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Install Azure CLI 2.0 on macOS with Homebrew

Sep 24, 2019 · 1 min read · Post a comment

Azure CLI is a command-line tool that let you manage the Azure resources from your local Terminal. Using the Terminal can bring a lot of advantages, like being more efficient and automating tasks with scripts. Let’s install this tool using the Homebrew package manager.

At the time of writing, the current Azure CLI version is 2.0.74.


  • Homebrew
  • Python3
  • Azure subscription


Step 1. Open Terminal and update brew.

brew update

Step 2. Install Azure CLI via brew.

brew install azure-cli

Step 3. Run the az command from Terminal to make sure the installation was successful.


azure cli on macos

Step 4. Login to the Azure console.

az login

It should open the Azure login page from the default browser.


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