28th November 2019


Which Windows server roles is not supported on Azure virtual machines?

The following Windows Server features are not supported by Microsoft on Azure VMs:
  • BitLocker Drive Encryption (on the OS disk – may be used on data disks)
  • Internet Storage Name Server.
  • Multipath I/O.
  • Network Load Balancing.
  • Peer Name Resolution Protocol.
  • SNMP Services.
  • Storage Manager for SANs.
  • Windows Internet Name Service.

Keeping this in view, what is the meaning of virtual network?

The main purpose of a virtual network is to enable a data center or service provider network to provision the most suitable and efficient networking structure for the applications it hosts – and to alter that structure as conditions warrant, using software rather than requiring physical changes in connections to

What is virtual network gateway in Azure?

A VPN gateway is a specific type of virtual network gateway that is used to send encrypted traffic between an Azure virtual network and an on-premises location over the public Internet. You can also use a VPN gateway to send encrypted traffic between Azure virtual networks over the Microsoft network.

What VPN types are supported by Azure?

Azure supports two types of Point-to-site VPN options:
  • Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP). SSTP is a Microsoft proprietary SSL-based solution that can penetrate firewalls since most firewalls open the TCP port that 443 SSL uses.
  • IKEv2 VPN.
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