A new Azure IAAS VM deployment has been having an issue opening any Microsoft based sites, MSDN, TechNet, Live.com etc. The symptom also shows up while trying to get live accounts authenticated against any of these sites.
The issue can be resolved by doing an Ipconfig /flushdns.
But that is not a practical solution to do a flushdns each time the server has a problem resolving these sites. (more…)
Recently I have been working with a fairly large SharePoint 2013 farm hosted on Azure platform. This platform uses an external authentication provider to authenticate users visiting the public facing website. (more…)
The following steps need to be completed on all the Web Front Ends that serve the SharePoint site. URL Redirection can be achieved through load balancers as well. This post shows how to achieve it at an IIS level if Load balancers or other edge based devices do not exist. The need for this came for a project that was recently built on Azure. (more…)
Windows 2008 R2 Sp1 server – updated till August 2013
Office Web Apps Server 2013 – with Latest Patches.
A quick glance at this page here Formal Reading for AAG is always a good start. This post would cover some of the more technical aspects involved. To begin with setting up the Windows Failover Cluster would be the initial task to be completed. (more…)
As part of an Always On Availability Group for SQL 2012 that was being built for a SharePoint 2013, the following error was occurring when trying to create a Windows Failover Cluster : (more…)