How-to decommission a Virtual Machine

 Instructions using the Portal

  1. Login to

  2. Look for the VM to Edit and click the  button.

  3. From the VM Tab, click on the DELETE button.

  4. Click on YES to confirm the deletion.

 Instructions using the vss-cli

Using or a local VSS CLI install

  1. Look for the vm moref to delete with the following command:

    vss-cli compute vm ls
  2. Decommission instance with rm command:

    vss-cli compute vm rm --show-info <moref>
  3. Confirm to delete.

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