MODX website on Microsoft Azure

Posted on 2014-08-01
Last Modified: 2014-11-12
Hi I am looking to migrate a MODX website over to my Azure account but my developer is having problems getting this working.

Can anyone let me know what steps are required to get a MODX website working please.

Many thanks
Question by:RedDoorSupplies
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by:Joseph O'Loughlin
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I hope you are using a ubuntu host on azure?
Installation instructions are at

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ID: 40233956
Hi I will have to check with the developer on that.

I have just been told the issues are as follows
Website Permalinks don't work and the site manager often either times out or displays 'The page cannot be displayed because an internal server error has occurred. '
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Joseph O'Loughlin earned 500 total points
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Earlier today there were changes in
There may be ripples in other parts of Azure.
So as yet we don't know where to point the finger for timeouts.
Have you considered another hosting provider?
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ID: 40243054
Looks like its not fully supported after speaking to Microsoft so am deploying a Linux server to host this site.


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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for RedDoorSupplies's comment #a40243054

for the following reason:

Spoke to Microsoft to get the answer
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by:Joseph O'Loughlin
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Microsoft gave the same answer I did?

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