Serial console for Azure Virtual Machines with the new feature to restart the VM – Now Available

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At last another most awaited feature is enabled now for the Azure VM, it now enables you to reboot your VM from within the console experience. This ability will help you if you want to reboot a stuck VM or enter the boot menu of your VM.

I have just tested it with one of the stuck VM where I was unable to RDP and it was showing below error. I need to reboot this VM

I went to the serial console

It has opened the following window

There are few more commands which you can see below

Next is to type the restart command and your VM will be restarted from the Console. And it’s very fast.

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