Azure Linux Support Team

Support for Linux on Azure

Azure Linux Extensions: Custom Script for Linux

You have probably seen some extensions that are available on Azure, some of them listed/documented here: Azure Linux Extensions In this article, we will cover a few examples that you can use with the “Custom Script for Linux” extension. This extension basically allows you to run a script inside a Linux VM, so as long… Read more

Azure PowerShell: How to delete and re-deploy a VM from VHD

Before moving further, please make sure you have Azure PowerShell installed: How to install and configure Azure PowerShell For basic information about using Azure Powershell with Resource Manager (ARM), please have a look at: Using Azure PowerShell with Azure Resource Manager In this example, the following variables are being used: Resource Group: ARMGROUP Original VM… Read more

Linux Recovery: Cannot SSH to Linux VM due to FSTAB errors.

There are a few cases where a VM might stop booting up properly if the syntax in fstab is not correct and also if a data disk is missing (not attached to the VM) as well as other reasons. Traditionally in Linux you can mount a scsi device by using the following format in fstab:… Read more