-> I have created an Azure Virtual machine. I was able to login to the Virtual machine without any issues.
-> After 2 days I got below message when I was trying to login to the Virtual machine,
Remote Desktop Connection
You must change your password before logging on the first time. Please update your password or contact your system administrator or technical support.
-> While creating the virtual machine in Azure portal. I just mentioned the admin username and password. But never saw an option to change the password at any time.
-> I decided to reset the password for my account. Clicked on the Virtual Machine -> Under “Support + troubleshooting” -> Selected “Reset password” as shown in below screenshot.
-> I performed a reset of my existing account. Read the info next to Username as shown below,
-> You can also create a new account here and will be added as an admin account.
-> In my case I reset the password for an existing account. I provided the username and then the password to reset the account.
-> I tried logging in and it worked out well.
-> But still I dont know the reason why this happened? I will troubleshoot this further in case this happens again.
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