New-AzureStorageKey

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New-AzureStorageKey

Regenerates storage keys for an Azure storage account.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
New-AzureStorageKey [-KeyType] <String> [-StorageAccountName] <String> [ <CommonParameters>]

Detailed 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 New-AzureStorageKey cmdlet regenerates the primary or secondary key for an Azure storage account. It returns an object with the storage account name, primary key, and secondary key as properties.

Parameters

-KeyType<String>

Specifies which key to regenerate. Supported values are "Primary" and "Secondary".

Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-StorageAccountName<String>

Specifies the name of the Azure storage account to regenerate a key for.

Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see  about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • StorageServiceKeys

Examples

-------------- Example 1 --------------

This command regenerates the primary storage key for the "mystore1" storage account.

PS C:\> New-AzureStorageKey –KeyType "Primary" –StorageAccountName "mystore1"

-------------- Example 2 --------------

This command regenerates the secondary storage key for the "mystore1" storage account and stores the updated storage account key information in $myStoreKey.

PS C:\> $myStoreKey = New-AzureStorageKey –KeyType "Secondary" –StorageAccountName "mystore1"