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[This topic is pre-release documentation and is subject to change in future releases. Blank topics are included as placeholders.]


Gets an object with information on disks in the Windows Azure disk repository.


Parameter Set: Default
Get-AzureDisk [[-DiskName] <String> ] [ <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 Get-AzureDisk cmdlet retrieves an object with information about the disks stored in the Windows Azure disk repository for the current subscription. It returns a list object with information for all disks in the repository, or with information on a specific disk if its disk name is specified.



Specifies the name of the disk in the disk repository to return information about.







Default Value


Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?



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).


The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.


The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.


Example 1

This command retrieves data about the "MyDataDisk" disk from the disk repository.

C:\PS>Get-AzureDisk -DiskName MyDataDisk

Example 2

This command retrieves data for all the disks in the disk repository.


Example 3

This command gets data for all of the disks in the disk repository that are not currently attached to a virtual machine and then formats the list as a table.

C:\PS>Get-AzureDisk | Where-Object {$_.AttachedTo –eq $null } `
| Format-Table –auto "DiskName","DiskSizeInGB","MediaLink" 

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