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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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Can't access Azure VM via RDP any more

I set up an Windows Server VM on Azure last year and after having not logged in for a couple of months I tried to log in recently and strangely it told me my password was incorrect. I proceeded to ...
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Azure Load balancing internal instances of web/worker roles?

As far as I know Azure does not have a load balancer for internal services, internal endpoints are not load balanced. But can someone have implemented a "soft" solution, or can advice me some helpful ...
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Azure Storage limitations

Are there any limitations to the amount of files that can be stored in Azure Storage? I am concerned about storing all uploads in a single directory and wondering if they should be sharded somehow ...
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Azure AD migrating from cloud to on-premises

Has anyone migrated a fully developed Azure AD to on-premises DCs? I work at a small tech start-up that grown. We have been using Azure AD for years with O365, security groups, enterprise apps, etc. ...
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Azure domain joined VM DNS settings issue

I have got an on-premise AD-DC which I am trying to extend to Azure. This server hosts the DNS services as well. I created a VNet on Azure and set its DNS server property to point to my on-premise ...
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Can I use Azure DDoS protection with common App Services plans instead of App Services Environment (ASE)?

I see Azure DDoS protection can be enabled at the VNET level, and I understand that I can configure the integration of an App Services web app with a VNET, but is that enough to place my application ...
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Configure Basic Authentication on Azure's App Service

For different reasons I'm using Azure's App Service to serve static files. I would like to secure this access by Http Basic Authentication which is enough for my purposes. How can I do that? I tried ...
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How do I connect to an Azure SQL Server via an Azure VPN Gateway?

I have setup an Azure SQL Server with an Elastic Pool into which I have created a Test database. I have also setup an Azure Virtual Network and a Point-to-Site VPN. The Virtual Network has 2 subnets -...
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Azure resource group does not contain resources but warns that resources will be deleted

I am tidying up my Azure directory and I want to delete a Resource Group. When I drill into the resource group the screen says "No resources" I have not set a filter. However when I try to delete the ...
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Determine disk name on Azure VM created from ARM template

Azure ARM template allows to specify dataDisks for VMs like: "dataDisks": [ { "lun": 0, "name": "[concat(variables('dataDiskName'), variables('nodesSuffixes')[copyIndex()])]", "...
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Azure Cloud Shell history persist across sessions

My Azure Cloud Shell history does not persist across sessions (which time out after 10 mins so this is annoying). The .bashrc has # append to the history file, don't overwrite it shopt -s histappend ...
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Poor performance when mounting Azure File Share on Linux VM

I have experimented with Azure File Service as a form of network file system that can be mounted by several VMs simultaneously -- something that regular Azure virtual hard disks are not capable of. An ...
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Externally visible Kubernetes Service on Azure

I am deploying an ELK stack on a Kubernetes(v1.4.5) cluster on Azure. This is the configuration that creates the Kibana Service and Deployment. # deployment.yml --- apiVersion: v1 kind: Namespace ...
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AlwaysOn SQL VNet Migration from Azure V1 (ASM) to V2 (ARM)

Hoping someone can help! Currently in the middle of planning a migration from Azure Service Manager to Azure Resource Manager. Not able to find any documentation and thought I would reach out. ...
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Is the Azure DocumentDB service still in Preview mode?

In the Azure Portal, DocumentDB shows up in "Preview" mode However, in the documentation (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/documentdb/), it says that they have 99.99% uptime in the SLA Is ...
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Automating Azure Recovery Services without DPM

I'm trying to push out Azure Recovery Services to users desktops without having to manually go to all the users desktops to configure the Azure Recovery Agent and the Vault Credentials. All the ...
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Know the creator for an azure resource

Is there a way to find who among the subscription admins has created a azure resource, either using the portal or though powershell commands. I have tried using Get-AzureRmLog, however it returned ...
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Azure File Storage & CDN

I have a stage account with files. It is also configured as a share, and is mounted on a Linux server. This part works as expected. URL to test file in Storage Accounts: https://[CUT].file.core....
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Azure File Storage FSTAB mount drops after some time

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server that has an Azure File Storage mount that auto mounts on boot via an FSTAb. To create this config, I followed the instructions in this article, and it works fine. The ...
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How can I save my azure account so that I won't have to type my password again

I'm using the azure cli tools in a *nix machine to manage my personal vms in an Azure account. I was wondering if there is a way to save my login credentials such that I will not have to redo the ...
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Azure GPU instances? [closed]

I see various blog posts and press releases saying Azure has GPU instances (N-type), but I can't see them anywhere. Are they a private beta? (How do I sign up?) Are they only in a specific region?
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Azure Web App Port Mapping/Forwarding

Is it possible to map or forward an external port x to port 80 in a Web App on Azure with any of the tools provides by Azure (e. g. Traffic Manager etc.). I'm not talking about VMs, I'm talking about ...
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Add-AzureAccount : unknown_user_type: Unknown User Type on azure automation

I am getting following error on azure automation when I trying to connect VM. Also follow this link https://stackoverflow.com/questions/29899964/azure-powershell-automation-no-default-subscritpion-has-...
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Azure Cmdlet Add-AzureRmAccount not working over corporate line

I'm currently learning how to create azure environments using powershell Resource Management cmdlets. The classic way of working had no problems, I could use Add-AzureAccount and it would allow me to ...
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Is there a way to manage all the subscriptions under an organization in Azure?

Is there any way to manage all the azure subscriptions of an organization as a global administrator or do I need to be added as a co-admin to each individual subscription?
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Azure regional pairing for G series VMs

Currently G series VMs are only supported by US East 2 and US West Azure regions - both of which are not DR pairs. How can Disaster Recovery for G series VMs in the US, be handled?
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How to backup Azure VM in a Resource Group?

Is is possible to backup or take a snapshot of a VM created with the Azure preview portal in a Resource Group (not classic/CloudService-based ones)? These new VMs are not visible from the old portal, ...
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Best Azure region for Middle-East [closed]

What is the best Azure region for a website accessed by users in the Middle East (i.e. Gulf, Egypt, Northern-Africa ...), would it be US or Europe regions?
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Azure public endpoint SSL termination

In Azure, is there any way to set up an HTTPS endpoint directly on the public VIP, as opposed to joining each VM to a load balanced set, so that I can associate this endpoint with the SSL certificate ...
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Managing Azure Backups

I'm using the Azure Backup Agent on a couple of Azure VMs to backup files to an Azure Backup Vault. I don't see a way to monitor or receive notifications on the status of the backups through the ...
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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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Windows Azure Virtual Machine with GoDaddy Custom Domains

I asked this question (on SO by accident): I am having problems setting up a custom domain (purchased on GoDaddy.com) with an Azure virtual machine (on which I plan on running multiple websites.) I'...
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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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Create alert notification system for performance counters (logman, task scheduler, events)

I have a Windows Server 2008 SP2 without a graphical user interface (Windows Azure). I need to setup an alert for performance counters that reaches some threshold and then run some command (send an ...
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Why is TLS1.0 still seemingly supported on a “minimum TLS1.2” web app service on azure?

We have an app service on Azure, and as Microsoft made available recently (april 30 2018), we now have an option to require TLS 1.1 or 1.2 : We run hackerguardian scans for PCI compliance, yet, they ...
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Can an EFS encrypted folder be backed up in an Azure Recovery Services Vault?

When I try to back up a Windows EFS encrypted folder on a physical server to an Azure Recovery Services Vault the file size is modified upon recovery and the files cannot be opened (are unrecognizable)...
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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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Office 365 ignores expired accounts and continues to allow access

We have several accounts for long term substitutes that are created with an expiration date on their account. We currently use Office 365 with ADConnect to sync the AD accounts. The issue that I ...
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Azure managed container service (AKS) Static IP [closed]

az network public-ip create --name <name> --resource-group <rg name> --allocation-method Static --dns-name <dns name> { "publicIp": { "ipAddress": "1.2.3.4", ... "...
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Azure Application Gateway limitations - wildcard SSL cert

We have ~60 client apps, each with its own subdomain URL in a common domain, i.e. client1.domainname.com, client2.domainname.com... - all covered by a single wildcard SSL cert *.domainname.com. ...
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How many expressroute circuits are needed?

To connect 2 datacenters that are already linked through a Point to Point link, to a Azure DC which in turn has a secondary Azure DC for DR through ExpressRoute, what is the minimum number of circuits ...
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Use Azure Public IP With On Prem VM

We have an on prem RRAS server that connects to an Azure Virtual Network that allows us to have an On Prem/Azure hybrid. My query is, if i was to provision a public IP address in azure, what would be ...
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Do LINUX VMs on Azure require any special configuration for ssh public key pair login?

I went through the regular public key-pair login sequence on an Azure VM. I copied my id_rsa.pub from the client machine to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys on LINUX vm running on Azure. Made sure that: chmod ...
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Azure: Linux VM restore not working

I have an Ubuntu virtual machine on Azure. This machine has only one disk attached, the OS Disk. I created a backup vault for this server, and the backup runs every night at 2AM. This server is bound ...
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Create VM on Azure with an existing VHD

I'm trying to create a virtual machine on MS Azure plaftorm, from my existing VHD file. When i'm trying to, I get the following error. Is there any parameter to specify the NIC? Did some research on ...
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Exporting on-prem SQL Server to Azure SQL using BAPAC fails because of users with Windows Auth

I have an on-prem SQL Server 2014 database - the schema itself is fine and fully Azure SQL compatible. However, it has a USER object that is bound to a Server LOGIN which is configured to use Windows ...
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Azure Backup VM with files and MySQL

I have an Azure virtual machine that I use to run my java web applications. These web applications make files in the filesystem and are constantly updating the MySQL database I have on the virtual ...
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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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Slow connection to Azure Sql Server

I'm moving from a Rackspace Cloud platform to Azure but I'm having some real performance issues. It seems like everything is a little but slower but especially database interaction. I've done some ...
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How does one add a cloud service to a virtual network in Azure

I have an existing Virtual Network (VN) set up in Azure. There is a VM on it. The VN is a basic network using the Azure DNS and was created with default settings (if memory serves). I was able to ...