az vm

Manage Linux or Windows virtual machines.

Commands

az vm assess-patches

Assess patches on a VM.

az vm auto-shutdown

Manage auto-shutdown for VM.

az vm availability-set

Group resources into availability sets.

az vm availability-set convert

Convert an Azure Availability Set to contain VMs with managed disks.

az vm availability-set create

Create an Azure Availability Set.

az vm availability-set delete

Delete an availability set.

az vm availability-set list

List availability sets.

az vm availability-set list-sizes

List VM sizes for an availability set.

az vm availability-set show

Get information for an availability set.

az vm availability-set update

Update an Azure Availability Set.

az vm boot-diagnostics

Troubleshoot the startup of an Azure Virtual Machine.

az vm boot-diagnostics disable

Disable the boot diagnostics on a VM.

az vm boot-diagnostics enable

Enable the boot diagnostics on a VM.

az vm boot-diagnostics get-boot-log

Get the boot diagnostics log from a VM.

az vm boot-diagnostics get-boot-log-uris

Get SAS URIs for a virtual machine's boot diagnostic logs.

az vm capture

Capture information for a stopped VM.

az vm convert

Convert a VM with unmanaged disks to use managed disks.

az vm create

Create an Azure Virtual Machine.

az vm deallocate

Deallocate a VM.

az vm delete

Delete a VM.

az vm diagnostics

Configure the Azure Virtual Machine diagnostics extension.

az vm diagnostics get-default-config

Get the default configuration settings for a VM.

az vm diagnostics set

Configure the Azure VM diagnostics extension.

az vm disk

Manage the managed data disks attached to a VM.

az vm disk attach

Attach a managed persistent disk to a VM. Please note that --ids only supports one disk.

az vm disk detach

Detach a managed disk from a VM.

az vm encryption

Manage encryption of VM disks.

az vm encryption disable

Disable disk encryption on the OS disk and/or data disks. Decrypt mounted disks.

az vm encryption enable

Enable disk encryption on the OS disk and/or data disks. Encrypt mounted disks.

az vm encryption show

Show encryption status.

az vm extension

Manage extensions on VMs.

az vm extension delete

Remove an extension attached to a VM.

az vm extension image

Find the available VM extensions for a subscription and region.

az vm extension image list

List the information on available extensions.

az vm extension image list-names

List the names of available extensions.

az vm extension image list-versions

List the versions for available extensions.

az vm extension image show

Display information for an extension.

az vm extension list

List the extensions attached to a VM.

az vm extension set

Set extensions for a VM.

az vm extension show

Display information about extensions attached to a VM.

az vm extension wait

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of a virtual machine extension is met.

az vm generalize

Mark a VM as generalized, allowing it to be imaged for multiple deployments.

az vm get-instance-view

Get instance information about a VM.

az vm host

Manage Dedicated Hosts for Virtual Machines.

az vm host create

Create a dedicated host.

az vm host delete

Delete a dedicated host.

az vm host get-instance-view

Get instance information about a dedicated host.

az vm host group

Manage Dedicated Host Groups.

az vm host group create

Create a dedicated host group.

az vm host group delete

Delete a dedicated host group.

az vm host group get-instance-view

Get instance view of a dedicated host group.

az vm host group list

List dedicated host groups.

az vm host group show

Get the details of a dedicated host group.

az vm host group update

Update a dedicated host group.

az vm host list

List dedicated hosts.

az vm host show

Get the details of a dedicated host.

az vm host update

Update a dedicated host.

az vm identity

Manage service identities of a VM.

az vm identity assign

Enable managed service identity on a VM.

az vm identity remove

Remove managed service identities from a VM.

az vm identity show

Display VM's managed identity info.

az vm image

Information on available virtual machine images.

az vm image accept-terms

Accept Azure Marketplace term so that the image can be used to create VMs.

az vm image list

List the VM/VMSS images available in the Azure Marketplace.

az vm image list-offers

List the VM image offers available in the Azure Marketplace.

az vm image list-publishers

List the VM image publishers available in the Azure Marketplace.

az vm image list-skus

List the VM image SKUs available in the Azure Marketplace.

az vm image show

Get the details for a VM image available in the Azure Marketplace.

az vm image terms

Manage Azure Marketplace image terms.

az vm image terms accept

Accept Azure Marketplace image terms so that the image can be used to create VMs.

az vm image terms cancel

Cancel Azure Marketplace image terms.

az vm image terms show

Get the details of Azure Marketplace image terms.

az vm list

List details of Virtual Machines.

az vm list-ip-addresses

List IP addresses associated with a VM.

az vm list-sizes

List available sizes for VMs.

az vm list-skus

Get details for compute-related resource SKUs.

az vm list-usage

List available usage resources for VMs.

az vm list-vm-resize-options

List available resizing options for VMs.

az vm monitor

Manage monitor aspect for a vm.

az vm monitor log

Manage log analytics workspace for a vm.

az vm monitor log show

Execute a query against the Log Analytics workspace linked with a VM.

az vm monitor metrics

Manage metrics for a vm.

az vm monitor metrics list-definitions

List the metric definitions for a VM.

az vm monitor metrics tail

List the metric values for a VM.

az vm nic

Manage network interfaces. See also az network nic.

az vm nic add

Add existing NICs to a VM.

az vm nic list

List the NICs available on a VM.

az vm nic remove

Remove NICs from a VM.

az vm nic set

Configure settings of a NIC attached to a VM.

az vm nic show

Display information for a NIC attached to a VM.

az vm open-port

Opens a VM to inbound traffic on specified ports.

az vm perform-maintenance

The operation to perform maintenance on a virtual machine.

az vm reapply

Reapply VMs.

az vm redeploy

Redeploy an existing VM.

az vm resize

Update a VM's size.

az vm restart

Restart VMs.

az vm run-command

Manage run commands on a Virtual Machine.

az vm run-command invoke

Execute a specific run command on a vm.

az vm run-command list

Lists all available run commands for a subscription in a location.

az vm run-command show

Gets specific run command for a subscription in a location.

az vm secret

Manage VM secrets.

az vm secret add

Add a secret to a VM.

az vm secret format

Transform secrets into a form that can be used by VMs and VMSSes.

az vm secret list

List secrets on a VM.

az vm secret remove

Remove a secret from a VM.

az vm show

Get the details of a VM.

az vm simulate-eviction

Simulate the eviction of a Spot VM.

az vm start

Start a stopped VM.

az vm stop

Power off (stop) a running VM.

az vm unmanaged-disk

Manage the unmanaged data disks attached to a VM.

az vm unmanaged-disk attach

Attach an unmanaged persistent disk to a VM.

az vm unmanaged-disk detach

Detach an unmanaged disk from a VM.

az vm unmanaged-disk list

List unmanaged disks of a VM.

az vm update

Update the properties of a VM.

az vm user

Manage user accounts for a VM.

az vm user delete

Delete a user account from a VM.

az vm user reset-ssh

Reset the SSH configuration on a VM.

az vm user update

Update a user account.

az vm wait

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of the VM is met.

az vm assess-patches

Assess patches on a VM.

az vm assess-patches [--ids]
                     [--name]
                     [--resource-group]
                     [--subscription]

Examples

Assess patches on a VM.

az vm assess-patches -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm auto-shutdown

Manage auto-shutdown for VM.

az vm auto-shutdown [--email]
                    [--ids]
                    [--location]
                    [--name]
                    [--off]
                    [--resource-group]
                    [--subscription]
                    [--time]
                    [--webhook]

Examples

Create auto-shutdown schedule for a VM.

az vm auto-shutdown -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --time 1730 --email "foo@bar.com" --webhook "https://example.com/"

Delete auto-shutdown schedule for a VM.

az vm auto-shutdown -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --off

Optional Parameters

--email

The email recipient to send notifications to (can be a list of semi-colon separated email addresses).

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--location -l

Location. Values from: az account list-locations. You can configure the default location using az configure --defaults location=<location>.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--off

Turn off auto-shutdown for VM. Configuration will be cleared.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--time

The UTC time of day the schedule will occur every day. Format: hhmm. Example: 1730.

--webhook

The webhook URL to which the notification will be sent.

az vm capture

Capture information for a stopped VM.

For an end-to-end tutorial, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/virtual-machines/virtual-machines-linux-capture-image.

az vm capture --vhd-name-prefix
              [--ids]
              [--name]
              [--overwrite]
              [--resource-group]
              [--storage-container]
              [--subscription]

Examples

Deallocate, generalize, and capture a stopped virtual machine.

az vm deallocate -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm
az vm generalize -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm
az vm capture -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --vhd-name-prefix MyPrefix

Deallocate, generalize, and capture multiple stopped virtual machines.

vms_ids=$(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)
az vm deallocate --ids {vms_ids}
az vm generalize --ids {vms_ids}
az vm capture --ids {vms_ids} --vhd-name-prefix MyPrefix

Required Parameters

--vhd-name-prefix

The VHD name prefix specify for the VM disks.

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--overwrite

Overwrite the existing disk file.

default value: 1
--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--storage-container

The storage account container name in which to save the disks.

default value: vhds
--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm convert

Convert a VM with unmanaged disks to use managed disks.

az vm convert [--ids]
              [--name]
              [--resource-group]
              [--subscription]

Examples

Convert a VM with unmanaged disks to use managed disks.

az vm convert -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Convert all VMs with unmanaged disks in a resource group to use managed disks.

az vm convert --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm create

Create an Azure Virtual Machine.

For an end-to-end tutorial, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/quick-create-cli.

az vm create --name
             --resource-group
             [--accelerated-networking {false, true}]
             [--admin-password]
             [--admin-username]
             [--asgs]
             [--assign-identity]
             [--attach-data-disks]
             [--attach-os-disk]
             [--authentication-type {all, password, ssh}]
             [--availability-set]
             [--boot-diagnostics-storage]
             [--computer-name]
             [--custom-data]
             [--data-disk-caching]
             [--data-disk-encryption-sets]
             [--data-disk-sizes-gb]
             [--enable-agent {false, true}]
             [--enable-auto-update {false, true}]
             [--encryption-at-host {false, true}]
             [--ephemeral-os-disk {false, true}]
             [--eviction-policy {Deallocate, Delete}]
             [--generate-ssh-keys]
             [--host]
             [--host-group]
             [--image]
             [--license-type {None, RHEL_BYOS, SLES_BYOS, Windows_Client, Windows_Server}]
             [--location]
             [--max-price]
             [--nics]
             [--no-wait]
             [--nsg]
             [--nsg-rule {NONE, RDP, SSH}]
             [--os-disk-caching {None, ReadOnly, ReadWrite}]
             [--os-disk-encryption-set]
             [--os-disk-name]
             [--os-disk-size-gb]
             [--os-type {linux, windows}]
             [--patch-mode {AutomaticByOS, AutomaticByPlatform, Manual}]
             [--plan-name]
             [--plan-product]
             [--plan-promotion-code]
             [--plan-publisher]
             [--ppg]
             [--priority {Low, Regular, Spot}]
             [--private-ip-address]
             [--public-ip-address]
             [--public-ip-address-allocation {dynamic, static}]
             [--public-ip-address-dns-name]
             [--public-ip-sku {Basic, Standard}]
             [--role]
             [--scope]
             [--secrets]
             [--size]
             [--specialized {false, true}]
             [--ssh-dest-key-path]
             [--ssh-key-values]
             [--storage-account]
             [--storage-container-name]
             [--storage-sku]
             [--subnet]
             [--subnet-address-prefix]
             [--subscription]
             [--tags]
             [--ultra-ssd-enabled {false, true}]
             [--use-unmanaged-disk]
             [--validate]
             [--vmss]
             [--vnet-address-prefix]
             [--vnet-name]
             [--workspace]
             [--zone {1, 2, 3}]

Examples

Create a default Ubuntu VM with automatic SSH authentication.

az vm create -n MyVm -g MyResourceGroup --image UbuntuLTS

Create a default RedHat VM with automatic SSH authentication using an image URN.

az vm create -n MyVm -g MyResourceGroup --image RedHat:RHEL:7-RAW:7.4.2018010506

Create a default Windows Server VM with a private IP address.

az vm create -n MyVm -g MyResourceGroup --public-ip-address "" --image Win2012R2Datacenter

Create a VM from a custom managed image.

az vm create -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --image MyImage

Create a VM from a specialized image version.

az vm create -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --image $id --specialized

Create a VM by attaching to a managed operating system disk.

az vm create -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --attach-os-disk MyOsDisk --os-type linux

Create an Ubuntu Linux VM using a cloud-init script for configuration. See: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/virtual-machines/virtual-machines-linux-using-cloud-init.

az vm create -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --image debian --custom-data MyCloudInitScript.yml

Create a Debian VM with SSH key authentication and a public DNS entry, located on an existing virtual network and availability set.

az vm create -n MyVm -g MyResourceGroup --image debian --vnet-name MyVnet --subnet subnet1 \
    --availability-set MyAvailabilitySet --public-ip-address-dns-name MyUniqueDnsName \
    --ssh-key-values @key-file

Create a simple Ubuntu Linux VM with a public IP address, DNS entry, two data disks (10GB and 20GB), and then generate ssh key pairs.

az vm create -n MyVm -g MyResourceGroup --public-ip-address-dns-name MyUniqueDnsName \
    --image ubuntults --data-disk-sizes-gb 10 20 --size Standard_DS2_v2 \
    --generate-ssh-keys

Create a Debian VM using Key Vault secrets.

az keyvault certificate create --vault-name vaultname -n cert1 \
  -p "$(az keyvault certificate get-default-policy)"

secrets=$(az keyvault secret list-versions --vault-name vaultname \
  -n cert1 --query "[?attributes.enabled].id" -o tsv)

vm_secrets=$(az vm secret format -s "$secrets")

az vm create -g group-name -n vm-name --admin-username deploy  \
  --image debian --secrets "$vm_secrets"

Create a CentOS VM with a system assigned identity. The VM will have a 'Contributor' role with access to a storage account.

az vm create -n MyVm -g rg1 --image centos --assign-identity --scope /subscriptions/99999999-1bf0-4dda-aec3-cb9272f09590/MyResourceGroup/myRG/providers/Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts/storage1

Create a debian VM with a user assigned identity.

az vm create -n MyVm -g rg1 --image debian --assign-identity  /subscriptions/99999999-1bf0-4dda-aec3-cb9272f09590/resourcegroups/myRG/providers/Microsoft.ManagedIdentity/userAssignedIdentities/myID

Create a debian VM with both system and user assigned identity.

az vm create -n MyVm -g rg1 --image debian --assign-identity  [system] /subscriptions/99999999-1bf0-4dda-aec3-cb9272f09590/resourcegroups/myRG/providers/Microsoft.ManagedIdentity/userAssignedIdentities/myID

Create a VM in an availability zone in the current resource group's region

az vm create -n MyVm -g MyResourceGroup --image Centos --zone 1

Required Parameters

--name -n

Name of the virtual machine.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

Optional Parameters

--accelerated-networking

Enable accelerated networking. Unless specified, CLI will enable it based on machine image and size.

accepted values: false, true
--admin-password

Password for the VM if authentication type is 'Password'.

--admin-username

Username for the VM. Default value is current username of OS. If the default value is system reserved, then default value will be set to azureuser. Please refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/compute/virtualmachines/createorupdate#osprofile to get a full list of reserved values.

--asgs

Space-separated list of existing application security groups to associate with the VM.

--assign-identity

Accept system or user assigned identities separated by spaces. Use '[system]' to refer system assigned identity, or a resource id to refer user assigned identity. Check out help for more examples.

--attach-data-disks

Attach existing data disks to the VM. Can use the name or ID of a managed disk or the URI to an unmanaged disk VHD.

--attach-os-disk

Attach an existing OS disk to the VM. Can use the name or ID of a managed disk or the URI to an unmanaged disk VHD.

--authentication-type

Type of authentication to use with the VM. Defaults to password for Windows and SSH public key for Linux. "all" enables both ssh and password authentication.

accepted values: all, password, ssh
--availability-set

Name or ID of an existing availability set to add the VM to. None by default.

--boot-diagnostics-storage

Pre-existing storage account name or its blob uri to capture boot diagnostics. Its sku should be one of Standard_GRS, Standard_LRS and Standard_RAGRS.

--computer-name

The host OS name of the virtual machine. Defaults to the name of the VM.

--custom-data

Custom init script file or text (cloud-init, cloud-config, etc..).

--data-disk-caching

Storage caching type for data disk(s), including 'None', 'ReadOnly', 'ReadWrite', etc. Use a singular value to apply on all disks, or use <lun>=<vaule1> <lun>=<value2> to configure individual disk.

--data-disk-encryption-sets

Names or IDs (space delimited) of disk encryption sets for data disks.

--data-disk-sizes-gb

Space-separated empty managed data disk sizes in GB to create.

--enable-agent

Indicates whether virtual machine agent should be provisioned on the virtual machine. When this property is not specified, default behavior is to set it to true. This will ensure that VM Agent is installed on the VM so that extensions can be added to the VM later.

accepted values: false, true
--enable-auto-update

Indicate whether Automatic Updates is enabled for the Windows virtual machine.

accepted values: false, true
--encryption-at-host

Enable Host Encryption for the VM or VMSS. This will enable the encryption for all the disks including Resource/Temp disk at host itself.

accepted values: false, true
--ephemeral-os-disk

Allows you to create an OS disk directly on the host node, providing local disk performance and faster VM/VMSS reimage time.

accepted values: false, true
--eviction-policy

The eviction policy for the Spot priority virtual machine. Default eviction policy is Deallocate for a Spot priority virtual machine.

accepted values: Deallocate, Delete
--generate-ssh-keys

Generate SSH public and private key files if missing. The keys will be stored in the ~/.ssh directory.

--host

ID of the dedicated host that the VM will reside in. --host and --host-group can't be used together.

--host-group

Name or ID of the dedicated host group that the VM will reside in. --host and --host-group can't be used together.

--image

The name of the operating system image as a URN alias, URN, custom image name or ID, custom image version ID, or VHD blob URI. This parameter is required unless using --attach-os-disk. Valid URN format: "Publisher:Offer:Sku:Version".

value from: az vm image list, az vm image show
--license-type

Specifies that the Windows image or disk was licensed on-premises. To enable Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server, use 'Windows_Server'. To enable Multitenant Hosting Rights for Windows 10, use 'Windows_Client'. For more information see the Azure Windows VM online docs.

accepted values: None, RHEL_BYOS, SLES_BYOS, Windows_Client, Windows_Server
--location -l

Location in which to create VM and related resources. If default location is not configured, will default to the resource group's location.

--max-price

The maximum price (in US Dollars) you are willing to pay for a Spot VM/VMSS. -1 indicates that the Spot VM/VMSS should not be evicted for price reasons.

--nics

Names or IDs of existing NICs to attach to the VM. The first NIC will be designated as primary. If omitted, a new NIC will be created. If an existing NIC is specified, do not specify subnet, VNet, public IP or NSG.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--nsg

The name to use when creating a new Network Security Group (default) or referencing an existing one. Can also reference an existing NSG by ID or specify "" for none ('""' in Azure CLI using PowerShell or --% operator).

--nsg-rule

NSG rule to create when creating a new NSG. Defaults to open ports for allowing RDP on Windows and allowing SSH on Linux. NONE represents no NSG rule.

accepted values: NONE, RDP, SSH
--os-disk-caching

Storage caching type for the VM OS disk. Default: ReadWrite.

accepted values: None, ReadOnly, ReadWrite
--os-disk-encryption-set

Name or ID of disk encryption set for OS disk.

--os-disk-name

The name of the new VM OS disk.

--os-disk-size-gb

OS disk size in GB to create.

--os-type

Type of OS installed on a custom VHD. Do not use when specifying an URN or URN alias.

accepted values: linux, windows
--patch-mode

Mode of in-guest patching to IaaS virtual machine. Possible values are: Manual - You control the application of patches to a virtual machine. You do this by applying patches manually inside the VM. In this mode, automatic updates are disabled; the paramater --enable-auto-update must be false. AutomaticByOS - The virtual machine will automatically be updated by the OS. The parameter --enable-auto-update must be true. AutomaticByPlatform - the virtual machine will automatically updated by the OS. The parameter --enable-agent and --enable-auto-update must be true.

accepted values: AutomaticByOS, AutomaticByPlatform, Manual
--plan-name

Plan name.

--plan-product

Plan product.

--plan-promotion-code

Plan promotion code.

--plan-publisher

Plan publisher.

--ppg

The name or ID of the proximity placement group the VM should be associated with.

--priority

Priority. Use 'Spot' to run short-lived workloads in a cost-effective way. 'Low' enum will be deprecated in the future. Please use 'Spot' to deploy Azure spot VM and/or VMSS. Default to Regular.

accepted values: Low, Regular, Spot
--private-ip-address

Static private IP address (e.g. 10.0.0.5).

--public-ip-address

Name of the public IP address when creating one (default) or referencing an existing one. Can also reference an existing public IP by ID or specify "" for None ('""' in Azure CLI using PowerShell or --% operator).

--public-ip-address-allocation
accepted values: dynamic, static
--public-ip-address-dns-name

Globally unique DNS name for a newly created public IP.

--public-ip-sku

Public IP SKU. It is set to Basic by default.

accepted values: Basic, Standard
--role

Role name or id the system assigned identity will have.

default value: Contributor
--scope

Scope that the system assigned identity can access.

--secrets

One or many Key Vault secrets as JSON strings or files via @{path} containing [{ "sourceVault": { "id": "value" }, "vaultCertificates": [{ "certificateUrl": "value", "certificateStore": "cert store name (only on windows)"}] }].

--size

The VM size to be created. See https://azure.microsoft.com/pricing/details/virtual-machines/ for size info.

default value: Standard_DS1_v2
value from: az vm list-sizes
--specialized

Indicate whether the source image is specialized.

accepted values: false, true
--ssh-dest-key-path

Destination file path on the VM for the SSH key. If the file already exists, the specified key(s) are appended to the file. Destination path for SSH public keys is currently limited to its default value "/home/username/.ssh/authorized_keys" due to a known issue in Linux provisioning agent.

--ssh-key-values

Space-separated list of SSH public keys or public key file paths.

--storage-account

Only applicable when used with --use-unmanaged-disk. The name to use when creating a new storage account or referencing an existing one. If omitted, an appropriate storage account in the same resource group and location will be used, or a new one will be created.

--storage-container-name

Only applicable when used with --use-unmanaged-disk. Name of the storage container for the VM OS disk. Default: vhds.

--storage-sku

The SKU of the storage account with which to persist VM. Use a singular sku that would be applied across all disks, or specify individual disks. Usage: [--storage-sku SKU | --storage-sku ID=SKU ID=SKU ID=SKU...], where each ID is "os" or a 0-indexed lun. Allowed values: Standard_LRS, Premium_LRS, StandardSSD_LRS, UltraSSD_LRS.

--subnet

The name of the subnet when creating a new VNet or referencing an existing one. Can also reference an existing subnet by ID. If both vnet-name and subnet are omitted, an appropriate VNet and subnet will be selected automatically, or a new one will be created.

--subnet-address-prefix

The subnet IP address prefix to use when creating a new VNet in CIDR format.

default value: 10.0.0.0/24
--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--tags

Space-separated tags: key[=value] [key[=value] ...]. Use "" to clear existing tags.

--ultra-ssd-enabled

Enables or disables the capability to have 1 or more managed data disks with UltraSSD_LRS storage account.

accepted values: false, true
--use-unmanaged-disk

Do not use managed disk to persist VM.

--validate

Generate and validate the ARM template without creating any resources.

--vmss

Name or ID of an existing virtual machine scale set that the virtual machine should be assigned to. None by default.

--vnet-address-prefix

The IP address prefix to use when creating a new VNet in CIDR format.

default value: 10.0.0.0/16
--vnet-name

Name of the virtual network when creating a new one or referencing an existing one.

--workspace

Name or ID of Log Analytics Workspace. If you specify the workspace through its name, the workspace should be in the same resource group with the vm, otherwise a new workspace will be created.

--zone -z

Availability zone into which to provision the resource.

accepted values: 1, 2, 3

az vm deallocate

Deallocate a VM.

For an end-to-end tutorial, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/virtual-machines/virtual-machines-linux-capture-image.

az vm deallocate [--ids]
                 [--name]
                 [--no-wait]
                 [--resource-group]
                 [--subscription]

Examples

Deallocate, generalize, and capture a stopped virtual machine.

az vm deallocate -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm
az vm generalize -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm
az vm capture -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --vhd-name-prefix MyPrefix

Deallocate, generalize, and capture multiple stopped virtual machines.

vms_ids=$(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)
az vm deallocate --ids {vms_ids}
az vm generalize --ids {vms_ids}
az vm capture --ids {vms_ids} --vhd-name-prefix MyPrefix

Deallocate a VM. (autogenerated)

az vm deallocate --name MyVm --no-wait --resource-group MyResourceGroup

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm delete

Delete a VM.

az vm delete [--force-deletion]
             [--ids]
             [--name]
             [--no-wait]
             [--resource-group]
             [--subscription]
             [--yes]

Examples

Delete a VM without a prompt for confirmation.

az vm delete -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --yes

Delete all VMs in a resource group.

az vm delete --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--force-deletion

Optional parameter to force delete virtual machines.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--yes -y

Do not prompt for confirmation.

az vm generalize

Mark a VM as generalized, allowing it to be imaged for multiple deployments.

For an end-to-end tutorial, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/virtual-machines/virtual-machines-linux-capture-image.

az vm generalize [--ids]
                 [--name]
                 [--no-wait]
                 [--resource-group]
                 [--subscription]

Examples

Deallocate, generalize, and capture a stopped virtual machine.

az vm deallocate -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm
az vm generalize -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm
az vm capture -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --vhd-name-prefix MyPrefix

Deallocate, generalize, and capture multiple stopped virtual machines.

vms_ids=$(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)
az vm deallocate --ids {vms_ids}
az vm generalize --ids {vms_ids}
az vm capture --ids {vms_ids} --vhd-name-prefix MyPrefix

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm get-instance-view

Get instance information about a VM.

az vm get-instance-view [--ids]
                        [--name]
                        [--resource-group]
                        [--subscription]

Examples

Use a resource group and name to get instance view information of a VM.

az vm get-instance-view -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Get instance views for all VMs in a resource group.

az vm get-instance-view --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm list

List details of Virtual Machines.

For more information on querying information about Virtual Machines, see https://docs.microsoft.com/cli/azure/query-az-cli2.

az vm list [--query-examples]
           [--resource-group]
           [--show-details]
           [--subscription]

Examples

List all VMs.

az vm list

List all VMs by resource group.

az vm list -g MyResourceGroup

List all VMs by resource group with details.

az vm list -g MyResourceGroup -d

Optional Parameters

--query-examples

Recommend JMESPath string for you. You can copy one of the query and paste it after --query parameter within double quotation marks to see the results. You can add one or more positional keywords so that we can give suggestions based on these key words.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--show-details -d

Show public ip address, FQDN, and power states. command will run slow.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm list-ip-addresses

List IP addresses associated with a VM.

az vm list-ip-addresses [--ids]
                        [--name]
                        [--resource-group]
                        [--subscription]

Examples

Get the IP addresses for a VM.

az vm list-ip-addresses -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Get IP addresses for all VMs in a resource group.

az vm list-ip-addresses --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm list-sizes

List available sizes for VMs.

az vm list-sizes --location
                 [--subscription]

Examples

List the available VM sizes in the West US region.

az vm list-sizes -l westus

Required Parameters

--location -l

Location. Values from: az account list-locations. You can configure the default location using az configure --defaults location=<location>.

Optional Parameters

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm list-skus

Get details for compute-related resource SKUs.

This command incorporates subscription level restriction, offering the most accurate information.

az vm list-skus [--all {false, true}]
                [--location]
                [--resource-type]
                [--size]
                [--subscription]
                [--zone {false, true}]

Examples

List all SKUs in the West US region.

az vm list-skus -l westus

List all available vm sizes in the East US2 region which support availability zone.

az vm list-skus -l eastus2 --zone

List all available vm sizes in the East US2 region which support availability zone with name like "standard_ds1...".

az vm list-skus -l eastus2 --zone --size standard_ds1

List availability set related sku information in The West US region.

az vm list-skus -l westus --resource-type availabilitySets

Optional Parameters

--all

Show all information including vm sizes not available under the current subscription.

accepted values: false, true
--location -l

Location. Values from: az account list-locations. You can configure the default location using az configure --defaults location=<location>.

--resource-type -r

Resource types e.g. "availabilitySets", "snapshots", "disks", etc.

--size -s

Size name, partial name is accepted.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--zone -z

Show skus supporting availability zones.

accepted values: false, true

az vm list-usage

List available usage resources for VMs.

az vm list-usage --location
                 [--subscription]

Examples

Get the compute resource usage for the West US region.

az vm list-usage -l westus

Required Parameters

--location -l

Location. Values from: az account list-locations. You can configure the default location using az configure --defaults location=<location>.

Optional Parameters

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm list-vm-resize-options

List available resizing options for VMs.

az vm list-vm-resize-options [--ids]
                             [--name]
                             [--resource-group]
                             [--subscription]

Examples

List all available VM sizes for resizing.

az vm list-vm-resize-options -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

List available sizes for all VMs in a resource group.

az vm list-vm-resize-options --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm open-port

Opens a VM to inbound traffic on specified ports.

Adds a security rule to the network security group (NSG) that is attached to the VM's network interface (NIC) or subnet. The existing NSG will be used or a new one will be created. The rule name is 'open-port-{port}' and will overwrite an existing rule with this name. For multi-NIC VMs, or for more fine-grained control, use the appropriate network commands directly (nsg rule create, etc).

az vm open-port --port
                [--apply-to-subnet]
                [--ids]
                [--name]
                [--nsg-name]
                [--priority]
                [--resource-group]
                [--subscription]

Examples

Open all ports on a VM to inbound traffic.

az vm open-port -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --port '*'

Open a range of ports on a VM to inbound traffic with the highest priority.

az vm open-port -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --port 80-100 --priority 100

Open all ports for all VMs in a resource group.

az vm open-port --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv) --port '*'

Required Parameters

--port

The port or port range (ex: 80-100) to open inbound traffic to. Use '*' to allow traffic to all ports.

Optional Parameters

--apply-to-subnet

Allow inbound traffic on the subnet instead of the NIC.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the virtual machine to open inbound traffic on.

--nsg-name

The name of the network security group to create if one does not exist. Ignored if an NSG already exists.

--priority

Rule priority, between 100 (highest priority) and 4096 (lowest priority). Must be unique for each rule in the collection.

default value: 900
--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm perform-maintenance

The operation to perform maintenance on a virtual machine.

az vm perform-maintenance [--ids]
                          [--name]
                          [--resource-group]
                          [--subscription]

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm reapply

Reapply VMs.

az vm reapply [--ids]
              [--name]
              [--no-wait]
              [--resource-group]
              [--subscription]

Examples

Reapply a VM.

az vm reapply -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Reapply all VMs in a resource group.

az vm reapply --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm redeploy

Redeploy an existing VM.

az vm redeploy [--ids]
               [--name]
               [--no-wait]
               [--resource-group]
               [--subscription]

Examples

Redeploy a VM.

az vm redeploy -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Redeploy all VMs in a resource group.

az vm redeploy --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm resize

Update a VM's size.

az vm resize --size
             [--ids]
             [--name]
             [--no-wait]
             [--resource-group]
             [--subscription]

Examples

Resize a VM.

az vm resize -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --size Standard_DS3_v2

Resize all VMs in a resource group.

az vm resize --size Standard_DS3_v2 --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Required Parameters

--size

The VM size.

value from: az vm list-vm-resize-options

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm restart

Restart VMs.

az vm restart [--force]
              [--ids]
              [--name]
              [--no-wait]
              [--resource-group]
              [--subscription]

Examples

Restart a VM.

az vm restart -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Restart all VMs in a resource group.

az vm restart --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--force

Force the VM to restart by redeploying it. Use if the VM is unresponsive.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm show

Get the details of a VM.

az vm show [--ids]
           [--name]
           [--query-examples]
           [--resource-group]
           [--show-details]
           [--subscription]

Examples

Show information about a VM.

az vm show -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm -d

Get the details for all VMs in a resource group.

az vm show -d --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--query-examples

Recommend JMESPath string for you. You can copy one of the query and paste it after --query parameter within double quotation marks to see the results. You can add one or more positional keywords so that we can give suggestions based on these key words.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--show-details -d

Show public ip address, FQDN, and power states. command will run slow.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm simulate-eviction

Simulate the eviction of a Spot VM.

az vm simulate-eviction [--ids]
                        [--name]
                        [--resource-group]
                        [--subscription]

Examples

Simulate the eviction of a Spot VM.

az vm simulate-eviction --resource-group MyResourceGroup --name MyVm

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm start

Start a stopped VM.

az vm start [--ids]
            [--name]
            [--no-wait]
            [--resource-group]
            [--subscription]

Examples

Start a stopped VM.

az vm start -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm

Start all VMs in a resource group.

az vm start --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Start a stopped VM. (autogenerated)

az vm start --name MyVm --no-wait --resource-group MyResourceGroup

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm stop

Power off (stop) a running VM.

The VM will continue to be billed. To avoid this, you can deallocate the VM through "az vm deallocate".

az vm stop [--ids]
           [--name]
           [--no-wait]
           [--resource-group]
           [--skip-shutdown]
           [--subscription]

Examples

Power off (stop) a running VM.

az vm stop --resource-group MyResourceGroup --name MyVm

Power off a running VM without shutting down.

az vm stop --resource-group MyResourceGroup --name MyVm --skip-shutdown

Power off VMs in a resource group.

az vm stop --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--skip-shutdown

Skip shutdown and power-off immediately.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

az vm update

Update the properties of a VM.

Update VM objects and properties using paths that correspond to 'az vm show'.

az vm update [--add]
             [--disk-caching]
             [--force-string]
             [--ids]
             [--license-type {None, RHEL_BYOS, SLES_BYOS, Windows_Client, Windows_Server}]
             [--max-price]
             [--name]
             [--no-wait]
             [--os-disk]
             [--ppg]
             [--priority {Low, Regular, Spot}]
             [--remove]
             [--resource-group]
             [--set]
             [--subscription]
             [--ultra-ssd-enabled {false, true}]
             [--workspace]
             [--write-accelerator]

Examples

Add or update a tag.

az vm update -n name -g group --set tags.tagName=tagValue

Remove a tag.

az vm update -n name -g group --remove tags.tagName

Set the primary NIC of a VM.

az vm update -n name -g group --set networkProfile.networkInterfaces[1].primary=false networkProfile.networkInterfaces[0].primary=true

Add a new non-primary NIC to a VM.

az vm update -n name -g group --add networkProfile.networkInterfaces primary=false id={NIC_ID}

Remove the fourth NIC from a VM.

az vm update -n name -g group --remove networkProfile.networkInterfaces 3

Optional Parameters

--add

Add an object to a list of objects by specifying a path and key value pairs. Example: --add property.listProperty <key=value, string or JSON string>.

--disk-caching

Use singular value to apply across, or specify individual disks, e.g. 'os=ReadWrite 0=None 1=ReadOnly' should enable update os disk and 2 data disks.

--force-string

When using 'set' or 'add', preserve string literals instead of attempting to convert to JSON.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--license-type

Specifies that the Windows image or disk was licensed on-premises. To enable Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server, use 'Windows_Server'. To enable Multitenant Hosting Rights for Windows 10, use 'Windows_Client'. For more information see the Azure Windows VM online docs.

accepted values: None, RHEL_BYOS, SLES_BYOS, Windows_Client, Windows_Server
--max-price

The maximum price (in US Dollars) you are willing to pay for a Spot VM/VMSS. -1 indicates that the Spot VM/VMSS should not be evicted for price reasons.

--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--no-wait

Do not wait for the long-running operation to finish.

--os-disk

Managed OS disk ID or name to swap to.

--ppg

The name or ID of the proximity placement group the VM should be associated with.

--priority

Priority. Use 'Spot' to run short-lived workloads in a cost-effective way. 'Low' enum will be deprecated in the future. Please use 'Spot' to deploy Azure spot VM and/or VMSS. Default to Regular.

accepted values: Low, Regular, Spot
--remove

Remove a property or an element from a list. Example: --remove property.list OR --remove propertyToRemove.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--set

Update an object by specifying a property path and value to set. Example: --set property1.property2=.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--ultra-ssd-enabled

Enables or disables the capability to have 1 or more managed data disks with UltraSSD_LRS storage account.

accepted values: false, true
--workspace

Name or ID of Log Analytics Workspace. If you specify the workspace through its name, the workspace should be in the same resource group with the vm, otherwise a new workspace will be created.

--write-accelerator

Enable/disable disk write accelerator. Use singular value 'true/false' to apply across, or specify individual disks, e.g.'os=true 1=true 2=true' for os disk and data disks with lun of 1 & 2.

az vm wait

Place the CLI in a waiting state until a condition of the VM is met.

az vm wait [--created]
           [--custom]
           [--deleted]
           [--exists]
           [--ids]
           [--interval]
           [--name]
           [--resource-group]
           [--subscription]
           [--timeout]
           [--updated]

Examples

Wait until a VM is created.

az vm wait -g MyResourceGroup -n MyVm --created

Wait until all VMs in a resource group are deleted.

az vm wait --deleted --ids $(az vm list -g MyResourceGroup --query "[].id" -o tsv)

Optional Parameters

--created

Wait until created with 'provisioningState' at 'Succeeded'.

--custom

Wait until the condition satisfies a custom JMESPath query. E.g. provisioningState!='InProgress', instanceView.statuses[?code=='PowerState/running'].

--deleted

Wait until deleted.

--exists

Wait until the resource exists.

--ids

One or more resource IDs (space-delimited). It should be a complete resource ID containing all information of 'Resource Id' arguments. You should provide either --ids or other 'Resource Id' arguments.

--interval

Polling interval in seconds.

default value: 30
--name -n

The name of the Virtual Machine. You can configure the default using az configure --defaults vm=<name>.

--resource-group -g

Name of resource group. You can configure the default group using az configure --defaults group=<name>.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--timeout

Maximum wait in seconds.

default value: 3600
--updated

Wait until updated with provisioningState at 'Succeeded'.