Export from an Azure App Configuration store

This sample script exports key-values from an Azure App Configuration store.

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  • This tutorial requires version 2.0 or later of the Azure CLI. If using Azure Cloud Shell, the latest version is already installed.

Sample script


# Export all key-values
az appconfig kv export --name myTestAppConfigStore --file ~/Export.json

Clean up deployment

After the sample script has been run, the following command can be used to remove the resource group and all resources associated with it.

az group delete --name myResourceGroup

Script explanation

This script uses the following commands to export from an App Configuration store. Each command in the table links to command specific documentation.

Command Notes
az appconfig kv export Exports from an App Configuration store resource.

Next steps

For more information on the Azure CLI, see Azure CLI documentation.

Additional App Configuration CLI script samples can be found in the Azure App Configuration CLI samples.