Unavailable Azure VM Sizes

Kevin Feasel

2017-03-31

Cloud

Melissa Coates gives a few of the major reasons why a particular Azure VM size may not be available when you go to resize your VM:

Just a quick tip about why you might notice some sizes are not available when you are attempting to change the size/scale level of an Azure virtual machine in the portal.

I wanted to change one of my Development VMs to a DS12_v2, but that choice wasn’t available:

It didn’t immediately dawn on me why it wasn’t available, so I thought I’d try PowerShell:

Read on for the solution, as well as a few other common causes.

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