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This sample uses certificate based service principal authentication to work with VMs.

Azure Compute sample for managing virtual machines - - Create a virtual machine - Update a virtual machine - Tag a virtual machine - Attach data disks - Detach data disks - Restart a virtual machine - Stop(Poweroff) virtual machine - Delete a virtual machine.

Running this Sample

To run this sample:

  1. Clone the repository using the following command:

    git clone

  2. Create an Azure service principal and assign a role to access the subscription. For instructions on creating a service principal, see Use Azure PowerShell to create a service principal with a certificate.

  3. Export the service principal certificate as a pfx file.

  4. Set the following required environment variable values:

  5. Change directory to Hybrid sample:

    • cd Hybrid-Compute-Java-Manage-VM-Certificate-Based-Auth
  6. Run the sample:

    • mvn clean compile exec:java

More information

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