How to delete an Azure Storage Account using PowerShell

In this article, you will see how to delete an Azure Storage Account using PowerShell.


Install the Azure PowerShell Module:

Open Windows PowerShell window and run the below command.


Install-Module -Name Az –AllowClobber

Download Blob Contents:

Open a text file. Copy and paste the below script. Save the file as script.ps1.


################# Azure Blob Storage - PowerShell ####################

## Input Parameters

$resourceGroupName="psspschennairg"

$storageAccName="psspschennaistorageacc"


## Connect to Azure Account

Connect-AzAccount


## Function to delete a storage account

Function DeleteStorageAccount

{

Write-Host -ForegroundColor Green "Deleting the storage account and resource group.."

## Check if storage account exists

if(Get-AzStorageAccount -ResourceGroupName $resourceGroupName -Name $storageAccName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue)

{

## Delete the storage account

Remove-AzStorageAccount -ResourceGroupName $resourceGroupName -Name $storageAccName -Force

}

else

{

Write-Host -ForegroundColor Magenta $storageAccName "- storage account does not exist."

}

}


DeleteStorageAccount


## Disconnect from Azure Account

Disconnect-AzAccount

######################################################################


Open Windows PowerShell window and navigate to the location where the script file was saved.

Run the following command.


.\script.ps1

Summary:

Thus in this article you saw how to delete an Azure Storage Account using PowerShell.