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azure_api_management Resource

Use the azure_api_management InSpec audit resource to test properties and configuration of an Azure API Management Service.

Azure REST API Version, Endpoint, and HTTP Client Parameters

This resource interacts with API versions supported by the resource provider. The api_version can be defined as a resource parameter. If not provided, this resource uses the latest version. For more information, refer to the azure_generic_resource document.

Unless defined, this resource uses the azure_cloud global endpoint and default values for the HTTP client. For more information, refer to the resource pack README.


This resource is available in the Chef InSpec Azure resource pack.

See the Chef InSpec documentation on cloud platforms for information on configuring your Azure environment for InSpec and creating an InSpec profile that uses the InSpec Azure resource pack.


resource_group and name or the resource_id must be given as a parameter.

describe azure_api_management(resource_group: 'inspec-resource-group-9', name: 'apim01') do
  it { should exist }
describe azure_api_management(resource_id: '/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroup}/providers/Microsoft.ApiManagement/service/{apim01}') do
  it { should exist }


Azure resource group that the targeted resource resides in. MyResourceGroup.
The unique name of the API Management Service. apim01.
Alias for the name parameter.
The unique resource ID. /subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroup}/providers/Microsoft.ApiManagement/service/{apim01}.

Either one of the parameter sets can be provided for a valid query:

  • resource_id
  • resource_group and name
  • resource_group and api_management_name


Managed service identity of the Api Management service. It is an api management service identity object.
The SKU (pricing tier) of the resource.

For properties applicable to all resources, such as type, name, id, properties, refer to azure_generic_resource.

Also, refer to Azure documentation for other properties available. Any attribute in the response may be accessed with the key names separated by dots (.).


Test API Management Service’s Publisher Email Value.

describe azure_api_management(resource_group: resource_group, api_management_name: api_management_name) do
  its('properties.publisherEmail') { should eq '' }

Loop through Resources via Plural Resource.

azure_api_managements.ids.each do |resource_id|
  describe azure_api_management(resource_id: resource_id) do
    its('properties.publisherEmail') { should eq '' }

See integration tests for more examples.


This InSpec audit resource has the following special matchers. For a full list of available matchers, please visit our Universal Matchers page.


# If we expect 'apim01' to always exist
describe azure_api_management(resource_group: 'example', name: 'apim01') do
  it { should exist }

# If we expect 'apim01' to never exist
describe azure_api_management(resource_group: 'example', name: 'apim01') do
  it { should_not exist }

Azure Permissions

Your Service Principal must be set up with at least a contributor role on the subscription you wish to test.

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