Azure has a command line

Installing the Azure Command Line

sudo npm install -g azure-cli

Login to your account

  1. azure login
  2. Go to the url specified in a browser
  3. Login and bob’s your uncle

Quick create a vm

azure vm quick-create -g { resource_group } -n { name } -l { location } -y { os-type } -u { username } -M { path to public key } -Q { image URN in the form publisherName:offer:skus:version }

But you can also just:

azure vm quick-create and then fill out steps

Using help

azure {command} help

List all locations

azure location list

List all os-types available

Don’t think it is possible

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