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Remove-AzureVM

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Remove-AzureVM

Removes a Windows Azure virtual machine.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Remove-AzureVM [-ServiceName] <String> [-Name] <String> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

This topic describes the cmdlet in the 0.8.10 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 Remove-AzureVM cmdlet deletes a Windows Azure virtual machine. This process doesn’t delete the underlying .vhd files of the disks mounted on that virtual machine.

Parameters

-Name<String>

Specifies the name of the virtual machine being removed.


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 from which the virtual machine is being removed.


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 removes the "MyVM" virtual machine running in the "MySvc1" service.


C:\PS> Remove-AzureVM -ServiceName "MySvc1" -Name "MyVM" 

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