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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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Azure Backup Server error: ID 4501

I'm trying to set up a backup Windows VMs to Azure using Azure Backup. I have successfully installed Azure Backup Server to Windows Server 2016 VM and configure VMware vSphere VMs backup using the ...
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Azure backup vs Snapshots

I'm an azure newbie and just trying to understand Azure better. My questions are specific to backing up Linux VMs in Azure. Please help me in understanding it better. I read that Azure backup takes ...
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How to identify the cause of 100% CPU usage in Azure App Service?

I have five apps in an Azure App Service Plan, all different copies of the same app for different clients. It's an ASP.NET MVC app with an SQL database. This morning I woke up to slow and non-...
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Hibernate Windows Azure VM (IAAS)

I am a developer and use an Azure VM for my main development platform. To save the company some money I thought I might shut it down at weekends etc. but often I have many programs etc open that I'd ...
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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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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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SSL Cert for custom domain endpoint on Azure CDN

We have some content hosted for our Azure application on the Azure CDN - we can access this nicely over https using the standard endpoint address, however for 'neatness' our customer would like to use ...
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Disk Queue length of 30 in Azure App Service, that can't be right

We are having a battle with the Microsoft Azure support team. I hope the Serverfault community can chime in as the support team has messed us about before. Here is what is happening. As part of a ...
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How can I disable an Azure Redis Cache?

I have been experimenting with the Azure Redis Cache preview, and so far, so good. However, when I am not using it, I would like to disable it so that it is not consuming memory and not accessible. ...
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Is it possible to have a Git repo in Windows Azure?

Does anyone know if it's possible to have a Git repo hosted on Windows Azure?
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Is it safe to store a swap-file on the Temporary Disk on Azure?

I've got a virtual Linux server running on Microsoft Azure. The machine has a disk /dev/sdb1 mounted to /mnt. This folder contains a file DATALOSS_WARNING_README.txt with the following content: ...
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How to allow more than two simultanous sessions on Azure

One of our servers is on Azure and we are remotely connecting to it. Unfortunately Azure allows only two users to be logged in at the same time. When the third user tries to log in, he is given the ...
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Azure Powershell - Change Directory

When I login to the new Azure Portal I see a drop-down at the top right that lets me select a "Directory" from a list of 2. When I login to azure using powershell cmdlet "Login-AzureRmAccount" I am ...
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What is a Windows Azure Compute Hour? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? According to pricing details on the Microsoft Windows Azure website, compute hours cost 12 cents each, but what are they?
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Can Azure storage account (files) be mounted on multiple servers?

I am using storage accounts (files) as a mount point on a Linux server. It's being used to storage media files. Can the same volume be mounted on another Linux server? Will this cause issues? The ...
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Is a cloud-based domain controller behind a VPN feasible?

I'm considering setting up a windows domain controller in MS Azure within an Azure virtual network. Goal is to be able to centrally manage GPs and users. Is this even feasible, since the client ...
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Azure VM change OS Disk

I've create an Azure VM in RM and have deleted the VM and Components expect the OSDisk in an Premium Storage Account (Blobs). Now i wouldd like to create an new VM and attach the OS Disk to the new VM....
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Deallocated Azure VM Loses IPv4 DNS Address

I deallocate my development Azure VMs every night to conserve my credits. My VMs are all on one vnet using a domain controller. Since it is on the subnet, the domain controllers address never changes. ...
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Can I run virtualbox 64bit OS in a Azure Virtual Machine?

I installed VirtualBox 4.3.2 in my Azure Virtual Machine, but I can't open a 64 bit VM (Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit). Virtualbox send a message about not having vt-x support Can I configure my ...
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Change and initialize Postgresql 9.3 default data and log directories on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On Azure with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS image, we're trying to change Postgres 9.3 default data and log file paths and also initialize them for the first time on a secondary drive /mnt/pgdata. We've starting ...
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Azure VM with many IPs or SSL certificates

I am looking to move our hosting environment to Azure and by doing so have created a sandpit VM to figure things out. We host around 300-400 websites in IIS and about 2% of these sites have unique, ...
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How to streamline the Azure Resource Groups

Not long ago, I started to research Azure Resource Manager and all that it involves. The main goal is to deploy a VM with access to SQL database. Now I'm still trying to work on deploying azure ...
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Deploy multiple instances of a Virtual Machine in Azure

I have a Virtual Machine, let's call it Ceres, which is currently running in Azure. I would like to have two copies of Ceres running. Is it possible to simply create another identical instance of this ...
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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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Cannot delete an empty Storage Account on Azure RM

When trying to delete Azure Resource Group in the Azure Portal I get an error pointing to a Storage Account which could not be deleted. Indeed, trying to delete the Storage Account results in an ...
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How can i create a low disk space alert on Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter virtual machine running in Azure. Recently, one of my disks ran out of space. How can i setup a notification system to alert me when one of the disk drives ...
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Set up trust between Azure AD and local AD

We are moving some VM's and Cloud Services into Azure, but we need those services to still connect back to the AD of our partner. I'm a developer, not a sysadmin, so I'm not sure how to do this, or if ...
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Can Azure host ColdFusion?

A friend has a site developed in ColdFusion with MySQL and is looking for better cost-effective hosting as the traffic scales up rapidly. Azure comes to mind. I haven't used Azure myself, however, I ...
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How do I go about upgrading existing Azure VM with Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

Specifically for Azure VM. What is the recommended way to upgrade from Server 2012 VM to Server 2012 R2 on the same VM? I prefer not to have to create a new 2012 R2 VM and really rather upgrade my ...
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Filezilla/Puttygen doesn't recognize private key file

I have generated a key for an Ubuntu Virtual Machine running on Azure Cloud Services http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/manage/linux/how-to-guides/ssh-into-linux/ openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 -...
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Hosting wildcard domains such as *.mydomain.com on Windows Azure without using redirections

I have an ASP.NET MVC app which offers wildcard domains to my users to personalize their login urls. I'd like to host this on Windows Azure. But is it possible to keep the wildcard domains? I've ...
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The specified module 'MSOnline' was not loaded because no valid module file was found in any module directory

For one of my applications I have a Windows service (on Windows Server 2012 R2 x64) which role is to execute many jobs on differents schedules and triggers. One of them is to reset a user password on ...
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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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open port on ubuntu in azure

I have created an ubuntu image in windows azure vm. I am trying to open port 7171 to the outside world. how can I do it? I have tried issue the iptables command but it did not work, not sure if I did ...
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How can I get just the site name from the “AppCmd.exe list site” command?

If I run the following command on my server: %windir%\system32\inetsrv\AppCmd.exe list site I get this output: SITE "MyCompany.MyProject.WebRole_IN_0_Web" (id:1273337555,bindings:https/555.555.555....
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How can I enable Ping on an Azure Linux VM

How can I enable Ping on an Azure Linux VM, Centos 6.6 - I know we can enable this on a Windows VM, but how to do this for a Linux VM? Thanks.
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What's the difference between Get-AzureRmVM and Get-AzureVM

I'm trying to set up a Load Balancer on Azure. I'm following this doc. At the end, you basically have to attach your virtual network adapter to a running VM. The docs refer to using Get-AzureRmVM ...
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Azure high availability solution with synchronization of website and SQL server data

We have a web solution that we sell and it comes with 1 dedicated Azure VM containing everything it requires to run the application: ASP.NET web application Production environment QA environment SQL ...
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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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How to use Azure Backup to backup files on on-premises Linux machine

Is it possible to backup individual files (i.e. database backups) from the disk of an on-premise Linux (CentOS) server to the Azure Recovery Services vault? Do I need the Recovery Services agent and ...
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Azure App Service - Outbound IP changed

I have an App Service (currently under development so no heavy traffic) on Azure. It connects to a Google Cloud DB. Yesterday for no apparent reason, the Outbound IP addresses of the App Service all ...
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Cannot connect to Office 365 with PowerShell

I want to connect to Office 365 through powershell, referring to the tutorials a very simple task. But apparently not for me. I think I missed a simple but important trivia. Some info: license is ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Azure Online Backup Status?

What is the current status of Windows Server 2012 Online Backup. All of the documentation provides a start point of Windows Azure Online Backup and tells you to download a software agent.. But at this ...
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Alternative way to deploy Azure VM from generalised image with AzureRM

I am wondering in what way should I spin-up windows VM for Azure from generalized image, in order to add custom settings (from what I know it's impossible to customise the VM which was deployed from ...
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Is it compulsory to pick only a region pair as Azure DR region?

Certain Azure VM types (like some in G & M series that I require) are not available in the Azure region pair (US East, US West). Will there be any constraints on functionality if I choose an ...
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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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What are the drawbacks of putting my staging and production dbs into one Azure Elastic Pool?

I have a STAGING and PROD environment, web apps, SQL databases, etc in Azure. Currently, the scale of the SQL db for PROD is much higher than STAGING - no surprises there. I suppose there is some ...
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How to find the service principal assigned to a newly created AKS cluster?

I have just created an AKS cluster using a standard az aks create ... --ssh-key-value .... According to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/kubernetes-service-principal, an AKS cluster is ...
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Problems with Azure AD connect custom install

I badly need your clever advice! The thing is I am trying to extend on-premises active directory to Azure. And one of my coworkers mentioned that if it’s over 100,000 items then you’ll want to ...
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Is there a way to remove my account from an Azure Active Directory?

A while ago I was added to an Azure Active Directory that was managed by someone else, but I no longer have access to any of the subscriptions or resources that belong to the AAD. Is there any way ...