FIX: SSMS can not connect to Windows Azure Storage in SQL Server 2014

Symptoms


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: 'xxx.xxx.windows.net' (System)

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

Resolution

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2014

About cumulative updates for SQL Server

Status

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

Article ID: 2988711 - Last Review: 5 Aug 2014 - Revision: 1

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