Virtual Machines - Power Off

The operation to power off (stop) a virtual machine. The virtual machine can be restarted with the same provisioned resources. You are still charged for this virtual machine.

POST https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/{vmName}/powerOff?api-version=2019-03-01
POST https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/{vmName}/powerOff?skipShutdown={skipShutdown}&api-version=2019-03-01

URI Parameters

Name In Required Type Description
subscriptionId
path True
  • string

Subscription credentials which uniquely identify Microsoft Azure subscription. The subscription ID forms part of the URI for every service call.

resourceGroupName
path True
  • string

The name of the resource group.

vmName
path True
  • string

The name of the virtual machine.

skipShutdown
query
  • boolean

The parameter to request non-graceful VM shutdown. True value for this flag indicates non-graceful shutdown whereas false indicates otherwise. Default value for this flag is false if not specified

api-version
query True
  • string

Client Api Version.

Responses

Name Type Description
200 OK

OK

202 Accepted

Accepted

Security

azure_auth

Azure Active Directory OAuth2 Flow

Type: oauth2
Flow: implicit
Authorization URL: https://login.microsoftonline.com/common/oauth2/authorize

Scopes

Name Description
user_impersonation impersonate your user account