Azure IaaS – Can’t Logon? Wrong ID/PW?

If you forgot your VM’s logon ID/PW, you have a few options to get back in there.  Note: Domain Controllers don’t have local users so these tricks won’t work with them…. If this is a brand-new VM (never logged on or configured), it’s generally fastest to delete and recreate it. If the VM extension installed,…

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Azure IaaS VMs and the Three (now Four!) R’s

 updated 27 May 2016 When you have a problematic IaaS VM (won’t start, won’t stop, can’t RDP even though it worked just yesterday….) and you’ve exhausted your usual tricks, turn to the Three Four R’s (the “did you reboot?” of Azure). Restart – Most users will think of this, just be sure you restart (and…

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