When you use Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Studio to connect to an instance of SQL Server on Windows Azure, the connection fails and you receive the following error message:

The remote name could not be resolved: '' (System)

Note The error message has "" as the DNS suffix.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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