Standard SSD shows ROTA 1 in Linux (Ubuntu)

Tanishq Goyal 1 Reputation point

I have deployed Azure VM (Linux) with Standard SSD as OS disk. But when checked internally in linux, it shows ROTA as 1 which is HDD. How to confirm if disk is actually SSD??

Azure Disk Storage
Azure Disk Storage
A high-performance, durable block storage designed to be used with Azure Virtual Machines and Azure VMware Solution.
383 questions
No comments
{count} votes

1 answer

Sort by: Most helpful
  1. Sumarigo-MSFT 32,006 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Tanishq Goyal Welcome to Microsoft Q&A Forum, Thank you for posting your query here!

    Can you please share the screenshot of the disk in the portal? Have you attached any disk to the VM?


    You can use the Rest API for detailed information of your Azure VM, disk and more GET{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/{vmName}?api-version=2021-11-01

    Learn more on Azure Disk Type

    Please let us know if you have any further queries. I’m happy to assist you further.


    Please do not forget to 174442-screenshot-2021-12-10-121802.png and “up-vote” wherever the information provided helps you, this can be beneficial to other community members.