Windows Azure Service Endpoints
Updated: January 2, 2014
Windows Azure service endpoints determine whether your application is deployed to and managed by the global Windows Azure platform, Windows Azure operated by 21Vianet in China, or a private Windows Azure platform. The Service Endpoints dialog allows you to specify which service endpoints you want to use. To open the Service Endpoints dialog, within Eclipse, click Window, click Preferences, expand Windows Azure, and then click Service Endpoints. Setting the Active Set field determines which Windows Azure service endpoints will be used for the Windows Azure projects in your current workspace.
The following shows the Service Endpoints dialog.
To set the service endpoints
In the Service Endpoints dialog, take one of the following actions:
If you want to use the global Windows Azure platform, from the Active Set dropdown list, select windowsazure.com and click OK.
If you want to use Windows Azure operated by 21Vianet in China, from the Active Set dropdown list, select windowsazure.cn (China) and click OK.
If you want to use a private Windows Azure platform:
A dialog box opens, informing you that the Service Endpoints dialog will be closed, and the preference sets file will be opened. Click OK.
In the preferencesets.xml file, create a new
preferencesetelement. For this new element, create
publishsettingsattributes, and add values for them that correspond to your private Windows Azure platform. You can use the values provided for the existing
preferencesetelements as templates.
Note The value used for the
blobattribute must contain the text "blob" in the URL.
Save and close preferencesets.xml.
Reopen the Service Endpoints dialog.
From the Active Set dropdown list, select the active set that you created and click OK.
preferencesetelement, you can change the values assigned to it by clicking the Edit button in the Services Endpoint dialog. You can also create multiple private Windows Azure platform
preferencesetelements, if you desire.
- Click Edit.