There is an active shared access signature outstanding for disk

-> I tried starting an Azure virtual machine and got below error,

Failed to start virtual machine ‘JBS’. Error: There is an active shared access signature outstanding for disk JBS_DataDisk_0. Call EndGetAccess before attaching or deleting the disk.

-> Above error prevented this virtual machine to come online.

-> I opened the resource group where the virtual machine is placed and then opened the disk “JBS_DataDisk_0”. Clicked on “Disk Export” and then clicked “Cancel Export”.

-> Once the export was cancelled, Azure virtual machine came online and I was able to login to it without any issues.

Thank You,
Vivek Janakiraman

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