Provide an API to tell whether a promo VM size is expired
There doesn't seem to be any way to tell via the VM APIs that a promo size is expired in a region.
Eg, in West US, the "list sizes" API includes promo sizes like StandardDS3v2Promo in the result, and the usages API says I have quota for standardDSv2PromoFamily, so it looks like I should be able to create a StandardDS3v2Promo VM, but I can't.
There needs to be a way to tell this programatically. "Look in the portal, it's grayed out" is NOT an API. "Read this blog post" is NOT an API.
Maybe this should be included as a capability or restriction under the ResourceSkus API?
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Tyler Sarna commented
Correction: Actually, it seems I can create instances of the expired promo sizes... but still, one shouldn't, and there should be a way to know programmatically that the size is expired