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Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud offering providing Platform as a Service (PaaS) and, as recently announced, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) functionality. Users of the platform can deploy their applications onto this cloud platform benefiting from on-demand service, elastic scale, and a highly managed environment all without any commitment on a pay-as-you-go-basis.

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Azure CDN from Verizon Premium HTTP to HTTPS redirect

I have created an Azure CDN endpoint (like example.azureedge.net) using Verizon Premium Pricing Tier. I want to create a rule to redirect to the HTTPS protocol (like https://example.azureedge.net) ...
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Restrict Google from indexing subdomain from Azure CDN services

How can I stop Google from indexing example.azureedge.net content? We have the website from last two years but just recently we found out that Google has started to index all the URLs on the azure CDN ...
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Azure Console fails any command and shows code containing "Invalid value for encodingHint"

Any command I execute from the web-based portal.azure.com for my application service's console throws the following error: D:\home\site\wwwroot>dir function(e){if(void 0===e&&(e="...
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How to make a route URL discoverable by a DNS checker and Google in an SPA?

We have to add SEO capabilities to our full client side rendered SPA. We already did all the heavy lifting regarding the refactoring to make it SEO optimized. (History mode for routing, all crawlable ...
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Why is Azure pinging my site?

I have noticed more and more, traffic from IPs assigned to Microsoft Azure/Microsoft Corporation hitting my WordPress site many times a day. It's direct traffic to just the home and privacy policy ...
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"A" type DNS Record Not Propagating

I have a domain name with some existing sub-domains that work. I mean I can ping them and access them via https protocol. Now I want to add another one and it does not propagate, meaning I cannot ping ...
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Domain from Microsoft hosted by azure

I like to build websites using WordPress. I am self-taught and can generally sort out nameservers to point to a domain. You will guess from my question that I am no expert! I have just build a ...
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Twitter cannot fetch content from our domain hosted on an Azure CDN even though it can fetch from an equivalent azureedge.net URL

There is a website which is distributed via Azure CDN. The CDN endpoint was used as a destination of CNAME entry for www.< EXAMPLE >.com with usage of Google DNS. The www address to the website ...
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How can I prevent Google from indexing documents stored on Microsoft Azure blob storage?

I have a PDF stored in Azure blob storage. When I search the name of the document on Google search engine, the full link of my PDF appears in the result. I don't want this happen. Can I get Google ...
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Azure - Subscription End Date for Free Products for 12 Months and Costs appearing for free products also

I have signed up on Azure portal and received $200 credit for first 30 days and some free products for 12 months, my free subscription has ended after 30 days and I upgraded to Pay as you go ...
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Cheapest way to use a MySql Database on Microsoft Azure

I am currently evaluating features of Microsoft Azure, and want to try their Azure Database for MySQL service in a little test project. I just need a very basic database with minimal performance and ...
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How can I use cookie-free domains with Microsoft Azure portal?

My website installed in the Microsoft's Azure portal. My website using asp.net and framework(sitecore cms). It's C#. I checked my website using gtmetrix. It recommends using cookie-free domains. I ...
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How do I register a custom domain in Azure when I cannot add the Azure Web App hostname as a CNAME to our domain?

Let's assume we're running a website on greatwebsite.com. This is a multilingual website, and we're using /en, /de, /fr as path prefixes to handle languages (and not via top level domains). We're ...
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wp_remote_post and theme update problems using Azure App Service

My business' Wordpress website has gone live in the last week, and I've been using Azure's App Service offering to run it. It's worked like a charm for the most part, but a couple of odd things have ...
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Proof exclusive ownership of IP address

We run VM's in azure behind LB and public dedicated IP address. The customer requires proof of ownership of the dedicated IP address. Or if that's impossible, than he requires to have the ability to ...
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Azure monitoring says that my West US instance is unavailable in some regions

I have a website hosted in Azure. Today I started getting alerts that site is down in 3 locations. Availability report is showing Central, South Central, and West US as down. On azure status there ...
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web.config redirects only for specific domain

I'm stuck with redirecting for specific domains. The setup consists of azure webapps which bring their own domain *.azurewebsites.net, I want to exclude those from redirecting. For additional domains ...
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Azure performance testing: Link VSTS account

I need to load test a website on Azure. I created my load test and then it tells me I need a Team Services account to run my test. So I click on create account and it asks me about a Name, a ...
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Add custom domain on Azure without application restart?

Few months ago Azure started restarting applications when change occurs in custom domains. This behavior is, of course, quite bothersome as, aside of unnecessary restarts, startup on Azure can't ...
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Use domain purchased in Azure outside of Azure [duplicate]

I purchased not that long ago a domain through Azure, but I would like to use it on Bluehost. Is it possible to forward the domain on Azure portal or somehow bind my website on Bluehost with the ...
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Hosting options for running a daily run python script which creates a CSV file? [duplicate]

I wish to run a Python script that daily pulls in some prices and creates a CSV file from them. What web hosting and cloud options exist to do this. The script will only run for literally seconds ...
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Azure App Service for Basic Bootstrap Site with PHP

I have an Azure Imagine subscription through my College so I plan to take advantage of it to host a basic Bootstrap resume site of sorts. I was originally considering using Github Pages, but I'd like ...
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How to register and use Azure in China from outside China?

I need to host a CMS website for an international company looking to expand into China. The company has a registered entity in China, but we as the developer and support team responsible for ...
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Alternative TLDs on Microsoft Azure

As many of you are aware, Microsoft Azure now has a little "Buy Domains" feature. The domain name search however, constantly suggests TLDs such as .co.uk, .org.uk, etc. It's funny because I neither ...
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Add Expires headers to Azure Hosted wordpress

Using Azure Hosted WordPress, I was doing some performance testing for my website via gtmetrix. My reports were suggesting to ‘leverage browser caching’ and ‘add expires headers’ to improve my ...
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Hosting ASP.NET on Azure for a GoDaddy Domain using CNAME

Since GoDaddy does not support ASP.NET Core (and probably won't for a long time since they are still on old ASP.NET 4.5 now) I would like to host my website on Azure. According to this document this ...
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Googlebot encountering JavaScript errors due to rendering outdated HTML files with newer JS files

We recently encountered an issue where we added a JavaScript variable (e.g. var GLOBAL_VAR = true;) to an HTML page (e.g. /Search/Index) and updated the separate JS file (e.g. /Scripts/search/index.js)...
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Can you use Azure cloud hosting services as a mail server?

Can Azure cloud hosting services be used as a mail server? I don't see anything in the Azure marketplace that correlates to what I need.
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Advantage of Using Azure CDN [closed]

We have a couple sites hosted on Azure's cloud, and we're using an external CDN for some content. Would there be any advantages in terms of performance if we were to use Azure's own CDN?
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Pointing Domain Name to Microsoft Azure web app and configure the app for the new domain

I have bought a domain name on GoDaddy, hotelmontecristobg.com. I think I have configured it properly because when I browse to hotelmontecristobg.com Error 404 - Web app not found appears which says ...
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Bizspark - Moving WebApp to `Basic` tier

I have 3 web apps running via the BizSpark programme on Azure. The apps run on the Free tier at the moment. I want to add a custom domain to the apps so I know I have to upgrade it to the Basic tier ...
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Does DNS impact internal server settings?

I have a website which I've made an image from and loaded that image onto two VM's - each configured exactly the same. One site is configured with my domain - mydomain.com - with the A record ...
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Hosting on Azure VM - how to handle A records?

I have a VM in setup in Azure that I want to use to host multiple websites but can't figure out how to setup an A record when Azure doesn't give you a static IP. I've created a CNAME, to map "www" - ...
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Why would azure be restarting website when i do a deployment slot swap?

I've a .net 4.5 website running on Azure Websites. I've a staging deployment set up. I warm up both sites and then i run the swap process (both from azure portal and from Azure powershell). No matter ...
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Does Google treat different ports as different sites?

I host my website on Azure and I have recently activated a feature to make it possible for me to directly access each server instance in our web farm by a port number. For example http://example.com:...
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How do I access Windows server on a Microsoft Azure Website?

I need to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) on my Microsoft Azure website in order to get an SSL certificate. I'm attempting to follow this tutorial. Step 1.1 says, On your Windows ...
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How did you set up your DNS records for an Azure Cloud Application

I would like some advice. I want to be able to have my zone apex and also www point to a cloud application that is running on Azure. Should I use: CNAME www.xx.com > xx.cloud....
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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.example.com/signup$1 [R] But this is not redirecting www.example.com/registration/ to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...