How Do You Connect to a Windows VM in Azure?

Problem scenario
You created a Windows VM.  But you cannot ping it or connect to it with RDP.  What do you do?

1.  In the Azure portal web UI, click on the NSG (Network Security Group) protecting the VM. 
2.  Add a rule. 
3.  Click the "Advanced" button so you are able to add an IP address source for the rule. 
4.  From your workstation, go to
5.  Use this IP address as the source in the Azure rule. 
6.  Save the rule in Azure.  Wait two minutes.

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