I usually have a single resource group for my
VM and the VM and resource group have the same name. Hence the
examples below use a resource group and VM named
To list the resource details:
az resource list --name aidev
To list the virtual machines within the subscription:
az vm list --output table --show-details
To start a virtual machine:
az vm start --resource-group aidev --name aidev
To deallocate a virtual machine:
az vm deallocate --resource-group aidev --name aidev
Note that the stop command of az provides the following message:
About to power off the specified VM... It will continue to be billed. To deallocate a VM, run: az vm deallocate.
The VM continues to be billed. Unlike in the web based portal where Stop does deallocate the resources. So be sure to deallocate (rather than stop) to avoid billing.
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