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Start-AzureVM

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Start-AzureVM

Starts a Windows Azure virtual machine.

 

Parameter Set: ByName
Start-AzureVM [-ServiceName] <String> [-Name] <String> [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: Input
Start-AzureVM [-ServiceName] <String> -VM <PersistentVM> [ <CommonParameters>]




 

This topic describes the cmdlet in the .6.19 version of the Windows Azure PowerShell module. To find out the version of the module you're using, from the Windows Azure PowerShell console, type (get-module azure).version.

The Start-AzureVM cmdlet requests the start of a Windows Azure virtual machine.

 

-Name<String>

Specifies the name of the virtual machine to start.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ServiceName<String>

Specifies the name of the Windows Azure service that contains the virtual machine to start.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VM<PersistentVM>

Specifies a virtual machine object that identifies the virtual machine to start.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

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.

 

Example 1

This command starts the "MyVM" virtual machine running in the "myservice1" Windows Azure service.


C:\PS>Start-AzureVM -ServiceName "myservice1" -Name "MyVM"

Example 2

This command retrieves the virtual machine object for the virtual machine whose name is "DatabaseServer" and then requests a start for it.


C:\PS>Get-AzureVM -ServiceName "myservice1" -Name "DatabaseServer" | Start-AzureVM

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