Start-​Azure​Emulator

Starts the compute and storage emulators.

Syntax

Start-AzureEmulator
     [-Launch]
     [-Mode <ComputeEmulatorMode>]
     [-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-AzureEmulator cmdlet starts both the compute and storage emulators and hosts the current service in the compute emulator.

Examples

Example 1: Start the emulator and launch a browser

PS C:\> Start-AzureEmulator -L

This example runs the service in the Azure emulator and launches a new browser window on the emulated service.

Optional Parameters

-Launch

Opens a new browser window on the service after hosting it in the emulator.

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

Specifies the emulator mode. Valid values are: Full and Express. The default value is Express.

Type:ComputeEmulatorMode
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