Select-AzContext

Select a subscription and account to target in Azure PowerShell cmdlets

Syntax

Select-AzContext
      -InputObject <PSAzureContext>
      [-Scope <ContextModificationScope>]
      [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Select-AzContext
      [-Scope <ContextModificationScope>]
      [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [-Name] <String>
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Select a subscription to target (or account or tenant) in Azure PowerShell cmdlets. After this cmdlet, future cmdlets will target the selected context.

Examples

Example 1 : Target a named context

PS C:\> Select-AzContext "Work"

Name    Account             SubscriptionName    Environment         TenantId
----    -------             ----------------    -----------         --------
Work    test@outlook.com    Subscription1       AzureCloud          xxxxxxxx-x...

Target future Azure PowerShell cmdlets at the account, tenant, and subscription in the 'Work' context.

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
-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
-Name

The name of the context

Type:String
Position:0
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
-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