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Scale actions to resize or change the instance type of a VM in Azure do not function on a VM that is stopped/deallocated. Many of our VMs are scheduled to be stopped outside of normal business hours. We also have a schedule policy to have "execute action" take place at a specified time. If the VM is not running at the scheduled time the scheduled action does not take place.
I should be able to choose to execute an action ad-hoc, or per a scheduled policy and the action should take place whether or not the VM is running or stopped.
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