Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile

Gets an RDP file for an Azure virtual machine.

Note

The cmdlets referenced in this documentation are for managing legacy Azure resources that use Service Management APIs. See the Az PowerShell module for cmdlets to manage Azure Resource Manager resources.

Syntax

Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile
   [-Name] <String>
   [-LocalPath] <String>
   [-ServiceName] <String>
   [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
   [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
   [-InformationVariable <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile
   [-Name] <String>
   [[-LocalPath] <String>]
   [-Launch]
   [-ServiceName] <String>
   [-Profile <AzureSMProfile>]
   [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
   [-InformationVariable <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile cmdlet downloads and saves a remote desktop connection (RDP) file for an Azure virtual machine. The cmdlet can launch a remote desktop connection to the specified virtual machine.

Examples

Example 1: Get an RDP file

PS C:\> Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile -ServiceName "ContosoService" -Name "VirtualMachine07" -LocalPath "C:\temp\VirtualMachine07.rdp"

This command gets an RDP file for the VirtualMachine07 virtual machine named VirtualMachine07 that runs on the service named ContosoService. The command stores that file as C:\temp\VirtualMachine07.rdp.

Example 2: Start a remote session

PS C:\> Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile -ServiceName "ContosoService" -Name "VirtualMachine07" -Launch

This command gets an RDP file for the VirtualMachine07 virtual machine named VirtualMachine07 that runs on the service named ContosoService. The command launches a remote desktop session. The command deletes the RDP file when the connection is closed.

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
-Launch

Indicates that this cmdlet starts a remote desktop session to the virtual machine.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:3
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-LocalPath

Specifies the full path of the downloaded RDP file on the local computer.

Type:String
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies the virtual machine for which this cmdlet downloads an RDP file.

Type:String
Aliases:InstanceName
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
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
-ServiceName

Specifies the name of the Azure service to which the virtual machine belongs.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False