Stop-AzVmss

Stops the VMSS or a set of virtual machines within the VMSS.

Syntax

Stop-AzVmss
    [-ResourceGroupName] <String>
    [-VMScaleSetName] <String>
    [[-InstanceId] <String[]>]
    [-Force]
    [-AsJob]
    [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
    [-WhatIf]
    [-Confirm]
    [<CommonParameters>]
Stop-AzVmss
    [-ResourceGroupName] <String>
    [-VMScaleSetName] <String>
    [[-InstanceId] <String[]>]
    [-Force]
    [-StayProvisioned]
    [-SkipShutdown]
    [-AsJob]
    [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
    [-WhatIf]
    [-Confirm]
    [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Stop-AzVmss cmdlet stops all the virtual machines within the Virtual Machine Scale Set (VMSS) or a set of virtual machines. You can use the InstanceId parameter to select a set of virtual machines.

Examples

Example 1: Stop all the virtual machines within the VMSS

Stop-AzVmss -ResourceGroupName "ContosoGroup" -VMScaleSetName "ContosoVMSS"

This command stops all virtual machines that belong to the VMSS named ContosoVMSS.

Example 2: Stop a specific set of virtual machines within the VMSS

Stop-AzVmss -ResourceGroupName "ContosoGroup" -VMScaleSetName "ContosoVMSS" -InstanceId "3","5"

This command stops a specific set of virtual machines specified by the instance ID string array that belong to the VMSS named ContosoVMSS.

Parameters

-AsJob

Run cmdlet in the background and return a Job to track progress.

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

-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, account, 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

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.

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

-InstanceId

Specifies, as a string array, the ID or IDs of the virtual machine instances that this cmdlet stops. For instance: -InstanceId "0", "3".

Type:String[]
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False

-ResourceGroupName

Specifies the name of the resource group of the VMSS.

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

-SkipShutdown

To request non-graceful VM shutdown

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

-StayProvisioned

If specified, the virtual machine will enter stopped state. If not specified, the virtual machine will enter stopped-deallocated state. The user is still charged for VMs in stopped state but not for VMs in stopped-deallocated state.

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

-VMScaleSetName

Specifies the name of the VMSS for which this cmdlet stops the virtual machines.

Type:String
Aliases:Name
Position:1
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

String

String[]

Outputs

PSOperationStatusResponse