Start-AzVM

Starts an Azure virtual machine.

Syntax

Start-AzVM
     [-Name] <String>
     [-NoWait]
     [-ResourceGroupName] <String>
     [-AsJob]
     [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
     [-WhatIf]
     [-Confirm]
     [<CommonParameters>]
Start-AzVM
     [-NoWait]
     [-Id] <String>
     [-AsJob]
     [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
     [-WhatIf]
     [-Confirm]
     [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Start-AzVM cmdlet starts an Azure virtual machine.

Examples

Example 1: Start a virtual machine

PS C:\> Start-AzVM -ResourceGroupName "ResourceGroup11" -Name "VirtualMachine07"

This command starts the virtual machine named VirtualMachine07 in ResourceGroup11.

Parameters

-AsJob

Run cmdlet in the background and return a Job to track progress.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-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, account, 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
-Id

The ID of the virtual machine.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

The virtual machine name.

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-NoWait

Starts the operation and returns immediately, before the operation is completed. In order to determine if the operation has successfully been completed, use some other mechanism.

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

Specifies the name of the resource group of the virtual machine.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
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

String

Outputs

PSComputeLongRunningOperation

PSAzureOperationResponse