Stop-​WA​Pack​VM

Stops a virtual machine.

Syntax

Stop-WAPackVM
    [-PassThru]
    [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
    [-Shutdown]
    -VM <VirtualMachine>
    [<CommonParameters>]

Description

These topics are deprecated and will be removed in the future. For the updated topics, see Azure WAPack Cmdlets (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/dn776450.aspx). This topic describes the cmdlet in the 0.8.1 version of the Microsoft Azure PowerShell module. To find out the version of the module you're using, from the Azure PowerShell console, type (Get-Module -Name Azure).Version.

The Stop-WAPackVM cmdlet stops a virtual machine.

Examples

Example 1: Stop a virtual machine

PS C:\> $VirtualMachine = Get-WAPackVM -Name "ContosoV126"
PS C:\> Stop-WAPackVM -VM $VirtualMachine

The first command gets the virtual machine named ContosoV126 by using the Get-WAPackVM cmdlet, and then stores that object in the $VirtualMachine variable.

The second command stops the virtual machine stored in $VirtualMachine.

Required Parameters

-VM

Specifies a virtual machine. To obtain a virtual machine, use the Get-WAPackVM cmdlet.

Type:VirtualMachine
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

Type:SwitchParameter
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
-Shutdown

Indicates that the cmdlet shuts down the operating system of the virtual machine.

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