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azure_power_bi_dataflows Resource

Use the azure_power_bi_dataflows InSpec audit resource to test the properties related to all Azure Power BI dataflows.

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_dataflows resource block returns all Azure Power BI dataflows.

describe azure_power_bi_dataflows(group_id: 'GROUP_ID') do


The Workspace ID.


PropertyDescriptionFilter Criteria*
objectIdsList of all Power BI dataflow IDs.objectId
namesList of all the Power BI dataflow
descriptionsList of all the Power BI dataflow descriptions.description
modelUrlsList of all URLs to the dataflow definition filemodelUrl

* For information on how to use filter criteria on plural resources refer to FilterTable usage. Also, refer to Azure documentation for other properties available.


Test to ensure Power BI Dataflow for Finance exists.

describe azure_power_bi_dataflows(group_id: 'GROUP_ID').where(name: 'DATAFLOW_NAME') 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 dataflows are present

describe azure_power_bi_dataflows(group_id: 'GROUP_ID') do
  it { should_not exist }
# Should exist if the filter returns at least one Power BI dataflows

describe azure_power_bi_dataflows(group_id: 'GROUP_ID') do
  it { should exist }

Azure Permissions

Your Service Principal must be set up with a Dataflow.Read.All role on the Azure Power BI Dataflow you wish to test.

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