Get resources in a managed resource group and resize VMs with PowerShell

This script retrieves resources from a managed resource group, and resizes the VMs in that resource group.

If you don't have an Azure subscription, create an Azure free account before you begin.

Sample script

# Get managed applications from known resource group
Get-AzManagedApplication -ResourceGroupName "DemoApp"

# Get ID of managed resource group
(Get-AzManagedApplication -ResourceGroupName "DemoApp").Properties.managedResourceGroupId

# Get virtual machines in the managed resource group
Get-AzResource -ResourceGroupName DemoApp6zkevchqk7sfq -ResourceType Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines

# Get information about virtual machines in managed resource group
Get-AzVM -ResourceGroupName DemoApp6zkevchqk7sfq | ForEach{ $_.Name, $_.storageProfile.osDisk.osType, $_.hardwareProfile.vmSize }

## Resize virtual machines in managed resource group
$vm = Get-AzVM -ResourceGroupName DemoApp6zkevchqk7sfq -VMName demoVM
$vm.HardwareProfile.VmSize = "Standard_D2_v2"
Update-AzVM -VM $vm -ResourceGroupName DemoApp6zkevchqk7sfq

Script explanation

This script uses the following commands to deploy the managed application. Each command in the table links to command-specific documentation.

Command Notes
Get-AzManagedApplication List managed applications. Provide resource group name to focus the results.
Get-AzResource List resources. Provide a resource group and resource type to focus the result.
Update-AzVM Update a virtual machine's size.

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