Rename-AzContext

Rename an Azure context. By default contexts are named by user account and subscription.

Syntax

Rename-AzContext
      -InputObject <PSAzureContext>
      [-Force]
      [-PassThru]
      [-Scope <ContextModificationScope>]
      [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [-TargetName] <String>
      [<CommonParameters>]
Rename-AzContext
      [-Force]
      [-PassThru]
      [-Scope <ContextModificationScope>]
      [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [-SourceName] <String>
      [-TargetName] <String>
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Rename an Azure context. By default contexts are named by user account and subscription.

Examples

Rename a context using named parameters

PS C:\> Rename-AzContext -SourceName "[user1@contoso.org; 12345-6789-2345-3567890]" -TargetName "Work"

Rename the context for 'user1@contoso.org' with subscription '12345-6789-2345-3567890' to 'Work'. After this command, you will be able to target the context using 'Select-AzContext Work'. Note that you can tab through the values for 'SourceName' using tab completion.

Rename a context using positional parameters

PS C:\> Rename-AzContext "My context" "Work"

Rename the context named "My context" to "Work". After this command, you will be able to target the context using Select-AzContext Work

Parameters

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DefaultProfile

The credentials, tenant and subscription used for communication with azure

Type:Microsoft.Azure.Commands.Common.Authentication.Abstractions.Core.IAzureContextContainer
Aliases:AzContext, AzureRmContext, AzureCredential
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Force

Rename the context even if the target context already exists

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

A context object, normally passed through the pipeline.

Type:Microsoft.Azure.Commands.Profile.Models.Core.PSAzureContext
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PassThru

Return the renamed context.

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

Determines the scope of context changes, for example, whether changes apply only to the current process, or to all sessions started by this user

Type:ContextModificationScope
Accepted values:Process, CurrentUser
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-SourceName

The name of the context

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-TargetName

The new name of the context

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

Microsoft.Azure.Commands.Profile.Models.Core.PSAzureContext

Outputs

Microsoft.Azure.Commands.Profile.Models.Core.PSAzureContext