Updated: July 10, 2015
The Restart role operation restarts the specified Virtual Machine.
The Restart role request may be specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the subscription ID, <cloudservice-name> with the name of the cloud service, <deployment-name> with the name of the deployment, and <role-name> with the name of the Virtual Machine.
You must make sure that the request that is made to the management service is secure. For additional details, see Authenticating Service Management Requests.
The following table describes the request headers.
Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This header should be set to 2012-03-01 or higher. For more information about versioning headers, see Service Management Versioning.
The format of the request body is as follows:
<RestartRoleOperation xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/windowsazure" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"> <OperationType>RestartRoleOperation</OperationType> </RestartRoleOperation>
The following table describes the elements of the request body.
Required. Specifies the operation to be performed.
The value must be set to RestartRoleOperation.
The response includes an HTTP status code and a set of response headers.
A successful operation returns status code 202 (Accepted). For information about status codes, see Service Management Status and Error Codes.
The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers. All standard headers conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification.
A value that uniquely identifies a request made against the management service.