impossible to delete resource group

AYOUB, GERALDINE M 1 Reputation point
2021-11-02T10:48:43.34+00:00

I want to delete my resource group linux. But never success, it just hang there and never stop

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  1. Pradeep Kommaraju 2,521 Reputation points
    2021-11-02T16:31:15.937+00:00

    Hi @AYOUB, GERALDINE M

    Thank you for reaching out to Microsoft Q&A Platform .

    Just wanted to check if you are facing the same issue while trying to delete the RG using CLI as well : https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/cli/azure/group?view=azure-cli-latest#az_group_delete-examples

    az group delete -n MyResourceGroup

    The above command will go through a different API to the backend .

    Also wanted to check if you have used any of the resources which are in use from other resource groups ?

    Please accept my answer if it does help in resolving your issue as well

    Thanks & Regards,
    Pradeep

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  2. Vincent Chong 1 Reputation point
    2022-09-15T18:59:28.477+00:00

    Hi,
    i follow procedure in https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/quick-create-cli

    and I am waiting on completion of below command, normally how long should it tae?

    az group delete --name myResourceGroup

    Thanks
    Vincent


  3. George Chrysovalantis Grammatikos 371 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2022-09-16T18:25:59.837+00:00

    Hi @Vincent Chong ,

    Did you try to use the below parameters

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    with the az group delete command?

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    If the answer is helpful, please click "Accept Answer" and kindly upvote it.


  4. Vincent Chong 1 Reputation point
    2022-09-19T17:33:06.717+00:00

    @George Chrysovalantis Grammatikos
    @Pradeep Kommaraju

    I tried the force delete option, but I do not think it is doing anything. The deletion is still not completed after 30 minutes, but I will give it more time.

    Do I need to shutdown the resources first? Do I need to specify force deletion other resources too?

       $ az vm list --resource-group MyResourceGroup --show-details  
       [  
         {  
           "additionalCapabilities": null,  
           "applicationProfile": null,  
           "availabilitySet": null,  
           "billingProfile": null,  
           "capacityReservation": null,  
           "diagnosticsProfile": null,  
           "evictionPolicy": null,  
           "extendedLocation": null,  
           "extensionsTimeBudget": null,  
           "fqdns": "",  
           "hardwareProfile": {  
             "vmSize": "Standard_DS1_v2",  
             "vmSizeProperties": null  
           },  
           "host": null,  
           "hostGroup": null,  
           "id": "/subscriptions/<omitted_id>/resourceGroups/MyResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/myVM",  
           "identity": null,  
           "licenseType": null,  
           "location": "eastus",  
           "macAddresses": "00-22-48-21-FE-E2",  
           "name": "myVM",  
           "networkProfile": {  
             "networkApiVersion": null,  
             "networkInterfaceConfigurations": null,  
             "networkInterfaces": [  
               {  
                 "deleteOption": null,  
                 "id": "/subscriptions/<omitted_id>/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Network/networkInterfaces/myVMVMNic",  
                 "primary": null,  
                 "resourceGroup": "myResourceGroup"  
               }  
             ]  
           },  
           "osProfile": {  
             "adminPassword": null,  
             "adminUsername": "azureuser",  
             "allowExtensionOperations": true,  
             "computerName": "myVM",  
             "customData": null,  
             "linuxConfiguration": {  
               "disablePasswordAuthentication": true,  
               "enableVMAgentPlatformUpdates": false,  
               "patchSettings": {  
                 "assessmentMode": "ImageDefault",  
                 "automaticByPlatformSettings": null,  
                 "patchMode": "ImageDefault"  
               },  
               "provisionVmAgent": true,  
               "ssh": {  
                 "publicKeys": [  
                   {  
                     "keyData": "<omitted-ssh-rsa>",  
                     "path": "/home/azureuser/.ssh/authorized_keys"  
                   }  
                 ]  
               }  
             },  
             "requireGuestProvisionSignal": true,  
             "secrets": [],  
             "windowsConfiguration": null  
           },  
           "plan": null,  
           "platformFaultDomain": null,  
           "powerState": "VM running",  
           "priority": null,  
           "privateIps": "10.0.0.4",  
           "provisioningState": "Succeeded",  
           "proximityPlacementGroup": null,  
           "publicIps": "<omitted-public-ip>",  
           "resourceGroup": "MyResourceGroup",  
           "resources": null,  
           "scheduledEventsProfile": null,  
           "securityProfile": null,  
           "storageProfile": {  
             "dataDisks": [],  
             "imageReference": {  
               "communityGalleryImageId": null,  
               "exactVersion": "0.20220911.1135",  
               "id": null,  
               "offer": "debian-10",  
               "publisher": "Debian",  
               "sharedGalleryImageId": null,  
               "sku": "10",  
               "version": "latest"  
             },  
             "osDisk": {  
               "caching": "ReadWrite",  
               "createOption": "FromImage",  
               "deleteOption": "Detach",  
               "diffDiskSettings": null,  
               "diskSizeGb": 30,  
               "encryptionSettings": null,  
               "image": null,  
               "managedDisk": {  
                 "diskEncryptionSet": null,  
                 "id": "/subscriptions/<omitted_id>/resourceGroups/myResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/disks/<omitted-myVM_disk1>",  
                 "resourceGroup": "myResourceGroup",  
                 "securityProfile": null,  
                 "storageAccountType": "Premium_LRS"  
               },  
               "name": "<omitted-myVM_disk1>",  
               "osType": "Linux",  
               "vhd": null,  
               "writeAcceleratorEnabled": null  
             }  
           },  
           "tags": {},  
           "timeCreated": "2022-09-15T17:07:10.911524+00:00",  
           "type": "Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines",  
           "userData": null,  
           "virtualMachineScaleSet": null,  
           "vmId": "<omitted-vmId>",  
           "zones": null  
         }  
       ]  
         
       $ az group delete -n MyResourceGroup --force-deletion-types Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines  
    

  5. Vincent Chong 1 Reputation point
    2022-09-19T19:49:55.007+00:00

    It is also hanging using below command.
    I will try delete 1 resource at a time next.

    $ az group delete -n myResourceGroup --force-deletion-types Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines