Troubleshooting REST API based connectivity issues with Windows Azure Management Portal

Recently I worked on an issue where the customer was trying to create a Service Bus using Python code, however the creation of Service Bus was failing with the following error.                   “The server encountered an internal error. Please retry the request”   Because Python was using REST API and the communication was encrypted…


Windows Azure PowerShell – Script for basic PaaS and IaaS Operations

We assume that you have already set up your PowerShell for Windows Azure based on our previous Blog Post: Windows Azure PowerShell – Getting Started. In this blog we will be providing a Menu Based PowerShell Script to perform basic Cloud operation on Windows Azure. Before we dive into the details, stack of possible operation…


Creating a Virtual Machine Image in personal image gallery using Capture Role REST Service Management API from an exisiting Virtual Machine

As you may know that using Capture Role REST Service Management API you can create a Virtual Machine Image to your image gallery directly from a running virtual machine which is described at the link below: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/jj157201.aspx   In above MSDN documentation the Request URI is defined as below which is incorrect:   POST    https://management.core.windows.net/<subscription-id>/services/hostedservices/<service-name>/deployments/<deployment-name>/roles/<role-name>/Operations …