How to install the new Azure PowerShell “Az” Module

This quick blog post shows how to install the new Azure Powershell AZ module that replaces the AzureRM module. Before starting the installation of the module, it is important to know that Az and AzureRM modules cannot be imported in the same session or used in the same script.

Check Powershell version installed

AZ module requires PowerShell version 5.1 or above installed on your Computer. To check the version of PowerShell running on your machine, run the following command:

PSVersion

Install the new Azure PowerShell module

To perform the installation of the module, run PowerShell console as administrator, and then type:

Az Module

Check the version of AZ module installed

If you want to check or verify that the module is installed, use the following command:

Get-installmodule

Uninstall the AzureRm Modules

To uninstall an installed version of the AzureRm module, use the following command:

If you want to know more about Azure PowerShell ‘Az’ Module, check out this link: https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/Az/1.0.1