az vm nic

Manage network interfaces. See also az network nic.

A network interface (NIC) is the interconnection between a VM and the underlying software network. For more information, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/virtual-network/virtual-network-network-interface-overview.

Commands

az vm nic add Add existing NICs to a VM.
az vm nic list List the NICs available on a VM.
az vm nic remove Remove NICs from a VM.
az vm nic set Configure settings of a NIC attached to a VM.
az vm nic show Display information for a NIC attached to a VM.

az vm nic add

Add existing NICs to a VM.

az vm nic add --nics
--resource-group
--vm-name
[--primary-nic]

Examples

Add two NICs to a VM.

az vm nic add -g MyResourceGroup --vm-name MyVm --nics nic_name1 nic_name2

Required Parameters

--nics
Names or IDs of NICs.
--resource-group -g
Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using `az configure --defaults group=<name>`.
--vm-name
The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using `az configure --defaults vm=<name>`.

Optional Parameters

--primary-nic
Name or id of the primary NIC. If missing, the first of the NIC list will be the primary.

az vm nic list

List the NICs available on a VM.

az vm nic list --resource-group
--vm-name

Examples

List all of the NICs on a VM.

az vm nic list -g MyResourceGroup --vm-name MyVm

Required Parameters

--resource-group -g
Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using `az configure --defaults group=<name>`.
--vm-name
The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using `az configure --defaults vm=<name>`.

az vm nic remove

Remove NICs from a VM.

az vm nic remove --nics
--resource-group
--vm-name
[--primary-nic]

Examples

Remove two NICs from a VM.

az vm nic remove -g MyResourceGroup --vm-name MyVm --nics nic_name1 nic_name2

Required Parameters

--nics
Names or IDs of NICs.
--resource-group -g
Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using `az configure --defaults group=<name>`.
--vm-name
The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using `az configure --defaults vm=<name>`.

Optional Parameters

--primary-nic
Name or id of the primary NIC. If missing, the first of the NIC list will be the primary.

az vm nic set

Configure settings of a NIC attached to a VM.

az vm nic set --nics
--resource-group
--vm-name
[--primary-nic]

Examples

Set a NIC on a VM to be the primary interface.

az vm nic set -g MyResourceGroup --vm-name MyVm --nic nic_name1 nic_name2 --primary-nic nic_name2

Required Parameters

--nics
Names or IDs of NICs.
--resource-group -g
Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using `az configure --defaults group=<name>`.
--vm-name
The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using `az configure --defaults vm=<name>`.

Optional Parameters

--primary-nic
Name or id of the primary nic. If missing, the first element of nic list will be set to the primary.

az vm nic show

Display information for a NIC attached to a VM.

az vm nic show --nic
--resource-group
--vm-name

Examples

Show details of a NIC on a VM.

az vm nic show -g MyResourceGroup --vm-name MyVm --nic nic_name1

Required Parameters

--nic
NIC name or ID.
--resource-group -g
Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using `az configure --defaults group=<name>`.
--vm-name
The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using `az configure --defaults vm=<name>`.