How to stop a realtime endpoint VM in Azure AI Studio?

a23829499 20 Reputation points
2024-04-24T15:34:48.33+00:00

I recently deployed a LLM with Azure AI Studio as a realtime endpoint with shared quota. When i deployed it i selected had to select a VM with a few dollars per hours of cost. However the costs soon exploded even when i was not using the endpoint. I had not used the endpoint for more than 2 hours and the costs far exceeded 2 hours of usage.
I know that you must stop/deallocate VMs if you are not using them in order to lower the costs but i couldn't find the selected VM anywhere. Not in the Azure AI Studio nor in the Azure Portal.
I am by quite new to Azure when it comes to these things, so i would appreciate if someone could explain to me how the costs came to be and how to prevent the costs from accumulating this way. I am also not entirely sure if i understand quotas properly, so an easy explanation in that regard would also be highly appreciated.
Also on a side note: The OpenAI Models don't seem to be in the deployment categories of pay-as-you-go or realtime endpoint. How exactly do the costs for those work?

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  1. romungi-MSFT 42,761 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2024-04-25T06:11:12.45+00:00

    @a23829499 If you see the compute type is managed, you will not be able to stop the VM behind this endpoint.

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    You will have to delete the deployment if you no longer need the endpoint. If you believe that the costs have been incurred after deleting the endpoint you can raise a support case for billing enquiry through azure portal. I hope this helps!! Thanks!!

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