Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

3
votes
1answer
2k views

Creating an Azure SQL Server VM with less than 1TB of premium storage

I'm still new to Azure and am looking at setting up a SQL Server. I want to use premium storage except I don't need 1TB of space. The databases themselves are relatively small and I can put backups on ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Where are my Azure Temp Files?

I have a raygun error on an Azure Web App that baffles me. d:\local\Temporary ASP.NET Files\root\8c572dab\d52156ac\ App_Web_636035960914530576dbc451921d-d5ba-4ab9-ae23- 3aebe17a2fcd.cshtml.ae8ccf29....
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Convert From UEFI to Legacy BIOS in Windows Server 2012

We are looking into Azure Site Recovery as a possible BCDR solution, and have encountered a bit of an issue in that Azure doesn't support UEFI firmware when synchronizing VMWare VMs. Is there any way ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

Can't connect to Azure File Storage using “net use” command - System error 5

I'm trying to mount a Azure file storage to my local computer on Windows 7 using the net use command generated in the (new) Azure portal: net use Z: \foo.file.core.windows.net\testshare /u:foo [...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Azure Web App vs Web Site

I am just starting to learn about Azure and I understand the difference between Web Sites, Cloud Services and VM's. However in my Azure portal I can only see Web Apps and not Web Sites. Is this the ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Setting up a virtualized Windows server to host 2 - 3 users (running QuickBooks)…?

Apologies if this is a dumb/obvious question, but I've been surprised at how complicated what I'd hoped was a simple transition is turning out to be. Disclaimer: I'm a Mac/Linux guy so am not ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Setup Private Cloud on Windows Server 2008 R2

My developers are building an app that may eventually be hosted in Windows Azure. However, we want to host it internally first for a variety of reasons. They pointed me to the concept of a "private ...
3
votes
1answer
369 views

Azure Backup Server on Azure VM to Protect on-premises workloads

I need to protect two VMware instances in a on-prem environment and want to achieve this by using Azure with Azure Backup and Azure Backup Server. The following image shows a referencing architecture:...
3
votes
1answer
9k views

External access to port 8080 is not working (Windows Server 2012 VM in Azure)

The page is served on port 8080. It works locally (http://localhost:8080). (Also tried port 80, no avail.) I have already disabled the firewall. I have already configured the inbound rule of the ...
3
votes
2answers
114 views

Azure Red Hat VM

I see lots of stuff in the news about Red Hat partnering with MS Azure, and articles seem to indicate you can fire up a Red Hat VM on Azure now. But when I go to create a new VM, I can't find Red Hat ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

How do you set an availability set for an existing VM in azure?

I am using the new Resource Manager type of virtual machine. Now I need to add this into a load balancer (already configured) but I can't find how to assign this VM into the Availability Set so I ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
10k views

How to assign a reserved / static public IP Address to a virtual machine on Azure

I am running this command on Azure Power Shell to assign a reserved public IP to an existing virtual machine: PS C:\> Get-AzureVM -ServiceName sk-cs-name -Name sk-vm-name | Set-AzurePublicIP -...
3
votes
3answers
5k views

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?
3
votes
4answers
2k views

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-...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

DNS Server replication created duplicate A-Records

I have a several Windows Server 2008 R2 DC/DNS servers locally, RODC's at the remote office, and a Windows Server 2012 DC/DNS server on Azure with a VPN tunnel established. Earlier today I moved a ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
962 views

Can you have a staging and production slot in Azure Websites

I'm looking at hosting 3 Websites (there will all use the same linked database resource but I think I have to use 3 websites within Azure for this); www.website.com, provider.website.com and admin....
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How do you live-migrate Hyper-V to Azure?

I have a new install of Windows Server 2012 with the Hyper-V role setup and a couple VMs running along fat, dumb, and happy. I want to play with Azure hosting for VMs for a couple of stand-alone boxes....
3
votes
1answer
5k views

Running passive FTP in Azure Virtual Machine with vsftpd-linux

How to run a passive FTP server on an Azure Linux Virtual Machine? Configuring the endpoints on Azure firewall and the PASV ports isn't enough because the client hangs on "Entering passive mode"
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Azure RecoveryServiceVault can't be removed?

During the free trial, I spent time fiddling and experimenting with azure. Now that we've moved to paid version, I need to delete all of the experimented things as we don't need all of them. One of ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Azure Virtual Machine can't serve websites

I am unable to get an Azure VM running Windows Server 2012 to serve up the IIS default website from it's public static IP. Created a VM running Win Server 2012 R2 and installed web server role. ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Azure Site-to-Site VPN with a Linux based router to bridge the VPN ports to a RRAS server while keeping NAT for other traffic

I am trying to get an Azure Site-to-Site VPN up and running using RRAS but require help configuring my router's iptables to bridge the VPN ports and protocols to the RRAS server without using NAT ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
136 views

Storage Space Direct

Can you add Storage Space Direct to existing V nets on azure? (without using template) if so please explain. I have 2 Windows server 2016 already installed on azure, I just wanted to add a storage ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How to mount an Azure File Share on macOS Sierra?

I want to mount my File Share to a folder on my MBP called /Users/me/mount-folder. I've read the Windows documentation as well as the Linux documentation. I've been https://www.experts-exchange.com/...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Geo-blocking in Azure

Is there any functionality available in azure out of the box to block access to a website or server from specific countries? In a larger project that I'm involved with, we have an Imperva WAF and ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Office 365 with Azure AD - can I allow SSO for another 3rd party SAML app externally?

I'm shooting a little blind here in that I'm not an Azure expert and don't really mess with it yet beyond O365 and DirSync. We have a 3rd party app written in Ruby on Rails that they are saying is ...
3
votes
3answers
14k views

Azure print server - running everything in Azure?

I might have get dragged into a Project involving moving the whole IT shop into Azure. Now that means they have on-site AD, LOB Applications, SQL, Sharepoint etc, plus of course moving to Office 365, ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

Delete Azure Active Directory “Default Directory”

When my account was a free trial I created an Azure AD now called "Default Directory". Now I am using a production subscription, I still have the "Default Directory" which appears to be shared ...
3
votes
1answer
642 views

Windows Azure Centos image: Cannot upgrade to 6.4

I am using the Openlogic Centos image provided by Windows Azure. I have tried many times but when I run yum update it always said no packages marked for update, and the centos version is still 6.3. I ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to migrate an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 system from Amazon EC2 to Windows Azure?

Let's say you have a Windows Azure Virtual Machine preview account. I would like to know if there is an easy strategy for migrating a Windows Server 2008 R2 installation from Amazon EC2 to Windows ...
3
votes
2answers
59 views

Azure Disk Encryption without Azure AD

According to Microsoft's documentation and examples, it should be possible to configure Azure Disk Encryption without using Azure AD; for example at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security/...
3
votes
1answer
605 views

Is it possible to download a file using a Powershell DSC resource from Azure File storage account?

I have a file in an Azure File storage. I would like to download it using a DSC resource (xRemoteFile, for example). The Azure File storage gives me an HTTPS url to that file, but it is not directly ...
3
votes
1answer
252 views

How to integrate Office 365 with Microsoft on-premise Multi-Factor Authentication?

We purchased Microsoft Multi-Factor Authentication (on-premise). How do I integrate that with Office 365? We have Azure AD Connect syncing on premise AD to Azure. We also have ADFS setup to ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

apt-get dist-upgrade failing on mssql-tools and msodbcsql17 packages, ubuntu 16.04

I did regular upgrade of packages as always and something broke, cant even purge the packages due broken dependencies. The server is Ubuntu 16.04 on Azure. We are using MySQL on this server, so this ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Azure AD Guest User Type

Is there any way to tell whether a invited guest user is using either of the below to authenticate. Microsoft Account (Personal Account) or Organisational Account (Work or School Account) Account ...
3
votes
1answer
318 views

Cannot Enter-AzureRMVM - Azure CloudShell (PowerShell)

I have a SQL Server on IaaS Windows 2016 using the default marketplace image (SQL Server 2016 SP1 Enterprise on Windows Server 2016) today, after fighting the East US region problem yesterday which ...
3
votes
2answers
392 views

How can I work out who created an Azure resource, older than 90 days old?

We have discovered some resources in a resource group in our Azure subscription and we have no idea how they got there. They seem to be unnecessary, so we will be deleting them, but before we do we ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

how do i migrate Azure storage account from classic to ARM

i have created a storage account and have a few VM's and blobs. It is supposed to be a classic account. i want to migrate or convert the storage account to ARM or new version. what is the process to ...
3
votes
2answers
18k views

How to move VM to a new Virtual Network in Azure Portal

Can someone let me know how to move a VM from one Virtual Network to another. In the image, I would like to move the VM webtestnic-backend-.... from Virtual network 'webtestvnet-arrmb7u3eu35o to my ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Azure VM Windows Data Disk - How do I know if it's HDD or SSD?

I'm on a Windows VM, and, for example, have 3 data disks attached, each 100GB. I know 2 of them are HDD and one SSD. Is there any more-or-less easy way of identifying which disk is SSD and which is ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Simplest solution for OS X Point-to-Site VPN access to an Azure VNet

We've been using Azure's built-in VNet/VPN solution, with a combination of both point-to-site and site-to-site connections, and so far it's worked reasonably well. But our company is very - very - ...
3
votes
2answers
620 views

Does Azure Backup protect against a compromised server?

I have a (physical, not Azure VM!) Windows server whose files are automatically backed up using Azure Backup. If the server gets compromised, how much damage to the backups can the attacker do? ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Unable to access postgres remotely from Azure VM

I'm trying to access a postgres database remotely and I can't for the life of me get it to work. I've installed a Gen 2 linux VM in Azure with Ubuntu 14.04 and installed postgres. SSH works remotely,...
3
votes
1answer
10k views

Install SSL Certificate on Azure Cloud Service (VM)

I have an SSL certificate for domain example.com and I want to access my Azure Cloud Service exampleserver.cloudapp.net as https://server.example.com. I am using Virtual Machine to access this Cloud ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

Windows Azure: Reinstalling Linux without recreating VM

I have installed things on my Linux VM on Windows Azure and now I need a clean server again, is there any chance of easy reinstall (for clean Linux again) rather than having to create the VM, cloud ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Azure virtual machine “checkpoints”

In an on-premise system I can take snapshots\checkpoints of a VM. Is there anything analogous to this in Azure? Thanks
3
votes
2answers
8k views

Two virtual machines on Azure can connect each other without having any Virtual Network?

I created two Virtual Machines on Window Azure. One vm is connected with remote desktop and from there I try to ping another vm using its Public virtual IP (VIP)/Internal IP Address. It can not be ...