Azure. Default, they come with 1 network adapter and you can only assign 1 virtual network (Availability Set) My question is : possible to connect 1 VM to more then 1 ...
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How to wait for network in a batch script when booting on Windows Server?

I'm executing a batch file with TaskScheduler "At system startup" on a Windows Server 2012 in Azure, and I observed that there's no network for 20-60 seconds after the start of the batch. Currently I ...
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Performance azure disks, high average queue length

I'm having a classic developer-system admin battle where I am stating that there is an IO problem on the disk of the shared sql server while the system admin tells me that the capacity hasn't been ...
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Azure Storage Explorer: Error “ENOTFOUND” — how to solve?

I use Azure blob storage for downloadable files. It works great, but I am forced to use a commercial tool to upload files. Below shows how azure cloud explorer chokes, where the commercial azure ...
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Recreate Azure virtual machine from existing and working disk

This morning I found that my Azure VM was dead dead. It was impossible for me to reboot or shut it down. Anyway I managed to delete the VM instance and make a snapshot copy of the VHD (who never ...
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Windows 2016 Server on site domain join with Azure AD

My company has their entire user/group architecture in the cloud using Azure. We recently purchased a Windows 2016 Server machine and I have been asked to set it up so that we can use our Azure ...
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What are the VPN configuration requirements for site-to-site VPN with Azure?

I'm using a Cisco RV325, and I don't have access to any bigger/better routers. My understanding is that the RV325 should still support the necessary security protocols to connect to the Azure site-to-...
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Consolidating Office 365, AAD and Azure Subscription

my current situation is as follows: We are running an Azure subscription that was set up with a PERSONAL Windows Live account, but the account has been set up using an email address from our actual ...
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Azure VM Nested Hyper-V VM Network Configuration

I'm trying to figure out how to share the internet connection from my HOST Azure VM to the VM's withing Hyper-V inside the HOST VM. I've added two network interfaces to the HOST Azure VM each with ...
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Exception of type “System.OutOfMemoryException” importing BacPac into Azure

Because of this question I thought I would try importing a BACPAC file into Azure SQL Server. When I try and import a Data Tier Application ( a BACPAC file) to a new Azure database I get an out of ...
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Azure Linux VM name resolution

We have a single virtual network, with a single cloud server on Azure. This virtual network has multiple server nodes - including Windows machines, and some Linux machines. One of the Windows machines ...
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Azure create VM from existing disk using the new portal

How do you create a vm from an existing disk with the new portal (not the classic portal)?
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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 as ...
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Microsoft Azure Backup - which files are being backed up - logs

There is a similar Q (Microsoft Azure Backup - Where are the Logs? - but pertains to errors only). That directory is correct but doesn't contain anything else. So my question is actually about the ...
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Unable to login to Azure SQL Server using Azure Active Directory account

Using Azure Trial Free account to practice on their lab tutorials. I'm not clear on steps 5 and 6 of Exercise 4 on this Azure Official Lab. When I login using ADSQLAdmin it says (as expected) account ...
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azure port forwarding not working [duplicate]

I have a Debian 6.x box that I needed to move to Azure. Before moving it up, I did make sure that SSH is listening on any port, so is Apache. My NSG has all of the right ports opened (22, 443 for ...
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Unable to connect as a database contained user to an Azure SQL database

On my free trial Azure account, I'm working on Exercise 5 of this official Azure lab tutorial to work on the section Connect as a database contained user to an Azure SQL database. I've successfully ...
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Running an IPsec client VPN server within Azure

I'm currently exploring my options for running a client VPN server within Azure. I've examined the Point-to-Site VPN functionality, and it seems to be more of a method for administrators to dial in, ...
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Protecting Azure Backup from malicious deletion

I want to regularly back up a number of Windows servers (all Azure VM's) to an Azure Backup vault. My worry is that if my Azure account is compromised, an attacker could potentially delete the VM's, ...