Saturday, May 6, 2017

How to reset Azure VM Built-in account

 

With the Azure RM portal, resetting the Built-in Administrator account is not a difficult task. But this feature will only support for the Local admin account password reset.

To do this you need to go to Support + Troubleshooting > Reset password. This can be found under the Virtual machine.

Under mode, you can select "Reset Password" or "Reset Configuration Only". Then  the selected blade will be displayed.

If you want to Reset the Remote Desktop service configuration, then you can select the "Reset Configuration Only".

R Update X Discard 
This uses the VMAccess extension to reset the built-in administrator account and reset the Remote Desktop service configuration. Leam more 
Mode O 
Reset password 
Reset password 
Reset configuration only 
Al user 
* Password 
* Confirm passw'ord

To reset the password, The VM need to be up and running. If not this service will not be available.

R Update 
X Discard 
The virtual machine must be running before using VMAccess. 
This uses the VMAccess extension to reset the built-in administrator account and reset the Remote Desktop service configuration. Leam more 
Mode O 
Reset password 
* User name O 
Al user 
* Password 
* Confirm passe.'ord

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