For system, network and cloud administrators

How to retrieve the size assigned to an Azure virtual machine using Azure CLI

If you need to know the size assigned to an Azure virtual machine, you can use:

az vm show --resource-group YourResourceGroup --name YourVMName --query hardwareProfile.vmSize


How to retrieve OS details from your Azure virtual machine using Azure CLI

In order to view what public SSH key your Azure virtual machine is using or some other OS details like the admin username of your machine, you can use:

az vm show --resource-group YourResourceGroup --name YourVMName --query "osProfile"

How to retrieve the admin username of your Azure virtual machine using Azure CLI

If you need to know what’s the admin username of a particular Azure virtual machine, use:

az vm show --resource-group YourResourceGroup --name YourVMName --query "osProfile.adminUsername"

How to view Azure virtual machine details using Azure CLI

After creating your Azure virtual machine, you might want to view as much information about it. You can do this by using:

az vm show --name YourVMName --resource-group YourResourceGroup

How to list the public and private IP of an Azure virtual machine using Azure CLI

After creating an Azure virtual machine, you can view its public and private IP by using:

az vm list-ip-addresses --name YourVMName -o table