Update-AzureVM

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Update-AzureVM

Updates an Azure virtual machine with the modications make to a virtual machine object.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Update-AzureVM [-ServiceName] <String> [-Name] <String> -VM <PersistentVM> [ <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 Update-AzureVM cmdlet accepts update information for the specified virtual machine and initiates the update. You can add or remove data disks, modify the cache mode of data or operating system disks, change the network endpoints, or change the size of the virtual machine.

Parameters

-Name<String>

Specifies the name of the virtual machine to be updated.

Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ServiceName<String>

Specifies the name of the Azure service.

Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VM<PersistentVM>

The virtual machine object that includes updated settings.

Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue, 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.

Examples

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

This example changes the size of the virtual machine "MyVM3", running in "MySvc1", to "Medium".

C:\PS>Get-AzureVM -ServiceName "MySvc1" -Name "MyVM3" `
| Set-AzureVMSize –InstanceSize "Medium" `
| Update-AzureVM

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

This example adds a new data disk to the virtual machine "MyVM3", running in "MySvc1".

C:\PS>Get-AzureVM -ServiceName "MySvc1" -Name "MyVM3" `
 | Add-AzureDataDisk -CreateNew `
   -MediaLocation "https://MyaccountStore1.blob.core.azure.com/vhds/MyNewDisk.vhd" `
   -DiskSizeInGB 128 -DiskLabel "Data-128" -LUN 0 `
 | Update-AzureVM

Get-AzureVM

New-AzureVMConfig

Remove-AzureVM

Restart-AzureVM

Start-AzureVM

Stop-AzureVM

New-AzureVM

Set-AzureVMSize

Manage Virtual Machines Using Azure Cmdlets

Manage Images and Disks Using Azure Cmdlets