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Migrating to Cloud SaaS while keeping user data On-Premise AD

We are in the planning/brainstorming phase of considering migrating to Cloud. We came to an initial conclusion that we don't want a full-cloud solution. We think "initially" it's in our best ...
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Provision Workday attribute using expression to AD “samAccountName” attribute with the 20 char limit

I am testing attributes mapping from provisioning Workday (HR SaaS) to our on premise AD through Azure AD provisioning. There is this one AD attribute that is giving me a headache, and that is of ...
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Azure SaaS provisioning interval - 40 minutes

Azure SaaS (eg: Workday) provisioning interval is set as default 40 minutes. Any way other than restarting the provisioning, to provision less than 40 minutes?
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D365FO connection to Azure IaaS integration platform (Dell Boom)

Don't know if this is the right place, but I will try anyway. We have deployed D365FO and we use as our integration platform Dell Boom. For performance reasons we need to have the D365FO connect to ...
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One domain for multiple hosting server [closed]

Please help me to setup architecture one saas / multi tenant application. I have one domain for example example.com on server 1 I am providing one one billing software in sub domain of example.com. ...
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SaaS Domain Mapping: Cname to subdomain

I read a lot of threads here and I think I'm doing everything perfectly. I setup a cname record on domain.com with the name www and the answer the.subdomain.com However when I go to www.domain.com ...
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SSL and Certificates for custom domains on SaaS application

We run a large-ish SaaS application hosted on windows 2008R2 / IIS7.5 clusters behind an F5 network appliance cluster. Today, we offer white labeled branding to customers via custom CNames (your-...
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how to manage thousands of DNS subdomain records for SAAS service?

Question: We have 7000+ DNS subdomains under cotoso.com, we want to map them to 2 IP address, e.g. subdomain1-4000 to IP1, 4001-7000 to IP2. What's the best way to do this? Background: Our company ...
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How to have segregated database for clients while maintaining control over code?

I have a SAAS application hosted on AWS EC2 and RDS. we use django and Postgres for the stack What we did was we had the public schema holding the tenant info but the tenant specific data are held in ...
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SaaS with bring-your-own-key - at what point do you need something for key management?

We're starting to use some SaaS providers, including Office365 Exchange Online, that allow bring-your-own-key or hold-your-own-key for encrypting data at rest. These are, to my understanding, simply ...
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Custom domain mapping to web application [closed]

We are creating a SAAS base application, where every company get its own subdomain. But if the company wants to configure another domain with our application, they can do that. e.g. I am a company ...
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Getting started with REST between two SaaS apps?

General form of the question : If you're planning to make 2 SaaS apps talk to each other, do most people try to make one of them initiate and control, or do they make (or buy) a 3rd party integration ...
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Domain name masking for django webapp Ask

I have a website with the domain address: www.example.com. We are providing a SaaS solution. The issue is we are facing a demand from some clients & that is domain name masking, i.e. the client ...
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Run a bash script on a web request

I am developing an application which would require me to execute a bash script on a remote server when my users give me a command through a web interface. I need suggestions on how I can run a bash ...
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How can I let my clients use their own SSL on my SaaS

We run a service that lets our clients run their own CMS. Our clients want to use their own SSL Certificate, wether it's self signed, or signed by another company. Our application runs PHP. I was ...
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how to monitor client bandwidth in saas app?

I am building a SaaS which allows customers there own space. They get a subdomain but they can also add their own custom domain by setting their CNAME to my server. The subdomains and custom domains ...
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Solid way to set up DDoS protection for a SaaS with many customer domains

I will be launching a SaaS soon. Customers will be able to sign up and get their own 'space'. Each customer will get a generated sub domain plus they can add their own custom domain if they wish too. ...
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How to implement user-based routing for a mobile app

Here I have an interesting case I recently knew about. Let's say a small software shop creates mobile and web apps that make requests to a web service. The software is sold to single users and also to ...
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Server configuration for allowing custom domains to point to my saas app by just changing their nameservers to my own

I have successfully built a saas application that allow its users to add custom domain names, my question is how do i configure my server for it to allow users point their domain name to my saas app ...
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Azure AD SAML2 SSO wrong NameID format

I am trying to integrate a SaaS application with an autonomous (not federated with anything) Azure Active Directory for SSO purposes. The SaaS application (the Service Provider) is SAML2 compliant (SP-...
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Is it possible to delegate AD FS admin functions via a web interface? [closed]

I am looking at IAM for a SaaS application. The application will have client organisations accessing it and each organisation will want to manage their own users, permissions and roles. Of course only ...
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Atomatic SaaS scaling

I'm thinking about how to best setup my SaaS application for automatic scaling and have reached a step I'm unsure of how to tackle. To properly describe the problem, I better start by explaining how ...
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How do large SaaS providers support A records? [closed]

According to RFC 1035 CNAME records cannot be used used in a zone apex because a CNAME record cannot exist alongside records such as SOA. This is frequently a source of frustration for those trying ...
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Any objective VPS performance tools available?

Because: there are so many variables when it comes to VPS hosting (noisy neighbors, SSD/HD, host server specs, number of VPSes on host, etc...) VPS hosts like to use fluffy specs (vCPU) to sell ...
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If a Windows shop moves “everything” to the cloud, does it still need Active Directory?

Taking a spin off of this question: Do I really need MS Active Directory? in a new direction for 2014. Taking into account a basic Windows infrastructure: domain controllers Exchange 2007/2010/2013 ...
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log bash command centralized server or any auditd saas [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to track our sysmin work, in the servers. Lets say sysmin 1 and sysmin 2 have access to any server but we need to make sure and track anything that they do in our server. ...
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Are multiple ADFS instances needed when federating to the same party multiple times?

I'm currently in the first stages of an ADFS roll-out. It looks like you need to install multiple "federation services" or instances of ADFS if you want to federate with the same party or SaaS ...
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How can our customers use our SaaS with their own SSL certificate?

We offer software as a service that is fully hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). We mainly use Elastic Beanstalk (elastic load balancer + ec2 instances) and RDS (database service) plus many other ...
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Best way to setup hosting and scale SaaS application [closed]

I'm a software developer with experience setting up hosting environments for small applications and no more than 5k hits a day type of traffic. I just built a SaaS application and I'm wondering how to ...
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DNS setup: CNAME vs wildcard for SaaS

So I'm new to actually caring about how DNS's actually work, as opposed to plugging stuff in and troubleshooting. I have an application that will display different information depending on what domain ...
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Are there email archiving services that do not require you to host your email with them? [closed]

I'm looking for a 3rd party hosted software-as-a-service (saas) email archiving service that does not require me to host my email with them. Is anyone aware of any?
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Using subdomains, separate databases, and virtual hosts to scale SAAS [closed]

I am building office management software on a LAMP server on a SAAS model. My clients typically have 5-10 thousand customers they are tracking with all of their contact, invoicing, appointment ...
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Hosted application, DNS server setup?

Currently I'm allowing users to have an hosted application. Currently they have to point A-records to our servers (sometimes this is to hard or get's messy). I've seen other players using 2 dns ...
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Letting tenants host their own data [closed]

We are developing a web app and planning to deploy it in a multi-tenant model. However, some of our potential customers are having a great deal of discomfort with the idea of not having the control ...
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SaaS style CNAMEs with Apache2

So I have a Rails application behind Apache. It is running via Thin, but all of this really doesn't matter. I'm having trouble getting my SaaS style CNAMEs working. Currently I have two different ...
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Whats the next scalability step after seperate mysql farms?

I'm running a saas service which is growing rapidly. The customers are ecommerce websites and we get hit on every page view on each of our customers sites (currently 10M's hits/day). The current ...
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Setting up centralized storage (e.g., NAS/SAN) for a SaaS application

I have a SaaS application running on 6+ servers in HPCloud which creates large amounts of data (GB/TB). Users talk to the application through a RESTful api which replies back with a link to our CDN ...
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Is there a Linux HA software load balancer that serves HTTPS for multiple unrelated domain names but balances to a single web server cluster?

I have a cloud-based (Amazon AWS, Rackspace, whatever) multi-tenant SaaS application, and I need to support HTTPS communications for multiple unrelated tenant domains. As an illustrative example, let'...
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Can I stream a Windows App from a Linux server?

We are transitioning from distributed software (on a disc) to software as a service (SaaS) and are looking into how to present our application to users. My question is whether it is possible to stream ...
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Dedicated server or Cloud Hosting [closed]

I just finished the BETA version of my Web SaaS application, it provides more than 15 service to WP users. Programming language : PHP 5 DB : MySQL 5 I used Codeigniter framework. The application ...
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Need advice on setup for large Silverlight site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Hopefully someone on here will be nice enough to give some advice on what setup we should go with. I'm not a sys admin, just a ...
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Building an S3 type of Storage Cloud

Are there any open source projects to build Storage as a Service type of Clouds like Amazon S3 ??
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Distributed Database Services?

I'm working on a database-driven web service with clients in the US and Australia. We're currently hosted in the US, however our Australian clients are experiencing lag. The lag is primarily due to ...
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What db and storage are people using for SaaS OLTP and OLAP offerings

I work for a privately held SaaS company and we are reviewing some of our architectural decisions around database and storage. Knowing that others have gone before us, I am wondering if I might "stand ...
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Determine server IP address in SaaS application

I have multiple clients (mobile and web) that need to connect to my application on the cloud using web services. How do I specify the IP address of the server in my client code? Another query is - if ...
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What cloud backup solution supports a “backup server to cloud” configuration?

What online backup tool allows you to: A) Back up Windows, Linux and optionally Mac desktops and servers to the cloud B) Do so by first backing up to a central server or appliance C) Allow restoring ...
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Best practice for ONLY allowing MySQL access to a server?

Here's the use case: I have a SaaS system that was built (dev environment) on a single box. I've moved everything to a cloud environment running Ubuntu 10.10. One server runs the application, the ...
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single apache instance vs multiple apache instances

I work in a SaaS application built with Django (Python) and runs with Apache/mod_wsgi. The registration site creates an apache virtual host config, wsgi and settings files. And finally restarts the ...
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restart apache under www-data user in ubuntu

I have a SaaS webapp service, so each time a new client is registered in my registration app, it creates a new subdomain and a new apache virtualhost config file, to enable this configuration I need ...
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SaaS licensing on Win2k8 R2 with SQL Server 2008 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I've got a product which I would like to start marketing as a SaaS product - I'm just a bit at a loss when it comes to ...