Assign an RBAC role to a Resource Group

Last updated: 3/14/2019

This template assigns Owner, Reader or Contributor access to an existing resource group.

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Parameters

Parameter Name Description
roleAssignmentName Specifies the name of the role assignment to create. It can be any valid GUID.
roleDefinitionID Specifies the role definition ID used in the role assignment.
principalId Specifies the principal ID assigned to the role.

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-rbac-builtinrole-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-rbac-builtinrole-resourcegroup/azuredeploy.json
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