can we enable/dosable accelerated networking azure without deallocate azure vm

Rajesh Sura 1 Reputation point

we have bunch of azure vms which are not enabled for accelerated networking so without out deallocating or restart the vm can we enable it as we have live production servers.
please help me to get that resolved

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  1. JamesTran-MSFT 36,496 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Rajesh Sura
    Thank you for your post!

    When it comes to enabling/disabling Accelerated Networking on existing Azure VMs, if your VM was created individually, without an availability set, you only need to stop/deallocate the individual VM to enable Accelerated Networking. If your VM was created within an availability set, or VMSS, all VMs contained in the availability set or VMSS will need to be stopped/deallocated before enabling Accelerated Networking on any of the NICs.

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    Thank you for your time and patience throughout this issue.


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