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azure_power_bi_apps Resource

Use the azure_power_bi_apps InSpec audit resource to test the properties related to all 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.

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.


An azure_power_bi_apps resource block returns all Azure Power BI apps.

describe azure_power_bi_apps do


This resource does not require any parameters.


List of all app IDs.

Field: id

List of all the app names.

Field: name

List of all the app Descriptions.

Field: description

List of all Last updated times of the apps.

Field: lastUpdate


See the documentation on FilterTable for information on using filter criteria on plural resources.

Also, refer to Azure documentation for other properties available.


Loop through Power BI apps by their IDs.

azure_power_bi_apps.ids.each do |id|
  describe azure_power_bi_app(app_id: id) do
    it { should exist }

Test that a Power BI app named “Finance” exists.

describe azure_power_bi_apps.where(name: 'Finance') do
  it { should exist }


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


# Should not exist if no Power BI apps are present

describe azure_power_bi_apps do
  it { should_not exist }
# Should exist if the filter returns at least one Power BI apps

describe azure_power_bi_apps do
  it { should 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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