More Azure – Part 2

Last year I wrote about what happens when you forget to turn your machine off. Well, I did it again. The good news is, this time the message is a lot less cryptic!

Here’s the email I received this morning! DOH!

azure credit 1

I logged into the Azure Portal to see my credit status, to find out when I can resume using my environments, as I planned to do more GP2016 installing and building it out. DOH again, I have to wait nearly 2 more weeks for my credits to refresh for the next month. Grrr…

azure credit 2

(originally posted on, and migrated to this site in October 2017)

1 thought on “More Azure – Part 2

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    Beat - June 4, 2016

    Rest assured that this happens to most people not familiar with Azure, though I suspect some strange processes counting towards your credits, because even with a halted VM, the credit for the ownership of the VM continues to run..

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