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azure_microsoft_defender_pricings Resource

Use the azure_microsoft_defender_pricings Chef InSpec audit resource to test the properties of multiple Microsoft Defender for Cloud pricing configurations.

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_pricings do


No required parameters.


The ID of the resource.

Field: id

The name of the resource.

Field: name

The type of the resource.

Field: type

The duration left for the subscriptions free trial period - in ISO 8601 format (e.g. P3Y6M4DT12H30M5S).

Field: properties.freeTrialRemainingTime

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.

Field: properties.pricingTier

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.

Field: properties.subPlan


For information on using filter criteria on plural resources, see the documentation on FilterTable

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 (.).


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_pricings do
  it { should exist }

Use should_not if you expect zero matches.

describe azure_microsoft_defender_pricings 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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