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Problem uploading DSC config to Azure Automation

Hello, when trying to upload a DSC configuration to Azure Automation, I get the error: GatewayTimeout: The gateway did not receive a response from 'Microsoft.Automation' within the specified time period.. Thanks in advance Christian
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Hi Kris,

Thank you for your answer.

I uploaded the configuration via web GUI. It was going well several times until the error occured. And then the error came every time.
We don't have an on premises gateway, because I made everything in Azure.

We were just testing Azure Automation as a platform for our configuration management, but meanwhile we decided against Azure Automation (for the time being) because of this problem and data privacy concerns (as I see passwords, that are used in configurations, have to be disclosed to Azure unencrypted; would be nice, if you could give Azure a password that is encrypted via certificate).

Regards
Twenix

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Hi @Anonymous,

Could you please share a bit more about your error message?

How do you upload your DSC configuration to Azure Automation?

Please take a try with the resolution within the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/automation/troubleshoot/desired-state-configuration

In addition, there are also some known Issues and Limits with DSC (Desired State Configuration), please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/wmf/5.0/limitation_dsc

More details about importing a DSC configuration to Azure Automation, please check the following article:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/automation/tutorial-configure-servers-desired-state#create-and-upload-a-configuration-to-azure-automation

 

You could also consider take a try to re-start your On-premises Data Gateway and clear cache of your browser, then try your operation again, check if the issue is solved.

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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Anonymous
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Thank you for posting in the community @Anonymous and I'm sorry to hear you're experiencing this problem. Can you review the above reply and advise if it was helpful?

 

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Anonymous
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Hi Kris,

Thank you for your answer.

I uploaded the configuration via web GUI. It was going well several times until the error occured. And then the error came every time.
We don't have an on premises gateway, because I made everything in Azure.

We were just testing Azure Automation as a platform for our configuration management, but meanwhile we decided against Azure Automation (for the time being) because of this problem and data privacy concerns (as I see passwords, that are used in configurations, have to be disclosed to Azure unencrypted; would be nice, if you could give Azure a password that is encrypted via certificate).

Regards
Twenix

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