Start-AzureService

Starts the specified hosted service in Windows Azure.

Syntax

Start-AzureService
     [-ServiceName <String>]
     [-Slot <String>]
     [-PassThru]
     [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
     [<CommonParameters>]

Description

This topic describes the cmdlet in the 0.8.10 version of the Microsoft Azure PowerShell module. To get the version of the module you're using, in the Azure PowerShell console, type (Get-Module -Name Azure).Version.

The Start-AzureService cmdlet starts the specified hosted service in Windows Azure, if the service is in the stopped state. Note that the Publish-AzureServiceProject cmdlet automatically attempts to start the service.

Optional Parameters

-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Profile

Specifies the Azure profile from which this cmdlet reads. If you do not specify a profile, this cmdlet reads from the local default profile.

Type:AzureSMProfile
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ServiceName

Specifies the name of the hosted service to start. If no name is specified, the cmdlet starts the current hosted service.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Slot

Specifies the deployment slot in which to start the service, either Staging or Production.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False