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azure_microsoft_defender_pricing Resource

Use the azure_microsoft_defender_pricing Chef InSpec audit resource to test the properties of a Microsoft Defender for Cloud pricing configuration.

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.

For information on configuring your Azure environment for Chef InSpec and creating an InSpec profile that uses the InSpec Azure resource pack, see the Chef InSpec documentation for the Azure cloud platform.


describe azure_microsoft_defender_pricing(name: 'DEFENDER_PRICING_NAME') do
  it { should exist }


The name of the resource.


The ID of the resource.
The name of the resource.
The resource type.
True if the plan is deprecated. If there are replacing plans, they will appear in replacedBy property.
The duration left for the subscriptions free trial period - in ISO 8601 format (e.g. P3Y6M4DT12H30M5S).
The pricing tier value. Microsoft Defender for Cloud is provided in two pricing tiers: free and standard, with the standard tier available with a trial period. The standard tier offers advanced security capabilities, while the free tier offers basic security features.
List of plans that replace this plan. This property exists only if this plan is deprecated.
The sub-plan selected for a Standard pricing configuration, when more than one sub-plan is available. Each sub-plan enables a set of security features. When not specified, full plan is applied.

See the Azure documentation on Defender for Cloud pricing configuration for additional information. You may access any attribute in the response with the key names separated by dots (.).


Test if a name exists

This resource does not have any examples.


For a full list of available matchers, see our Universal Matchers page.

This resource has the following special matchers.


The control passes if the filter returns at least one result.

describe azure_microsoft_defender_pricing(name: 'DEFENDER_PRICING_NAME') do
  it { should exist }

Use should_not if you expect zero matches.

describe azure_microsoft_defender_pricing(name: 'DEFENDER_PRICING_NAME') do
  it { should_not exist }

Azure Permissions

Graph resources require specific privileges granted to your service principal. Please refer to the Microsoft Documentation for information on how to grant these permissions to your application.

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