Disk Image Restore to Azure VM. Limitations

General Considerations

  1. Generation 1 and generation 2 Azure VMs are supported (MBR and GPT). Note that in the restore wizard you can enable the Convert GPT to MBR option for proper functioning on target VM.
  2. Generation 1 VM maximum size is 1 TB.
  3. Disk size is limited to 2047 GB for system disks and 4095 GB for data disks.

Prepare Your Microsoft Azure Environment For VM Restore

Read the instructions in the Preparing Microsoft Azure for VM Restore article to prepare your Azure environment for restoring VMs.

Automatical Changes Applied To The Machine

  1. RDP is enabled.
  2. DHCP is enabled.
  3. Firewall is disabled.