My First PowerShell to Redirect HTTP to HTTPS on the Azure Application Gateway

After I was able to manage HTTPS with a self-signed certificate on the Microsoft Application Gateway it was the time to redirect all HTTP communication to HTTPS. For that Microsoft offers only a PowerShell solution, you are not able to do that on the Portal. So in my life, it was the first time I had […]

How to Set Proxy in an Ubuntu Terminal?

Yes, because companies like to use proxy but I needed to access the Internet from my Ubuntu running on a VirtualBox. Just a few steps and access can be established: Edit the /etc/environment file with your favorite editor Add the following lines http_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” https_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” ftp_proxy=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” no_proxy=”localhost,127.0.0.1,localaddress,.localdomain.com” HTTP_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” HTTPS_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” FTP_PROXY=”http://myproxy.server.com:8080/” NO_PROXY=”localhost,127.0.0.1,localaddress,.localdomain.com” Logout and login again. Apt does […]

Create a database and an user with SQL Server Authentication

Again dear Microsoft, why do you harden our life when you could make it easier? Yesterday I was able to install Access Database Engine to connect the .ASP application to its database. But because getting An unhandled win32 exception occurred in w3wp.exe all the times, I thought it is time to change to MS SQL […]

Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL: Use PHP (not) to Connect and Query Data

Back on the road of blogging again. So our client who is a big European organization has Microsoft Azure Cloud services and having consultant company for support. Since we would like to run Moodle we need PHP + MySQL.  We got an Ubuntu app server. Funny isn’t is to run Linux machines in the Microsoft […]