Windows Azure Virtual Machine disappeared or gone , How do I recover?

  We often hear from our Windows Azure customers who are using new preview feature “Windows Azure Virtual Machines” that they created a VM and one fine day, it suddenly disappeared or gone. I’m writing this post to give few details about the issue and what steps can be performed to recover from the situation….


IP Range for Windows Azure Platform, Identifying connectivity issues

I often come across this question by various customers using Windows Azure Platform. “What is the IP range for Windows Azure? SQL Azure? AppFabric?, etc” The question arises due to the fact that organizations configure firewall/proxy to block/allow Inbound/Outbound traffic depending on rules they configure. If you are able to configure to allow outbound traffic…