Start-​Azure​VM

Starts an Azure virtual machine.

Syntax

Start-AzureVM
     [-ServiceName] <String>
     [-Name] <String[]>
     [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
     [-InformationVariable <String>]
     [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
     [<CommonParameters>]
Start-AzureVM
     [-ServiceName] <String>
     [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
     [-InformationVariable <String>]
     [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
     -VM <IPersistentVM[]>
     [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Start-AzureVM cmdlet requests the start of an Azure virtual machine.

Examples

Example 1: Start a virtual machine

PS C:\> Start-AzureVM -ServiceName "ContosoService03" -Name "VirtualMachine04"

This command starts the virtual machine named VirtualMachine04 that runs in the Azure service named ContosoService03.

Example 2: Start a virtual machine by using a virtual machine object

PS C:\> Get-AzureVM -ServiceName "ContosoService03" -Name "DatabaseServer" | Start-AzureVM

This command retrieves the virtual machine object for the virtual machine whose name is DatabaseServer, and then requests to start it.

Required Parameters

-Name

Specifies the name of the virtual machine to start.

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

Specifies the name of the Azure service that contains the virtual machine to start.

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

Specifies a virtual machine object that identifies the virtual machine to start.

Type:IPersistentVM[]
Aliases:InputObject
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-InformationAction

Specifies how this cmdlet responds to an information event.The acceptable values for this parameter are:- Continue

  • Ignore
  • Inquire
  • SilentlyContinue
  • Stop
  • Suspend
Type:ActionPreference
Aliases:infa
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InformationVariable

Specifies an information variable.

Type:String
Aliases:iv
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