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Microsoft Azure : How To Detach Data Disk from VM Step By Step Tutorial With Training Video.

In our last tutorial we saw free step by step procedure how to attach a new hard disk to a existing VM in Azure ARM. Now we will see how to detach the same hard disk from the VM and remove the accesibility of data disk by the VM using Azure resource manager RM web based user interface. The same can be done online without any IT production downtime or power cycle.  All we have to do is select the VM and click on disk in azure arm, then identify the data disk to be removed and detach the hdd from the vm to stop accesibility and save billing cost. The disk will be detached but not lost, we can anytime select it again and attach it to any VM for data accessibility. The detached disk will remain as a resource in resource group and to the respective geographical location. We can find the data disk in all resources with its given name.



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Free Step by Step Install Procedure for Detaching data disk from virtual machine in Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud Infrastructure using Azure Resource Manager ARM.







Step 01 : Log in to Microsoft Azure New Portal Resource Manager ARM using below link 


https://portal.azure.com/ 


Step 02 : Click on Virtual Machines in the left pane.


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Step 03 : Click on Create Virtual Machines.




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Step 04 : Click OK on RDP file for Taking RDP Connection of VM. 




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Step 05 : Enter Login Credentials of VM for Taking Remote Desktop Connection. 



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Step 06 : Remote Desktop Connection is Successful and we are logged in to VM.





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Step 07 : Check Hard Disk Drive Size and Status in Windows Explorer Before Detaching New Hard Disk from VM in Azure ARM.



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Step 08 : Check Hard Disk Size and Status in Disk Management Before Detaching HDD from VM.



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Step 09 : Now go to Azure ARM and Select VM Virtual Machine And Click on Disks for detaching Data Disk. 



 

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Step 10 : Click on Edit tab at the top to make changes to existing disk drive in VM.  



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Step 11 : Choose your disk you want to detach and Click on Detach icon near to host caching read only option. 



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Step 12 : After detaching the disk from the VM now click on save tab at at the top to apply changes.


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Step 13 : Data disk has been successfully detached from the virtual machine VM and changes have been applied.


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   Step 14 : Now Check Hard Disk status and availability in Windows Explorer after detaching data disk drive.


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  Step 15 : Also Check & Confirm Hard Disk status and availability in Windows Disk Management after detaching hard disk drive.


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Thus we have successfully detached data disk from VM Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure ARM.






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