Topic "Cannot start the sshd service at an Windows Server 2016 Azure virtual machine instance"

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I cannot start the sshd service in a Windows Server 2016 Azure virtual machine instance in an elevated shell (cmd.exe):

>net start sshd
System error 5 has occurred.

Access is denied.

There is a zero byte ssh-agent.log file in the logs directory.

What did I miss, when followed you instructions.

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