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Get-AzureStorageKey

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Get-AzureStorageKey

Returns the primary and secondary storage account keys for an Azure storage account.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Get-AzureStorageKey [-StorageAccountName] <String> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

This topic describes the cmdlet in the 0.8.7 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 Get-AzureStorageKey cmdlet returns an object with the storage account name, the primary account key, and the secondary account key of the specified Azure storage account as properties.

Parameters

-StorageAccountName<String>

Specifies the name of the storage account.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (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 command gets an object with the primary and secondary storage keys for the "mystore1" storage account.


PS C:\> Get-AzureStorageKey –StorageAccountName "mystore1" 

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

This command puts the primary storage account key for the "mystore1" storage account in the $myStoreKey variable.


PS C:\> $myStoreKey = (Get-AzureStorageKey –StorageAccountName "mystore1").Primary 

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