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In this article, we will go step by step to Create, Remove, Name Reserved or not and run the Web App using Azure PowerShell on Microsoft Azure.


You will learn

  • About PowerShell Tool
  • How to Create Web App using PowerShell
  • How to Remove Web App using PowerShell
  • Check Web App Name reserved or not
  • Run Web App using PowerShell command

Step 1: Install PowerShell on System.

Step 2: After installation, open search box and search for Windows PowerShell

There are is two types of Windows PowerShell available:
  • Windows PowerShell – Command Line
  • Windows PowerShell – Execute the PowerShell script such as .ps file. GUI version of Windows PowerShell.

Windows PowerShell ISE version

Step 3:
 Add Azure Subscription with PowerShell


Enter your Azure Subscription credentials.

Few more command for Azure account details


List all the associated Azure Subscription with Id, Type, Subscriptions and Tenants


List all the associated Azure Subscription with all details such as SubscriptionId, SubscriptionName, Account, etc.

if there is only one subscription associate so no problem but if more than one Azure account is there so we need to set default azure account for all operations.

Select-AzureSubscription –SubscriptionId “paste-subscription-id-here”

Check for default subscription
Get-AzureSubscription -Default

Step 4: Create New Web App

New-AzureWebsite PowerShellWebApp01

There is one problem with default web app will create in the “Southeast Asia” so we need to add location command when we are creating the web app.

Classic Portal

Azure Portal

Step 5:

New-AzureWebsite PowerShellWebApp01 -Location “West US”

Remove Web App

Remove-AzureWebsite -Name WebAppName

Ex. Remove-AzureWebsite -Name PowerShellWebApp01

Check for Web Apps Name available or not run below command

Test-AzureName -Website PowerShellWebApp01

True means this name already used

False means this name available for creating new web apps

Open web app on browser 

Show-AzureWebsite WebAppNameOnly

Ex. Show-AzureWebsite PowerShellWebApp01

Congratulations you have learned PowerShell command with Web App on Azure!