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az vm

Manage virtual machines in Azure. Part of azure-cli. More information: https://learn.microsoft.com/cli/azure/vm.

  • List details of available Virtual Machines:

az vm list

  • Create a virtual machine using the default Ubuntu image and generate ssh keys:

az vm create --resource-group {{rg}} --name {{vm_name}} --image {{UbuntuLTS}} --admin-user {{azureuser}} --generate-ssh-keys

  • Stop a Virtual Machine:

az vm stop --resource-group {{rg}} --name {{vm_name}}

  • Deallocate a Virtual Machine:

az vm deallocate --resource-group {{rg}} --name {{vm_name}}

  • Start a Virtual Machine:

az vm start --resource-group {{rg}} --name {{vm_name}}

  • Restart a Virtual Machine:

az vm restart --resource-group {{rg}} --name {{vm_name}}

  • List VM images available in the Azure Marketplace:

az vm image list