The term ‘connect-azaccount’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

In this PowerShell azure tutorial, we will discuss how to fix the error, the term ‘connect-azaccount’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet that comes while running the PowerShell command to connect to Microsoft azure.

The term ‘connect-azaccount’ is not recognized

Recently, while I was trying to connect to Microsoft Azure from PowerShell by running the below command

Connect-AzAccount

I got an error which says:

Connect-AzAccount : The ‘Connect-AzAccount’ command was found in the module ‘Az.Accounts’, but the module could not be loaded. For more information, run ‘Import-Module Az.Accounts’

The error looks like below:

the term 'connect-azaccount' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet
the term ‘connect-azaccount’ is not recognized

the term ‘connect-azaccount’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

To fix the issue run the below command in PowerShell.

Import-Module Az.Accounts

Once you execute the above cmdlets, you will be able to connect to Azure from PowerShell.

When you will run the command, it will ask you the username and password and you can see the output like below:

the term connect-azaccount is not recognized as the name
the term ‘connect-azaccount’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

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In this tutorial, we learned how to fix error, the term ‘connect-azaccount’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet function script file that comes while connecting to Azure from PowerShell.

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