How to Enable VM Role(beta) for your subscription in Windows Azure

  Latest Windows Azure SDK, i.e SDK 1.3 allows developers to create VM instance of Windows Server 2008 R2 which is customized for their requirements and host it in the cloud(Windows Azure). However this features is available as part beta. To enable VM role for your subscription you would need to enable it using new Windows Azure portal…

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How to connect to VM using Remote Desktop(RDP) on Windows Azure (Cloud)

  Starting from Windows Azure SDK 1.3, customers can connect to their VM’s on the cloud. Below is the step-by-step article to configure, connect to VM’s via remote desktop. 1) Create simple cloud project with ASP.net role   2) In Visual Studio Solution Explorer,  right click on the Cloud Service Project and Click “Publish”, It will…

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MSDTC was unable to read its configuration information. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8004D027)

  I worked on interesting MSDTC issue today that i would like to share here. Problem Description When we tried to stop Orchestration or start Orchestration, we were getting the error “MSDTC was unable to read its configuration information 8004d027” and  we see the following entries in the application event log Event Type: Error Event…

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System.Security.SecurityException: Request for the permission of type ‘System.Web.AspNetHostingPermission, System, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’ failed.

My customer tried to run a pre compiled web application and he gets the following exception   Security Exception   Description: The application attempted to perform an operation not allowed by the security policy.  To grant this application the required permission please contact your system administrator or change the application’s trust level in the configuration…

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