How to configure kdump to capture a vmcore for Microsoft Azure virtual machines

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Issue

  • Customers need to complete a root cause analysis (RCA) for a kernel panic.
  • Customers need to know how to configure kdump and capture the vmcore.

Environment

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (On-Demand)
    • Size - Standard_DS2_v2 VM
    • kexec-tools version 2.0.7-50.el7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (On-Demand)
    • Size - Standard_DS2_v2 VM
    • kexec-tools version 2.0.7-50.el7

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