Deploy a policy definition and assign to a management group

Last updated: 03-11-2020

This template is a management group level template that will create a policy definition and assign that policy to the target management group. Currently, this template cannot be deployed via the Azure Portal.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
targetMG Target Management Group
allowedLocations An array of the allowed locations, all other locations will be denied by the created policy.

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/managementgroup-deployments/mg-policy/azuredeploy.json
Install and configure Azure PowerShell

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/managementgroup-deployments/mg-policy/azuredeploy.json
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface