Using the Virtual Machine Serial Console a.k.a. SAC

While running Virtual Machines in Azure it may be hard to troubleshoot the more difficult issues since boot menu options etc. aren’t visible. That’s where the Virtual Machine Serial Console comes in use. It’s a command line that uses the COM1 Serial Interface of your VM, both for Linux and Windows . This allows you to operate and troubleshoot the Virtual Machine via the Azure portal regardless of its state.

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