May 04

Azure deployment issue: Error: The deployment requires certificates that do not exist for the new hosted service.

When deploying a new Hosted Service on Microsoft Windows Azure I got the following error after I tried to create the new hosted service in the Azure Management portal:

Error: The deployment requires certificates that do not exist for the new hosted service.  To fix, create the new hosted service without the deployment, add the required certificate(s), and then create the deployment.  Find more solutions in the Windows Azure support forum.

This was strange, because I have never had this error before. After some searching I found out that I had checked “Enable Remote Desktop for all row”. I figured this caused the certificate requirement.

After unchecking this option, the problem persisted. Again I did some search and found out the issue:

You must uncheck ‘Enable Connection for all roles’ on the Azure project (Right click the Azure project in the Solution explorer -> Configure Remote Desktop:

Simpel, once you know IT

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