Azure Governance

Azure Governance is a portfolio of platform capabilities that helps customers address the need for control at scale without sacrificing developer agility. This includes services like Azure Policy, Azure Blueprints, Azure Resource Graph & Management Groups.

More details about the services are available in the Azure Governance documentation. If you have a technical issue, please open a post on the developer forums through Stack Overflow.

Products that we listen to in this space include: Azure Policy, Azure Blueprints, Azure Resource Graph, Azure Subscriptions and Azure Management Groups

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  1. Support query Virtual Machines by state

    Ability to query Virtual Machine resource type by state of the VM.

    23 votes
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  2. Ability to query for role assignments in Azure Resource Graph

    Please add support for listing all role assignments

    Resource Type: Microsoft.Authorization/roleAssignments

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/templates/microsoft.authorization/2017-09-01/roleAssignments

    2 votes
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  3. Ability to query for custom role definitions in Azure Resource Graph

    Please add support for listing all custom role definitions

    Resource Type: Microsoft.Authorization/roleDefinitions

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/templates/microsoft.authorization/2017-09-01/roledefinitions

    2 votes
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  4. Open Source the sample Blueprints

    Is the blueprint available on GitHub at all?

    I have taken the blueprint as a foundation for my "data centre in a box" template but, I have no way of seeing if there have been any changes to the MS provided one and if there are, what changes were made.

    Cheers

    2 votes
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  5. Allow more rich symbols while using Match in Policy definition

    I am using Management groups and wanted to roll out multiple naming policy.
    I have various clients hence thought of a consistent manner to support and organize Resource groups/Resources in a consistent way. i.e <Cleint>-<Prod/Dev>-RGP-<Name>.
    So it would sort out like
    CL1-PROD-RGP-MyFirstRG
    CL1-PROD-RGP-AnotherOne
    CL2-DEV-RGP-NNNN
    CL3-PROD-RGP-aaa

    but unfortunately found that match could not support a symbol which would represent letter or number in same symbol. Details can be seen in the closed feedback thread on the following page.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-policy/scripts/allow-multiple-name-patterns

    It would really help enforce a consistent naming convention.
    Not sure how fast help can arrive from MS?

    12 votes
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  6. Support history for resources

    For scenarios where we need the resources to be synced into an external store, we want the history so that I don't need to scan all the resources again.

    6 votes
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