Microsoft Azure Backup -- easy HyperV restore ?

I no longer have the password to my Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V host, but can login to my Windows 2008 Hyper-V VMs which already have Microsoft Azure Backup installed on them and seem to backup to the AZURE cloud ok.

I assume I can create a new Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V host server, login to the AZURE cloud, and then restore these Windows 2008 Hyper-V VMs, having them get the same VM servername and IP as before ?

If so, has anyone tested this to make sure it easily works ?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
it works but you can reset the password on the host machine. using pogostick. as long as you have physical access to the machine.
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
Search for the following as far as how to unlock the host: Crack the Cred

You want Episode 105. Takes 5 minutes max and doesn't require anything more than a bootable Windows flash drive (installer).
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