About this Install Guide

This guide is intended to get you up and running with this tool quickly with the most common settings. For a thorough review of all options, refer to the official documentation.

In this section you will learn how to authenticate to the Azure environment using the Azure CLI. After log in, the CLI allows you to query and interact with Azure cloud resources.

Before you begin

Install the Azure CLI on your machine using the install guide .

Sign in interactively

Run the following command to initiate the log in:


            az login

The output will be similar to what is shown here:


        ubuntu@ip-172-31-17-218:~$ az login
To sign in, use a web browser to open the page https://microsoft.com/devicelogin and enter the code E5NKJA2HM to authenticate.


Open the link in a browser, enter the code that you receive in the above message, and log in into your Azure account.

You will see the command line details as shown below after you log in.

Image Alt Text: azure

After a successful log in, you will be able to use the Azure CLI and automation tools like Terraform from the terminal.


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