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azure_power_bi_datasets Resource

Use the azure_power_bi_datasets InSpec audit resource to test the properties of all Azure Power BI datasets.

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_datasets resource block returns all Azure Power BI datasets.

describe azure_power_bi_datasets do


group_id (optional)

The workspace ID.


List of all Power BI dataset IDs.

Field: id

List of all the Power BI dataset names.

Field: name

List of boolean flags which describes whether the dataset allows adding new rows.

Field: addRowsAPIEnabled

List of boolean flags that represent refreshable parameter of datasets.

Field: isRefreshable

List of boolean flags that represent effective identity.

Field: isEffectiveIdentityRequired

List of boolean flags that describes whether RLS is defined inside the PBIX file.

Field: isEffectiveIdentityRolesRequired

List of boolean flags that describes whether dataset requires an On-premises Data Gateway.

Field: isOnPremGatewayRequired


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

Also, refer to Azure documentation for other properties available.


Test to ensure Power BI dataset is refreshable.

describe azure_power_bi_datasets.where(isRefreshable: true) 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 datasets are present

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

describe azure_power_bi_datasets do
  it { should exist }

Azure Permissions

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

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