Security Best Practices for Windows Azure

Security is an very important aspect when it comes to computers and it should be at the top of everyone’s mind. When building environments, machines that are connected to internet, security becomes job one. One must take deliberate steps to protect the machines running in the cloud. Below are some of the well-known threats /attacks…

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Windows Azure Virtual Machine disappeared or gone , How do I recover?

  We often hear from our Windows Azure customers who are using new preview feature “Windows Azure Virtual Machines” that they created a VM and one fine day, it suddenly disappeared or gone. I’m writing this post to give few details about the issue and what steps can be performed to recover from the situation….

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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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