Well, in June 2022, a new KMS DNS – azkms.core.windows.net – has started to be rolled out.
Existing virtual machines already activated remain activated with kms.core.windows.net.
It is now generally available in Azure global cloud region.
This new KMS service uses 2 new IP’s:
So if you are experiencing activation problems, you may need to check the below links:
- Windows activation fails in forced tunneling scenario https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/azure/virtual-machines/custom-routes-enable-kms-activation/
- Troubleshoot Azure Windows virtual machine activation problems https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/azure/virtual-machines/troubleshoot-activation-problems/