Save-AzContext

Saves the current authentication information for use in other PowerShell sessions.

Syntax

Save-AzContext
    [[-Profile] <AzureRmProfile>]
    [-Path] <String>
    [-Force]
    [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
    [-WhatIf]
    [-Confirm]
    [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Save-AzContext cmdlet saves the current authentication information for use in other PowerShell sessions.

Examples

Example 1: Saving the current session's context

Connect-AzAccount
Save-AzContext -Path C:\test.json

This example saves the current session's Azure context to the JSON file provided.

Example 2: Saving a given context

Save-AzContext -Profile (Connect-AzAccount) -Path C:\test.json

This example saves the Azure context that is passed through to the cmdlet to the JSON file provided.

Parameters

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

-DefaultProfile

The credentials, tenant, and subscription used for communication with azure.

Type:IAzureContextContainer
Aliases:AzContext, AzureRmContext, AzureCredential
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

-Force

Overwrite the given file if it exists

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

-Path

Specifies the path of the file to which to save authentication information.

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

-Profile

Specifies the Azure context from which this cmdlet reads. If you do not specify a context, this cmdlet reads from the local default context.

Type:AzureRmProfile
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

AzureRmProfile

Outputs

PSAzureProfile