Azure Classroomnotes 24/Sep/2022

Azure VM Agents

  • Azure VM has agents in the virtual machine which reports the status and executes the tasks assigned by fabric controller.
  • Azure VM have two types of agents
  • Create a Azure Windows Server 2016/2019
  • login into vm.
  • Navigate to server manager => Tools => Services.
  • Find windows azure agent
  • The extensions are installed on the vm by taking help from windows agent service
  • Create an ubuntu linux VM
  • Login into the ubuntu vm and execute the following command
sudo service walinuxagent status


  • Lets review the contents of /etc/waagent.conf
  • Now this agent provides an option for vm extensions

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