Linter rule - use recent API versions

This rule looks for resource API versions that are older than 730 days. It is recommended to use the most recent API versions.


This rule is off by default, change the level in bicepconfig.json to enable it.

Linter rule code

Use the following value in the Bicep configuration file to customize rule settings:


The rule includes a configuration property named maxAllowedAgeInDays, with a default value of 730 days (equivalent to 2 years). A value of 0 indicates that the apiVersion must be the latest non-preview version available or the latest preview version if only previews are available.


Use the most recent API version, or one that is no older than 730 days.

Use Quick Fix to use the latest API versions:

The screenshot of Simplify interpolation linter rule quick fix.

Next steps

For more information about the linter, see Use Bicep linter.