az

Commands

az account Manage Azure subscription information.
az acr Manage Azure Container Registries for private registries within Azure.
az acs Manage Azure Container Services.
az ad Manage Azure Active Directory Graph entities needed for Role Based Access Control.
az advisor Manage Azure Advisor.
az aks Manage Azure Kubernetes Services.
az ams Manage Azure Media Services resources.
az appservice Manage App Service plans.
az backup Commands to manage Azure Backups.
az batch Manage Azure Batch.
az batchai Manage Batch AI resources.
az billing Manage Azure Billing.
az cdn Manage Azure Content Delivery Networks (CDNs).
az cloud Manage registered Azure clouds.
az cognitiveservices Manage Azure Cognitive Services accounts.
az configure Display and manage the Azure CLI 2.0 configuration. This command is interactive.
az consumption Manage consumption of Azure resources.
az container Manage Azure Container Instances.
az cosmosdb Manage Azure Cosmos DB database accounts.
az disk Manage Azure Managed Disks.
az dla (PREVIEW) Manage Data Lake Analytics accounts, jobs, and catalogs.
az dls (PREVIEW) Manage Data Lake Store accounts and filesystems.
az dms Manage Azure Data Migration Service (DMS) instances.
az eventgrid Manage Azure Event Grid topics and subscriptions.
az eventhubs Manage Azure Event Hubs namespaces, eventhubs, consumergroups and geo recovery configurations - Alias.
az extension Manage and update CLI extensions.
az feature Manage resource provider features.
az feedback Loving or hating the CLI? Let us know!
az find Find Azure CLI commands.
az functionapp Manage function apps.
az group Manage resource groups and template deployments.
az identity Managed Service Identities.
az image Manage custom virtual machine images.
az interactive Start interactive mode.
az iot (PREVIEW) Manage Internet of Things (IoT) assets.
az keyvault Safeguard and maintain control of keys, secrets, and certificates.
az lab Manage Azure DevTest Labs.
az lock Manage Azure locks.
az login Log in to Azure.
az logout Log out to remove access to Azure subscriptions.
az managedapp Manage template solutions provided and maintained by Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).
az maps Manage Azure Maps.
az monitor Manage the Azure Monitor Service.
az mysql Manage Azure Database for MySQL servers.
az network Manage Azure Network resources.
az policy Manage resource policies.
az postgres Manage Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers.
az provider Manage resource providers.
az redis Access to a secure, dedicated Redis cache for your Azure applications.
az reservations Manage Azure Reservations.
az resource Manage Azure resources.
az role Manage user roles for access control with Azure Active Directory and service principals.
az servicebus Manage Azure Service Bus namespaces, queues, topics, subscriptions, rules and geo-disaster recovery configuration alias.
az sf Manage and administer Azure Service Fabric clusters.
az snapshot Manage point-in-time copies of managed disks, native blobs, or other snapshots.
az sql Manage Azure SQL Databases and Data Warehouses.
az storage Manage Azure Cloud Storage resources.
az tag Manage resource tags.
az vm Provision Linux or Windows virtual machines.
az vmss Manage groupings of virtual machines in an Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set (VMSS).
az webapp Manage web apps.

az configure

Display and manage the Azure CLI 2.0 configuration. This command is interactive.

az configure [--defaults]

Examples

Set default resource group, webapp and VM names.

az configure --defaults group=myRG web=myweb vm=myvm

Clear default webapp and VM names.

az configure --defaults vm='' web=''

Optional Parameters

--defaults -d

Space-separated 'name=value' pairs for common argument defaults.

az feedback

Loving or hating the CLI? Let us know!

az feedback

az find

Find Azure CLI commands.

az find --search-query
[--reindex]

Examples

Search for commands containing 'vm' or 'secret'

az find -q vm secret

Required Parameters

--search-query -q

Query text to find.

Optional Parameters

--reindex

Clear the current index and reindex the command modules.

az interactive

Start interactive mode.

For more information on interactive mode, see: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/welcome-to-azure-cli-shell/.

az interactive [--style {bg, br, contrast, default, grey, halloween, neon, none, pastel, primary, purple, quiet}]

Optional Parameters

--style -s

The colors of the shell.

accepted values: bg, br, contrast, default, grey, halloween, neon, none, pastel, primary, purple, quiet

az login

Log in to Azure.

az login [--allow-no-subscriptions]
[--identity]
[--password]
[--service-principal]
[--tenant]
[--username]

Examples

Log in interactively.

az login

Log in with user name and password. This doesn't work with Microsoft accounts or accounts that have two-factor authentication enabled.

az login -u johndoe@contoso.com -p VerySecret

Log in with a service principal using client secret.

az login --service-principal -u http://azure-cli-2016-08-05-14-31-15 -p VerySecret --tenant contoso.onmicrosoft.com

Log in with a service principal using client certificate.

az login --service-principal -u http://azure-cli-2016-08-05-14-31-15 -p ~/mycertfile.pem --tenant contoso.onmicrosoft.com

Log in using a VM's system assigned identity

az login --identity

Log in using a VM's user assigned identity. Client or object ids of the service identity also work

az login --identity -u /subscriptions/<subscriptionId>/resourcegroups/myRG/providers/Microsoft.ManagedIdentity/userAssignedIdentities/myID

Optional Parameters

--allow-no-subscriptions

Support access tenants without subscriptions. It's uncommon but useful to run tenant level commands, such as 'az ad'.

--identity -i

Log in using the Virtual Machine's identity.

--password -p

Credentials like user password, or for a service principal, provide client secret or a pem file with key and public certificate. Will prompt if not given.

--service-principal

The credential representing a service principal.

--tenant -t

The AAD tenant, must provide when using service principals.

--username -u

User name, service principal, or managed service identity ID.

az logout

Log out to remove access to Azure subscriptions.

az logout [--username]

Optional Parameters

--username

Account user, if missing, logout the current active account.