Quickstart: Deploy Azure API for FHIR using Azure CLI
In this quickstart, you'll learn how to deploy Azure API for FHIR in Azure using the Azure CLI.
Use the Bash environment in Azure Cloud Shell.
If you prefer, install the Azure CLI to run CLI reference commands.
If you're using a local installation, sign in to the Azure CLI by using the az login command. To finish the authentication process, follow the steps displayed in your terminal. For additional sign-in options, see Sign in with the Azure CLI.
When you're prompted, install Azure CLI extensions on first use. For more information about extensions, see Use extensions with the Azure CLI.
Add HealthcareAPIs extension
az extension add --name healthcareapis
Get a list of commands for HealthcareAPIs:
az healthcareapis --help
Create Azure Resource Group
Pick a name for the resource group that will contain the Azure API for FHIR and create it:
az group create --name "myResourceGroup" --location westus2
Deploy the Azure API for FHIR
az healthcareapis create --resource-group myResourceGroup --name nameoffhiraccount --kind fhir-r4 --location westus2
Fetch FHIR API capability statement
Obtain a capability statement from the FHIR API with:
curl --url "https://nameoffhiraccount.azurehealthcareapis.com/metadata"
Clean up resources
If you're not going to continue to use this application, delete the resource group with the following steps:
az group delete --name "myResourceGroup"
In this quickstart guide, you've deployed the Azure API for FHIR into your subscription. To set additional settings in your Azure API for FHIR, proceed to the additional settings how-to guide. If you are ready to start using the Azure API for FHIR, read more on how to register applications.