The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized

In this PowerShell azure tutorial, we will discuss how to fix the error, The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized that comes while trying to retrieve the Azure Subscription details using Azure PowerShell cmdlet.

The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized

Recently, While working with Azure PowerShell. I was trying to retrieve the Azure Subscription details using Azure PowerShell cmdlet, I got the error The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet. I was using the below PowerShell cmdlet

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> get-azuresubscription

After executing the above PowerShell cmdlet, I got the error ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized. You can see it as below

The term 'get-azuresubscription' is not recognized
get-azuresubscription

The exact error message was as below

get-azuresubscription : The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized as the
name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of
the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.
At line:1 char:1

  • get-azuresubscription
  • ~~~~~
    • CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (get-azuresubscription:String) [], Comm
      andNotFoundException
    • FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

Now, we need to find out a fix for the error get-azuresubscription : The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized.

The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized [Solution]

To fix the error The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized, we need to follow the below steps.

get-azuresubscription

  1. Open the PowerShell ISE as Run as Administrator mode
get-azuresubscription is not recognized

2. Install the PowerShell module Azure using the below PowerShell cmdlet. Then click on the Yes to All button to confirm the installation of the Azure Module.

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Install-Module -Name Azure -AllowClobber -Scope CurrentUser
The term 'get-azuresubscription' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

3. Now, you can able to see below that the installation has been started.

 'get-azuresubscription' is not recognized

4. Once the Azure module will be installed successfully, You can run the below PowerShell cmdlet. First, it will ask you to login with your Azure Credentials and then it will provide you with your Azure Subscription details.

Add-AzureAccount
get-azuresubscription
get-azuresubscription

However, to retrieve the Subscription details using the get-azuresubscription is the Azure Service Management (ASM) model which is the Old one. The new model is the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and you can use the PowerShell cmdlet Get-AzureRmSubscription to retrieve your Azure Subscription details.

PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-AzureRmSubscription
Get-AzureRmSubscription

This is how, you can able to fix the error The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized using the above steps.

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Wrapping UP

In this Article, we have discussed, How to fix the error The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized trying to retrieve the Azure Subscription details using Azure PowerShell cmdlet. The same solution will also fix the below errors

  • ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized
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  • get-azuresubscription : The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized
  • The term ‘get-azuresubscription’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet
  • ‘get-azuresubscription’ not found

Hope this will help you to fix your issue as well !!!