How to Assign a Private Static IP to an Azure VM

In most cases, you won’t need to specify a static internal IP address (DIP) for your virtual machine. VMs in a virtual network will automatically receive an internal IP address from a range that you specify. But in certain cases, specifying a static IP address for a particular VM makes sense. For example, if your VM is going to run DNS or will be a domain controller. Or, if you have a VM that you plan to stop/deprovision at some point, but want retain the DIP for the VM when you provision it again. A static DIP stays…

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