How to Manage Cloud Server


How to Restart the Cloud Server

To Restart the Cloud Server, please follow the below instructions:

Generally, you would restart the Cloud Server from the Windows Server itself using a Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) but if the server has become unresponsive then you can force a restart from the Azure Portal.

1. Open a web browser and navigate to https://portal.azure.com

 

2. Sign in using the Azure AD user you provided to have access to the Cloud Server.

3. Click on Virtual machines

4. You will now see the Cloud Servers you have access to, select the Cloud Server and then click Restart

5. Click Yes to confirm you want to restart the Cloud Server you selected

The Cloud Server will now restart

How to Start the Cloud Server

To Start the Cloud Server, please follow the below instructions:

If the Cloud Server has been accidentally shutdown from a Remote Desktop Connection (RDP), you would use this method to start the Cloud Server to bring it back online.

1. Under Virtual machines

2. Select the Cloud Server and then click Start

3. Click Yes to confirm you want to start the Cloud Server you selected

4. The Cloud Server will now start and change to Running status when completed.

How to Stop the Cloud Server

To Stop the Cloud Server, please follow the below instructions:

1. Under Virtual machines

2. Select the Cloud Server and then click Stop

3. Click Yes to confirm you want to stop the Cloud Server you selected

4. The Cloud Server will now shutdown and change to a Stopped (deallocated) status when completed.