Azure Blueprints

Enabling quick, repeatable creation of fully governed environments

Streamline environment creation

Easily deploy your resource templates, policies, and access control so environments are ready to start using right away.

Enable compliant development

Speed deployment of compliant applications to production through a self-service model.

Lock foundational resources

Limit access to key infrastructure that’s shared across subscriptions to prevent unwanted changes.

Create and assign a blueprint

Protect key resources

Version blueprint definitions

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Add artifacts to a blueprint

Add RBAC (role-based access control) assignments, policy assignments, resource groups, and resource manager templates to a blueprint definition.

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Set up your environment

Assign the blueprint to a subscription to deploy defined artifacts into your environment. This enables consistent and rapid setup in just a few clicks.

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Parameterize blueprints

Set parameters on the blueprint and for individual artifacts so you can reuse blueprints for many subscriptions.

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Add protected artifacts

Deploy artifacts to the blueprint to protect them from unwanted changes.

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Protect resources on assignment

When the blueprint is assigned to a subscription, add a blueprint lock to prevent modification of the deployed artifacts and resources.

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Update artifacts in a blueprint

You can modify the deployed artifacts in a blueprint and publish new versions.

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Choose a version to assign

Select the latest blueprint or a previous version when assigning to a subscription.

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