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Code Quick Start: Create and deploy an ASP.NET application in Windows Azure

 

http://www.microsoftplatformready.com/home.aspx?WT.mc_id=AzurePass_ThankYouPageBanner - support

 

https://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/offers/

 

Screwturn Wiki

Screwturn wiki 4 is available for Azure, so I thought I’d try it out.
The instruction at this code quick were used to deploy. It took more than five minutes (didn’t time precisely) to get from deployment through initialization to the ready state

 

Unfortunately, navigating to the URL gave me a runtime error with no details.

 

https://blogs.msdn.com/b/jimoneil/archive/2011/04/11/500-and-other-errors-in-azure-deployments.aspx
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5489879/azure-just-how-do-i-debug-this
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6324463/how-to-debug-azure-500-internal-server-error
http://stackoverflow.com/search?q=debug+azure+runtime+error

 

interview w/ ST-devs on why ST was built for Azure

 

 

http://blog.nimbotech.com/2011/05/how-to-deploy-a-windows-azure-application/

 

As usual, Screw Turn Wiki installation “instructions” presume absolute knowledge on behalf of the installer.....

 

BUT I eventually got it to work.

 

  1. Create a Windows Azure Storage Account as shown in http://blog.nimbotech.com/2011/05/how-to-deploy-a-windows-azure-application/
  2. copy the access key, and the name of your subscription
  3. update these values in ServiceConfiguration.cscfg
    1. where AccountKey := access key, and AccountName := <name of your subscription>
    2. <Setting name="ConnectionString" value="DefaultEndpointsProtocol=https;AccountName=###ACCOUNTNAME###;AccountKey=###KEY###" />
  4. Upload both components as shown in this code quick
  5. if you’ve already uploaded your package
    1. you can edit the configuration from with the Hosted Services panel
      1. by selecting the Deployment >> Configure
      2. and then either edit-in-place, or upload a new config file