Category: azure

SETUP VSFTPD FOR LINUX ON AZURE

Ubuntu Linux virtual machines have FTP available however that does not provide remote file transfer, WinSCP or Filezilla can handle the Windows client requirements. Remember to open the FPT port 21 in the Azure firewall. There is a preset for FTP on Azure which is all you need. Azure also by default already has the …

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TOUCH FOR WINDOWS

In Linux there is a command called touch Which will set the date and time to the current values for the file(s) selected Copy this command to a text file and save it as touch.cmd sweep copy /b  *.* +,, Sweep is not included with windows but there is a win32 version of it available. …

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UBUNTU 16.04 LAMP

Ubuntu 16.04 is more generic than it used to be, In years gone by it was popular to use a meta installer to setup packages or roles. Azure’s Ubuntu 16.04 is a clean basic setup. So to install the LAMP package (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) you can install the old menu packages sudo apt-get …

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MYSQL SUPPLEMENTAL STORAGE

UNDER CONSTRUCTION A basic Azure Linux virtual machine can be used for a smaller database. As the tables grow there are some options, with low traffic and a large table extra storage is lower cost than a larger virtual  machine. First some tools are needed. sudo apt install mysql-utilities Now its possible to determine how …

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PROJECT NAMI

Project Nami is a fork of WordPress which is deigned to work with Microsoft’s SQL server in place of MySQL. The idea was to make it easier to use Azure which does not have a native MySQL server like 99% of other web hosts. Generally Nami is identical to WordPress with only the database connection …

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