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azure_power_bi_app Resource

Use the azure_power_bi_app InSpec audit resource to test the properties related to Azure Power BI apps.

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.


app_id is a required parameter.

describe azure_power_bi_app(app_id: 'APP_ID') do
  it  { should exist }


app_id (required)

The app ID.


The app ID.
The app name.
The app description.
The app publisher.
The last time the app was updated.

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

Also, refer to Azure documentation for other properties available.


Test that the Power BI app is published by inspec-devs

describe azure_power_bi_app(app_id: 'APP_ID')  do
  its('publishedBy') { should eq 'inspec-devs' }


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


# If the Azure Power BI app is found, it will exist.

describe azure_power_bi_app(app_id: 'APP_ID')  do
  it { should exist }


# if the Azure Power BI app is not found, it will not exist.

describe azure_power_bi_app(app_id: 'APP_ID')  do
  it { should_not exist }

Azure Permissions

This API does not support Service Principal Authentication. Use your Active Directory account access tokens to access this resource. Your Active Directory account must be set up with an App.Read.All role on the Azure Power BI workspace you wish to test.

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