You must have the Azure Functions core tools installed to debug your local functions

While working with Azure Function, I got the error You Must Have Azure functions Core Tools Installed. There, I created Azure Function using Visual Studio Code. When trying to run the Azure Function.

You can see below for the error details

You Must Have Azure functions Core Tools Installed

The complete error message was as below

You Must Have Azure functions Core Tools Installed to debug your local functions.

You must have the Azure Functions core tools installed to debug your local functions [Solved]

To fix this issue, you need to click on the Install on the above popup button to install the Azure Function Core Tools.

There is a possibility that you might get a few errors after clicking on the Install button. If you are getting any errors, you can check out Azure Function Core Tool Not Installing on VS Code to fix the error.

Or, You can also use the npm install command to install the Azure function core tool as mentioned below.

npm install azure functions-core-tools 3

You can open a new terminal in Visual Studio Code and run the below cmdlet to install the Azure functions-core-tools version 3.

npm install -g azure-functions-core-tools@3

If you are getting any issues with the above cmdlet, you can rerun the below cmdlet to install the Azure functions-core-tools version 3.

npm install -g azure-functions-core-tools@3 --force

Conclusion

This is how you can able to fix the error. You Must Have Azure functions Core Tools Installed to debug your local functions.