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Someone managed to delete (instead of deallocate) a VM from our portal.azure.com account. It's apparently quite a quick and unceremonious process.

The .vhd still exists and I have a rough idea of the grade of VM it was. It seems that 99% of the instructions out there make it look very easy but are for the old manage.windowsazure.com site, which does not seem to apply. This is not a classic VM and it's storage is not even visible in the old manager.

I have both the cross platform command line tools and the azure cmdlets for powershell installed, but do not know what command to use, let alone what parameters to set.

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Follow instructions from https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/templates/201-vm-from-specialized-vhd/

Since you know that the disk exists, you should be able to supply values for the OS disk parameters required by the above process.

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