Getting Started with Compute - Manage Virtual Machine - in Java

Azure Compute sample for managing virtual machines -

  • Create a virtual machine with managed OS Disk
  • Start a virtual machine
  • Stop a virtual machine
  • Restart a virtual machine
  • Update a virtual machine
    • Tag a virtual machine (there are many possible variations here)
    • Attach data disks
    • Detach data disks
  • List virtual machines
  • Delete a virtual machine.

Running this Sample

To run this sample:

See DefaultAzureCredential and prepare the authentication works best for you. For more details on authentication, please refer to

git clone

cd compute-java-manage-vm

mvn clean compile exec:java

More information

For general documentation as well as quickstarts on how to use Azure Management Libraries for Java, please see here.

Start to develop applications with Java on Azure here.

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