Assign a built-in policy to an existing Resource Group

Last updated: 20-02-2019

This template assigns a built-in policy to an existing resource group.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
policyAssignmentName Specifies the name of the policy assignment.
rgName Specifies the name of the resource group where you want to assign the policy.
policyDefinitionID Specifies the ID of the policy definition or policy set definition being assigned.

Use the template

PowerShell

New-AzResourceGroup -Name <resource-group-name> -Location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
New-AzResourceGroupDeployment -ResourceGroupName <resource-group-name> -TemplateUri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-azurepolicy-assign-builtinpolicy-resourcegroup/azuredeploy.json
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Command line

az group create --name <resource-group-name> --location <resource-group-location> #use this command when you need to create a new resource group for your deployment
az group deployment create --resource-group <my-resource-group> --template-uri https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates/master/101-azurepolicy-assign-builtinpolicy-resourcegroup/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface