Azure VM Assistant (AzureVMAssist) is an utility which runs inside Azure VM and provide important information about VM environment specific Role details, health information etc. It also helps VM users to do several tasks faster and designed for day to day work on Azure VM. Even though Azure VM are no designed to do day to day work however if are using this utility, it will help you so many ways and provide specific details with minimal efforts.
Download it from: http://azurevmassist.codeplex.com/releases/
Current Version 126.96.36.199 (Version 188.8.131.52 is in test) AzureVMAssist V184.108.40.206 Released on June 9th, 2011.
Configuration: Open AzureVMAssist.exe.config in notepad and modify the following to get Azure Storage working:
The current version has the following functions (To learn more about each functionalities, please visit documentation section):
Does not work in 32bit environment?
Windows7(x86) was not able to run on.
This tool is designed to run on Windows Azure VM which are Windows Server 2008 SP2 or R2, 64 bit. I haven't tested it on Windows 7 or any x86 environment.