Windows Azure Virtual Machines – Gotcha’s!

This blog post is an attempt to summarize most common issues we’ve seen Windows Azure Virtual Machine users are running into and common questions that come up during our discussions with Virtual Machines customers.   1) Virtual machine disappeared or was deleted When you hit the usage limit on your account, for example with a…

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Unable to connect to one(or few) of the Windows Azure role instnaces using remote desktop (RDP) option

I have recently come across an issue, where Azure users are trying to remotely connect to one of the role instances and getting stardard time out error message similar to below.  “The remote connection has timed out. Please try connecting to the remote computer again” Symptoms RDP(Remote desktop) connection to other role instnaces might work…

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How to connect to VM using Remote Desktop(RDP) on Windows Azure (Cloud)

  Starting from Windows Azure SDK 1.3, customers can connect to their VM’s on the cloud. Below is the step-by-step article to configure, connect to VM’s via remote desktop. 1) Create simple cloud project with ASP.net role   2) In Visual Studio Solution Explorer,  right click on the Cloud Service Project and Click “Publish”, It will…

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