How to get the Azure VM username using Azure CLI in PowerShell?


To get the Azure VM username using Az CLI, we need to use the below command.

PS C:\> az vm show -n AzVM -g ResourceGroup --query '[osProfile.adminUsername]' -otsv

The above command will retrieve the Azure VM username. You can also use the below command to retrieve the Azure VM username without knowing the resource group name.

PS C:\> az vm list --query "[?name=='vmname'].osProfile.adminUsername" -otsv

Before running the above commands, make sure that you are connected to the Azure cloud and the specific Azure Subscription.

Updated on: 31-Aug-2021

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