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