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RewriteRule not working properly in my ubuntu server 14.04 running in Windows Azure

In my server I kept signup.php and in htaccess I kept this thing - RewriteRule ^/registration/?$ http://www.mydomain.com/signup$1 [R] But this is not redirecting ...
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Setting CNAME for Azure website deployment slot

I have a Azure website (let's say myapp.azurewebsites.net) that has the main site + one "beta" deployment slot that I want to set up a CNAME record for. I'd like to set up beta.myapp.com to point to ...
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Prevent azure subdomain indexation

Let me explain my situation, I have an azure website (with azurewebsites.net sub domain), and a custom domain.com, built with asp.net MVC Both are being indexed by Google, but I've noticed the custom ...
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Filezilla claims there is not enough disk space on our microsoft azure webserver

We run a website on a microsoft azure webserver, but today we face a problem when trying to upload files to that webserver using Filezilla FTP client. Whenever I try to upload anything, filezilla ...
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SaaS in south africa [duplicate]

I am looking for a place to host a mvc .net website. The primary users will be in South Africa. As far as I know azure and appharbor has no servers in SA and I do not know if the latency will be an ...
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Will running an Azure website on a subdomain of azurewebsites.net hurt SEO compared to buying a domain?

When hosting a website on azure websites I have two options: Be a cheapskate and go for the free option without a domain. I would then setup web forwarding with my domain registrar from my domain to ...
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Hosting a website with Windows Azure

I may be completely misunderstanding what Azure is but is it possible for me to host a basic website on Windows Azure? I have a site that I've built in HTML and CSS that I'd like to upload to Azure ...
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Is Azure compatible with JPEG XR?

I just put an F#/MVC app into a Windows Azure solution as a Web Role. Before migration, my JPEG XR (*.WDP\) files were getting displayed on the client in IE9 without issue via my local and hosted ...
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Do web crawlers/spiders index azure web sites?

For somebody who wants their web site to be as discoverable as possible (and who doesn't?), are Microsoft's Azure web sites (azurewebsites.net) a feasible domain to host sites? I have a site that is ...
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ASP.NET website deployment [closed]

I am getting my hands wet with ASP and I have been following the tutorials. I deployed the site and in Azure and it worked great. Today I started actually designing the site. And when I published, it ...
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How can I add a custom domain to a Windows Azure application?

I'm experiencing some issues with a website I am working on, for a company called BlueSEQ. We recently switched to Windows Azure to get more scalability and performance, but we are having issues ...
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Domain Name Registration via Microsoft?

Is it possible to get Domain Name Registration services through Microsoft? I am currently using two well-known companies for two different domains and I am not happy with either of them. One of the ...
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Hosting a Site with Windows Azure

This is probably a ridiculously simple question, but is there a way for me to host a normal, static website on Windows Azure? I see on auzre.com that they do offer web hosting, but after trying to ...
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Force www to always show in address bar? [duplicate]

I have created a website for a client (my first freelance job!) and my client is generally happy, however they want the address bar to always show the www. portion, even if it isn't typed. Is this ...
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Effects of Active Virus Scanner on WebApp for XS Azure VM

Suppose a public WebApp is hosted on an EXtra Small (XS) Azure Virtual Machine (VM). What benefits and/or performance problems might visitors experience if a Memory-Resident Virus Scanner is run on ...
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Using AWS or Azure, what to do about emails?

I'm coming from a background of paying a hosting company X amount per month for a server. This server comes with IIS, WebsitePanel and Smartermail all bundled together. When I create a new domain ...
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How to tell search engines about new image URL's?

I have just moved my website from a hosted provider to Windows Azure. The page URL's are all the same, but the location of the files is now different. How can I tell search engines about the new ...
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SSL certificate for 3rd party domain pointed at windows azure role

I have a website hosted on Windows Azure. All pages on the website are on HTTPS. The website can be customized with the customization profile being associated with a uri authority. There is a 3rd ...
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How to diagnose one user not able to reach my site?

My site is www.trainerroad.com and lives on Azure. I have a customer who get's Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to www.trainerroad.com When trying to access our website. Yesterday they ...
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does Azure have a free until some limit program? [closed]

Amazon offers free services for 1 year http://aws.amazon.com/free/, supports .NET Google offers them free until you reach some limit, but does not support .Net Azure costs $0.12/hour, you need at ...