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Azure SQL Server with Auditing written to a blob storage

Last updated: 4/28/2021

This template allows you to deploy an Azure SQL server with Auditing enabled to write audit logs to a blob storage

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Parameter Name Description
sqlServerName Name of the SQL server
location Location for all resources.
sqlAdministratorLogin The administrator username of the SQL Server.
sqlAdministratorLoginPassword The administrator password of the SQL Server.
storageAccountName The name of the auditing storage account.
isStorageBehindVnet Enable Auditing to storage behind Virtual Network or firewall rules. The user deploying the template must have an administrator or owner permissions.
isMSDevOpsAuditEnabled Enable Auditing of Microsoft support operations (DevOps)

Use the template


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
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
Install and Configure the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface