Implementing retry logic for Azure Caching applications made easy!

Applications using Azure cache might commonly encounter exceptions similar to below while performing cache operations like get, put. We refer to these kind of errors as transient errors.  Developer is required to implement retry logic in the application code to shield the application from transient errors. ErrorCode<ERRCA0017>:SubStatus<ES0006>:There is a temporary failure. Please retry later. (One or more…

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Microsoft.ServiceBus.AuthorizationFailedException was unhandled

Problem Recently, i have come across “Microsoft.ServiceBus.AuthorizationFailedException” exception that occurs when trying to run ServiceBus Relay samples included in Windows Azure AppFabric SDK or when following below tutorial http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/ee706736.aspx Symptoms Encountering below exception when trying to follow Service Bus relay tutorial referred above or while running Service bus relay application included in SDK samples. Microsoft.ServiceBus.AuthorizationFailedException…

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Azure: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond x.x.x.x:x"

  Problem Azure application has code that talks to Storage services/AppFabric services/SQL Azure is encountering exception similar to below “A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond 10.10.10.10:443” or “A network-related or instance-specific error occurred…

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HowTo:Configure SSL(https) for specific page(s) while hosting the application in Windows Azure

When hosting web applications in Windows Azure, developers have an option to configure endpoints using which https can be enabled for the application. However, this will provide the ability to secure entire application. What if, you would like to configure SSL only for specific page or few pages that needs to be secured? And you…

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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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