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Questions tagged [azure]

For questions about Microsoft Azure, which is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.

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How to use port 5433 with Azure managed postgres

We are looking to use Azure managed postgres but I am having some issues with connecting on port 5433 I can connect on port 5432 fine. I need just port 5433 to work, is there a way to access that port?...
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Can anyone explain what is happening in an Azure Devops build and release in more detail?

I'm finding the Azure devops documentation pretty poor - or maybe I'm just not familiar enough with it for it to make any kind of sense to me. Having said that, I've managed to create a build pipeline ...
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How to completely replace master with another branch in TFS Azure Devops

Using TFS Azure Devops, there is a repo with valid code being maintained in a secondary branch. However, the master branch is multiple years out of date. I want to obliterate the contents of master ...
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Ingress or LoadBalancer on AKS

I'm wondering whether to use an Ingress or LoadBalancer to expose services on Azure AKS. I have successfully used both, but I cannot really choose. On one side, an Ingress allows us to have a single ...
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In simple terms, what is the advantage of a Virtual Kubelet?

I have read about the Virtual Kubelet project. I can see that it allows you to delegate from Kubernetes to an Azure Container Instance (ACI), that it allows you to deploy both unix/windows boxes, ...
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azure activity log, how to find releases

My security department has asked to ingest logs from Azure with the goal being to identity releases. The security team wants to be able to say: Hey, there was a release on mm/dd/yyyy at noon (...
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How to setup multiple build environments in Azure DevOps/TFS2018?

So I have an application that contains an ASP.NET Core backend and a React frontend (pure static). In our TFS 2018, we have created a Build that does the following: Get sources from the repo Get ...
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Keep Azure Batch Service applications up to date with Azure Devops

I'm building a Release in Azure DevOps where we are deploying a software package as an application to be used in a batch service. The deployment uses the following commands via Azure Powershell ...
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multicloud connect over VPN?

I need to have a private connection between aws ec2 and Azure VM. 2 instances should communicate over private IP. I followed this Doc to create VPN but couldn't able to create IPsec tunnel ...
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azure blob storage host spa/ code change without downtime

I would like to setup my CI/CD workflow to deploy to azure storage. I can do this easily: az storage blob upload-batch --source out/build --destination $container_name --account-key $...
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Is it possible to specify an IP address to connect to the Azure Queue service?

Currently we can connect to Azure Queue by providing Account Name and Account Key in the connection string. Now the problem is anyone having the Account key can connect to this from any location. So ...
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Browser viewport too small when starting Selenium Standalone through Windows Task Scheduler

We're working on centralizing our automated testing development systems by using an Azure virtual machine which hosts our Leapwork Controller and Selenium Grid. The Selenium grid has been setup by ...
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How to clean up disk space for Azure Kubernetes Node?

I followed this tutorial to create a Kubernetes cluster on Azure to run build agents: http://www.chrisjohnson.io/2018/07/07/using-azure-kubernetes-service-aks-for-your-vsts-build-agents/ To recap ...
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nodes in a kubernetes cluster in azure unable to communicate with one another

I'll start off by saying I'm not really an infrastructure person, but am being required to maintain it until we hire someone more suited to it, so apologies if I have any terminology wrong. We have a ...
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Where do you start with hosting the infrastructure for your infrastructure?

So I'm trying to get started with the HashiCorp stack, but the question I keep asking myself, when looking at any of this DevOps infrastructure stuff, is what infrastructure should you be using to ...
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Failover for Azure Function Timer Trigger

I have a timer trigger in one region and want to set up failover so that if there’s an outage in the primary region, a secondary timer trigger in another region becomes active. How can I go about this?...
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docker compose & azure key vault - passing secrets to a container on startup

I am using docker-compose to create 5 containers that run my application. Two containers need credentials retrieve from Azure Key Vault (web.config passwords to access 3rd party service). As I am ...
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How to filter out system-generated calls in monitoring of Azure Webapps?

My setup is as follows: I have an Azure WebApp for containers, where one of the setting is 'Always On', which means that Azure sends a call periodically to keep the container instance/VM warmed up. ...
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AWS or Azure with usage auto shutdown occasional usage

I'm looking for recommendations on which cloud service provider we should be looking at. The situation: I'm part of a small team looking to leverage more powerful analytics. Most of our day to day ...
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Is Azure's B-2 app service plan better than a S-1 for production environments?

When using Azure's WebApps to run C# MVC based applications on production environments, I'm always wondering about when to use the B-2 (Basic-2 with 2-cores and 3.5 GB) and when to use S-1 (Standard-1 ...
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How can I see the deployed container in Azure web app for containers

I have started using the web app for containers could not locate where the container is. And I want to see the contents of the deployment. Where are they located? I know it is there as the site works. ...
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How to debug a docker on web app for containers in Azure which does not start

I am able to run my containers locally. I published them to container registry. And the deployment from container registry to web apps for containers is successful. But the service does not turn ...
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Terraform resource definition for Azure App Service Environment

I am trying to create an Azure App Service Environment using Terraform. Is there any real-life working samples for this? How should we decide to use a terraform resource is there a tested resource ...
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Provisioning times for Redis in cloud taking too long, how can we shorten it?

Provisioning a 1 GB Redis cache service on AWS takes around 8 minutes. Doing the same on Azure takes around 16 minutes. Ours Terraform scripts need the call back from the Redis systems. Why is this ...
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Need suggestions to deploy desktop app in cloud

I was wondering whether its possible, if so how, to deploy windows desktop apps made with PyQT GUI in the cloud? Its the legacy desktop app. End goal: People can go to the end point and view the app. ...
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I am not able to Integrate logic apps with azure cost api, how do we do it?

How to integrate Logic apps with Azure cost API, I am not able to integrate with it https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/logic-apps/
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How to use a Logic App to do a json filter and diff for monitoring automation of a third party system

I am trying to create monitoring endpoints in Site24x7 using their APIs. I am using Azure logic Apps to orchestrate this process as there are multiple third-party services. I was able to get the data ...
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Azure ARM template redeploying

I have created first VM from Azure portal interface and it works good. I tried to deploy second VM using ARM template that is available from first VM. And I can't do it quickly. Primarily, I have to ...
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Azure Equivalent for CodeDeploy

Right now, using AWS services we have a CI and deployment pattern that works well for us. For every commit pushed to github, Travis-CI builds the project and runs tests, if tests pass, Travis uses ...
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Continuous integration azure slow or fails

Two weeks ago the deployment time for my Azure Bots started to be totally atypical Before it was running between 2-4 minutes max. but since then it takes more than 30mins or most of the times ...
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Is this an appropriate architecture, or can improvements be made?

Due to a combination of business/enterprise requirements and our architect's preferences we have arrived at a particular architecture that seems a bit off to me, but I have very limited architectural ...
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Automated Integration Testing of an API in Azure Functions using VSTS

I am building a HTTP API as an Azure Function App in C# and I would like to run automated integration tests (calls to the API) as part of the CI/CD. Is this possible to do using VSTS? I have ...
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Can I create an Azure VM from Ansible with NICs in different resource groups?

I am working on creating an Ansible playbook to Ensure required network resources for an Azure VM are present, and Create an Azure VM attached to those resources. Due to the way the organization ...
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Is it possible to keep all the DSC configurations in Version Control and make Azure Automation fetch it from there automatically?

The Azure Automation DSC seems to know to integrate with GitHub, but it seems to expect only runbooks there. At least, this is what I understand from the following UI screen: I have just started to ...
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Azure - Connection String in Key Vault vs Application Settings

For Azure Functions and WebJobs, is there any benefit to putting connection strings as Secrets in Key Vault instead of putting them directly in Application Settings (and referencing them using ...
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What is a suitable strategy for provisioning Chef Server through code?

Background I am tasked with setting up a Chef server on our Azure Cloud for a new DevOps automation project. We are using the Resource Manager model for Azure, in case it's relevant. We will likely ...
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In the HashiCorp stack, where's the appropriate place to add users?

I'm in the process of building some custom Linux images using HashiCorp's Packer, which will later be deployed to Azure using HashiCorp's Terraform. The VMs created from these images will need to have ...
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What is the best Windows Infrastructure to run Adobe After Effects like AWS Lambda?

I have an app where we allow users to create videos by choosing an AE template and modifying the text, images, etc. We run AE on a windows server which renders the final video. For other scenarios ...
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Security practice for storing private keys for use by Java Applications

We have a multi-tiered application hosted on Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets composed of: Websites (Sprint Boot) API (Sprint Boot) ForgeRock Access Management (Tomcat) ForgeRock Identity ...
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Deployment custom App in Microsoft Teams

I am developing a chatbot azure service, which I want to integrate within Microsoft Teams. So far everything is working but the "re-install" of the package in the Microsoft Teams. I created a publish ...
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availability calculation of a azure service fabric stateful application

I have looked at the question and answer in How do you calculate the compound Service Level Agreement (SLA) for cloud services? I have a service fabric application which has a stateful service which ...
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Kubernetes on Azure, how do I reuse an existing disk in a new PersistentVolume?

I currently have a managed Azure disk created from a Azure disk snapshot of a Kubernetes Persistent Volume that no longer exists. I would like to know how to reuse the restored disk in a new '...
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Need a folder, always updated with the latest code from Git

I wonder if anyone knows of a tool or method that I can use to accomplish my goal of having a folder that always contains a copy of the latest code from my Git repository. I need it to work ...
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Is Azure's confidential computing essentially encrypted RAM?

I'm trying to wrap my head around the Azure confidential computing offering. It appears that that AWS does not offer encryption at the application level (see diagram for what I mean by this:) My ...
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On Azure, how do I run a short-lived Docker container on a schedule?

I have a fairly simple Unix shell script packaged up in an Alpine Linux Docker container hosted on an Azure container registry. A VM runs this script with cron: docker login <snip> docker pull ...
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Azure and DNS services

I have a Virtual network (MyVPN) resource in Azure, being a class C network, MyVPN has Azure provided DNS service as DNS servers, so all virtual machines with a NIC connected to this network are able ...
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Is Azure WebDeploy safe for production Web Apps?

We use Azure Web Apps in production. We deploy using WebDeploy either by right-clicking the project in Visual Studio and choosing "Publish..." or via CI in AppVeyor, which is WebDeploy ready. My ...
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Can I run Chef/Puppet server from Azure and manage my on-premise infrastructure?

I would like to use Azure Chef server (or Puppet, or any other solution) from Azure to manage my infrastructure (around 25 servers and 20 desktops) wich is on-premise behind a corporate firewall. Is ...
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Memory being abruptly freed up every day at about the same time

I have a few VMs on Windows Azure that run our ecommerce website, and lately we started using Telegraf, InfluxDb and Grafana to keep an eye on these machines. After a couple weeks of gathering data, I ...
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How can I experiment with Cloud (Azure, AWS, Google, etc) without going broke?

Cloud technologies are very hot right now, but they can be expensive. What are the best strategies for learning/trying cloud services without racking up a huge bill?