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Process ID files missing from remote Ubuntu Linux PC?

I am running Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS on a PC in my office and on a virtual machine hosted on Azure. For some reason, the remote PC is not creating a PID file for each process. Everything else seems to ...
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How do I increase Azure VPN client timeout?

Microsoft Azure provides a 32 bit and 64 bit client for Azure VPN. In the VPN client properties GUI there are settings for: redial attempts e.g. 99 idle time before disconnecting e.g. never In my ...
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Connecting to the vms local host not from vm

My colleague created a windows 8.1 vm on azure and has given me the DNS and the port number to access the a web server running on its local host. However when I paste the url into chrome it doesn't ...
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Why does my blank website have so much activity?

I've recently created a new domain and website for personal/hobby use. I've never had a publicly available website before. I'm using Microsoft Azure as my hosting provider. The domain is a standard ...
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Cloud load-balancing service [closed]

Is there a service that would allow us to load balance across both Azure and AWS? The idea also, would be that if one service had an outage, the traffic would all get sent to the other service.
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How to properly change SSH ports in Microsoft Azure?

I have a virtual machine on Azure—for testing, not a production server—based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The default SSH port 22 is opened by default. I want to change it to 12131. I edited my SSH ...
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how to migrate a ubuntu vmware image to azure

i am pretty new to azure - so any help is appreciated. I have the vmware images of 2 (once physical) servers. I would like to put them into my azure count an run them from there - is that possible ? ...
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Can't connect to Windows 10 VM on Azure after installing update

I have a Windows 10 VM on Azure, to which I connect using remote desktop. Today I installed the latest preview build on it, and now I can no longer connect using RDP: my credentials no longer work, ...
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Setting up SQL Express on Azure VM

I'm trying to set up SQL express on an Azure VM. I already have SSMS 2012 installed but I cannot access .\SQLEXPRESS. This MSDN discussion says: run powershell script "ConfigureSQLExpress.ps1" ...
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Turning off windows firewall

I did the most idiotic thing I can think off: created a firewall rule for a windows azure VPS to block all incoming traffic, on all ports. Now I can't access the VPS, obviously. Any idea how to ...
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How does SQL Server deal with a missing tempDB?

Azure has announced the new "D" series of VM's where the temporary drive resides on a SSD I was planning to use this as the tempDB, it should speed up SQL somewhat with faster temoDB access. ...
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Can't ping over VPN from Virtual Machine in Azure

I've setup a VPN connection from Azure to my local network. I can ping an Azure machine from my local network, but cannot ping a local machine from my Azure network. I've got the firewall on my ...
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Change Azure VM Temporary Storage size

Is there any way in which we could increase the storage of an azure's virtual machine by decreasing the temporary storage? We currently have 126GB of disk storage and 312 GB of temporary storage.
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Windows Live Authentication Re-Verification Issue With Unset Phone Numbers and Emails

We have an asp.net application which runs on microsoft azure cloud. In the past we have always authenticated against WL accounts, Which I believe are now referred to as Microsoft accounts. These ...
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How can I run the Blackberry 10 Simulator (VMWare VMX) in a Windows Azure VM?

I'm having some issues running the BB10 Simulator in my azure vm, but before I give up, I thought I'd reach out to the experts. My vm in Windows Azure is Windows Server 2012. It has 2 gigs of memory ...
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Which Azure services comprise a basic IIS/SQL web application scenario?

Thanks for looking. I need to deploy a site to Azure but their marketing literature and various tiers has left me thoroughly confused as to what should be selected. Here is the information I have ...
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How do I setup a VPN service like “hide my ass” using Azure?

I already subscribe to Microsoft Azure. I would like to know if there's a way to setup a VPN service on Azure to act like a free "Hide My Ass" service that I run? Just to be clear, it's just for ...
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Unable to right click in Mac RDP session

I am connecting to a Windows Server 2012 VM (hosted in Azure) via Microsoft RDP 8.0.9 from my Macbook Pro. I am having trouble right-clicking within the VM using the trackpad. The usual shortcuts ...
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Azure - systems break when it auto-scales

I've been involved with 2 different web projects that are hosted in Azure and are set to auto-scale when the CPU of the hosting servers gets too high. The problem I saw in both web projects is that, ...
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Azure Virtual 1280 x 800 and can't change

My Azure virtual is 1280 x 800, and on my laptop when I RDP in, it's really cramped on space as my apps are blown up really large. I don't know why this happened all of a sudden; the only difference ...
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Azure VM issues with FTP PASV?

We had a virtual machine server setup for web, FTP was setup using Filezilla Server and all the ports were opened for PASV mode, which worked great for a number of months before suddenly without ...
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How to convert a WinSCP ppk to .CER/.PEM format acceptable by Azure Linux VM?

Googling was fruitless, as most people have a slightly different variation of this problem. I need to write some instructions on how to set up an Azure Linux VM and generate the keys using WinSCP. ...
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How to export data from Excel to SQL Azure?

I know how to import data from SQL Azure into Excel From Excel go to: - Data - From Other Sources - From SQL Server I want to manually edit data and post it back to SQL Azure. What is the ...
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How do I enable the .NET Framework 3.5 on an Azure VM created from a Windows Server 2012 R2 image?

I have a new Azure VM (the Visual Studio Professional 14 CTP 2 Windows Server 2012 R2 image) and I'm trying to install SQL Server on it. The installation fails because it cannot see the .NET Framework ...
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Troubles running Azure powershell

I'm trying to install Azure Powershell, following the instructions on this page. The installation seems to run fine and proceeds without errors. However, once it's finished, I can't manage to find ...
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RDP to Microsoft Azure's virtual machines via proxy server

I have created virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and I can't connect them from my work office, probably because it must go through the proxy server. From my Google-ing I understand that it's ...
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SQL Azure VM Cannot Connect

I have SQL Azure VM Following are the configuration of the VM SIZE Basic_A1 (1 core, 1.75 GB memory) After few hours I cannot log into server using any of following methods. Remote Desktop ...
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iptables configuration on Windows Azure (CentOS 6.5) for endpoint load-balanced set

I created 2 VMs (CentOS6.5) on Windows Azure for Postgresql database and HA cluster, everything works fine except when I set iptables service on, the endpoint load-balanced set is down. for security ...
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Hyper-V within Azure virtual machine

I'm trying to move my development and testing environment in the Azure cloud. I would like to know if it's possible to have an Hyper-V running within an Azure virtual machine ? For the moment I ...
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Can only connect to Azure VM with one of my two computers

I have been using my laptop to connect to my Azure VM, and have done so for a long time. It have and still works perfectly fine. Yesterday I tried to connect my other stationary computer to the VM but ...
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Shutdown/deallocate VM doesn't work in scheduled task

I created a scheduled task to shuwdown/deallocate itself (it's a VM on Azure) with Powershell. The PowerShell script is: Stop-AzureVM -Name "myvm" -ServiceName "myservice" -Force If the PowerShell ...
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Update subscription windows azure after free trial

at the moment I am using a free trial account for windows azure. The question is if when the trial period expires, can I update the account to a 'normal' one and set a spending monthly limit? because ...
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How can I add my O365 userid as an admin to my Azure account?

MSFT login is driving me crazy. I've never seen anything so totally fubar'ed. I have to constantly sign out/sign in between O365 and Azure and cannot add my O365 credentials as an administrator to ...
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Unable to clone Git repository using Visual Studio Online

I'm trying to clone WinJS to my Azure Web Site using Visual Studio Online "Monaco". When I type git clone https://github.com/winjs/winjs.git in the online console I get the error Can only clone a git ...
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Create image from debian box and move to Azure

Linux ariel 2.6.26-2-amd64 #1 SMP Thu Aug 19 00:37:36 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux We have a precious Hetzner Debian Lenny box and need to deploy it to Azure. Is there a way to take an image of the box ...
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Using Azure as a backup drive only

I have some Azure credits from my MSDN subscription, but I don't need a website on there. However I do have a need for backing up 300GB of photos and files to the cloud, for which I am considering ...
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How to remove Microsoft Account?

I have an account that I don't use anymore. I would like to remove it in order to test some Microsoft Azure coding features. The problem is that I can't remove the account. I navigate to the account ...
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How to set up GUI remote control to Linux on Azure from Windows?

I have built the following VM in Windows Azure for a small web server for my client. Client OS: Windows 8 Server OS: Using OpenLogic's Linux CentOS 6.5 from Azure list In the Server, the following ...
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Can cloud-based approaches like Azure be described as 'environmentally friendly'?

I'm responding to a Request for Proposals for a new insurance implementation. In my response I state that the "the elastic approach allows us to scale-down during periods of low demand, thus providing ...
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SSL failure on Auzre web farm with shared configuration and centralized certificates

[Sorry if this question is a bit long, there's lot of extra info in case it is relavent] Overview I'm having a problem with SSL on a 4 VM's load balanced farm in Azure. If the HTTPS request goes to ...
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Cygwin SSH Server on Azure Windows Server 2012 R2 VM giving errors

No matter what I am not able to connect to cygwin ssh server configured on Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure VM. Locally it sometimes work sometimes not. Remotely it never works. Sometimes the error ...
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When I create Windows Azure Load Balanced VM's my web application does not render the Ajax Controls correctly

I have: 1 Cloud Service with 3 VM's(load balanced) each with the same website loaded in IIS(.net framework 4.5). When only one VM1 is active, the page and site renders Ajax controls correctly. But as ...
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Running a VM within a Virtual Machine on Azure

I am trying to learn more about TFS 2012 and Brian Keller has this VM which has all the software installed and pre-configured. You can check it out here. I have downloaded the VM. However, my work ...
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Migrating a HTTP 302 to a HTTP 301

I have a website whose domain is managed by GoDaddy. The site itself is hosted on Windows Azure. When a user visits mysite.com they are redirected to www.mysite.com via a 302. However, I would like to ...
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VS2013 Test agent and controller not communicating

I have a Windows Azure VM running VS2013 Load Test Controller and a second Azure VM running 2013 Load Test Agent. I have not been able to get the two communicating successfully. I added the hostname ...
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Seekbar not working in Chrome

I have uploaded a video to my Windows Storage and noticed, that the seekbar (of the default Chrome's html5 player) is not working. Url of that video is: ...
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Windows Azure and Xampp

I have installed Xampp on my Windows Server 2012 instance on Windows Azure. I can't get port forwarding to work. I can access my webpage via the internal IP address on the server fine, just not from ...
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How to configure a Linux NAT router with a single NIC

I have several Windows Servers running on an Azure virtual network with 2 subnets. I have a domain controller at 10.0.0.4, and servers at 10.0.1.4, 10.0.1.5, etc. I configured a point-to-site VPN, so ...
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Is there a way to install Mac OS on an Azure Virtual machine - or any cloud VM for that matter? [closed]

I want to create a virtual development machine on the could for iOS development. I understand it is against Mac OS License agreement to install it on non-Apple hardware. But is there a LEGAL solution ...
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Windows XP VM not using allocated memory

I've got a Windows XP on a Medium Azure VM (2 cores, 3.5 GB memory). However, Windows only shows 512 MB of physical memory. I understand there are limits on a 32-bit OS, but it should be much higher ...