Azure CLI

Azure CLI (Command Line Interface) is a Tool to manage Azure resources.  You can download it from following location.

Once installed you can open command prompt > type command az



Few common commands are following:

help to get list of commands

eg: az help


login to login to azure portal

eg: az login


group to operate on resource groups. (Sub command required)

eg: az group list


az interactive you can use this command to have Interactive Commands which will help with Auto-complete & Colored interfaces.


Under the Hood

Azure CLI uses Azure REST API for performing the actions.

Azure CLI is open source

Azure CLI is more readable compared with PowerShell

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