SQL Azure Firewall provides users with security in the cloud, by allowing you to specify which computers have permission to access data. TechNet has released an interesting wiki article, describing SQL Azure Firewall and how to configure it using the Windows Azure Management Portal. Take a look at this article, and start optimizing your firewall settings.
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If you have any questions or had a unique experience with SQL Azure firewall, or security in the cloud? Let me know by leaving a comment below.
I am not able; to connect to my SQL azure database.
MY firewall settings in Azure are set to allow every one from a range of 0.0.0.0 to 255.255.255.254
I tried to ping to my database but it shows RTO.
The tracert command makes successful route till "ge-7-0-0-0.ash-64cb-1a.ntwk.msn.net:"( 18.104.22.168) after that it shows Requested time out..
Pls help me out........
I can remember that sometimes the IP V6 has a higher priority and because of this the IPv4 requests will "ignored". You can check your NIC configuration and may be it help to swith off the IPv6 if not used.