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Remove an Active Lease on a Blob in Azure

I was creating and dropping VMs in Azure, and found myself charged money for disks that I thought I’d deleted. I found later that deleting a VM doesn’t necessarily remove the disk blob. Here was one way that I removed some of those blobs.

First, go to the classic portal. For some reason, the new Portal doesn’t have the capability.

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Click Disks

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At the bottom, click Delete

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That removed one lease, but not others. To get rid of those, I had to do more research and searching. That process is for another post.


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