how to create a timer trigger function to delete resource group in azure sdk python

Sushant Seven 0 Reputation points
2023-07-26T11:10:56.79+00:00

how to create an azure function to delete resource group

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  1. Saurabh Sharma 23,251 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2023-07-26T22:49:05.27+00:00

    Hi Sushant Seven,

    Thanks for using Microsoft Q&A!!

    In order to delete a resource group using Azure SDK in python, you need to use the Azure Resource management client library (azure-mgmt-resource) of python.

    Here is the code snippet using the above client library to delete the resource group through a scheduled triggered function-

    import datetime
    import logging
    import azure.functions as func
    from azure.identity import DefaultAzureCredential
    from azure.mgmt.resource import ResourceManagementClient
    
    def main(mytimer: func.TimerRequest) -> None:
        utc_timestamp = datetime.datetime.utcnow().replace(
            tzinfo=datetime.timezone.utc).isoformat()
        
        if mytimer.past_due:
            logging.info('The timer is past due!')
        
        # Get the resource group name from the environment variable
        resource_group_name = '{resource_group}'
    
        # Get the subscription ID from the environment variable
        subscription_id = '{subscription_id}'
    
        # Get the credential from the environment variable
        credential = DefaultAzureCredential()
    
        # Create the resource management client
        resource_client = ResourceManagementClient(credential, subscription_id)
    
        # Delete the resource group    
        poller = resource_client.resource_groups.begin_delete(resource_group_name)
        result = poller.result()
    
        logging.info("Deleted resource group %s.", resource_group_name)
        logging.info('Python timer trigger function ran at %s', utc_timestamp)
    
    

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    PPPlease let me know if you have any questions.

    Please refer to the below documents for additional information -

    1. Delete a Resource Group using Python
    2. Example: Use the Azure libraries to create a resource group
    3. Key concepts - DefaultAzureCredential in local and on Azure
    4. Azure SDK - Python Samples
    5. Azure RBAC roles

    Thanks

    Saurabh


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