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Windows Azure Storage Emulator failed to install


Windows Azure Storage Emulator failed to install When attempting to install a new version of the Azure Storage Emulator either as a separate installation package or automatically as part of an Azure SDK update, you may run into an error message which states the storage emulator has failed to install. This can occur using the Web Platform Installer (WebPI), NuGet Package Manager or when performing the install manually.

Below is the message received using the WebPI.




Storage Emulator Background  (optional reading)The windows azure storage emulator executable lives under the Microsoft SDKs directory as shown below:



Configuration If we take a quick look inside the WAStorageEmulator.exe.config file we can see each of the storage services pointing to local service endpoints.
<StorageEmulatorConfig>     <services>       <service name="Blob" url="http://127.0.0.1:10000/"/>       <service name="Queue" url="http://127.0.0.1:10001/"…