Azure Policy built-in policy definitions

This page is an index of Azure Policy built-in policy definitions.

The name of each built-in links to the policy definition in the Azure portal. Use the link in the Source column to view the source on the Azure Policy GitHub repo. The built-ins are grouped by the category property in metadata. To go to a specific category, use Ctrl-F for your browser's search feature.

API for FHIR

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure API for FHIR should use a customer-managed key to encrypt data at rest Use a customer-managed key to control the encryption at rest of the data stored in Azure API for FHIR when this is a regulatory or compliance requirement. Customer-managed keys also deliver double encryption by adding a second layer of encryption on top of the default one done with service-managed keys. audit, Audit, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure API for FHIR should use private link Azure API for FHIR should have at least one approved private endpoint connection. Clients in a virtual network can securely access resources that have private endpoint connections through private links. For more information, visit: https://aka.ms/fhir-privatelink. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
CORS should not allow every domain to access your API for FHIR Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) should not allow all domains to access your API for FHIR. To protect your API for FHIR, remove access for all domains and explicitly define the domains allowed to connect. audit, Audit, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0

API Management

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
API Management APIs should use only encrypted protocols To ensure security of data in transit, APIs should be available only through encrypted protocols, like HTTPS or WSS. Avoid using unsecured protocols, such as HTTP or WS. Audit, Disabled, Deny 2.0.2
API Management calls to API backends should be authenticated Calls from API Management to backends should use some form of authentication, whether via certificates or credentials. Does not apply to Service Fabric backends. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.1
API Management calls to API backends should not bypass certificate thumbprint or name validation To improve the API security, API Management should validate the backend server certificate for all API calls. Enable SSL certificate thumbprint and name validation. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.2
API Management direct management endpoint should not be enabled The direct management REST API in Azure API Management bypasses Azure Resource Manager role-based access control, authorization, and throttling mechanisms, thus increasing the vulnerability of your service. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.2
API Management minimum API version should be set to 2019-12-01 or higher To prevent service secrets from being shared with read-only users, the minimum API version should be set to 2019-12-01 or higher. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
API Management secret named values should be stored in Azure Key Vault Named values are a collection of name and value pairs in each API Management service. Secret values can be stored either as encrypted text in API Management (custom secrets) or by referencing secrets in Azure Key Vault. To improve security of API Management and secrets, reference secret named values from Azure Key Vault. Azure Key Vault supports granular access management and secret rotation policies. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.2
API Management service should use a SKU that supports virtual networks With supported SKUs of API Management, deploying service into a virtual network unlocks advanced API Management networking and security features which provides you greater control over your network security configuration. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/apimvnet. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
API Management services should use a virtual network Azure Virtual Network deployment provides enhanced security, isolation and allows you to place your API Management service in a non-internet routable network that you control access to. These networks can then be connected to your on-premises networks using various VPN technologies, which enables access to your backend services within the network and/or on-premises. The developer portal and API gateway, can be configured to be accessible either from the Internet or only within the virtual network. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.2
API Management should disable public network access to the service configuration endpoints To improve the security of API Management services, restrict connectivity to service configuration endpoints, like direct access management API, Git configuration management endpoint, or self-hosted gateways configuration endpoint. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
API Management should have username and password authentication disabled To better secure developer portal, username and password authentication in API Management should be disabled. Configure user authentication through Azure AD or Azure AD B2C identity providers and disable the default username and password authentication. Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
API Management subscriptions should not be scoped to all APIs API Management subscriptions should be scoped to a product or an individual API instead of all APIs, which could result in an excessive data exposure. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.1.0
Azure API Management platform version should be stv2 Azure API Management stv1 compute platform version will be retired effective 31 August 2024, and these instances should be migrated to stv2 compute platform for continued support. Learn more at https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/api-management/breaking-changes/stv1-platform-retirement-august-2024 Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure API Management services to disable access to API Management public service configuration endpoints To improve the security of API Management services, restrict connectivity to service configuration endpoints, like direct access management API, Git configuration management endpoint, or self-hosted gateways configuration endpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Modify API Management to disable username and password authentication To better secure developer portal user accounts and their credentials, configure user authentication through Azure AD or Azure AD B2C identity providers and disable the default username and password authentication. Modify 1.1.0

App Configuration

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
App Configuration should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the resource isn't exposed on the public internet. You can limit exposure of your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/appconfig/private-endpoint. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Configuration should use a customer-managed key Customer-managed keys provide enhanced data protection by allowing you to manage your encryption keys. This is often required to meet compliance requirements. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
App Configuration should use a SKU that supports private link When using a supported SKU, Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The private link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your app configuration instances instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/appconfig/private-endpoint. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Configuration should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The private link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your app configuration instances instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/appconfig/private-endpoint. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2
App Configuration stores should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that App Configuration stores require Microsoft Entra identities exclusively for authentication. Learn more at: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2161954. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure App Configuration stores to disable local authentication methods Disable local authentication methods so that your App Configuration stores require Microsoft Entra identities exclusively for authentication. Learn more at: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2161954. Modify, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure App Configuration to disable public network access Disable public network access for App Configuration so that it isn't accessible over the public internet. This configuration helps protect them against data leakage risks. You can limit exposure of the your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/appconfig/private-endpoint. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure private DNS zones for private endpoints connected to App Configuration Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone can be linked to your virtual network to resolve app configuration instances. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/appconfig/private-endpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure private endpoints for App Configuration Private endpoints let you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your app configuration instances, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/appconfig/private-endpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

App Platform

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Audit Azure Spring Cloud instances where distributed tracing is not enabled Distributed tracing tools in Azure Spring Cloud allow debugging and monitoring the complex interconnections between microservices in an application. Distributed tracing tools should be enabled and in a healthy state. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Azure Spring Cloud should use network injection Azure Spring Cloud instances should use virtual network injection for the following purposes: 1. Isolate Azure Spring Cloud from Internet. 2. Enable Azure Spring Cloud to interact with systems in either on premises data centers or Azure service in other virtual networks. 3. Empower customers to control inbound and outbound network communications for Azure Spring Cloud. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.2.0

App Service

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
App Service app slots should be injected into a virtual network Injecting App Service Apps in a virtual network unlocks advanced App Service networking and security features and provides you with greater control over your network security configuration. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/app-service/web-sites-integrate-with-vnet. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the App Service is not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of an App Service. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0
App Service app slots should enable configuration routing to Azure Virtual Network By default, app configuration such as pulling container images and mounting content storage will not be routed through the regional virtual network integration. Using the API to set routing options to true enables configuration traffic through the Azure Virtual Network. These settings allow features like network security groups and user defined routes to be used, and service endpoints to be private. For more information, visit https://aka.ms/appservice-vnet-configuration-routing. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should enable outbound non-RFC 1918 traffic to Azure Virtual Network By default, if one uses regional Azure Virtual Network (VNET) integration, the app only routes RFC1918 traffic into that respective virtual network. Using the API to set 'vnetRouteAllEnabled' to true enables all outbound traffic into the Azure Virtual Network. This setting allows features like network security groups and user defined routes to be used for all outbound traffic from the App Service app. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should have Client Certificates (Incoming client certificates) enabled Client certificates allow for the app to request a certificate for incoming requests. Only clients that have a valid certificate will be able to reach the app. This policy applies to apps with Http version set to 1.1. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should have local authentication methods disabled for FTP deployments Disabling local authentication methods for FTP deployments improves security by ensuring that App Service slots exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
App Service app slots should have local authentication methods disabled for SCM site deployments Disabling local authentication methods for SCM sites improves security by ensuring that App Service slots exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.4
App Service app slots should have remote debugging turned off Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on an App Service app. Remote debugging should be turned off. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
App Service app slots should have resource logs enabled Audit enabling of resource logs on the app. This enables you to recreate activity trails for investigation purposes if a security incident occurs or your network is compromised. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should not have CORS configured to allow every resource to access your apps Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) should not allow all domains to access your app. Allow only required domains to interact with your app. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Audit, Disabled, Deny 2.0.0
App Service app slots should require FTPS only Enable FTPS enforcement for enhanced security. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should use an Azure file share for its content directory The content directory of an app should be located on an Azure file share. The storage account information for the file share must be provided before any publishing activity. To learn more about using Azure Files for hosting app service content refer to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2151594. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should use latest 'HTTP Version' Periodically, newer versions are released for HTTP either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest HTTP version for web apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the newer version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should use managed identity Use a managed identity for enhanced authentication security AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots should use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for App Service apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots that use Java should use a specified 'Java version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Java software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Java version for App Service apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Java version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots that use PHP should use a specified 'PHP version' Periodically, newer versions are released for PHP software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest PHP version for App Service apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a PHP version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service app slots that use Python should use a specified 'Python version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Python software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Python version for App Service apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Python version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service apps should be injected into a virtual network Injecting App Service Apps in a virtual network unlocks advanced App Service networking and security features and provides you with greater control over your network security configuration. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/app-service/web-sites-integrate-with-vnet. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.0.0
App Service apps should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the App Service is not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of an App Service. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.1.0
App Service apps should enable configuration routing to Azure Virtual Network By default, app configuration such as pulling container images and mounting content storage will not be routed through the regional virtual network integration. Using the API to set routing options to true enables configuration traffic through the Azure Virtual Network. These settings allow features like network security groups and user defined routes to be used, and service endpoints to be private. For more information, visit https://aka.ms/appservice-vnet-configuration-routing. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service apps should enable outbound non-RFC 1918 traffic to Azure Virtual Network By default, if one uses regional Azure Virtual Network (VNET) integration, the app only routes RFC1918 traffic into that respective virtual network. Using the API to set 'vnetRouteAllEnabled' to true enables all outbound traffic into the Azure Virtual Network. This setting allows features like network security groups and user defined routes to be used for all outbound traffic from the App Service app. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service apps should have authentication enabled Azure App Service Authentication is a feature that can prevent anonymous HTTP requests from reaching the web app, or authenticate those that have tokens before they reach the web app. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1
App Service apps should have Client Certificates (Incoming client certificates) enabled Client certificates allow for the app to request a certificate for incoming requests. Only clients that have a valid certificate will be able to reach the app. This policy applies to apps with Http version set to 1.1. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service apps should have local authentication methods disabled for FTP deployments Disabling local authentication methods for FTP deployments improves security by ensuring that App Services exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
App Service apps should have local authentication methods disabled for SCM site deployments Disabling local authentication methods for SCM sites improves security by ensuring that App Services exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
App Service apps should have remote debugging turned off Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on an App Service app. Remote debugging should be turned off. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
App Service apps should have resource logs enabled Audit enabling of resource logs on the app. This enables you to recreate activity trails for investigation purposes if a security incident occurs or your network is compromised. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1
App Service apps should not have CORS configured to allow every resource to access your apps Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) should not allow all domains to access your app. Allow only required domains to interact with your app. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
App Service apps should only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Audit, Disabled, Deny 4.0.0
App Service apps should require FTPS only Enable FTPS enforcement for enhanced security. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
App Service apps should use a SKU that supports private link With supported SKUs, Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to apps, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/private-link. Audit, Deny, Disabled 4.1.0
App Service apps should use an Azure file share for its content directory The content directory of an app should be located on an Azure file share. The storage account information for the file share must be provided before any publishing activity. To learn more about using Azure Files for hosting app service content refer to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2151594. Audit, Disabled 3.0.0
App Service apps should use latest 'HTTP Version' Periodically, newer versions are released for HTTP either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest HTTP version for web apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the newer version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.0
App Service apps should use managed identity Use a managed identity for enhanced authentication security AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
App Service apps should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to App Service, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/private-link. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
App Service apps should use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for App Service apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1
App Service apps that use Java should use a specified 'Java version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Java software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Java version for App Service apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Java version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
App Service apps that use PHP should use a specified 'PHP version' Periodically, newer versions are released for PHP software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest PHP version for App Service apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a PHP version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.2.0
App Service apps that use Python should use a specified 'Python version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Python software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Python version for App Service apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Python version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.1.0
App Service Environment apps should not be reachable over public internet To ensure apps deployed in an App Service Environment are not accessible over public internet, one should deploy App Service Environment with an IP address in virtual network. To set the IP address to a virtual network IP, the App Service Environment must be deployed with an internal load balancer. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.0.0
App Service Environment should be configured with strongest TLS Cipher suites The two most minimal and strongest cipher suites required for App Service Environment to function correctly are : TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 and TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service Environment should be provisioned with latest versions Only allow App Service Environment version 2 or version 3 to be provisioned. Older versions of App Service Environment require manual management of Azure resources and have greater scaling limitations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
App Service Environment should have internal encryption enabled Setting InternalEncryption to true encrypts the pagefile, worker disks, and internal network traffic between the front ends and workers in an App Service Environment. To learn more, refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/app-service/environment/app-service-app-service-environment-custom-settings#enable-internal-encryption. Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
App Service Environment should have TLS 1.0 and 1.1 disabled TLS 1.0 and 1.1 are out-of-date protocols that do not support modern cryptographic algorithms. Disabling inbound TLS 1.0 and 1.1 traffic helps secure apps in an App Service Environment. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.1
Configure App Service app slots to disable local authentication for FTP deployments Disabling local authentication methods for FTP deployments improves security by ensuring that App Service slots exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Configure App Service app slots to disable local authentication for SCM sites Disabling local authentication methods for SCM sites improves security by ensuring that App Service slots exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Configure App Service app slots to disable public network access Disable public network access for your App Services so that it is not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure App Service app slots to only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Modify, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure App Service app slots to turn off remote debugging Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on an App Service app. Remote debugging should be turned off. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure App Service app slots to use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for App Service apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure App Service apps to disable local authentication for FTP deployments Disabling local authentication methods for FTP deployments improves security by ensuring that App Services exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Configure App Service apps to disable local authentication for SCM sites Disabling local authentication methods for SCM sites improves security by ensuring that App Services exclusively require Microsoft Entra identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-disable-basic-auth. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Configure App Service apps to disable public network access Disable public network access for your App Services so that it is not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure App Service apps to only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Modify, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure App Service apps to turn off remote debugging Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on an App Service app. Remote debugging should be turned off. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure App Service apps to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links a virtual network to an App Service. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/app-service/networking/private-endpoint#dns. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure App Service apps to use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for App Service apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Function app slots to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Function apps so that it is not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Function app slots to only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Modify, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure Function app slots to turn off remote debugging Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on a Function app. Remote debugging should be turned off. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Function app slots to use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for Function apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Function apps to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Function apps so that it is not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Function apps to only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Modify, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure Function apps to turn off remote debugging Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on Function apps. Remote debugging should be turned off. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Function apps to use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for Function apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Function app slots should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the Function app is not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of a Function App. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0
Function app slots should have Client Certificates (Incoming client certificates) enabled Client certificates allow for the app to request a certificate for incoming requests. Only clients that have a valid certificate will be able to reach the app. This policy applies to apps with Http version set to 1.1. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots should have remote debugging turned off Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on Function apps. Remote debugging should be turned off. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots should not have CORS configured to allow every resource to access your apps Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) should not allow all domains to access your Function app. Allow only required domains to interact with your Function app. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots should only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Audit, Disabled, Deny 2.0.0
Function app slots should require FTPS only Enable FTPS enforcement for enhanced security. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots should use an Azure file share for its content directory The content directory of a Function app should be located on an Azure file share. The storage account information for the file share must be provided before any publishing activity. To learn more about using Azure Files for hosting app service content refer to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2151594. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots should use latest 'HTTP Version' Periodically, newer versions are released for HTTP either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest HTTP version for web apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the newer version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots should use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for Function apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots that use Java should use a specified 'Java version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Java software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Java version for Function apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Java version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function app slots that use Python should use a specified 'Python version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Python software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Python version for Function apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Python version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function apps should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the Function app is not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of a Function App. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/app-service-private-endpoint. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0
Function apps should have authentication enabled Azure App Service Authentication is a feature that can prevent anonymous HTTP requests from reaching the Function app, or authenticate those that have tokens before they reach the Function app. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Function apps should have Client Certificates (Incoming client certificates) enabled Client certificates allow for the app to request a certificate for incoming requests. Only clients that have a valid certificate will be able to reach the app. This policy applies to apps with Http version set to 1.1. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Function apps should have remote debugging turned off Remote debugging requires inbound ports to be opened on Function apps. Remote debugging should be turned off. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Function apps should not have CORS configured to allow every resource to access your apps Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) should not allow all domains to access your Function app. Allow only required domains to interact with your Function app. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Function apps should only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Audit, Disabled, Deny 5.0.0
Function apps should require FTPS only Enable FTPS enforcement for enhanced security. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Function apps should use an Azure file share for its content directory The content directory of a Function app should be located on an Azure file share. The storage account information for the file share must be provided before any publishing activity. To learn more about using Azure Files for hosting app service content refer to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2151594. Audit, Disabled 3.0.0
Function apps should use latest 'HTTP Version' Periodically, newer versions are released for HTTP either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest HTTP version for web apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the newer version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.0
Function apps should use managed identity Use a managed identity for enhanced authentication security AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Function apps should use the latest TLS version Periodically, newer versions are released for TLS either due to security flaws, include additional functionality, and enhance speed. Upgrade to the latest TLS version for Function apps to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1
Function apps that use Java should use a specified 'Java version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Java software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Java version for Function apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Java version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Function apps that use Python should use a specified 'Python version' Periodically, newer versions are released for Python software either due to security flaws or to include additional functionality. Using the latest Python version for Function apps is recommended in order to take advantage of security fixes, if any, and/or new functionalities of the latest version. This policy only applies to Linux apps. This policy requires you to specify a Python version that meets your requirements. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.1.0

Attestation

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Attestation providers should disable public network access To improve the security of Azure Attestation Service, ensure that it isn't exposed to the public internet and can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Disable the public network access property as described in aka.ms/azureattestation. This option disables access from any public address space outside the Azure IP range, and denies all logins that match IP or virtual network-based firewall rules. This reduces data leakage risks. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Attestation providers should use private endpoints Private endpoints provide a way to connect Azure Attestation providers to your Azure resources without sending traffic over the public internet. By preventing public access, private endpoints help protect against undesired anonymous access. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Automanage

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: A managed identity should be enabled on your machines Resources managed by Automanage should have a managed identity. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Automanage Configuration Profile Assignment should be Conformant Resources managed by Automanage should have a status of Conformant or ConformantCorrected. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Boot Diagnostics should be enabled on virtual machines Azure virtual machines should have boot diagniostics enabled. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Configure virtual machines to be onboarded to Azure Automanage Azure Automanage enrolls, configures, and monitors virtual machines with best practice as defined in the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure. Use this policy to apply Automanage to your selected scope. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.4.0
Configure virtual machines to be onboarded to Azure Automanage with Custom Configuration Profile Azure Automanage enrolls, configures, and monitors virtual machines with best practice as defined in the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure. Use this policy to apply Automanage with your own customized Configuration Profile to your selected scope. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0
Hotpatch should be enabled for Windows Server Azure Edition VMs Minimize reboots and install updates quickly with hotpatch. Learn more at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/automanage/automanage-hotpatch Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Automation

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Automation Account should have Managed Identity Use Managed Identities as the recommended method for authenticating with Azure resources from the runbooks. Managed identity for authentication is more secure and eliminates the management overhead associated with using RunAs Account in your runbook code . Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Automation account variables should be encrypted It is important to enable encryption of Automation account variable assets when storing sensitive data Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Automation accounts should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the resource isn't exposed on the public internet. You can limit exposure of your Automation account resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/automation/how-to/private-link-security. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Automation account should have local authentication method disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure Automation accounts exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Automation accounts should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your Azure Automation Accounts. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/automation-cmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Automation account to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Azure Automation accounts exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Automation accounts to disable public network access Disable public network access for Azure Automation account so that it isn't accessible over the public internet. This configuration helps protect them against data leakage risks. You can limit exposure of the your Automation account resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Automation accounts with private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. You need private DNS zone properly configured to connect to Azure Automation account via Azure Private Link. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure private endpoint connections on Azure Automation accounts Private endpoint connections allow secure communication by enabling private connectivity to Azure Automation accounts without a need for public IP addresses at the source or destination. Learn more about private endpoints in Azure Automation at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/automation/how-to/private-link-security. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Private endpoint connections on Automation Accounts should be enabled Private endpoint connections allow secure communication by enabling private connectivity to Automation accounts without a need for public IP addresses at the source or destination. Learn more about private endpoints in Azure Automation at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/automation/how-to/private-link-security AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Azure Active Directory

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Active Directory Domain Services managed domains should use TLS 1.2 only mode Use TLS 1.2 only mode for your managed domains. By default, Azure AD Domain Services enables the use of ciphers such as NTLM v1 and TLS v1. These ciphers may be required for some legacy applications, but are considered weak and can be disabled if you don't need them. When TLS 1.2 only mode is enabled, any client making a request that is not using TLS 1.2 will fail. Learn more at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/active-directory-domain-services/secure-your-domain. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0

Azure Ai Services

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure AI Services resources should have key access disabled (disable local authentication) Key access (local authentication) is recommended to be disabled for security. Azure OpenAI Studio, typically used in development/testing, requires key access and will not function if key access is disabled. After disabling, Microsoft Entra ID becomes the only access method, which allows maintaining minimum privilege principle and granular control. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/AI/auth Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure AI Services resources should restrict network access By restricting network access, you can ensure that only allowed networks can access the service. This can be achieved by configuring network rules so that only applications from allowed networks can access the Azure AI service. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.1.0

Azure Arc

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Deny Extended Security Updates (ESUs) license creation or modification. This policy enables you to restrict the creation or modification of ESU licenses for Windows Server 2012 Arc machines. For more details on pricing please visit https://aka.ms/ArcWS2012ESUPricing Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Enable Extended Security Updates (ESUs) license to keep Windows 2012 machines protected after their support lifecycle has ended. Enable Extended Security Updates (ESUs) license to keep Windows 2012 machines protected even after their support lifecycle has ended. Learn How to prepare to deliver Extended Security Updates for Windows Server 2012 through AzureArc please visit https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-arc/servers/prepare-extended-security-updates. For more details on pricing please visit https://aka.ms/ArcWS2012ESUPricing DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Azure Arc Private Link Scopes should be configured with a private endpoint Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Arc Private Link Scopes, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Arc Private Link Scopes should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that Azure Arc resources cannot connect via the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of Azure Arc resources. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Arc-enabled kubernetes clusters should be configured with an Azure Arc Private Link Scope Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping Azure Arc-enabled servers to an Azure Arc Private Link Scope that is configured with a private endpoint, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Arc-enabled servers should be configured with an Azure Arc Private Link Scope Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping Azure Arc-enabled servers to an Azure Arc Private Link Scope that is configured with a private endpoint, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Arc Private Link Scopes to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Azure Arc Private Link Scope so that associated Azure Arc resources cannot connect to Azure Arc services over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Arc Private Link Scopes to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Arc Private Link Scopes. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0
Configure Azure Arc Private Link Scopes with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Arc Private Link Scopes, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes clusters to use an Azure Arc Private Link Scope Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping Azure Arc-enabled servers to an Azure Arc Private Link Scope that is configured with a private endpoint, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Arc-enabled servers to use an Azure Arc Private Link Scope Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping Azure Arc-enabled servers to an Azure Arc Private Link Scope that is configured with a private endpoint, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/arc/privatelink. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0

Azure Data Explorer

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
All Database Admin on Azure Data Explorer should be disabled Disable all database admin role to restrict granting highly privileged/administrative user role. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Data Explorer cluster should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Data Explorer cluster, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-explorer/security-network-private-endpoint. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Data Explorer encryption at rest should use a customer-managed key Enabling encryption at rest using a customer-managed key on your Azure Data Explorer cluster provides additional control over the key being used by the encryption at rest. This feature is oftentimes applicable to customers with special compliance requirements and requires a Key Vault to managing the keys. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Data Explorer should use a SKU that supports private link With supported SKUs, Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to apps, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/private-link. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Data Explorer clusters with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Data Explorer, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: [ServiceSpecificAKA.ms]. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Data Explorer to disable public network access Disabling the public network access property shuts down public connectivity such that Azure Data Explorer can only be accessed from a private endpoint. This configuration disables the public network access for all Azure Data Explorer clusters . Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Disk encryption should be enabled on Azure Data Explorer Enabling disk encryption helps protect and safeguard your data to meet your organizational security and compliance commitments. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0
Double encryption should be enabled on Azure Data Explorer Enabling double encryption helps protect and safeguard your data to meet your organizational security and compliance commitments. When double encryption has been enabled, data in the storage account is encrypted twice, once at the service level and once at the infrastructure level, using two different encryption algorithms and two different keys. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0
Public network access on Azure Data Explorer should be disabled Disabling the public network access property improves security by ensuring Azure Data Explorer can only be accessed from a private endpoint. This configuration denies all logins that match IP or virtual network based firewall rules. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Virtual network injection should be enabled for Azure Data Explorer Secure your network perimeter with virtual network injection which allows you to enforce network security group rules, connect on-premises and secure your data connection sources with service endpoints. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Azure Databricks

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Databricks Clusters should disable public IP Disabling public IP of clusters in Azure Databricks Workspaces improves security by ensuring that the clusters aren't exposed on the public internet. Learn more at: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/databricks/security/secure-cluster-connectivity. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Databricks Workspaces should be in a virtual network Azure Virtual Networks provide enhanced security and isolation for your Azure Databricks Workspaces, as well as subnets, access control policies, and other features to further restrict access. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/databricks/administration-guide/cloud-configurations/azure/vnet-inject. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.2
Azure Databricks workspaces should be Premium SKU that supports features like private link, customer-managed key for encryption Only allow Databricks workspace with Premium Sku that your organization can deploy to support features like Private Link, customer-managed key for encryption. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/adbpe. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Databricks Workspaces should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the resource isn't exposed on the public internet. You can control exposure of your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/databricks/administration-guide/cloud-configurations/azure/private-link. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Databricks Workspaces should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Databricks workspaces, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/adbpe. Audit, Disabled 1.0.2
Configure Azure Databricks workspace to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Databricks workspaces. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/adbpe. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Azure Databricks Workspaces with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Databricks Workspaces, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/adbpe. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2
Configure diagnostic settings for Azure Databricks Workspaces to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Azure Databricks Workspaces to stream resource logs to a Log Analytics Workspace when any Azure Databricks Workspace which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Resource logs in Azure Databricks Workspaces should be enabled Resource logs enable recreating activity trails to use for investigation purposes when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1

Azure Edge Hardware Center

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Edge Hardware Center devices should have double encryption support enabled Ensure that devices ordered from Azure Edge Hardware Center have double encryption support enabled, to secure the data at rest on the device. This option adds a second layer of data encryption. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0

Azure Load Testing

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure load testing resource should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys(CMK) to manage the encryption at rest for your Azure Load Testing resource. By default the encryptio is done using Service managed keys, customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/load-testing/how-to-configure-customer-managed-keys?tabs=portal. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Azure Purview

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Purview accounts should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The private link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Purview accounts instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/purview-private-link. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0

Azure Stack Edge

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Stack Edge devices should use double-encryption To secure the data at rest on the device, ensure it's double-encrypted, the access to data is controlled, and once the device is deactivated, the data is securely erased off the data disks. Double encryption is the use of two layers of encryption: BitLocker XTS-AES 256-bit encryption on the data volumes and built-in encryption of the hard drives. Learn more in the security overview documentation for the specific Stack Edge device. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0

Azure Update Manager

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Configure periodic checking for missing system updates on azure Arc-enabled servers Configure auto-assessment (every 24 hours) for OS updates on Azure Arc-enabled servers. You can control the scope of assignment according to machine subscription, resource group, location or tag. Learn more about this for Windows: https://aka.ms/computevm-windowspatchassessmentmode, for Linux: https://aka.ms/computevm-linuxpatchassessmentmode. modify 2.2.1
Configure periodic checking for missing system updates on azure virtual machines Configure auto-assessment (every 24 hours) for OS updates on native Azure virtual machines. You can control the scope of assignment according to machine subscription, resource group, location or tag. Learn more about this for Windows: https://aka.ms/computevm-windowspatchassessmentmode, for Linux: https://aka.ms/computevm-linuxpatchassessmentmode. modify 4.7.0
Machines should be configured to periodically check for missing system updates To ensure periodic assessments for missing system updates are triggered automatically every 24 hours, the AssessmentMode property should be set to 'AutomaticByPlatform'. Learn more about AssessmentMode property for Windows: https://aka.ms/computevm-windowspatchassessmentmode, for Linux: https://aka.ms/computevm-linuxpatchassessmentmode. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.6.0
Schedule recurring updates using Azure Update Manager You can use Azure Update Manager in Azure to save recurring deployment schedules to install operating system updates for your Windows Server and Linux machines in Azure, in on-premises environments, and in other cloud environments connected using Azure Arc-enabled servers. This policy will also change the patch mode for the Azure Virtual Machine to 'AutomaticByPlatform'. See more: https://aka.ms/umc-scheduled-patching DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.10.0

Backup

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Azure Backup Extension should be installed in AKS clusters Ensure protection installation of backup extension in your AKS Clusters to leverage Azure Backup. Azure Backup for AKS is a secure and cloud native data protection solution for AKS clusters AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Backup should be enabled for AKS clusters Ensure protection of your AKS Clusters by enabling Azure Backup. Azure Backup for AKS is a secure and cloud native data protection solution for AKS clusters. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Backup should be enabled for Blobs in Storage Accounts Ensure protection of your Storage Accounts by enabling Azure Backup. Azure Backup is a secure and cost effective data protection solution for Azure. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Backup should be enabled for Managed Disks Ensure protection of your Managed Disks by enabling Azure Backup. Azure Backup is a secure and cost effective data protection solution for Azure. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Recovery Services vaults should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that recovery services vault is not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of recovery services vault. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/AB-PublicNetworkAccess-Deny. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Recovery Services vaults should use customer-managed keys for encrypting backup data Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your backup data. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AB-CmkEncryption. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Recovery Services vaults should use private link for backup Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Recovery Services vaults, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/AB-PrivateEndpoints. Audit, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Azure Recovery Services vaults to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Recovery services vault so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/AB-PublicNetworkAccess-Deny. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure backup for blobs on storage accounts with a given tag to an existing backup vault in the same region Enforce backup for blobs on all storage accounts that contain a given tag to a central backup vault. Doing this can help you manage backup of blobs contained across multiple storage accounts at scale. For more details, refer to https://aka.ms/AB-BlobBackupAzPolicies DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure blob backup for all storage accounts that do not contain a given tag to a backup vault in the same region Enforce backup for blobs on all storage accounts that do not contain a given tag to a central backup vault. Doing this can help you manage backup of blobs contained across multiple storage accounts at scale. For more details, refer to https://aka.ms/AB-BlobBackupAzPolicies DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Recovery Services vaults to use private DNS zones for backup Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to your Recovery Services vault. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/AB-PrivateEndpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Configure Recovery Services vaults to use private endpoints for backup Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Recovery Services vaults, you can reduce data leakage risks. Note that your vaults need to meet certain pre-requisites to be eligible for private endpoint configuration. Learn more at : https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2187162. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Disable Cross Subscription Restore for Azure Recovery Services vaults Disable or PermanentlyDisable Cross Subscription Restore for your Recovery Services vault so that restore targets cannot be in different subscription from the vault subscription. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/csrenhancements. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Disable Cross Subscription Restore for Backup Vaults Disable or PermanentlyDisable Cross Subscription Restore for your Backup vault so that restore targets cannot be in different subscription from the vault subscription. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/csrstatechange. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Do not allow creation of Recovery Services vaults of chosen storage redundancy. Recovery Services vaults can be created with any one of three storage redundancy options today, namely, Locally-redundant Storage, Zone-redundant storage and Geo-redundant storage. If the policies in your organization requires you to block the creation of vaults that belong to a certain redundancy type, you may achieve the same using this Azure policy. Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Immutability must be enabled for backup vaults This policy audits if the immutable vaults property is enabled for Backup vaults in the scope. This helps protect your backup data from being deleted before its intended expiry. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AB-ImmutableVaults. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Immutability must be enabled for Recovery Services vaults This policy audits if the immutable vaults property is enabled for Recovery Services vaults in the scope. This helps protect your backup data from being deleted before its intended expiry. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AB-ImmutableVaults. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Multi-User Authorization (MUA) must be enabled for Backup Vaults. This policy audits if Multi-User Authorization (MUA) is enabled for Backup Vaults. MUA helps in securing your Backup Vaults by adding an additional layer of protection to critical operations. To learn more, visit https://aka.ms/mua-for-bv. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Multi-User Authorization (MUA) must be enabled for Recovery Services Vaults. This policy audits if Multi-User Authorization (MUA) is enabled for Recovery Services Vaults. MUA helps in securing your Recovery Services Vaults by adding an additional layer of protection to critical operations. To learn more, visit https://aka.ms/MUAforRSV. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Soft delete must be enabled for Recovery Services Vaults. This policy audits if soft delete is enabled for Recovery Services Vaults in the scope. Soft delete can help you recover your data even after it has been deleted. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AB-SoftDelete. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Soft delete should be enabled for Backup Vaults This policy audits if soft delete is enabled for Backup vaults in the scope. Soft delete can help you recover your data after it has been deleted. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AB-SoftDelete Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Azure Backup should be enabled for Virtual Machines Ensure protection of your Azure Virtual Machines by enabling Azure Backup. Azure Backup is a secure and cost effective data protection solution for Azure. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Configure backup on virtual machines with a given tag to a new recovery services vault with a default policy Enforce backup for all virtual machines by deploying a recovery services vault in the same location and resource group as the virtual machine. Doing this is useful when different application teams in your organization are allocated separate resource groups and need to manage their own backups and restores. You can optionally include virtual machines containing a specified tag to control the scope of assignment. See https://aka.ms/AzureVMAppCentricBackupIncludeTag. auditIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 9.2.0
Configure backup on virtual machines with a given tag to an existing recovery services vault in the same location Enforce backup for all virtual machines by backing them up to an existing central recovery services vault in the same location and subscription as the virtual machine. Doing this is useful when there is a central team in your organization managing backups for all resources in a subscription. You can optionally include virtual machines containing a specified tag to control the scope of assignment. See https://aka.ms/AzureVMCentralBackupIncludeTag. auditIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 9.2.0
Configure backup on virtual machines without a given tag to a new recovery services vault with a default policy Enforce backup for all virtual machines by deploying a recovery services vault in the same location and resource group as the virtual machine. Doing this is useful when different application teams in your organization are allocated separate resource groups and need to manage their own backups and restores. You can optionally exclude virtual machines containing a specified tag to control the scope of assignment. See https://aka.ms/AzureVMAppCentricBackupExcludeTag. auditIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 9.2.0
Configure backup on virtual machines without a given tag to an existing recovery services vault in the same location Enforce backup for all virtual machines by backing them up to an existing central recovery services vault in the same location and subscription as the virtual machine. Doing this is useful when there is a central team in your organization managing backups for all resources in a subscription. You can optionally exclude virtual machines containing a specified tag to control the scope of assignment. See https://aka.ms/AzureVMCentralBackupExcludeTag. auditIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 9.2.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Recovery Services Vault to Log Analytics workspace for resource specific categories. Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Recovery Services Vault to stream to Log Analytics workspace for Resource specific categories. If any of the Resource specific categories are not enabled, a new diagnostic setting is created. deployIfNotExists 1.0.2

Batch

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Batch account should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your Batch account's data. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/Batch-CMK. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Batch pools should have disk encryption enabled Enabling Azure Batch disk encryption ensures that data is always encrypted at rest on your Azure Batch compute node. Learn more about disk encryption in Batch at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/batch/disk-encryption. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0
Batch accounts should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Batch accounts require Azure Active Directory identities exclusively for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/batch/auth. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Batch accounts to disable local authentication Disable location authentication methods so that your Batch accounts require Azure Active Directory identities exclusively for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/batch/auth. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Batch accounts to disable public network access Disabling public network access on a Batch account improves security by ensuring your Batch account can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Learn more about disabling public network access at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/batch/private-connectivity. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Batch accounts with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Batch accounts, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/batch/private-connectivity. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy - Configure private DNS zones for private endpoints that connect to Batch accounts Private DNS records allow private connections to private endpoints. Private endpoint connections allow secure communication by enabling private connectivity to Batch accounts without a need for public IP addresses at the source or destination. For more information on private endpoints and DNS zones in Batch, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/batch/private-connectivity. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Metric alert rules should be configured on Batch accounts Audit configuration of metric alert rules on Batch account to enable the required metric AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Private endpoint connections on Batch accounts should be enabled Private endpoint connections allow secure communication by enabling private connectivity to Batch accounts without a need for public IP addresses at the source or destination. Learn more about private endpoints in Batch at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/batch/private-connectivity. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Public network access should be disabled for Batch accounts Disabling public network access on a Batch account improves security by ensuring your Batch account can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Learn more about disabling public network access at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/batch/private-connectivity. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Resource logs in Batch accounts should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes; when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.0.0

Bot Service

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Bot Service endpoint should be a valid HTTPS URI Data can be tampered with during transmission. Protocols exist that provide encryption to address problems of misuse and tampering. To ensure your bots are communicating only over encrypted channels, set the endpoint to a valid HTTPS URI. This ensures the HTTPS protocol is used to encrypt your data in transit and is also often a requirement for compliance with regulatory or industry standards. Please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/bot-service/bot-builder-security-guidelines. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Bot Service should be encrypted with a customer-managed key Azure Bot Service automatically encrypts your resource to protect your data and meet organizational security and compliance commitments. By default, Microsoft-managed encryption keys are used. For greater flexibility in managing keys or controlling access to your subscription, select customer-managed keys, also known as bring your own key (BYOK). Learn more about Azure Bot Service encryption: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/bot-service/bot-service-encryption. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Bot Service should have isolated mode enabled Bots should be set to 'isolated only' mode. This setting configures Bot Service channels that require traffic over the public internet to be disabled. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.0
Bot Service should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that a bot uses AAD exclusively for authentication. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Bot Service should have public network access disabled Bots should be set to 'isolated only' mode. This setting configures Bot Service channels that require traffic over the public internet to be disabled. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
BotService resources should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your BotService resource, data leakage risks are reduced. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure BotService resources to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to BotService related resources. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure BotService resources with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your BotService resource, you can reduce data leakage risks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Cache

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Cache for Redis should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the Azure Cache for Redis isn't exposed on the public internet. You can limit exposure of your Azure Cache for Redis by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-cache-for-redis/cache-private-link. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Cache for Redis should use private link Private endpoints lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Cache for Redis instances, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-cache-for-redis/cache-private-link. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Cache for Redis to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Azure Cache for Redis resource so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This helps protect the cache against data leakage risks. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Cache for Redis to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone can be linked to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Cache for Redis. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Cache for Redis with private endpoints Private endpoints let you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Cache for Redis resources, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/redis/privateendpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Only secure connections to your Azure Cache for Redis should be enabled Audit enabling of only connections via SSL to Azure Cache for Redis. Use of secure connections ensures authentication between the server and the service and protects data in transit from network layer attacks such as man-in-the-middle, eavesdropping, and session-hijacking Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

CDN

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Front Door profiles should use Premium tier that supports managed WAF rules and private link Azure Front Door Premium supports Azure managed WAF rules and private link to supported Azure origins. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Front Door Standard and Premium should be running minimum TLS version of 1.2 Setting minimal TLS version to 1.2 improves security by ensuring your custom domains are accessed from clients using TLS 1.2 or newer. Using versions of TLS less than 1.2 is not recommended since they are weak and do not support modern cryptographic algorithms. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Secure private connectivity between Azure Front Door Premium and Azure Storage Blob, or Azure App Service Private link ensures private connectivity between AFD Premium and Azure Storage Blob or Azure App Service over the Azure backbone network, without the Azure Storage Blob or the Azure App Service being publicly exposed to the internet. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0

ChangeTrackingAndInventory

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Configure Linux Arc-enabled machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule for ChangeTracking and Inventory Deploy Association to link Linux Arc-enabled machines to specified Data Collection Rule to enable ChangeTracking and Inventory. The list of locations are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Linux Arc-enabled machines to install AMA for ChangeTracking and Inventory Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux Arc-enabled machines for enabling ChangeTracking and Inventory. This policy will install the extension if the region is supported. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.3.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Linux Virtual Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule for ChangeTracking and Inventory Deploy Association to link Linux virtual machines to the specified Data Collection Rule to enable ChangeTracking and Inventory. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Linux VMs to install AMA for ChangeTracking and Inventory with user-assigned managed identity Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux virtual machines for enabling ChangeTracking and Inventory. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Linux VMSS to be associated with a Data Collection Rule for ChangeTracking and Inventory Deploy Association to link Linux virtual machine scale sets to the specified Data Collection Rule to enable ChangeTracking and Inventory. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Linux VMSS to install AMA for ChangeTracking and Inventory with user-assigned managed identity Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux virtual machine scale sets for enabling ChangeTracking and Inventory. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.3.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Windows Arc-enabled machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule for ChangeTracking and Inventory Deploy Association to link Windows Arc-enabled machines to specified Data Collection Rule to enable ChangeTracking and Inventory. The list of locations are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Windows Arc-enabled machines to install AMA for ChangeTracking and Inventory Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows Arc-enabled machines for enabling ChangeTracking and Inventory. This policy will install the extension if the OS and region are supported and system-assigned managed identity is enabled, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Windows Virtual Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule for ChangeTracking and Inventory Deploy Association to link Windows virtual machines to specified Data Collection Rule to enable ChangeTracking and Inventory. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Windows VMs to install AMA for ChangeTracking and Inventory with user-assigned managed identity Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows virtual machines for enabling ChangeTracking and Inventory. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Windows VMSS to be associated with a Data Collection Rule for ChangeTracking and Inventory Deploy Association to link Windows virtual machine scale sets to specified Data Collection Rule to enable ChangeTracking and Inventory. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Windows VMSS to install AMA for ChangeTracking and Inventory with user-assigned managed identity Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows virtual machine scale sets for enabling ChangeTracking and Inventory. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview

Cognitive Services

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Cognitive Services accounts should disable public network access To improve the security of Cognitive Services accounts, ensure that it isn't exposed to the public internet and can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Disable the public network access property as described in https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2129800. This option disables access from any public address space outside the Azure IP range, and denies all logins that match IP or virtual network-based firewall rules. This reduces data leakage risks. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.0.1
Cognitive Services accounts should enable data encryption with a customer-managed key Customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data stored in Cognitive Services to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more about customer-managed keys at https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2121321. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.1.0
Cognitive Services accounts should use a managed identity Assigning a managed identity to your Cognitive Service account helps ensure secure authentication. This identity is used by this Cognitive service account to communicate with other Azure services, like Azure Key Vault, in a secure way without you having to manage any credentials. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Cognitive Services accounts should use customer owned storage Use customer owned storage to control the data stored at rest in Cognitive Services. To learn more about customer owned storage, visit https://aka.ms/cogsvc-cmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0
Cognitive Services should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Cognitive Services, you'll reduce the potential for data leakage. Learn more about private links at: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2129800. Audit, Disabled 3.0.0
Configure Cognitive Services accounts to disable local authentication methods Disable local authentication methods so that your Cognitive Services accounts require Azure Active Directory identities exclusively for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/cs/auth. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Cognitive Services accounts to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Cognitive Services resource so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2129800. Disabled, Modify 3.0.0
Configure Cognitive Services accounts to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Cognitive Services accounts. Learn more at: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2110097. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Cognitive Services accounts with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Cognitive Services, you'll reduce the potential for data leakage. Learn more about private links at: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2129800. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0

Compute

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Allowed virtual machine size SKUs This policy enables you to specify a set of virtual machine size SKUs that your organization can deploy. Deny 1.0.1
Audit virtual machines without disaster recovery configured Audit virtual machines which do not have disaster recovery configured. To learn more about disaster recovery, visit https://aka.ms/asr-doc. auditIfNotExists 1.0.0
Audit VMs that do not use managed disks This policy audits VMs that do not use managed disks audit 1.0.0
Configure disaster recovery on virtual machines by enabling replication via Azure Site Recovery Virtual machines without disaster recovery configurations are vulnerable to outages and other disruptions. If the virtual machine does not already have disaster recovery configured, this would initiate the same by enabling replication using preset configurations to facilitate business continuity. You can optionally include/exclude virtual machines containing a specified tag to control the scope of assignment. To learn more about disaster recovery, visit https://aka.ms/asr-doc. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Configure disk access resources to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to a managed disk. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/disksprivatelinksdoc. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure disk access resources with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to disk access resources, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/disksprivatelinksdoc. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure managed disks to disable public network access Disable public network access for your managed disk resource so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/disksprivatelinksdoc. Modify, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy default Microsoft IaaSAntimalware extension for Windows Server This policy deploys a Microsoft IaaSAntimalware extension with a default configuration when a VM is not configured with the antimalware extension. deployIfNotExists 1.1.0
Disk access resources should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to diskAccesses, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/disksprivatelinksdoc. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Managed disks should be double encrypted with both platform-managed and customer-managed keys High security sensitive customers who are concerned of the risk associated with any particular encryption algorithm, implementation, or key being compromised can opt for additional layer of encryption using a different encryption algorithm/mode at the infrastructure layer using platform managed encryption keys. The disk encryption sets are required to use double encryption. Learn more at https://aka.ms/disks-doubleEncryption. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Managed disks should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that a managed disk isn't exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of managed disks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/disksprivatelinksdoc. Audit, Disabled 2.0.0
Managed disks should use a specific set of disk encryption sets for the customer-managed key encryption Requiring a specific set of disk encryption sets to be used with managed disks give you control over the keys used for encryption at rest. You are able to select the allowed encrypted sets and all others are rejected when attached to a disk. Learn more at https://aka.ms/disks-cmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0
Microsoft Antimalware for Azure should be configured to automatically update protection signatures This policy audits any Windows virtual machine not configured with automatic update of Microsoft Antimalware protection signatures. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Microsoft IaaSAntimalware extension should be deployed on Windows servers This policy audits any Windows server VM without Microsoft IaaSAntimalware extension deployed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Only approved VM extensions should be installed This policy governs the virtual machine extensions that are not approved. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
OS and data disks should be encrypted with a customer-managed key Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of the contents of your managed disks. By default, the data is encrypted at rest with platform-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/disks-cmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.0.0
Protect your data with authentication requirements when exporting or uploading to a disk or snapshot. When export/upload URL is used, the system checks if the user has an identity in Azure Active Directory and has necessary permissions to export/upload the data. Please refer to aka.ms/DisksAzureADAuth. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Require automatic OS image patching on Virtual Machine Scale Sets This policy enforces enabling automatic OS image patching on Virtual Machine Scale Sets to always keep Virtual Machines secure by safely applying latest security patches every month. deny 1.0.0
Virtual machines and virtual machine scale sets should have encryption at host enabled Use encryption at host to get end-to-end encryption for your virtual machine and virtual machine scale set data. Encryption at host enables encryption at rest for your temporary disk and OS/data disk caches. Temporary and ephemeral OS disks are encrypted with platform-managed keys when encryption at host is enabled. OS/data disk caches are encrypted at rest with either customer-managed or platform-managed key, depending on the encryption type selected on the disk. Learn more at https://aka.ms/vm-hbe. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Virtual machines should be migrated to new Azure Resource Manager resources Use new Azure Resource Manager for your virtual machines to provide security enhancements such as: stronger access control (RBAC), better auditing, Azure Resource Manager based deployment and governance, access to managed identities, access to key vault for secrets, Azure AD-based authentication and support for tags and resource groups for easier security management Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Container Apps

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Authentication should be enabled on Container Apps Container Apps Authentication is a feature that can prevent anonymous HTTP requests from reaching the Container App, or authenticate those that have tokens before they reach the Container App AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Container App environments should use network injection Container Apps environments should use virtual network injection to: 1.Isolate Container Apps from the public internet 2.Enable network integration with resources on-premises or in other Azure virtual networks 3.Achieve more granular control over network traffic flowing to and from the environment. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.2
Container App should configure with volume mount Enforce the use of volume mounts for Container Apps to ensure availability of persistent storage capacity. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Container Apps environment should disable public network access Disable public network access to improve security by exposing the Container Apps environment through an internal load balancer. This removes the need for a public IP address and prevents internet access to all Container Apps within the environment. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Container Apps should disable external network access Disable external network access to your Container Apps by enforcing internal-only ingress. This will ensure inbound communication for Container Apps is limited to callers within the Container Apps environment. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Container Apps should only be accessible over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures server/service authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. Disabling 'allowInsecure' will result in the automatic redirection of requests from HTTP to HTTPS connections for container apps. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Managed Identity should be enabled for Container Apps Enforcing managed identity ensures Container Apps can securely authenticate to any resource that supports Azure AD authentication Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1

Container Instance

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Container Instance container group should deploy into a virtual network Secure communication between your containers with Azure Virtual Networks. When you specify a virtual network, resources within the virtual network can securely and privately communicate with each other. Audit, Disabled, Deny 2.0.0
Azure Container Instance container group should use customer-managed key for encryption Secure your containers with greater flexibility using customer-managed keys. When you specify a customer-managed key, that key is used to protect and control access to the key that encrypts your data. Using customer-managed keys provides additional capabilities to control rotation of the key encryption key or cryptographically erase data. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0
Configure diagnostic settings for container groups to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Container Instance to stream resource logs to a Log Analytics workspace when any container instance which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Container Instances

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Configure diagnostics for container group to log analytics workspace Appends the specified log analytics workspaceId and workspaceKey when any container group which is missing these fields is created or updated. Does not modify the fields of container groups created before this policy was applied until those resource groups are changed. Append, Disabled 1.0.0

Container Registry

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Configure container registries to disable anonymous authentication. Disable anonymous pull for your registry so that data not accessible by unauthenticated user. Disabling local authentication methods like admin user, repository scoped access tokens and anonymous pull improves security by ensuring that container registries exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure container registries to disable ARM audience token authentication. Disable Azure Active Directory ARM audience tokens for authentication to your registry. Only Azure Container Registry (ACR) audience tokens will be used for authentication. This will ensure only tokens meant for usage on the registry can be used for authentication. Disabling ARM audience tokens does not affect admin user's or scoped access tokens' authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure container registries to disable local admin account. Disable admin account for your registry so that it is not accessible by local admin. Disabling local authentication methods like admin user, repository scoped access tokens and anonymous pull improves security by ensuring that container registries exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Modify, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Container registries to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Container Registry resource so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at https://aka.ms/acr/portal/public-network and https://aka.ms/acr/private-link. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure container registries to disable repository scoped access token. Disable repository scoped access tokens for your registry so that repositories are not accessible by tokens. Disabling local authentication methods like admin user, repository scoped access tokens and anonymous pull improves security by ensuring that container registries exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Container registries to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to your Container Registry. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone and https://aka.ms/acr/private-link. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Container registries with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your premium container registry resources, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints and https://aka.ms/acr/private-link. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Container registries should be encrypted with a customer-managed key Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of the contents of your registries. By default, the data is encrypted at rest with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/acr/CMK. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.2
Container registries should have anonymous authentication disabled. Disable anonymous pull for your registry so that data is not accessible by unauthenticated user. Disabling local authentication methods like admin user, repository scoped access tokens and anonymous pull improves security by ensuring that container registries exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Container registries should have ARM audience token authentication disabled. Disable Azure Active Directory ARM audience tokens for authentication to your registry. Only Azure Container Registry (ACR) audience tokens will be used for authentication. This will ensure only tokens meant for usage on the registry can be used for authentication. Disabling ARM audience tokens does not affect admin user's or scoped access tokens' authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Container registries should have exports disabled Disabling exports improves security by ensuring data in a registry is accessed solely via the dataplane ('docker pull'). Data cannot be moved out of the registry via 'acr import' or via 'acr transfer'. In order to disable exports, public network access must be disabled. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/export-policy. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Container registries should have local admin account disabled. Disable admin account for your registry so that it is not accessible by local admin. Disabling local authentication methods like admin user, repository scoped access tokens and anonymous pull improves security by ensuring that container registries exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Container registries should have repository scoped access token disabled. Disable repository scoped access tokens for your registry so that repositories are not accessible by tokens. Disabling local authentication methods like admin user, repository scoped access tokens and anonymous pull improves security by ensuring that container registries exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/authentication. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Container registries should have SKUs that support Private Links Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The private link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your container registries instead of the entire service, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/private-link. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Container registries should not allow unrestricted network access Azure container registries by default accept connections over the internet from hosts on any network. To protect your registries from potential threats, allow access from only specific private endpoints, public IP addresses or address ranges. If your registry doesn't have network rules configured, it will appear in the unhealthy resources. Learn more about Container Registry network rules here: https://aka.ms/acr/privatelink, https://aka.ms/acr/portal/public-network and https://aka.ms/acr/vnet. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0
Container registries should prevent cache rule creation Disable cache rule creation for your Azure Container Registry to prevent pull through cache pulls. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/cache. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Container registries should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The private link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network.By mapping private endpoints to your container registries instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/private-link. Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Public network access should be disabled for Container registries Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that container registries are not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of container registry resources. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/acr/portal/public-network and https://aka.ms/acr/private-link. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Cosmos DB

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Cosmos DB accounts should have firewall rules Firewall rules should be defined on your Azure Cosmos DB accounts to prevent traffic from unauthorized sources. Accounts that have at least one IP rule defined with the virtual network filter enabled are deemed compliant. Accounts disabling public access are also deemed compliant. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0
Azure Cosmos DB accounts should not exceed the maximum number of days allowed since last account key regeneration. Regenerate your keys in the specified time to keep your data more protected. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Cosmos DB accounts should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your Azure Cosmos DB. By default, the data is encrypted at rest with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/cosmosdb-cmk. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure Cosmos DB allowed locations This policy enables you to restrict the locations your organization can specify when deploying Azure Cosmos DB resources. Use to enforce your geo-compliance requirements. [parameters('policyEffect')] 1.1.0
Azure Cosmos DB key based metadata write access should be disabled This policy enables you to ensure all Azure Cosmos DB accounts disable key based metadata write access. append 1.0.0
Azure Cosmos DB should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that your CosmosDB account isn't exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of your CosmosDB account. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/cosmos-db/how-to-configure-private-endpoints#blocking-public-network-access-during-account-creation. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Cosmos DB throughput should be limited This policy enables you to restrict the maximum throughput your organization can specify when creating Azure Cosmos DB databases and containers through the resource provider. It blocks the creation of autoscale resources. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Cosmos DB database accounts to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Cosmos DB database accounts exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/cosmos-db/how-to-setup-rbac#disable-local-auth. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure CosmosDB accounts to disable public network access Disable public network access for your CosmosDB resource so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/cosmos-db/how-to-configure-private-endpoints#blocking-public-network-access-during-account-creation. Modify, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure CosmosDB accounts to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to CosmosDB account. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure CosmosDB accounts with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your CosmosDB account, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/cosmos-db/how-to-configure-private-endpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Cosmos DB database accounts should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Cosmos DB database accounts exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/cosmos-db/how-to-setup-rbac#disable-local-auth. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
CosmosDB accounts should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your CosmosDB account, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/cosmos-db/how-to-configure-private-endpoints. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Advanced Threat Protection for Cosmos DB Accounts This policy enables Advanced Threat Protection across Cosmos DB accounts. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Custom Provider

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Deploy associations for a custom provider Deploys an association resource that associates selected resource types to the specified custom provider. This policy deployment does not support nested resource types. deployIfNotExists 1.0.0

Data Box

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Data Box jobs should enable double encryption for data at rest on the device Enable a second layer of software-based encryption for data at rest on the device. The device is already protected via Advanced Encryption Standard 256-bit encryption for data at rest. This option adds a second layer of data encryption. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Data Box jobs should use a customer-managed key to encrypt the device unlock password Use a customer-managed key to control the encryption of the device unlock password for Azure Data Box. Customer-managed keys also help manage access to the device unlock password by the Data Box service in order to prepare the device and copy data in an automated manner. The data on the device itself is already encrypted at rest with Advanced Encryption Standard 256-bit encryption, and the device unlock password is encrypted by default with a Microsoft managed key. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Data Factory

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Azure Data Factory pipelines should only communicate with allowed domains To prevent data & token exfiltration, set the domains that Azure Data Factory should be allowed to communicate with. Note: While in public preview, the compliance for this policy is not reported, & for policy to be applied to Data Factory, please enable outbound rules functionality in the ADF studio. For more information, visit https://aka.ms/data-exfiltration-policy. Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Azure data factories should be encrypted with a customer-managed key Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your Azure Data Factory. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/adf-cmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Data Factory integration runtime should have a limit for number of cores To manage your resources and costs, limit the number of cores for an integration runtime. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Data Factory linked service resource type should be in allow list Define the allow list of Azure Data Factory linked service types. Restricting allowed resource types enables control over the boundary of data movement. For example, restrict a scope to only allow blob storage with Data Lake Storage Gen1 and Gen2 for analytics or a scope to only allow SQL and Kusto access for real-time queries. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure Data Factory linked services should use Key Vault for storing secrets To ensure secrets (such as connection strings) are managed securely, require users to provide secrets using an Azure Key Vault instead of specifying them inline in linked services. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Data Factory linked services should use system-assigned managed identity authentication when it is supported Using system-assigned managed identity when communicating with data stores via linked services avoids the use of less secured credentials such as passwords or connection strings. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.1.0
Azure Data Factory should use a Git repository for source control Configure only your development data factory with Git integration. Changes to test and production should be deployed via CI/CD and should NOT have Git integration. DO NOT apply this policy on your QA / Test / Production data factories. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Data Factory should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Data Factory, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/data-factory/data-factory-private-link. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Data Factories to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Data Factory so that it is not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/data-factory/data-factory-private-link. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure private DNS zones for private endpoints that connect to Azure Data Factory Private DNS records allow private connections to private endpoints. Private endpoint connections allow secure communication by enabling private connectivity to your Azure Data Factory without a need for public IP addresses at the source or destination. For more information on private endpoints and DNS zones in Azure Data Factory, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/data-factory/data-factory-private-link. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure private endpoints for Data factories Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Data Factory, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/data-factory/data-factory-private-link. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Public network access on Azure Data Factory should be disabled Disabling the public network access property improves security by ensuring your Azure Data Factory can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
SQL Server Integration Services integration runtimes on Azure Data Factory should be joined to a virtual network Azure Virtual Network deployment provides enhanced security and isolation for your SQL Server Integration Services integration runtimes on Azure Data Factory, as well as subnets, access control policies, and other features to further restrict access. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.3.0

Data Lake

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Require encryption on Data Lake Store accounts This policy ensures encryption is enabled on all Data Lake Store accounts deny 1.0.0
Resource logs in Azure Data Lake Store should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes; when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.0.0
Resource logs in Data Lake Analytics should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes; when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.0.0

Desktop Virtualization

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Virtual Desktop hostpools should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security and keeps your data safe by ensuring that access to the Azure Virtual Desktop service is not exposed to the public internet. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Virtual Desktop hostpools should disable public network access only on session hosts Disabling public network access for your Azure Virtual Desktop hostpool session hosts, but allowing public access for end users improves security by limiting exposure to the public internet. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Virtual Desktop service should use private link Using Azure Private Link with your Azure Virtual Desktop resources can improve security and keep your data safe. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Virtual Desktop workspaces should disable public network access Disabling public network access for your Azure Virtual Desktop workspace resource prevents the feed from being accessible over the public internet. Allowing only private network access improves security and keeps your data safe. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop hostpool resources to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Virtual Desktop resources. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop hostpools to disable public network access Disable public network access for session hosts and end users on your Azure Virtual Desktop hostpool resource so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This improves security and keeps your data safe. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop hostpools to disable public network access only for session hosts Disable public network access for your Azure Virtual Desktop hostpool session hosts, but allow public access for end users. This allows users to still access AVD service while ensuring the session host is only accessible through private routes. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop hostpools with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Virtual Desktop resources, you can improve security and keep your data safe. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop workspace resources to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Virtual Desktop resources. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop workspaces to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Azure Virtual Desktop workspace resource so the feed is not accessible over the public internet. This improves security and keeps your data safe. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Virtual Desktop workspaces with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Virtual Desktop resources, you can improve security and keep your data safe. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/avdprivatelink. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

ElasticSan

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
ElasticSan should disable public network access Disable public network access for your ElasticSan so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
ElasticSan Volume Group should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your VolumeGroup. By default, customer data is encrypted with platform-managed keys, but CMKs are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you, with full control and responsibility, including rotation and management. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
ElasticSan Volume Group should use private endpoints Private endpoints lets administrator connect virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to volume group, administrator can reduce data leakage risks Audit, Disabled 1.0.0

Event Grid

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Event Grid domains should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the resource isn't exposed on the public internet. You can limit exposure of your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid domains should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure Event Grid domains exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-disablelocalauth. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid domains should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your Event Grid domain instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. Audit, Disabled 1.0.2
Azure Event Grid namespace MQTT broker should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your Event Grid namespace instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-ns-privateendpoints. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid namespace topic broker should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your Event Grid namespace instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-ns-privateendpoints. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid namespaces should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the resource isn't exposed on the public internet. You can limit exposure of your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-ns-privateendpoints. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid partner namespaces should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure Event Grid partner namespaces exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-disablelocalauth. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid topics should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the resource isn't exposed on the public internet. You can limit exposure of your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid topics should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure Event Grid topics exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-disablelocalauth. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Grid topics should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your Event Grid topic instead of the entire service, you'll also be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. Audit, Disabled 1.0.2
Configure Azure Event Grid domains to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Azure Event Grid domains exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-disablelocalauth. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Event Grid namespace MQTT broker with private endpoints Private endpoints lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your resources, they'll be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-ns-privateendpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Event Grid namespaces with private endpoints Private endpoints lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your resources, they'll be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-ns-privateendpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Event Grid partner namespaces to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Azure Event Grid partner namespaces exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-disablelocalauth. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Event Grid topics to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Azure Event Grid topics exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aeg-disablelocalauth. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy - Configure Azure Event Grid domains to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Deploy - Configure Azure Event Grid domains with private endpoints Private endpoints lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your resources, they'll be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy - Configure Azure Event Grid topics to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Deploy - Configure Azure Event Grid topics with private endpoints Private endpoints lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your resources, they'll be protected against data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Modify - Configure Azure Event Grid domains to disable public network access Disable public network access for Azure Event Grid resource so that it isn't accessible over the public internet. This will help protect them against data leakage risks. You can limit exposure of the your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Modify - Configure Azure Event Grid topics to disable public network access Disable public network access for Azure Event Grid resource so that it isn't accessible over the public internet. This will help protect them against data leakage risks. You can limit exposure of the your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privateendpoints. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0

Event Hub

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
All authorization rules except RootManageSharedAccessKey should be removed from Event Hub namespace Event Hub clients should not use a namespace level access policy that provides access to all queues and topics in a namespace. To align with the least privilege security model, you should create access policies at the entity level for queues and topics to provide access to only the specific entity Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Authorization rules on the Event Hub instance should be defined Audit existence of authorization rules on Event Hub entities to grant least-privileged access AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Event Hub namespaces should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure Event Hub namespaces exclusively require Microsoft Entra ID identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/disablelocalauth-eh. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Azure Event Hub namespaces to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Azure Event Hub namespaces exclusively require Microsoft Entra ID identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/disablelocalauth-eh. Modify, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Event Hub namespaces to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Event Hub namespaces. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/event-hubs/private-link-service. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Event Hub namespaces with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Event Hub namespaces, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/event-hubs/private-link-service. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Event Hub Namespaces should disable public network access Azure Event Hub should have public network access disabled. Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the resource isn't exposed on the public internet. You can limit exposure of your resources by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/event-hubs/private-link-service Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Event Hub namespaces should have double encryption enabled Enabling double encryption helps protect and safeguard your data to meet your organizational security and compliance commitments. When double encryption has been enabled, data in the storage account is encrypted twice, once at the service level and once at the infrastructure level, using two different encryption algorithms and two different keys. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Event Hub namespaces should use a customer-managed key for encryption Azure Event Hubs supports the option of encrypting data at rest with either Microsoft-managed keys (default) or customer-managed keys. Choosing to encrypt data using customer-managed keys enables you to assign, rotate, disable, and revoke access to the keys that Event Hub will use to encrypt data in your namespace. Note that Event Hub only supports encryption with customer-managed keys for namespaces in dedicated clusters. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Event Hub namespaces should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Event Hub namespaces, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/event-hubs/private-link-service. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Resource logs in Event Hub should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes; when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.0.0

Fluid Relay

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Fluid Relay should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your Fluid Relay server. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but CMKs are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you, with full control and responsibility, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-fluid-relay/concepts/customer-managed-keys. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0

General

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Do not allow deletion of resource types This policy enables you to specify the resource types that your organization can protect from accidentals deletion by blocking delete calls using deny action effect. DenyAction, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Allowed locations This policy enables you to restrict the locations your organization can specify when deploying resources. Use to enforce your geo-compliance requirements. Excludes resource groups, Microsoft.AzureActiveDirectory/b2cDirectories, and resources that use the 'global' region. deny 1.0.0
Allowed locations for resource groups This policy enables you to restrict the locations your organization can create resource groups in. Use to enforce your geo-compliance requirements. deny 1.0.0
Allowed resource types This policy enables you to specify the resource types that your organization can deploy. Only resource types that support 'tags' and 'location' will be affected by this policy. To restrict all resources please duplicate this policy and change the 'mode' to 'All'. deny 1.0.0
Audit resource location matches resource group location Audit that the resource location matches its resource group location audit 2.0.0
Audit usage of custom RBAC roles Audit built-in roles such as 'Owner, Contributer, Reader' instead of custom RBAC roles, which are error prone. Using custom roles is treated as an exception and requires a rigorous review and threat modeling Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure subscriptions to set up preview features This policy evaluates existing subscription's preview features. Subscriptions can be remediated to register to a new preview feature. New subscriptions will not be automatically registered. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Do Not Allow M365 resources Block creation of M365 resources. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Do Not Allow MCPP resources Block creation of MCPP resources. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Exclude Usage Costs Resources This policy enables you to exlcude Usage Costs Resources. Usage costs include things like metered storage and Azure resources which are billed based on usage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Not allowed resource types Restrict which resource types can be deployed in your environment. Limiting resource types can reduce the complexity and attack surface of your environment while also helping to manage costs. Compliance results are only shown for non-compliant resources. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0

Guest Configuration

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Add user-assigned managed identity to enable Guest Configuration assignments on virtual machines This policy adds a user-assigned managed identity to virtual machines hosted in Azure that are supported by Guest Configuration. A user-assigned managed identity is a prerequisite for all Guest Configuration assignments and must be added to machines before using any Guest Configuration policy definitions. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Windows Server to disable local users. Creates a Guest Configuration assignment to configure disabling local users on Windows Server. This ensures that Windows Servers can only be accessed by AAD (Azure Active Directory) account or a list of explicitly allowed users by this policy, improving overall security posture. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0-preview
[Preview]: Extended Security Updates should be installed on Windows Server 2012 Arc machines. Windows Server 2012 Arc machines should have installed all the Extended Security Updates released by Microsoft. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Linux machines should meet requirements for the Azure security baseline for Docker hosts Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. The machine is not configured correctly for one of the recommendations in the Azure security baseline for Docker hosts. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0-preview
[Preview]: Linux machines should meet STIG compliance requirement for Azure compute Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the machine is not configured correctly for one of the recommendations in STIG compliance requirement for Azure compute. DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) provides technical guides STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) to secure compute OS as required by Department of Defense (DoD). For more details, https://public.cyber.mil/stigs/. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0-preview
[Preview]: Linux machines with OMI installed should have version 1.6.8-1 or later Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Due to a security fix included in version 1.6.8-1 of the OMI package for Linux, all machines should be updated to the latest release. Upgrade apps/packages that use OMI to resolve the issue. For more information, see https://aka.ms/omiguidance. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0-preview
[Preview]: Linux virtual machines should enable Azure Disk Encryption or EncryptionAtHost. By default, a virtual machine's OS and data disks are encrypted-at-rest using platform-managed keys; temp disks and data caches aren't encrypted, and data isn't encrypted when flowing between compute and storage resources. Use Azure Disk Encryption or EncryptionAtHost to encrypt all this data.Visit https://aka.ms/diskencryptioncomparison to compare encryption offerings. This policy requires two prerequisites to be deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0-preview
[Preview]: Nexus Compute Machines should meet Security Baseline Utilizes the Azure Policy Guest Configuration agent for auditing. This policy ensures that machines adhere to the Nexus compute security baseline, encompassing various recommendations designed to fortify machines against a range of vulnerabilities and unsafe configurations (Linux only). AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Windows machines should meet STIG compliance requirements for Azure compute Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the machine is not configured correctly for one of the recommendations in STIG compliance requirements for Azure compute. DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) provides technical guides STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) to secure compute OS as required by Department of Defense (DoD). For more details, https://public.cyber.mil/stigs/. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Windows virtual machines should enable Azure Disk Encryption or EncryptionAtHost. By default, a virtual machine's OS and data disks are encrypted-at-rest using platform-managed keys; temp disks and data caches aren't encrypted, and data isn't encrypted when flowing between compute and storage resources. Use Azure Disk Encryption or EncryptionAtHost to encrypt all this data.Visit https://aka.ms/diskencryptioncomparison to compare encryption offerings. This policy requires two prerequisites to be deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
Add system-assigned managed identity to enable Guest Configuration assignments on virtual machines with no identities This policy adds a system-assigned managed identity to virtual machines hosted in Azure that are supported by Guest Configuration but do not have any managed identities. A system-assigned managed identity is a prerequisite for all Guest Configuration assignments and must be added to machines before using any Guest Configuration policy definitions. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. modify 4.1.0
Add system-assigned managed identity to enable Guest Configuration assignments on VMs with a user-assigned identity This policy adds a system-assigned managed identity to virtual machines hosted in Azure that are supported by Guest Configuration and have at least one user-assigned identity but do not have a system-assigned managed identity. A system-assigned managed identity is a prerequisite for all Guest Configuration assignments and must be added to machines before using any Guest Configuration policy definitions. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. modify 4.1.0
Audit Linux machines that allow remote connections from accounts without passwords Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Linux machines that allow remote connections from accounts without passwords AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Audit Linux machines that do not have the passwd file permissions set to 0644 Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Linux machines that do not have the passwd file permissions set to 0644 AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Audit Linux machines that don't have the specified applications installed Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the Chef InSpec resource indicates that one or more of the packages provided by the parameter are not installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.2.0
Audit Linux machines that have accounts without passwords Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Linux machines that have accounts without passwords AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Audit Linux machines that have the specified applications installed Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the Chef InSpec resource indicates that one or more of the packages provided by the parameter are installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.2.0
Audit Windows machines missing any of specified members in the Administrators group Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the local Administrators group does not contain one or more members that are listed in the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines network connectivity Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if a network connection status to an IP and TCP port does not match the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines on which the DSC configuration is not compliant Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the Windows PowerShell command Get-DSCConfigurationStatus returns that the DSC configuration for the machine is not compliant. auditIfNotExists 3.0.0
Audit Windows machines on which the Log Analytics agent is not connected as expected Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the agent is not installed, or if it is installed but the COM object AgentConfigManager.MgmtSvcCfg returns that it is registered to a workspace other than the ID specified in the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines on which the specified services are not installed and 'Running' Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if result of the Windows PowerShell command Get-Service do not include the service name with matching status as specified by the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 3.0.0
Audit Windows machines on which Windows Serial Console is not enabled Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the machine does not have the Serial Console software installed or if the EMS port number or baud rate are not configured with the same values as the policy parameters. auditIfNotExists 3.0.0
Audit Windows machines that allow re-use of the passwords after the specified number of unique passwords Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Windows machines that allow re-use of the passwords after the specified number of unique passwords. Default value for unique passwords is 24 AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Audit Windows machines that are not joined to the specified domain Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the value of the Domain property in WMI class win32_computersystem does not match the value in the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that are not set to the specified time zone Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the value of the property StandardName in WMI class Win32_TimeZone does not match the selected time zone for the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 3.0.0
Audit Windows machines that contain certificates expiring within the specified number of days Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if certificates in the specified store have an expiration date out of range for the number of days given as parameter. The policy also provides the option to only check for specific certificates or exclude specific certificates, and whether to report on expired certificates. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that do not contain the specified certificates in Trusted Root Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the machine Trusted Root certificate store (Cert:\LocalMachine\Root) does not contain one or more of the certificates listed by the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 3.0.0
Audit Windows machines that do not have the maximum password age set to specified number of days Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Windows machines that do not have the maximum password age set to specified number of days. Default value for maximum password age is 70 days AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Audit Windows machines that do not have the minimum password age set to specified number of days Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Windows machines that do not have the minimum password age set to specified number of days. Default value for minimum password age is 1 day AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Audit Windows machines that do not have the password complexity setting enabled Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Windows machines that do not have the password complexity setting enabled AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that do not have the specified Windows PowerShell execution policy Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the Windows PowerShell command Get-ExecutionPolicy returns a value other than what was selected in the policy parameter. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Audit Windows machines that do not have the specified Windows PowerShell modules installed Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if a module isn't available in a location specified by the environment variable PSModulePath. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Audit Windows machines that do not restrict the minimum password length to specified number of characters Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Windows machines that do not restrict the minimum password length to specified number of characters. Default value for minimum password length is 14 characters AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Audit Windows machines that do not store passwords using reversible encryption Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Windows machines that do not store passwords using reversible encryption AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that don't have the specified applications installed Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the application name is not found in any of the following registry paths: HKLM:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall, HKLM:SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall, HKCU:Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that have extra accounts in the Administrators group Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the local Administrators group contains members that are not listed in the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that have not restarted within the specified number of days Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the WMI property LastBootUpTime in class Win32_Operatingsystem is outside the range of days provided by the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that have the specified applications installed Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the application name is found in any of the following registry paths: HKLM:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall, HKLM:SOFTWARE\Wow6432node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall, HKCU:Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows machines that have the specified members in the Administrators group Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the local Administrators group contains one or more of the members listed in the policy parameter. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Audit Windows VMs with a pending reboot Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the machine is pending reboot for any of the following reasons: component based servicing, Windows Update, pending file rename, pending computer rename, configuration manager pending reboot. Each detection has a unique registry path. auditIfNotExists 2.0.0
Authentication to Linux machines should require SSH keys Although SSH itself provides an encrypted connection, using passwords with SSH still leaves the VM vulnerable to brute-force attacks. The most secure option for authenticating to an Azure Linux virtual machine over SSH is with a public-private key pair, also known as SSH keys. Learn more: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/virtual-machines/linux/create-ssh-keys-detailed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.2.0
Configure Linux Server to disable local users. Creates a Guest Configuration assignment to configure disabling local users on Linux Server. This ensures that Linux Servers can only be accessed by AAD (Azure Active Directory) account or a list of explicitly allowed users by this policy, improving overall security posture. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.3.0-preview
Configure secure communication protocols(TLS 1.1 or TLS 1.2) on Windows machines Creates a Guest Configuration assignment to configure specified secure protocol version(TLS 1.1 or TLS 1.2) on Windows machine. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure time zone on Windows machines. This policy creates a Guest Configuration assignment to set specified time zone on Windows virtual machines. deployIfNotExists 2.1.0
Deploy the Linux Guest Configuration extension to enable Guest Configuration assignments on Linux VMs This policy deploys the Linux Guest Configuration extension to Linux virtual machines hosted in Azure that are supported by Guest Configuration. The Linux Guest Configuration extension is a prerequisite for all Linux Guest Configuration assignments and must be deployed to machines before using any Linux Guest Configuration policy definition. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. deployIfNotExists 3.1.0
Deploy the Windows Guest Configuration extension to enable Guest Configuration assignments on Windows VMs This policy deploys the Windows Guest Configuration extension to Windows virtual machines hosted in Azure that are supported by Guest Configuration. The Windows Guest Configuration extension is a prerequisite for all Windows Guest Configuration assignments and must be deployed to machines before using any Windows Guest Configuration policy definition. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. deployIfNotExists 1.2.0
Linux machines should have Log Analytics agent installed on Azure Arc Machines are non-compliant if Log Analytics agent is not installed on Azure Arc enabled Linux server. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Linux machines should meet requirements for the Azure compute security baseline Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the machine is not configured correctly for one of the recommendations in the Azure compute security baseline. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.2.0
Linux machines should only have local accounts that are allowed Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Managing user accounts using Azure Active Directory is a best practice for management of identities. Reducing local machine accounts helps prevent the proliferation of identities managed outside a central system. Machines are non-compliant if local user accounts exist that are enabled and not listed in the policy parameter. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.2.0
Local authentication methods should be disabled on Linux machines Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Linux servers don't have local authentication methods disabled. This is to validate that Linux Servers can only be accessed by AAD (Azure Active Directory) account or a list of explicitly allowed users by this policy, improving overall security posture. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0-preview
Local authentication methods should be disabled on Windows Servers Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if Windows servers don't have local authentication methods disabled. This is to validate that Windows Servers can only be accessed by AAD (Azure Active Directory) account or a list of explicitly allowed users by this policy, improving overall security posture. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Private endpoints for Guest Configuration assignments should be enabled Private endpoint connections enforce secure communication by enabling private connectivity to Guest Configuration for virtual machines. Virtual machines will be non-compliant unless they have the tag, 'EnablePrivateNetworkGC'. This tag enforces secure communication through private connectivity to Guest Configuration for Virtual Machines. Private connectivity limits access to traffic coming only from known networks and prevents access from all other IP addresses, including within Azure. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Windows Defender Exploit Guard should be enabled on your machines Windows Defender Exploit Guard uses the Azure Policy Guest Configuration agent. Exploit Guard has four components that are designed to lock down devices against a wide variety of attack vectors and block behaviors commonly used in malware attacks while enabling enterprises to balance their security risk and productivity requirements (Windows only). AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Windows machines should be configured to use secure communication protocols To protect the privacy of information communicated over the Internet, your machines should use the latest version of the industry-standard cryptographic protocol, Transport Layer Security (TLS). TLS secures communications over a network by encrypting a connection between machines. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.1.1
Windows machines should configure Windows Defender to update protection signatures within one day To provide adequate protection against newly released malware, Windows Defender protection signatures need to be updated regularly to account for newly released malware. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Windows machines should enable Windows Defender Real-time protection Windows machines should enable the Real-time protection in the Windows Defender to provide adequate protection against newly released malware. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Windows machines should have Log Analytics agent installed on Azure Arc Machines are non-compliant if Log Analytics agent is not installed on Azure Arc enabled windows server. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Administrative Templates - Control Panel' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Administrative Templates - Control Panel' for input personalization and prevention of enabling lock screens. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Administrative Templates - MSS (Legacy)' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Administrative Templates - MSS (Legacy)' for automatic logon, screen saver, network behavior, safe DLL, and event log. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Administrative Templates - Network' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Administrative Templates - Network' for guest logons, simultaneous connections, network bridge, ICS, and multicast name resolution. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Administrative Templates - System' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Administrative Templates - System' for settings that control the administrative experience and Remote Assistance. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Accounts' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Accounts' for limiting local account use of blank passwords and guest account status. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Audit' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Audit' for forcing audit policy subcategory and shutting down if unable to log security audits. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Devices' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Devices' for undocking without logging on, installing print drivers, and formatting/ejecting media. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Interactive Logon' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Interactive Logon' for displaying last user name and requiring ctrl-alt-del. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Microsoft Network Client' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Microsoft Network Client' for Microsoft network client/server and SMB v1. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Microsoft Network Server' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Microsoft Network Server' for disabling SMB v1 server. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Network Access' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Network Access' for including access for anonymous users, local accounts, and remote access to the registry. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Network Security' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Network Security' for including Local System behavior, PKU2U, LAN Manager, LDAP client, and NTLM SSP. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Recovery console' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Recovery console' for allowing floppy copy and access to all drives and folders. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - Shutdown' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - Shutdown' for allowing shutdown without logon and clearing the virtual memory pagefile. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - System objects' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - System objects' for case insensitivity for non-Windows subsystems and permissions of internal system objects. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - System settings' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - System settings' for certificate rules on executables for SRP and optional subsystems. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Options - User Account Control' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Options - User Account Control' for mode for admins, behavior of elevation prompt, and virtualizing file and registry write failures. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Security Settings - Account Policies' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Security Settings - Account Policies' for password history, age, length, complexity, and storing passwords using reversible encryption. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - Account Logon' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - Account Logon' for auditing credential validation and other account logon events. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - Account Management' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - Account Management' for auditing application, security, and user group management, and other management events. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - Detailed Tracking' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - Detailed Tracking' for auditing DPAPI, process creation/termination, RPC events, and PNP activity. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - Logon-Logoff' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - Logon-Logoff' for auditing IPSec, network policy, claims, account lockout, group membership, and logon/logoff events. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - Object Access' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - Object Access' for auditing file, registry, SAM, storage, filtering, kernel, and other system types. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - Policy Change' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - Policy Change' for auditing changes to system audit policies. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - Privilege Use' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - Privilege Use' for auditing nonsensitive and other privilege use. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'System Audit Policies - System' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'System Audit Policies - System' for auditing IPsec driver, system integrity, system extension, state change, and other system events. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'User Rights Assignment' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'User Rights Assignment' for allowing log on locally, RDP, access from the network, and many other user activities. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Windows Components' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Windows Components' for basic authentication, unencrypted traffic, Microsoft accounts, telemetry, Cortana, and other Windows behaviors. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements for 'Windows Firewall Properties' Windows machines should have the specified Group Policy settings in the category 'Windows Firewall Properties' for firewall state, connections, rule management, and notifications. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Windows machines should meet requirements of the Azure compute security baseline Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. Machines are non-compliant if the machine is not configured correctly for one of the recommendations in the Azure compute security baseline. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Windows machines should only have local accounts that are allowed Requires that prerequisites are deployed to the policy assignment scope. For details, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. This definition is not supported on Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2. Managing user accounts using Azure Active Directory is a best practice for management of identities. Reducing local machine accounts helps prevent the proliferation of identities managed outside a central system. Machines are non-compliant if local user accounts exist that are enabled and not listed in the policy parameter. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Windows machines should schedule Windows Defender to perform a scheduled scan every day To ensure prompt detection of malware and minimize its impact on your system, it is recommended that Windows machines with Windows Defender schedule a daily scan. Please make sure Windows Defender is supported, preinstalled on the device, and Guest Configuration prerequisites are deployed. Failure to meet these requirements may lead to inaccurate evaluation results. Learn more about Guest Configuration at https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0
Windows machines should use the default NTP server Setup the 'time.windows.com' as the default NTP Server for all Windows machines to ensure logs across all systems have system clocks that are all in sync. This policy requires that the Guest Configuration prerequisites have been deployed to the policy assignment scope. For more information on Guest Configuration, visit https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

HDInsight

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(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure HDInsight clusters should be injected into a virtual network Injecting Azure HDInsight clusters in a virtual network unlocks advanced HDInsight networking and security features and provides you with control over your network security configuration. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0
Azure HDInsight clusters should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your Azure HDInsight clusters. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/hdi.cmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure HDInsight clusters should use encryption at host to encrypt data at rest Enabling encryption at host helps protect and safeguard your data to meet your organizational security and compliance commitments. When you enable encryption at host, data stored on the VM host is encrypted at rest and flows encrypted to the Storage service. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure HDInsight clusters should use encryption in transit to encrypt communication between Azure HDInsight cluster nodes Data can be tampered with during transmission between Azure HDInsight cluster nodes. Enabling encryption in transit addresses problems of misuse and tampering during this transmission. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure HDInsight should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure HDInsight clusters, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/hdi.pl. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure HDInsight clusters to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure HDInsight clusters. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/hdi.pl. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure HDInsight clusters with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Azure HDInsight clusters, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/hdi.pl. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Health Bot

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(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Health Bots should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys (CMK) to manage the encryption at rest of the data of your healthbots. By default, the data is encrypted at rest with service-managed keys, but CMK are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. CMK enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/health-bot/cmk Audit, Disabled 1.0.0

Health Data Services workspace

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Health Data Services workspace should use private link Health Data Services workspace should have at least one approved private endpoint connection. Clients in a virtual network can securely access resources that have private endpoint connections through private links. For more information, visit: https://aka.ms/healthcareapisprivatelink. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0

Healthcare APIs

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(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
CORS should not allow every domain to access your FHIR Service Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) should not allow all domains to access your FHIR Service. To protect your FHIR Service, remove access for all domains and explicitly define the domains allowed to connect. audit, Audit, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0

Internet of Things

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Azure IoT Hub should use customer-managed key to encrypt data at rest Encryption of data at rest in IoT Hub with customer-managed key adds a second layer of encryption on top of the default service-managed keys, enables customer control of keys, custom rotation policies, and ability to manage access to data through key access control. Customer-managed keys must be configured during creation of IoT Hub. For more information on how to configure customer-managed keys, see https://aka.ms/iotcmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: IoT Hub device provisioning service data should be encrypted using customer-managed keys (CMK) Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your IoT Hub device provisioning service. The data is automatically encrypted at rest with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys (CMK) are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. CMKs enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. Learn more about CMK encryption at https://aka.ms/dps/CMK. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Azure Device Update accounts should use customer-managed key to encrypt data at rest Encryption of data at rest in Azure Device Update with customer-managed key adds a second layer of encryption on top of the default service-managed keys, enables customer control of keys, custom rotation policies, and ability to manage access to data through key access control. Learn more at:https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/iot-hub-device-update/device-update-data-encryption. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Device Update for IoT Hub accounts should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Device Update for IoT Hub accounts, data leakage risks are reduced. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure IoT Hub should have local authentication methods disabled for Service Apis Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure IoT Hub exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for Service Api authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/iothubdisablelocalauth. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Device Update for IoT Hub accounts to disable public network access Disabling the public network access property improves security by ensuring your Device Update for IoT Hub can only be accessed from a private endpoint. This policy disables public network access on Device Update for IoT Hub resources. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Device Update for IoT Hub accounts to use private DNS zones Azure Private DNS provides a reliable, secure DNS service to manage and resolve domain names in a virtual network without the need to add a custom DNS solution. You can use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution by using your own custom domain names for a private endpoint. This policy deploys a private DNS Zone for Device Updatefor IoT Hub private endpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Device Update for IoT Hub accounts with private endpoint A private endpoint is a private IP address allocated inside a customer-owned virtual network via which an Azure resource is reachable. This policy deploys a private endpoint for your Device Update for IoT hub to allow services inside your virtual network to reach this resource without requiring traffic to be sent to Device Update for IoT Hub's public endpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Azure IoT Hub to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Azure IoT Hub exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/iothubdisablelocalauth. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure IoT Hub device provisioning instances to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to an IoT Hub device provisioning service instance. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/iotdpsvnet. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure IoT Hub device provisioning service instances to disable public network access Disable public network access for your IoT Hub device provisioning instance so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/iotdpsvnet. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure IoT Hub device provisioning service instances with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to IoT Hub device provisioning service, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/iotdpsvnet. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy - Configure Azure IoT Hubs to use private DNS zones Azure Private DNS provides a reliable, secure DNS service to manage and resolve domain names in a virtual network without the need to add a custom DNS solution. You can use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution by using your own custom domain names for a private endpoint. This policy deploys a private DNS Zone for IoT Hub private endpoints. deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Deploy - Configure Azure IoT Hubs with private endpoints A private endpoint is a private IP address allocated inside a customer-owned virtual network via which an Azure resource is reachable. This policy deploys a private endpoint for your IoT hub to allow services inside your virtual network to reach IoT Hub without requiring traffic to be sent to IoT Hub's public endpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy - Configure IoT Central to use private DNS zones Azure Private DNS provides a reliable, secure DNS service to manage and resolve domain names in a virtual network without the need to add a custom DNS solution. You can use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution by using your own custom domain names for a private endpoint. This policy deploys a private DNS Zone for IoT Central private endpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy - Configure IoT Central with private endpoints A private endpoint is a private IP address allocated inside a customer-owned virtual network via which an Azure resource is reachable. This policy deploys a private endpoint for your IoT Central to allow services inside your virtual network to reach IoT Central without requiring traffic to be sent to IoT Central's public endpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
IoT Central should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The private link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your IoT Central application instead of the entire service, you'll reduce your data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/iotcentral-network-security-using-pe. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
IoT Hub device provisioning service instances should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that IoT Hub device provisioning service instance isn't exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of the IoT Hub device provisioning instances. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/iotdpsvnet. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
IoT Hub device provisioning service instances should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to the IoT Hub device provisioning service, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/iotdpsvnet. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Modify - Configure Azure IoT Hubs to disable public network access Disabling the public network access property improves security by ensuring your Azure IoT Hub can only be accessed from a private endpoint. This policy disables public network access on IoT Hub resources. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Modify - Configure IoT Central to disable public network access Disabling the public network access property improves security by ensuring your IoT Central can only be accessed from a private endpoint. This policy disables public network access on IoT Hub resources. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Private endpoint should be enabled for IoT Hub Private endpoint connections enforce secure communication by enabling private connectivity to IoT Hub. Configure a private endpoint connection to enable access to traffic coming only from known networks and prevent access from all other IP addresses, including within Azure. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Public network access for Azure Device Update for IoT Hub accounts should be disabled Disabling the public network access property improves security by ensuring your Azure Device Update for IoT Hub accounts can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Public network access on Azure IoT Hub should be disabled Disabling the public network access property improves security by ensuring your Azure IoT Hub can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Public network access should be disabled for IoT Central To improve the security of IoT Central, ensure that it isn't exposed to the public internet and can only be accessed from a private endpoint. Disable the public network access property as described in https://aka.ms/iotcentral-restrict-public-access. This option disables access from any public address space outside the Azure IP range, and denies all logins that match IP or virtual network-based firewall rules. This reduces data leakage risks. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Resource logs in IoT Hub should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes; when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0

Key Vault

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Azure Key Vault Managed HSM keys should have an expiration date To use this policy in preview, you must first follow these instructions at https://aka.ms/mhsmgovernance. Cryptographic keys should have a defined expiration date and not be permanent. Keys that are valid forever provide a potential attacker with more time to compromise the key. It is a recommended security practice to set expiration dates on cryptographic keys. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Azure Key Vault Managed HSM Keys should have more than the specified number of days before expiration To use this policy in preview, you must first follow these instructions at https://aka.ms/mhsmgovernance. If a key is too close to expiration, an organizational delay to rotate the key may result in an outage. Keys should be rotated at a specified number of days prior to expiration to provide sufficient time to react to a failure. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Azure Key Vault Managed HSM keys using elliptic curve cryptography should have the specified curve names To use this policy in preview, you must first follow these instructions at https://aka.ms/mhsmgovernance. Keys backed by elliptic curve cryptography can have different curve names. Some applications are only compatible with specific elliptic curve keys. Enforce the types of elliptic curve keys that are allowed to be created in your environment. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Azure Key Vault Managed HSM keys using RSA cryptography should have a specified minimum key size To use this policy in preview, you must first follow these instructions at https://aka.ms/mhsmgovernance. Set the minimum allowed key size for use with your key vaults. Use of RSA keys with small key sizes is not a secure practice and doesn't meet many industry certification requirements. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Azure Key Vault Managed HSM should disable public network access Disable public network access for your Azure Key Vault Managed HSM so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/key-vault/managed-hsm/private-link#allow-trusted-services-to-access-managed-hsm. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Key Vault Managed HSM should use private link Private link provides a way to connect Azure Key Vault Managed HSM to your Azure resources without sending traffic over the public internet. Private link provides defense in depth protection against data exfiltration. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/key-vault/managed-hsm/private-link Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Certificates should be issued by one of the specified non-integrated certificate authorities Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying custom or internal certificate authorities that can issue certificates in your key vault. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Azure Key Vault Managed HSM to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Azure Key Vault Managed HSM so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/key-vault/managed-hsm/private-link#allow-trusted-services-to-access-managed-hsm. Modify, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Azure Key Vault Managed HSM with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Key Vault Managed HSM, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/key-vault/managed-hsm/private-link. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Azure Key Vault Managed HSM should have purge protection enabled Malicious deletion of an Azure Key Vault Managed HSM can lead to permanent data loss. A malicious insider in your organization can potentially delete and purge Azure Key Vault Managed HSM. Purge protection protects you from insider attacks by enforcing a mandatory retention period for soft deleted Azure Key Vault Managed HSM. No one inside your organization or Microsoft will be able to purge your Azure Key Vault Managed HSM during the soft delete retention period. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Key Vault should disable public network access Disable public network access for your key vault so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/akvprivatelink. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure Key Vault should have firewall enabled Enable the key vault firewall so that the key vault is not accessible by default to any public IPs. Optionally, you can configure specific IP ranges to limit access to those networks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/key-vault/general/network-security Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.2.1
Azure Key Vault should use RBAC permission model Enable RBAC permission model across Key Vaults. Learn more at: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/key-vault/general/rbac-migration Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Key Vaults should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to key vault, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/akvprivatelink. [parameters('audit_effect')] 1.2.1
Certificates should be issued by the specified integrated certificate authority Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying the Azure integrated certificate authorities that can issue certificates in your key vault such as Digicert or GlobalSign. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.0
Certificates should be issued by the specified non-integrated certificate authority Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying one custom or internal certificate authorities that can issue certificates in your key vault. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.1
Certificates should have the specified lifetime action triggers Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying whether a certificate lifetime action is triggered at a specific percentage of its lifetime or at a certain number of days prior to its expiration. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.0
Certificates should have the specified maximum validity period Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying the maximum amount of time that a certificate can be valid within your key vault. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.2.1
Certificates should not expire within the specified number of days Manage certificates that will expire within a specified number of days to ensure your organization has sufficient time to rotate the certificate prior to expiration. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.1
Certificates should use allowed key types Manage your organizational compliance requirements by restricting the key types allowed for certificates. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.0
Certificates using elliptic curve cryptography should have allowed curve names Manage the allowed elliptic curve names for ECC Certificates stored in key vault. More information can be found at https://aka.ms/akvpolicy. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.0
Certificates using RSA cryptography should have the specified minimum key size Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying a minimum key size for RSA certificates stored in your key vault. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 2.1.0
Configure Azure Key Vaults to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to key vault. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/akvprivatelink. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Azure Key Vaults with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to key vault, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/akvprivatelink. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure key vaults to enable firewall Enable the key vault firewall so that the key vault is not accessible by default to any public IPs. You can then configure specific IP ranges to limit access to those networks. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/key-vault/general/network-security Modify, Disabled 1.1.1
Deploy - Configure diagnostic settings for Azure Key Vault to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Azure Key Vault to stream resource logs to a Log Analytics workspace when any Key Vault which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1
Deploy - Configure diagnostic settings to an Event Hub to be enabled on Azure Key Vault Managed HSM Deploys the diagnostic settings for Azure Key Vault Managed HSM to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Azure Key Vault Managed HSM which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Key Vault to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Key Vault to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Key Vault which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.1
Key Vault keys should have an expiration date Cryptographic keys should have a defined expiration date and not be permanent. Keys that are valid forever provide a potential attacker with more time to compromise the key. It is a recommended security practice to set expiration dates on cryptographic keys. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.2
Key Vault secrets should have an expiration date Secrets should have a defined expiration date and not be permanent. Secrets that are valid forever provide a potential attacker with more time to compromise them. It is a recommended security practice to set expiration dates on secrets. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.2
Key vaults should have deletion protection enabled Malicious deletion of a key vault can lead to permanent data loss. You can prevent permanent data loss by enabling purge protection and soft delete. Purge protection protects you from insider attacks by enforcing a mandatory retention period for soft deleted key vaults. No one inside your organization or Microsoft will be able to purge your key vaults during the soft delete retention period. Keep in mind that key vaults created after September 1st 2019 have soft-delete enabled by default. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.1.0
Key vaults should have soft delete enabled Deleting a key vault without soft delete enabled permanently deletes all secrets, keys, and certificates stored in the key vault. Accidental deletion of a key vault can lead to permanent data loss. Soft delete allows you to recover an accidentally deleted key vault for a configurable retention period. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.0.0
Keys should be backed by a hardware security module (HSM) An HSM is a hardware security module that stores keys. An HSM provides a physical layer of protection for cryptographic keys. The cryptographic key cannot leave a physical HSM which provides a greater level of security than a software key. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Keys should be the specified cryptographic type RSA or EC Some applications require the use of keys backed by a specific cryptographic type. Enforce a particular cryptographic key type, RSA or EC, in your environment. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Keys should have a rotation policy ensuring that their rotation is scheduled within the specified number of days after creation. Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying the maximum number of days after key creation until it must be rotated. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Keys should have more than the specified number of days before expiration If a key is too close to expiration, an organizational delay to rotate the key may result in an outage. Keys should be rotated at a specified number of days prior to expiration to provide sufficient time to react to a failure. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Keys should have the specified maximum validity period Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying the maximum amount of time in days that a key can be valid within your key vault. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Keys should not be active for longer than the specified number of days Specify the number of days that a key should be active. Keys that are used for an extended period of time increase the probability that an attacker could compromise the key. As a good security practice, make sure that your keys have not been active longer than two years. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Keys using elliptic curve cryptography should have the specified curve names Keys backed by elliptic curve cryptography can have different curve names. Some applications are only compatible with specific elliptic curve keys. Enforce the types of elliptic curve keys that are allowed to be created in your environment. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Keys using RSA cryptography should have a specified minimum key size Set the minimum allowed key size for use with your key vaults. Use of RSA keys with small key sizes is not a secure practice and doesn't meet many industry certification requirements. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Resource logs in Azure Key Vault Managed HSM should be enabled To recreate activity trails for investigation purposes when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised, you may want to audit by enabling resource logs on Managed HSMs. Please follow the instructions here: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/key-vault/managed-hsm/logging. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Resource logs in Key Vault should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.0.0
Secrets should have content type set A content type tag helps identify whether a secret is a password, connection string, etc. Different secrets have different rotation requirements. Content type tag should be set on secrets. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Secrets should have more than the specified number of days before expiration If a secret is too close to expiration, an organizational delay to rotate the secret may result in an outage. Secrets should be rotated at a specified number of days prior to expiration to provide sufficient time to react to a failure. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Secrets should have the specified maximum validity period Manage your organizational compliance requirements by specifying the maximum amount of time in days that a secret can be valid within your key vault. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Secrets should not be active for longer than the specified number of days If your secrets were created with an activation date set in the future, you must ensure that your secrets have not been active for longer than the specified duration. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1

Kubernetes

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: [Image Integrity] Kubernetes clusters should only use images signed by notation Use images signed by notation to ensure that images come from trusted sources and will not be maliciously modified. For more info, visit https://aka.ms/aks/image-integrity Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters should have Microsoft Defender for Cloud extension installed Microsoft Defender for Cloud extension for Azure Arc provides threat protection for your Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters. The extension collects data from all nodes in the cluster and sends it to the Azure Defender for Kubernetes backend in the cloud for further analysis. Learn more in https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/defender-for-cloud/defender-for-containers-enable?pivots=defender-for-container-arc. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 6.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Cannot Edit Individual Nodes Cannot Edit Individual Nodes. Users should not edit individual nodes. Please edit node pools. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters to install Microsoft Defender for Cloud extension Microsoft Defender for Cloud extension for Azure Arc provides threat protection for your Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters. The extension collects data from all nodes in the cluster and sends it to the Azure Defender for Kubernetes backend in the cloud for further analysis. Learn more in https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/defender-for-cloud/defender-for-containers-enable?pivots=defender-for-container-arc. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 7.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Deploy Image Integrity on Azure Kubernetes Service Deploy both Image Integrity and Policy Add-Ons Azure Kubernetes clusters. For more info, visit https://aka.ms/aks/image-integrity DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.5-preview
[Preview]: Kubernetes cluster containers should only pull images when image pull secrets are present Restrict containers' image pulls to enforce the presence of ImagePullSecrets, ensuring secure and authorized access to images within a Kubernetes cluster Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Kubernetes cluster services should use unique selectors Ensure that Services in a namespace have unique selectors. This policy relies on Gatekeeper data replication and syncs all ingress resources into OPA. Prior to applying this policy, please confirm that syncing ingress resources won't exceed your memory capacity. The policy parameters apply to specific namespaces, but it syncs all resources of that type across all namespaces. This policy is currently in preview for Kubernetes Service (AKS) Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Kubernetes cluster should implement accurate Pod Disruption Budgets Prevents customers from applying bad Pod Disruption Budgets. This policy relies on Gatekeeper data replication, and all ingress resources scoped to this policy will be synced into OPA. Please verify that the ingresses resources being synced won't overwhelm your memory capacity prior to assigning this policy. The policy parameters will evaluate only certain namespaces, but all resources of that kind in all namespaces will get synced. This policy is in preview for Kubernetes Service (AKS). Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Kubernetes clusters should restrict creation of given resource type Given Kubernetes resource type should not be deployed in certain namespace. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.2.0-preview
[Preview]: Must Have Anti Affinity Rules Set Requires affinity rules to be set. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: No AKS Specific Labels Prevents customers from applying AKS specific labels Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Reserved System Pool Taints Restricts the CriticalAddonsOnly taint to just the system pool Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters should have the Azure Policy extension installed The Azure Policy extension for Azure Arc provides at-scale enforcements and safeguards on your Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters in a centralized, consistent manner. Learn more at https://aka.ms/akspolicydoc. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes clusters should have the Open Service Mesh extension installed Open Service Mesh extension provides all standard service mesh capabilities for security, traffic management and observability of application services. Learn more here: https://aka.ms/arc-osm-doc DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes clusters should have the Strimzi Kafka extension installed Strimzi Kafka extension provides the operators to install Kafka for building real-time data pipelines and streaming applications with security and observability capabilities. Learn more here: https://aka.ms/arc-strimzikafka-doc. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Kubernetes Clusters should enable Container Storage Interface(CSI) The Container Storage Interface (CSI) is a standard for exposing arbitrary block and file storage systems to containerized workloads on Azure Kubernetes Service. To learn more, https://aka.ms/aks-csi-driver Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Kubernetes Clusters should enable Key Management Service (KMS) Use Key Management Service (KMS) to encrypt secret data at rest in etcd for Kubernetes cluster security. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks/kmsetcdencryption. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Kubernetes Clusters should use Azure CNI Azure CNI is a prerequisite for some Azure Kubernetes Service features, including Azure network policies, Windows node pools and virtual nodes add-on. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks-azure-cni Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should disable Command Invoke Disabling command invoke can enhance the security by avoiding bypass of restricted network access or Kubernetes role-based access control Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should enable cluster auto-upgrade AKS cluster auto-upgrade can ensure your clusters are up to date and don't miss the latest features or patches from AKS and upstream Kubernetes. Learn more at: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/auto-upgrade-cluster. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should enable Image Cleaner Image Cleaner performs automatic vulnerable, unused image identification and removal, which mitigates the risk of stale images and reduces the time required to clean them up. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks/image-cleaner. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should enable Microsoft Entra ID integration AKS-managed Microsoft Entra ID integration can manage the access to the clusters by configuring Kubernetes role-based access control (Kubernetes RBAC) based on a user's identity or directory group membership. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks-managed-aad. Audit, Disabled 1.0.2
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should enable node os auto-upgrade AKS node OS auto-upgrade controls node-level OS security updates. Learn more at: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/auto-upgrade-node-image. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should enable workload identity Workload identity allows to assign a unique identity to each Kubernetes Pod and associate it with Azure AD protected resources such as Azure Key Vault, enabling secure access to these resources from within the Pod. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks/wi. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Kubernetes Service clusters should have Defender profile enabled Microsoft Defender for Containers provides cloud-native Kubernetes security capabilities including environment hardening, workload protection, and run-time protection. When you enable the SecurityProfile.AzureDefender on your Azure Kubernetes Service cluster, an agent is deployed to your cluster to collect security event data. Learn more about Microsoft Defender for Containers in https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/defender-for-cloud/defender-for-containers-introduction?tabs=defender-for-container-arch-aks Audit, Disabled 2.0.1
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks-disable-local-accounts. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters should use managed identities Use managed identities to wrap around service principals, simplify cluster management and avoid the complexity required to managed service principals. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks-update-managed-identities Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Kubernetes Service Private Clusters should be enabled Enable the private cluster feature for your Azure Kubernetes Service cluster to ensure network traffic between your API server and your node pools remains on the private network only. This is a common requirement in many regulatory and industry compliance standards. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Policy Add-on for Kubernetes service (AKS) should be installed and enabled on your clusters Azure Policy Add-on for Kubernetes service (AKS) extends Gatekeeper v3, an admission controller webhook for Open Policy Agent (OPA), to apply at-scale enforcements and safeguards on your clusters in a centralized, consistent manner. Audit, Disabled 1.0.2
Both operating systems and data disks in Azure Kubernetes Service clusters should be encrypted by customer-managed keys Encrypting OS and data disks using customer-managed keys provides more control and greater flexibility in key management. This is a common requirement in many regulatory and industry compliance standards. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters to install the Azure Policy extension Deploy Azure Policy's extension for Azure Arc to provide at-scale enforcements and safeguard your Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters in a centralized, consistent manner. Learn more at https://aka.ms/akspolicydoc. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Azure Kubernetes Service clusters to enable Defender profile Microsoft Defender for Containers provides cloud-native Kubernetes security capabilities including environment hardening, workload protection, and run-time protection. When you enable the SecurityProfile.Defender on your Azure Kubernetes Service cluster, an agent is deployed to your cluster to collect security event data. Learn more about Microsoft Defender for Containers: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/defender-for-cloud/defender-for-containers-introduction?tabs=defender-for-container-arch-aks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.4
Configure installation of Flux extension on Kubernetes cluster Install Flux extension on Kubernetes cluster to enable deployment of 'fluxconfigurations' in the cluster DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with Flux v2 configuration using Bucket source and secrets in KeyVault Deploy a 'fluxConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined Bucket. This definition requires a Bucket SecretKey stored in Key Vault. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/GitOpsFlux2Policy. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with Flux v2 configuration using Git repository and HTTPS CA Certificate Deploy a 'fluxConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined Git repository. This definition requires a HTTPS CA Certificate. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/GitOpsFlux2Policy. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Kubernetes clusters with Flux v2 configuration using Git repository and HTTPS secrets Deploy a 'fluxConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined Git repository. This definition requires a HTTPS key secret stored in Key Vault. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/GitOpsFlux2Policy. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with Flux v2 configuration using Git repository and local secrets Deploy a 'fluxConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined Git repository. This definition requires local authentication secrets stored in the Kubernetes cluster. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/GitOpsFlux2Policy. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with Flux v2 configuration using Git repository and SSH secrets Deploy a 'fluxConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined Git repository. This definition requires a SSH private key secret stored in Key Vault. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/GitOpsFlux2Policy. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with Flux v2 configuration using public Git repository Deploy a 'fluxConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined Git repository. This definition requires no secrets. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/GitOpsFlux2Policy. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with specified Flux v2 Bucket source using local secrets Deploy a 'fluxConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined Bucket. This definition requires local authentication secrets stored in the Kubernetes cluster. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/GitOpsFlux2Policy. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with specified GitOps configuration using HTTPS secrets Deploy a 'sourceControlConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined git repo. This definition requires HTTPS user and key secrets stored in Key Vault. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/K8sGitOpsPolicy. auditIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with specified GitOps configuration using no secrets Deploy a 'sourceControlConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined git repo. This definition requires no secrets. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/K8sGitOpsPolicy. auditIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Kubernetes clusters with specified GitOps configuration using SSH secrets Deploy a 'sourceControlConfiguration' to Kubernetes clusters to assure that the clusters get their source of truth for workloads and configurations from the defined git repo. This definition requires a SSH private key secret in Key Vault. For instructions, visit https://aka.ms/K8sGitOpsPolicy. auditIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, deployIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Microsoft Entra ID integrated Azure Kubernetes Service Clusters with required Admin Group Access Ensure to improve cluster security by centrally govern Administrator access to Microsoft Entra ID integrated AKS clusters. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.4
Configure Node OS Auto upgrade on Azure Kubernetes Cluster Use Node OS auto-upgrade to control node-level OS security updates of Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters. For more info, visit https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/auto-upgrade-node-image. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Deploy - Configure diagnostic settings for Azure Kubernetes Service to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Azure Kubernetes Service to stream resource logs to a Log Analytics workspace. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Deploy Azure Policy Add-on to Azure Kubernetes Service clusters Use Azure Policy Add-on to manage and report on the compliance state of your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters. For more information, see https://aka.ms/akspolicydoc. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.1
Deploy Image Cleaner on Azure Kubernetes Service Deploy Image Cleaner on Azure Kubernetes clusters. For more info, visit https://aka.ms/aks/image-cleaner DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.4
Deploy Planned Maintenance to schedule and control upgrades for your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster Planned Maintenance allows you to schedule weekly maintenance windows to perform updates and minimize workload impact. Once scheduled, upgrades occur only during the window you selected. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/aks/planned-maintenance DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Disable Command Invoke on Azure Kubernetes Service clusters Disabling command invoke can enhance the security by rejecting invoke-command access to the cluster DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Ensure cluster containers have readiness or liveness probes configured This policy enforces that all pods have a readiness and/or liveness probes configured. Probe Types can be any of tcpSocket, httpGet and exec. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For instructions on using this policy, visit https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.2.0
Kubernetes cluster containers CPU and memory resource limits should not exceed the specified limits Enforce container CPU and memory resource limits to prevent resource exhaustion attacks in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 9.2.0
Kubernetes cluster containers should not share host process ID or host IPC namespace Block pod containers from sharing the host process ID namespace and host IPC namespace in a Kubernetes cluster. This recommendation is part of CIS 5.2.2 and CIS 5.2.3 which are intended to improve the security of your Kubernetes environments. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 5.1.0
Kubernetes cluster containers should not use forbidden sysctl interfaces Containers should not use forbidden sysctl interfaces in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 7.1.1
Kubernetes cluster containers should only use allowed AppArmor profiles Containers should only use allowed AppArmor profiles in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 6.1.1
Kubernetes cluster containers should only use allowed capabilities Restrict the capabilities to reduce the attack surface of containers in a Kubernetes cluster. This recommendation is part of CIS 5.2.8 and CIS 5.2.9 which are intended to improve the security of your Kubernetes environments. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 6.1.0
Kubernetes cluster containers should only use allowed images Use images from trusted registries to reduce the Kubernetes cluster's exposure risk to unknown vulnerabilities, security issues and malicious images. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 9.2.0
Kubernetes cluster containers should only use allowed ProcMountType Pod containers can only use allowed ProcMountTypes in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 8.1.1
Kubernetes cluster containers should only use allowed pull policy Restrict containers' pull policy to enforce containers to use only allowed images on deployments Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.1.0
Kubernetes cluster containers should only use allowed seccomp profiles Pod containers can only use allowed seccomp profiles in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 7.1.1
Kubernetes cluster containers should run with a read only root file system Run containers with a read only root file system to protect from changes at run-time with malicious binaries being added to PATH in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 6.2.0
Kubernetes cluster pod FlexVolume volumes should only use allowed drivers Pod FlexVolume volumes should only use allowed drivers in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 5.1.1
Kubernetes cluster pod hostPath volumes should only use allowed host paths Limit pod HostPath volume mounts to the allowed host paths in a Kubernetes Cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 6.1.1
Kubernetes cluster pods and containers should only run with approved user and group IDs Control the user, primary group, supplemental group and file system group IDs that pods and containers can use to run in a Kubernetes Cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 6.1.1
Kubernetes cluster pods and containers should only use allowed SELinux options Pods and containers should only use allowed SELinux options in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 7.1.1
Kubernetes cluster pods should only use allowed volume types Pods can only use allowed volume types in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 5.1.1
Kubernetes cluster pods should only use approved host network and port range Restrict pod access to the host network and the allowable host port range in a Kubernetes cluster. This recommendation is part of CIS 5.2.4 which is intended to improve the security of your Kubernetes environments. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 6.1.0
Kubernetes cluster pods should use specified labels Use specified labels to identify the pods in a Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 7.1.0
Kubernetes cluster services should listen only on allowed ports Restrict services to listen only on allowed ports to secure access to the Kubernetes cluster. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 8.1.0
Kubernetes cluster services should only use allowed external IPs Use allowed external IPs to avoid the potential attack (CVE-2020-8554) in a Kubernetes cluster. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 5.1.0
Kubernetes cluster should not allow privileged containers Do not allow privileged containers creation in a Kubernetes cluster. This recommendation is part of CIS 5.2.1 which is intended to improve the security of your Kubernetes environments. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 9.1.0
Kubernetes cluster should not use naked pods Block usage of naked Pods. Naked Pods will not be rescheduled in the event of a node failure. Pods should be managed by Deployment, Replicset, Daemonset or Jobs Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.1.0
Kubernetes cluster Windows containers should not overcommit cpu and memory Windows container resource requests should be less or equal to the resource limit or unspecified to avoid overcommit. If Windows memory is over-provisioned it will process pages in disk - which can slow down performance - instead of terminating the container with out-of-memory Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.1.0
Kubernetes cluster Windows containers should not run as ContainerAdministrator Prevent usage of ContainerAdministrator as the user to execute the container processes for Windows pods or containers. This recommendation is intended to improve the security of Windows nodes. For more information, see https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/windows/intro/ . Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Kubernetes cluster Windows containers should only run with approved user and domain user group Control the user that Windows pods and containers can use to run in a Kubernetes Cluster. This recommendation is part of Pod Security Policies on Windows nodes which are intended to improve the security of your Kubernetes environments. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should be accessible only over HTTPS Use of HTTPS ensures authentication and protects data in transit from network layer eavesdropping attacks. This capability is currently generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and in preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more info, visit https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 8.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should disable automounting API credentials Disable automounting API credentials to prevent a potentially compromised Pod resource to run API commands against Kubernetes clusters. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 4.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should ensure that the cluster-admin role is only used where required The role 'cluster-admin' provides wide-ranging powers over the environment and should be used only where and when needed. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Kubernetes clusters should minimize wildcard use in role and cluster role Using wildcards '*' can be a security risk because it grants broad permissions that may not be necessary for a specific role. If a role has too many permissions, it could potentially be abused by an attacker or compromised user to gain unauthorized access to resources in the cluster. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Kubernetes clusters should not allow container privilege escalation Do not allow containers to run with privilege escalation to root in a Kubernetes cluster. This recommendation is part of CIS 5.2.5 which is intended to improve the security of your Kubernetes environments. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 7.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should not allow endpoint edit permissions of ClusterRole/system:aggregate-to-edit ClusterRole/system:aggregate-to-edit should not allow endpoint edit permissions due to CVE-2021-25740, Endpoint & EndpointSlice permissions allow cross-Namespace forwarding, https://github.com/kubernetes/kubernetes/issues/103675. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. Audit, Disabled 3.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should not grant CAP_SYS_ADMIN security capabilities To reduce the attack surface of your containers, restrict CAP_SYS_ADMIN Linux capabilities. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 5.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should not use specific security capabilities Prevent specific security capabilities in Kubernetes clusters to prevent ungranted privileges on the Pod resource. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 5.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should not use the default namespace Prevent usage of the default namespace in Kubernetes clusters to protect against unauthorized access for ConfigMap, Pod, Secret, Service, and ServiceAccount resource types. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 4.1.0
Kubernetes clusters should use Container Storage Interface(CSI) driver StorageClass The Container Storage Interface (CSI) is a standard for exposing arbitrary block and file storage systems to containerized workloads on Kubernetes. In-tree provisioner StorageClass should be deprecated since AKS version 1.21. To learn more, https://aka.ms/aks-csi-driver Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.2.0
Kubernetes clusters should use internal load balancers Use internal load balancers to make a Kubernetes service accessible only to applications running in the same virtual network as the Kubernetes cluster. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 8.1.0
Kubernetes resources should have required annotations Ensure that required annotations are attached on a given Kubernetes resource kind for improved resource management of your Kubernetes resources. This policy is generally available for Kubernetes Service (AKS), and preview for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. For more information, see https://aka.ms/kubepolicydoc. Audit, Deny, Disabled 3.1.0
Resource logs in Azure Kubernetes Service should be enabled Azure Kubernetes Service's resource logs can help recreate activity trails when investigating security incidents. Enable it to make sure the logs will exist when needed AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Temp disks and cache for agent node pools in Azure Kubernetes Service clusters should be encrypted at host To enhance data security, the data stored on the virtual machine (VM) host of your Azure Kubernetes Service nodes VMs should be encrypted at rest. This is a common requirement in many regulatory and industry compliance standards. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1

Lab Services

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Lab Services should enable all options for auto shutdown This policy provides helps with cost management by enforcing all automatic shutdown options are enabled for a lab. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Lab Services should not allow template virtual machines for labs This policy prevents creation and customization of a template virtual machines for labs managed through Lab Services. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Lab Services should require non-admin user for labs This policy requires non-admin user accounts to be created for the labs managed through lab-services. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0
Lab Services should restrict allowed virtual machine SKU sizes This policy enables you to restrict certain Compute VM SKUs for labs managed through Lab Services. This will restrict certain virtual machine sizes. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0

Lighthouse

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Allow managing tenant ids to onboard through Azure Lighthouse Restricting Azure Lighthouse delegations to specific managing tenants increases security by limiting those who can manage your Azure resources. deny 1.0.1
Audit delegation of scopes to a managing tenant Audit delegation of scopes to a managing tenant via Azure Lighthouse. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0

Logic Apps

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Logic Apps Integration Service Environment should be encrypted with customer-managed keys Deploy into Integration Service Environment to manage encryption at rest of Logic Apps data using customer-managed keys. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Logic Apps should be deployed into Integration Service Environment Deploying Logic Apps into Integration Service Environment in a virtual network unlocks advanced Logic Apps networking and security features and provides you with greater control over your network configuration. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/integration-service-environment. Deploying into Integration Service Environment also allows encryption with customer-managed keys which provides enhanced data protection by allowing you to manage your encryption keys. This is often to meet compliance requirements. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Resource logs in Logic Apps should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes; when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.1.0

Machine Learning

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Azure Machine Learning Model Registry Deployments are restricted except for the allowed Registry Only deploy Registry Models in the allowed Registry and that are not restricted. Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Azure Machine Learning Compute Instance should have idle shutdown. Having an idle shutdown schedule reduces cost by shutting down computes that are idle after a pre-determined period of activity. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Machine Learning compute instances should be recreated to get the latest software updates Ensure Azure Machine Learning compute instances run on the latest available operating system. Security is improved and vulnerabilities reduced by running with the latest security patches. For more information, visit https://aka.ms/azureml-ci-updates/. [parameters('effects')] 1.0.3
Azure Machine Learning Computes should be in a virtual network Azure Virtual Networks provide enhanced security and isolation for your Azure Machine Learning Compute Clusters and Instances, as well as subnets, access control policies, and other features to further restrict access. When a compute is configured with a virtual network, it is not publicly addressable and can only be accessed from virtual machines and applications within the virtual network. Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Machine Learning Computes should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Machine Learning Computes require Azure Active Directory identities exclusively for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-ml-aad-policy. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.1
Azure Machine Learning workspaces should be encrypted with a customer-managed key Manage encryption at rest of Azure Machine Learning workspace data with customer-managed keys. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/azureml-workspaces-cmk. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.3
Azure Machine Learning Workspaces should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that the Machine Learning Workspaces aren't exposed on the public internet. You can control exposure of your workspaces by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/machine-learning/how-to-configure-private-link?view=azureml-api-2&tabs=azure-portal. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.1
Azure Machine Learning workspaces should enable V1LegacyMode to support network isolation backward compatibility Azure ML is making a transition to a new V2 API platform on Azure Resource Manager and you can control API platform version using V1LegacyMode parameter. Enabling the V1LegacyMode parameter will enable you to keep your workspaces in the same network isolation as V1, though you won't have use of the new V2 features. We recommend turning on V1 Legacy Mode only when you want to keep the AzureML control plane data inside your private networks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/V1LegacyMode. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Machine Learning workspaces should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Machine Learning workspaces, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/machine-learning/how-to-configure-private-link. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Machine Learning workspaces should use user-assigned managed identity Manange access to Azure ML workspace and associated resources, Azure Container Registry, KeyVault, Storage, and App Insights using user-assigned managed identity. By default, system-assigned managed identity is used by Azure ML workspace to access the associated resources. User-assigned managed identity allows you to create the identity as an Azure resource and maintain the life cycle of that identity. Learn more at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/machine-learning/how-to-use-managed-identities?tabs=python. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Machine Learning Computes to disable local authentication methods Disable location authentication methods so that your Machine Learning Computes require Azure Active Directory identities exclusively for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-ml-aad-policy. Modify, Disabled 2.0.1
Configure Azure Machine Learning workspace to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Machine Learning workspaces. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/machine-learning/how-to-network-security-overview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Azure Machine Learning Workspaces to disable public network access Disable public network access for Azure Machine Learning Workspaces so that your workspaces aren't accessible over the public internet. This helps protect the workspaces against data leakage risks. You can control exposure of your workspaces by creating private endpoints instead. Learn more at: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/machine-learning/how-to-configure-private-link?view=azureml-api-2&tabs=azure-portal. Modify, Disabled 1.0.3
Configure Azure Machine Learning workspaces with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Machine Learning workspace, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/machine-learning/how-to-configure-private-link. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure diagnostic settings for Azure Machine Learning Workspaces to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Azure Machine Learning Workspaces to stream resource logs to a Log Analytics Workspace when any Azure Machine Learning Workspace which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Resource logs in Azure Machine Learning Workspaces should be enabled Resource logs enable recreating activity trails to use for investigation purposes when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1

Managed Application

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(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Application definition for Managed Application should use customer provided storage account Use your own storage account to control the application definition data when this is a regulatory or compliance requirement. You can choose to store your managed application definition within a storage account provided by you during creation, so that its location and access can be fully managed by you to fulfill regulatory compliance requirements. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Deploy associations for a managed application Deploys an association resource that associates selected resource types to the specified managed application. This policy deployment does not support nested resource types. deployIfNotExists 1.0.0

Managed Grafana

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Managed Grafana should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Managed Grafana, you can reduce data leakage risks. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Managed Grafana workspaces should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that your Azure Managed Grafana workspace isn't exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of your workspaces. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Managed Grafana dashboards with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Managed Grafana, you can reduce data leakage risks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Managed Grafana workspaces to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Azure Managed Grafana workspace so that it's not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Managed Grafana workspaces to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Managed Grafana workspaces. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Managed Identity

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Managed Identity Federated Credentials from Azure Kubernetes should be from trusted sources This policy limits federeation with Azure Kubernetes clusters to only clusters from approved tenants, approved regions, and a specific exception list of additional clusters. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Managed Identity Federated Credentials from GitHub should be from trusted repository owners This policy limits federation with GitHub repos to only approved repository owners. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Managed Identity Federated Credentials should be from allowed issuer types This policy limits whether Managed Identities can use federated credentials, which common issuer types are allowed, and provides a list of allowed issuer exceptions. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Assign Built-In User-Assigned Managed Identity to Virtual Machine Scale Sets Create and assign a built-in user-assigned managed identity or assign a pre-created user-assigned managed identity at scale to virtual machine scale sets. For more detailed documentation, visit aka.ms/managedidentitypolicy. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.6-preview
[Preview]: Assign Built-In User-Assigned Managed Identity to Virtual Machines Create and assign a built-in user-assigned managed identity or assign a pre-created user-assigned managed identity at scale to virtual machines. For more detailed documentation, visit aka.ms/managedidentitypolicy. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.6-preview

Maps

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
CORS should not allow every resource to access your map account. Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) should not allow all domains to access your map account. Allow only required domains to interact with your map account. Disabled, Audit, Deny 1.0.0

Media Services

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Media Services accounts should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that Media Services resources are not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of Media Services resources. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/mediaservicesprivatelinkdocs. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Media Services accounts should use an API that supports Private Link Media Services accounts should be created with an API that supports private link. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Media Services accounts that allow access to the legacy v2 API should be blocked The Media Services legacy v2 API allows requests that cannot be managed using Azure Policy. Media Services resources created using the 2020-05-01 API or later block access to the legacy v2 API. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Media Services content key policies should use token authentication Content key policies define the conditions that must be met to access content keys. A token restriction ensures content keys can only be accessed by users that have valid tokens from an authentication service, for example Microsoft Entra ID. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Media Services jobs with HTTPS inputs should limit input URIs to permitted URI patterns Restrict HTTPS inputs used by Media Services jobs to known endpoints. Inputs from HTTPS endpoints can be disabled entirely by setting an empty list of allowed job input patterns. Where job inputs specify a 'baseUri' the patterns will be matched against this value; when 'baseUri' is not set, the pattern is matched against the 'files' property. Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Media Services should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Use customer-managed keys to manage the encryption at rest of your Media Services accounts. By default, customer data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance standards. Customer-managed keys enable the data to be encrypted with an Azure Key Vault key created and owned by you. You have full control and responsibility for the key lifecycle, including rotation and management. Learn more at https://aka.ms/mediaservicescmkdocs. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Media Services should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Media Services, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/mediaservicesprivatelinkdocs. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Media Services to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Media Services account. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/mediaservicesprivatelinkdocs. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Media Services with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Media Services, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/mediaservicesprivatelinkdocs. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Migrate

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Configure Azure Migrate resources to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to your Azure Migrate project. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/privatednszone. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0

Monitoring

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Configure Azure Arc-enabled Linux machines with Log Analytics agents connected to default Log Analytics workspace Protect your Azure Arc-enabled Linux machines with Microsoft Defender for Cloud capabilities, by installing Log Analytics agents that send data to a default Log Analytics workspace created by Microsoft Defender for Cloud. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Azure Arc-enabled Windows machines with Log Analytics agents connected to default Log Analytics workspace Protect your Azure Arc-enabled Windows machines with Microsoft Defender for Cloud capabilities, by installing Log Analytics agents that send data to a default Log Analytics workspace created by Microsoft Defender for Cloud. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure system-assigned managed identity to enable Azure Monitor assignments on VMs Configure system-assigned managed identity to virtual machines hosted in Azure that are supported by Azure Monitor and do not have a system-assigned managed identity. A system-assigned managed identity is a prerequisite for all Azure Monitor assignments and must be added to machines before using any Azure Monitor extension. Target virtual machines must be in a supported location. Modify, Disabled 6.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Log Analytics Extension should be enabled for listed virtual machine images Reports virtual machines as non-compliant if the virtual machine image is not in the list defined and the extension is not installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Log Analytics extension should be installed on your Linux Azure Arc machines This policy audits Linux Azure Arc machines if the Log Analytics extension is not installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Log Analytics extension should be installed on your Windows Azure Arc machines This policy audits Windows Azure Arc machines if the Log Analytics extension is not installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Network traffic data collection agent should be installed on Linux virtual machines Security Center uses the Microsoft Dependency agent to collect network traffic data from your Azure virtual machines to enable advanced network protection features such as traffic visualization on the network map, network hardening recommendations and specific network threats. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2-preview
[Preview]: Network traffic data collection agent should be installed on Windows virtual machines Security Center uses the Microsoft Dependency agent to collect network traffic data from your Azure virtual machines to enable advanced network protection features such as traffic visualization on the network map, network hardening recommendations and specific network threats. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2-preview
Activity log should be retained for at least one year This policy audits the activity log if the retention is not set for 365 days or forever (retention days set to 0). AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
An activity log alert should exist for specific Administrative operations This policy audits specific Administrative operations with no activity log alerts configured. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
An activity log alert should exist for specific Policy operations This policy audits specific Policy operations with no activity log alerts configured. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
An activity log alert should exist for specific Security operations This policy audits specific Security operations with no activity log alerts configured. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Application Insights components should block log ingestion and querying from public networks Improve Application Insights security by blocking log ingestion and querying from public networks. Only private-link connected networks will be able to ingest and query logs of this component. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AzMonPrivateLink#configure-application-insights. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Application Insights components should block non-Azure Active Directory based ingestion. Enforcing log ingestion to require Azure Active Directory authentication prevents unauthenticated logs from an attacker which could lead to incorrect status, false alerts, and incorrect logs stored in the system. Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Application Insights components with Private Link enabled should use Bring Your Own Storage accounts for profiler and debugger. To support private link and customer-managed key policies, create your own storage account for profiler and debugger. Learn more in https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/app/profiler-bring-your-own-storage Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Audit diagnostic setting for selected resource types Audit diagnostic setting for selected resource types. Be sure to select only resource types which support diagnostics settings. AuditIfNotExists 2.0.1
Azure Application Gateway should have Resource logs enabled Enable Resource logs for Azure Application Gateway (plus WAF) and stream to a Log Analytics workspace. Get detailed visibility into inbound web traffic and actions taken to mitigate attacks. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Front Door should have Resource logs enabled Enable Resource logs for Azure Front Door (plus WAF) and stream to a Log Analytics workspace. Get detailed visibility into inbound web traffic and actions taken to mitigate attacks. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Front Door Standard or Premium (Plus WAF) should have resource logs enabled Enable Resource logs for Azure Front Door Standard or Premium (plus WAF) and stream to a Log Analytics workspace. Get detailed visibility into inbound web traffic and actions taken to mitigate attacks. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Log Search Alerts over Log Analytics workspaces should use customer-managed keys Ensure that Azure Log Search Alerts are implementing customer-managed keys, by storing the query text using the storage account that the customer had provided for the queried Log Analytics workspace. For more information, visit https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/platform/customer-managed-keys#customer-managed-key-overview. Audit, Disabled, Deny 1.0.0
Azure Monitor log profile should collect logs for categories 'write,' 'delete,' and 'action' This policy ensures that a log profile collects logs for categories 'write,' 'delete,' and 'action' AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Monitor Logs clusters should be created with infrastructure-encryption enabled (double encryption) To ensure secure data encryption is enabled at the service level and the infrastructure level with two different encryption algorithms and two different keys, use an Azure Monitor dedicated cluster. This option is enabled by default when supported at the region, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/platform/customer-managed-keys#customer-managed-key-overview. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure Monitor Logs clusters should be encrypted with customer-managed key Create Azure Monitor logs cluster with customer-managed keys encryption. By default, the log data is encrypted with service-managed keys, but customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance. Customer-managed key in Azure Monitor gives you more control over the access to you data, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/platform/customer-managed-keys. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure Monitor Logs for Application Insights should be linked to a Log Analytics workspace Link the Application Insights component to a Log Analytics workspace for logs encryption. Customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance and for more control over the access to your data in Azure Monitor. Linking your component to a Log Analytics workspace that's enabled with a customer-managed key, ensures that your Application Insights logs meet this compliance requirement, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/platform/customer-managed-keys. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Azure Monitor Private Link Scope should block access to non private link resources Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure resources through a private endpoint to an Azure Monitor Private Link scope (AMPLS). Private Link Access modes are set on your AMPLS to control whether ingestion and query requests from your networks can reach all resources, or only Private Link resources (to prevent data exfiltration). Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/logs/private-link-security#private-link-access-modes-private-only-vs-open. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Monitor Private Link Scope should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Monitor Private Links Scope, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/logs/private-link-security. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Monitor should collect activity logs from all regions This policy audits the Azure Monitor log profile which does not export activities from all Azure supported regions including global. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Azure Monitor solution 'Security and Audit' must be deployed This policy ensures that Security and Audit is deployed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure subscriptions should have a log profile for Activity Log This policy ensures if a log profile is enabled for exporting activity logs. It audits if there is no log profile created to export the logs either to a storage account or to an event hub. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Activity logs to stream to specified Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Azure Activity to stream subscriptions audit logs to a Log Analytics workspace to monitor subscription-level events DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Application Insights components to disable public network access for log ingestion and querying Disable components log ingestion and querying from public networks access to improve security. Only private-link connected networks will be able to ingest and query logs on this workspace. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AzMonPrivateLink#configure-application-insights. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Azure Log Analytics workspaces to disable public network access for log ingestion and querying Improve workspace security by blocking log ingestion and querying from public networks. Only private-link connected networks will be able to ingest and query logs on this workspace. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AzMonPrivateLink#configure-log-analytics. Modify, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Azure Monitor Private Link Scope to block access to non private link resources Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual networks to Azure resources through a private endpoint to an Azure Monitor Private Link scope (AMPLS). Private Link Access modes are set on your AMPLS to control whether ingestion and query requests from your networks can reach all resources, or only Private Link resources (to prevent data exfiltration). Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/logs/private-link-security#private-link-access-modes-private-only-vs-open. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Monitor Private Link Scope to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to Azure Monitor private link scope. Learn more at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/logs/private-link-security#connect-to-a-private-endpoint. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Monitor Private Link Scopes with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual networks to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Monitor Private Link Scopes, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more about private links at: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/logs/private-link-security. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Dependency agent on Azure Arc enabled Linux servers Enable VM insights on servers and machines connected to Azure through Arc enabled servers by installing the Dependency agent virtual machine extension. VM insights uses the Dependency agent to collect network metrics and discovered data about processes running on the machine and external process dependencies. See more - https://aka.ms/vminsightsdocs. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure Dependency agent on Azure Arc enabled Linux servers with Azure Monitoring Agent settings Enable VM insights on servers and machines connected to Azure through Arc enabled servers by installing the Dependency agent virtual machine extension with Azure Monitoring Agent settings. VM insights uses the Dependency agent to collect network metrics and discovered data about processes running on the machine and external process dependencies. See more - https://aka.ms/vminsightsdocs. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.2
Configure Dependency agent on Azure Arc enabled Windows servers Enable VM insights on servers and machines connected to Azure through Arc enabled servers by installing the Dependency agent virtual machine extension. VM insights uses the Dependency agent to collect network metrics and discovered data about processes running on the machine and external process dependencies. See more - https://aka.ms/vminsightsdocs. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure Dependency agent on Azure Arc enabled Windows servers with Azure Monitoring Agent settings Enable VM insights on servers and machines connected to Azure through Arc enabled servers by installing the Dependency agent virtual machine extension with Azure Monitoring Agent settings. VM insights uses the Dependency agent to collect network metrics and discovered data about processes running on the machine and external process dependencies. See more - https://aka.ms/vminsightsdocs. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.2
Configure Linux Arc Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Linux Arc machines to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Configure Linux Arc-enabled machines to run Azure Monitor Agent Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux Arc-enabled machines for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension if the region is supported. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.3.0
Configure Linux Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Linux virtual machines, virtual machine scale sets, and Arc machines to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 6.1.0
Configure Linux Virtual Machine Scale Sets to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Linux virtual machine scale sets to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.1
Configure Linux virtual machine scale sets to run Azure Monitor Agent with system-assigned managed identity-based authentication Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux virtual machine scale sets for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension if the OS and region are supported and system-assigned managed identity is enabled, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.4.0
Configure Linux virtual machine scale sets to run Azure Monitor Agent with user-assigned managed identity-based authentication Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux virtual machine scale sets for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.5.0
Configure Linux Virtual Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Linux virtual machines to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.0
Configure Linux virtual machines to run Azure Monitor Agent with system-assigned managed identity-based authentication Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux virtual machines for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension if the OS and region are supported and system-assigned managed identity is enabled, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.4.0
Configure Linux virtual machines to run Azure Monitor Agent with user-assigned managed identity-based authentication Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Linux virtual machines for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.5.0
Configure Log Analytics extension on Azure Arc enabled Linux servers. See deprecation notice below Enable VM insights on servers and machines connected to Azure through Arc enabled servers by installing the Log Analytics virtual machine extension. VM insights uses the Log Analytics agent to collect the guest OS performance data, and provides insights into their performance. See more - https://aka.ms/vminsightsdocs. Deprecation notice: The Log Analytics agent is on a deprecation path and won't be supported after August 31, 2024. You must migrate to the replacement 'Azure Monitor agent' prior to that date DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.1
Configure Log Analytics extension on Azure Arc enabled Windows servers Enable VM insights on servers and machines connected to Azure through Arc enabled servers by installing the Log Analytics virtual machine extension. VM insights uses the Log Analytics agent to collect the guest OS performance data, and provides insights into their performance. See more - https://aka.ms/vminsightsdocs. Deprecation notice: The Log Analytics agent is on a deprecation path and won't be supported after August 31, 2024. You must migrate to the replacement 'Azure Monitor agent' prior to that date. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.1
Configure Log Analytics workspace and automation account to centralize logs and monitoring Deploy resource group containing Log Analytics workspace and linked automation account to centralize logs and monitoring. The automation account is aprerequisite for solutions like Updates and Change Tracking. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Configure Windows Arc Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Windows Arc machines to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Configure Windows Arc-enabled machines to run Azure Monitor Agent Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows Arc-enabled machines for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension if the OS and region are supported and system-assigned managed identity is enabled, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.3.0
Configure Windows Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Windows virtual machines, virtual machine scale sets, and Arc machines to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.2.0
Configure Windows Virtual Machine Scale Sets to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Windows virtual machine scale sets to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Configure Windows virtual machine scale sets to run Azure Monitor Agent using system-assigned managed identity Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows virtual machine scale sets for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension if the OS and region are supported and system-assigned managed identity is enabled, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.3.0
Configure Windows virtual machine scale sets to run Azure Monitor Agent with user-assigned managed identity-based authentication Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows virtual machine scale sets for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0
Configure Windows Virtual Machines to be associated with a Data Collection Rule or a Data Collection Endpoint Deploy Association to link Windows virtual machines to the specified Data Collection Rule or the specified Data Collection Endpoint. The list of locations and OS images are updated over time as support is increased. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Configure Windows virtual machines to run Azure Monitor Agent using system-assigned managed identity Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows virtual machines for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension if the OS and region are supported and system-assigned managed identity is enabled, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.3.0
Configure Windows virtual machines to run Azure Monitor Agent with user-assigned managed identity-based authentication Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows virtual machines for collecting telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will install the extension and configure it to use the specified user-assigned managed identity if the OS and region are supported, and skip install otherwise. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0
Dependency agent should be enabled for listed virtual machine images Reports virtual machines as non-compliant if the virtual machine image is not in the list defined and the agent is not installed. The list of OS images is updated over time as support is updated. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Dependency agent should be enabled in virtual machine scale sets for listed virtual machine images Reports virtual machine scale sets as non-compliant if the virtual machine image is not in the list defined and the agent is not installed. The list of OS images is updated over time as support is updated. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy - Configure Dependency agent to be enabled on Windows virtual machine scale sets Deploy Dependency agent for Windows virtual machine scale sets if the virtual machine image is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. If your scale set upgradePolicy is set to Manual, you need to apply the extension to all the virtual machines in the set by updating them. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Deploy - Configure Dependency agent to be enabled on Windows virtual machines Deploy Dependency agent for Windows virtual machines if the virtual machine image is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Deploy - Configure diagnostic settings to a Log Analytics workspace to be enabled on Azure Key Vault Managed HSM Deploys the diagnostic settings for Azure Key Vault Managed HSM to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Azure Key Vault Managed HSM which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy - Configure Log Analytics extension to be enabled on Windows virtual machine scale sets Deploy Log Analytics extension for Windows virtual machine scale sets if the virtual machine image is in the list defined and the extension is not installed. If your scale set upgradePolicy is set to Manual, you need to apply the extension to all the virtual machine in the set by updating them. Deprecation notice: The Log Analytics agent is on a deprecation path and won't be supported after August 31, 2024. You must migrate to the replacement 'Azure Monitor agent' prior to that date. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Deploy - Configure Log Analytics extension to be enabled on Windows virtual machines Deploy Log Analytics extension for Windows virtual machines if the virtual machine image is in the list defined and the extension is not installed. Deprecation notice: The Log Analytics agent is on a deprecation path and won't be supported after August 31, 2024. You must migrate to the replacement 'Azure Monitor agent' prior to that date. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machine scale sets Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machine scale sets if the VM Image (OS) is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. Note: if your scale set upgradePolicy is set to Manual, you need to apply the extension to the all virtual machines in the set by calling upgrade on them. In CLI this would be az vmss update-instances. deployIfNotExists 5.0.0
Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitoring Agent settings Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitoring Agent settings if the VM Image (OS) is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. Note: if your scale set upgradePolicy is set to Manual, you need to apply the extension to the all virtual machines in the set by calling upgrade on them. In CLI this would be az vmss update-instances. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.1
Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machines Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machines if the VM Image (OS) is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. deployIfNotExists 5.0.0
Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machines with Azure Monitoring Agent settings Deploy Dependency agent for Linux virtual machines with Azure Monitoring Agent settings if the VM Image (OS) is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.1
Deploy Dependency agent to be enabled on Windows virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitoring Agent settings Deploy Dependency agent for Windows virtual machine scale sets with Azure Monitoring Agent settings if the virtual machine image is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. If your scale set upgradePolicy is set to Manual, you need to apply the extension to all the virtual machines in the set by updating them. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.2
Deploy Dependency agent to be enabled on Windows virtual machines with Azure Monitoring Agent settings Deploy Dependency agent for Windows virtual machines with Azure Monitoring Agent settings if the virtual machine image is in the list defined and the agent is not installed. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.2
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Batch Account to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Batch Account to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Batch Account which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Batch Account to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Batch Account to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Batch Account which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Data Lake Analytics to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Data Lake Analytics to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Data Lake Analytics which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Data Lake Analytics to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Data Lake Analytics to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Data Lake Analytics which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Data Lake Storage Gen1 to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Data Lake Storage Gen1 to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Data Lake Storage Gen1 which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Data Lake Storage Gen1 to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Data Lake Storage Gen1 to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Data Lake Storage Gen1 which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Event Hub to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Event Hub to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Event Hub which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Event Hub to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Event Hub to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Event Hub which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Key Vault to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Key Vault to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Key Vault which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Logic Apps to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Logic Apps to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Logic Apps which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Logic Apps to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Logic Apps to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Logic Apps which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Network Security Groups This policy automatically deploys diagnostic settings to network security groups. A storage account with name '{storagePrefixParameter}{NSGLocation}' will be automatically created. deployIfNotExists 2.0.1
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Search Services to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Search Services to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Search Services which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Search Services to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Search Services to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Search Services which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Service Bus to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Service Bus to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Service Bus which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Service Bus to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Service Bus to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Service Bus which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Stream Analytics to Event Hub Deploys the diagnostic settings for Stream Analytics to stream to a regional Event Hub when any Stream Analytics which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Deploy Diagnostic Settings for Stream Analytics to Log Analytics workspace Deploys the diagnostic settings for Stream Analytics to stream to a regional Log Analytics workspace when any Stream Analytics which is missing this diagnostic settings is created or updated. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy Log Analytics extension for Linux virtual machine scale sets. See deprecation notice below Deploy Log Analytics extension for Linux virtual machine scale sets if the VM Image (OS) is in the list defined and the extension is not installed. Note: if your scale set upgradePolicy is set to Manual, you need to apply the extension to the all VMs in the set by calling upgrade on them. In CLI this would be az vmss update-instances. Deprecation notice: The Log Analytics agent will not be supported after August 31, 2024. You must migrate to the replacement 'Azure Monitor agent' prior to that date deployIfNotExists 3.0.0
Deploy Log Analytics extension for Linux VMs. See deprecation notice below Deploy Log Analytics extension for Linux VMs if the VM Image (OS) is in the list defined and the extension is not installed. Deprecation notice: The Log Analytics agent is on a deprecation path and won't be supported after August 31, 2024. You must migrate to the replacement 'Azure Monitor agent' prior to that date deployIfNotExists 3.0.0
Enable logging by category group for API Management services (microsoft.apimanagement/service) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for API Management services (microsoft.apimanagement/service). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for API Management services (microsoft.apimanagement/service) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for API Management services (microsoft.apimanagement/service). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for API Management services (microsoft.apimanagement/service) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for API Management services (microsoft.apimanagement/service). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for App Configuration (microsoft.appconfiguration/configurationstores) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for App Configuration (microsoft.appconfiguration/configurationstores). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for App Configuration (microsoft.appconfiguration/configurationstores) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for App Configuration (microsoft.appconfiguration/configurationstores). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for App Configuration (microsoft.appconfiguration/configurationstores) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for App Configuration (microsoft.appconfiguration/configurationstores). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for App Service (microsoft.web/sites) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for App Service (microsoft.web/sites). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Application group (microsoft.desktopvirtualization/applicationgroups) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure Virtual Desktop Application group (microsoft.desktopvirtualization/applicationgroups). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Application Insights (Microsoft.Insights/components) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Application Insights (Microsoft.Insights/components). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Attestation providers (microsoft.attestation/attestationproviders) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Attestation providers (microsoft.attestation/attestationproviders). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Attestation providers (microsoft.attestation/attestationproviders) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Attestation providers (microsoft.attestation/attestationproviders). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Attestation providers (microsoft.attestation/attestationproviders) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Attestation providers (microsoft.attestation/attestationproviders). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Automation Accounts (microsoft.automation/automationaccounts) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Automation Accounts (microsoft.automation/automationaccounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Automation Accounts (microsoft.automation/automationaccounts) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Automation Accounts (microsoft.automation/automationaccounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Automation Accounts (microsoft.automation/automationaccounts) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Automation Accounts (microsoft.automation/automationaccounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for AVS Private clouds (microsoft.avs/privateclouds) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for AVS Private clouds (microsoft.avs/privateclouds). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for AVS Private clouds (microsoft.avs/privateclouds) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for AVS Private clouds (microsoft.avs/privateclouds). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for AVS Private clouds (microsoft.avs/privateclouds) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for AVS Private clouds (microsoft.avs/privateclouds). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure Cache for Redis (microsoft.cache/redis) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Azure Cache for Redis (microsoft.cache/redis). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure Cache for Redis (microsoft.cache/redis) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure Cache for Redis (microsoft.cache/redis). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure Cache for Redis (microsoft.cache/redis) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Azure Cache for Redis (microsoft.cache/redis). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure Cosmos DB (microsoft.documentdb/databaseaccounts) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure Cosmos DB (microsoft.documentdb/databaseaccounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure FarmBeats (microsoft.agfoodplatform/farmbeats) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Azure FarmBeats (microsoft.agfoodplatform/farmbeats). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure FarmBeats (microsoft.agfoodplatform/farmbeats) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure FarmBeats (microsoft.agfoodplatform/farmbeats). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure FarmBeats (microsoft.agfoodplatform/farmbeats) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Azure FarmBeats (microsoft.agfoodplatform/farmbeats). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure Machine Learning (microsoft.machinelearningservices/workspaces) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Azure Machine Learning (microsoft.machinelearningservices/workspaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure Machine Learning (microsoft.machinelearningservices/workspaces) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure Machine Learning (microsoft.machinelearningservices/workspaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Azure Machine Learning (microsoft.machinelearningservices/workspaces) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Azure Machine Learning (microsoft.machinelearningservices/workspaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Bastions (microsoft.network/bastionhosts) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Bastions (microsoft.network/bastionhosts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Bastions (microsoft.network/bastionhosts) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Bastions (microsoft.network/bastionhosts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Bastions (microsoft.network/bastionhosts) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Bastions (microsoft.network/bastionhosts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Cognitive Services (microsoft.cognitiveservices/accounts) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Cognitive Services (microsoft.cognitiveservices/accounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Cognitive Services (microsoft.cognitiveservices/accounts) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Cognitive Services (microsoft.cognitiveservices/accounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Cognitive Services (microsoft.cognitiveservices/accounts) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Cognitive Services (microsoft.cognitiveservices/accounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Container registries (microsoft.containerregistry/registries) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Container registries (microsoft.containerregistry/registries). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Container registries (microsoft.containerregistry/registries) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Container registries (microsoft.containerregistry/registries). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Container registries (microsoft.containerregistry/registries) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Container registries (microsoft.containerregistry/registries). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Domains (microsoft.eventgrid/domains) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Event Grid Domains (microsoft.eventgrid/domains). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Domains (microsoft.eventgrid/domains) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Event Grid Domains (microsoft.eventgrid/domains). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Domains (microsoft.eventgrid/domains) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Event Grid Domains (microsoft.eventgrid/domains). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Partner Namespaces (microsoft.eventgrid/partnernamespaces) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Event Grid Partner Namespaces (microsoft.eventgrid/partnernamespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Partner Namespaces (microsoft.eventgrid/partnernamespaces) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Event Grid Partner Namespaces (microsoft.eventgrid/partnernamespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Partner Namespaces (microsoft.eventgrid/partnernamespaces) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Event Grid Partner Namespaces (microsoft.eventgrid/partnernamespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Topics (microsoft.eventgrid/topics) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Event Grid Topics (microsoft.eventgrid/topics). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Topics (microsoft.eventgrid/topics) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Event Grid Topics (microsoft.eventgrid/topics). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Grid Topics (microsoft.eventgrid/topics) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Event Grid Topics (microsoft.eventgrid/topics). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Hubs Namespaces (microsoft.eventhub/namespaces) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Event Hubs Namespaces (microsoft.eventhub/namespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Hubs Namespaces (microsoft.eventhub/namespaces) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Event Hubs Namespaces (microsoft.eventhub/namespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Event Hubs Namespaces (microsoft.eventhub/namespaces) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Event Hubs Namespaces (microsoft.eventhub/namespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Firewall (microsoft.network/azurefirewalls) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Firewall (microsoft.network/azurefirewalls). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.cdn/profiles) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.cdn/profiles). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.cdn/profiles) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.cdn/profiles). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.cdn/profiles) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.cdn/profiles). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.network/frontdoors) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.network/frontdoors). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.network/frontdoors) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.network/frontdoors). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.network/frontdoors) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Front Door and CDN profiles (microsoft.network/frontdoors). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Function App (microsoft.web/sites) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Function App (microsoft.web/sites). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Host pool (microsoft.desktopvirtualization/hostpools) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure Virtual Desktop Host pool (microsoft.desktopvirtualization/hostpools). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for IoT Hub (microsoft.devices/iothubs) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for IoT Hub (microsoft.devices/iothubs). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for IoT Hub (microsoft.devices/iothubs) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for IoT Hub (microsoft.devices/iothubs). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for IoT Hub (microsoft.devices/iothubs) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for IoT Hub (microsoft.devices/iothubs). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Key vaults (microsoft.keyvault/vaults) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Key vaults (microsoft.keyvault/vaults). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Key vaults (microsoft.keyvault/vaults) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Key vaults (microsoft.keyvault/vaults). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Key vaults (microsoft.keyvault/vaults) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Key vaults (microsoft.keyvault/vaults). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Log Analytics workspaces (microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Log Analytics workspaces (microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Log Analytics workspaces (microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Log Analytics workspaces (microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Log Analytics workspaces (microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Log Analytics workspaces (microsoft.operationalinsights/workspaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Managed HSMs (microsoft.keyvault/managedhsms) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Managed HSMs (microsoft.keyvault/managedhsms). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Managed HSMs (microsoft.keyvault/managedhsms) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Managed HSMs (microsoft.keyvault/managedhsms). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Managed HSMs (microsoft.keyvault/managedhsms) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Managed HSMs (microsoft.keyvault/managedhsms). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Media Services (microsoft.media/mediaservices) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Media Services (microsoft.media/mediaservices). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Media Services (microsoft.media/mediaservices) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Media Services (microsoft.media/mediaservices). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Media Services (microsoft.media/mediaservices) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Media Services (microsoft.media/mediaservices). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Microsoft Purview accounts (microsoft.purview/accounts) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Microsoft Purview accounts (microsoft.purview/accounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Microsoft Purview accounts (microsoft.purview/accounts) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Microsoft Purview accounts (microsoft.purview/accounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Microsoft Purview accounts (microsoft.purview/accounts) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Microsoft Purview accounts (microsoft.purview/accounts). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for microsoft.network/p2svpngateways to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for microsoft.network/p2svpngateways. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for microsoft.network/p2svpngateways to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for microsoft.network/p2svpngateways. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for microsoft.network/p2svpngateways to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for microsoft.network/p2svpngateways. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for PostgreSQL flexible server (microsoft.dbforpostgresql/flexibleservers) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure Database for PostgreSQL flexible server (microsoft.dbforpostgresql/flexibleservers). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Public IP addresses (microsoft.network/publicipaddresses) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Public IP addresses (microsoft.network/publicipaddresses). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Public IP addresses (microsoft.network/publicipaddresses) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Public IP addresses (microsoft.network/publicipaddresses). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Public IP addresses (microsoft.network/publicipaddresses) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Public IP addresses (microsoft.network/publicipaddresses). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Service Bus Namespaces (microsoft.servicebus/namespaces) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Service Bus Namespaces (microsoft.servicebus/namespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Service Bus Namespaces (microsoft.servicebus/namespaces) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Service Bus Namespaces (microsoft.servicebus/namespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Service Bus Namespaces (microsoft.servicebus/namespaces) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Service Bus Namespaces (microsoft.servicebus/namespaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for SignalR (microsoft.signalrservice/signalr) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for SignalR (microsoft.signalrservice/signalr). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for SignalR (microsoft.signalrservice/signalr) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for SignalR (microsoft.signalrservice/signalr). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for SignalR (microsoft.signalrservice/signalr) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for SignalR (microsoft.signalrservice/signalr). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for SQL databases (microsoft.sql/servers/databases) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for SQL databases (microsoft.sql/servers/databases). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for SQL databases (microsoft.sql/servers/databases) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for SQL databases (microsoft.sql/servers/databases). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for SQL databases (microsoft.sql/servers/databases) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for SQL databases (microsoft.sql/servers/databases). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for SQL managed instances (microsoft.sql/managedinstances) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for SQL managed instances (microsoft.sql/managedinstances). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for SQL managed instances (microsoft.sql/managedinstances) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for SQL managed instances (microsoft.sql/managedinstances). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for SQL managed instances (microsoft.sql/managedinstances) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for SQL managed instances (microsoft.sql/managedinstances). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Video Analyzers (microsoft.media/videoanalyzers) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Video Analyzers (microsoft.media/videoanalyzers). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Video Analyzers (microsoft.media/videoanalyzers) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Video Analyzers (microsoft.media/videoanalyzers). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Video Analyzers (microsoft.media/videoanalyzers) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Video Analyzers (microsoft.media/videoanalyzers). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Virtual network gateways (microsoft.network/virtualnetworkgateways) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Virtual network gateways (microsoft.network/virtualnetworkgateways). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Virtual network gateways (microsoft.network/virtualnetworkgateways) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Virtual network gateways (microsoft.network/virtualnetworkgateways). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Virtual network gateways (microsoft.network/virtualnetworkgateways) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Virtual network gateways (microsoft.network/virtualnetworkgateways). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Volumes (microsoft.netapp/netappaccounts/capacitypools/volumes) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Volumes (microsoft.netapp/netappaccounts/capacitypools/volumes). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Volumes (microsoft.netapp/netappaccounts/capacitypools/volumes) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Volumes (microsoft.netapp/netappaccounts/capacitypools/volumes). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Volumes (microsoft.netapp/netappaccounts/capacitypools/volumes) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Volumes (microsoft.netapp/netappaccounts/capacitypools/volumes). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Web PubSub Service (microsoft.signalrservice/webpubsub) to Event Hub Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to an Event Hub for Web PubSub Service (microsoft.signalrservice/webpubsub). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Enable logging by category group for Web PubSub Service (microsoft.signalrservice/webpubsub) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Web PubSub Service (microsoft.signalrservice/webpubsub). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Web PubSub Service (microsoft.signalrservice/webpubsub) to Storage Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Storage Account for Web PubSub Service (microsoft.signalrservice/webpubsub). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable logging by category group for Workspace (microsoft.desktopvirtualization/workspaces) to Log Analytics Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. This policy deploys a diagnostic setting using a category group to route logs to a Log Analytics workspace for Azure Virtual Desktop Workspace (microsoft.desktopvirtualization/workspaces). DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Linux Arc-enabled machines should have Azure Monitor Agent installed Linux Arc-enabled machines should be monitored and secured through the deployed Azure Monitor Agent. The Azure Monitor Agent collects telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will audit Arc-enabled machines in supported regions. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Linux virtual machine scale sets should have Azure Monitor Agent installed Linux virtual machine scale sets should be monitored and secured through the deployed Azure Monitor Agent. The Azure Monitor Agent collects telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will audit virtual machine scale sets with supported OS images in supported regions. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Linux virtual machines should have Azure Monitor Agent installed Linux virtual machines should be monitored and secured through the deployed Azure Monitor Agent. The Azure Monitor Agent collects telemetry data from the guest OS. This policy will audit virtual machines with supported OS images in supported regions. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Log Analytics extension should be enabled in virtual machine scale sets for listed virtual machine images Reports virtual machine scale sets as non-compliant if the virtual machine image is not in the list defined and the extension is not installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1
Log Analytics workspaces should block log ingestion and querying from public networks Improve workspace security by blocking log ingestion and querying from public networks. Only private-link connected networks will be able to ingest and query logs on this workspace. Learn more at https://aka.ms/AzMonPrivateLink#configure-log-analytics. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Log Analytics Workspaces should block non-Azure Active Directory based ingestion. Enforcing log ingestion to require Azure Active Directory authentication prevents unauthenticated logs from an attacker which could lead to incorrect status, false alerts, and incorrect logs stored in the system. Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Public IP addresses should have resource logs enabled for Azure DDoS Protection Enable resource logs for public IP addressess in diagnostic settings to stream to a Log Analytics workspace. Get detailed visibility into attack traffic and actions taken to mitigate DDoS attacks via notifications, reports and flow logs. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Resource logs should be enabled for Audit on supported resources Resource logs should be enabled to track activities and events that take place on your resources and give you visibility and insights into any changes that occur. The existence of a diagnostic setting for category group Audit on the selected resource types ensures that these logs are enabled and captured. Applicable resource types are those that support the "Audit" category group. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Saved-queries in Azure Monitor should be saved in customer storage account for logs encryption Link storage account to Log Analytics workspace to protect saved-queries with storage account encryption. Customer-managed keys are commonly required to meet regulatory compliance and for more control over the access to your saved-queries in Azure Monitor. For more details on the above, see https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-monitor/platform/customer-managed-keys?tabs=portal#customer-managed-key-for-saved-queries. audit, Audit, deny, Deny, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0
Storage account containing the container with activity logs must be encrypted with BYOK This policy audits if the Storage account containing the container with activity logs is encrypted with BYOK. The policy works only if the storage account lies on the same subscription as activity logs by design. More information on Azure Storage encryption at rest can be found here https://aka.ms/azurestoragebyok. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
The legacy Log Analytics extension should not be installed on Azure Arc enabled Linux servers Automatically prevent installation of the legacy Log Analytics Agent as the final step of migrating from legacy agents to Azure Monitor Agent. After you have uninstalled existing legacy extensions, this policy will deny all future installations of the legacy agent extension on Azure Arc enabled Linux servers. Learn more: https://aka.ms/migratetoAMA Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
The legacy Log Analytics extension should not be installed on Azure Arc enabled Windows servers Automatically prevent installation of the legacy Log Analytics Agent as the final step of migrating from legacy agents to Azure Monitor Agent. After you have uninstalled existing legacy extensions, this policy will deny all future installations of the legacy agent extension on Azure Arc enabled Windows servers. Learn more: https://aka.ms/migratetoAMA Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
The legacy Log Analytics extension should not be installed on Linux virtual machine scale sets Automatically prevent installation of the legacy Log Analytics Agent as the final step of migrating from legacy agents to Azure Monitor Agent. After you have uninstalled existing legacy extensions, this policy will deny all future installations of the legacy agent extension on Linux virtual machine scale sets. Learn more: https://aka.ms/migratetoAMA Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
The legacy Log Analytics extension should not be installed on Linux virtual machines Automatically prevent installation of the legacy Log Analytics Agent as the final step of migrating from legacy agents to Azure Monitor Agent. After you have uninstalled existing legacy extensions, this policy will deny all future installations of the legacy agent extension on Linux virtual machines. Learn more: https://aka.ms/migratetoAMA Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
The legacy Log Analytics extension should not be installed on virtual machine scale sets Automatically prevent installation of the legacy Log Analytics Agent as the final step of migrating from legacy agents to Azure Monitor Agent. After you have uninstalled existing legacy extensions, this policy will deny all future installations of the legacy agent extension on Windows virtual machine scale sets. Learn more: https://aka.ms/migratetoAMA Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
The legacy Log Analytics extension should not be installed on virtual machines Automatically prevent installation of the legacy Log Analytics Agent as the final step of migrating from legacy agents to Azure Monitor Agent. After you have uninstalled existing legacy extensions, this policy will deny all future installations of the legacy agent extension on Windows virtual machines. Learn more: https://aka.ms/migratetoAMA Deny, Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
The Log Analytics extension should be installed on Virtual Machine Scale Sets This policy audits any Windows/Linux Virtual Machine Scale Sets if the Log Analytics extension is not installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Virtual machines should be connected to a specified workspace Reports virtual machines as non-compliant if they aren't logging to the Log Analytics workspace specified in the policy/initiative assignment. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Virtual machines should have the Log Analytics extension installed This policy audits any Windows/Linux virtual machines if the Log Analytics extension is not installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Windows Arc-enabled machines should have Azure Monitor Agent installed Windows Arc-enabled machines should be monitored and secured through the deployed Azure Monitor Agent. The Azure Monitor Agent collects telemetry data from the guest OS. Windows Arc-enabled machines in supported regions are monitored for Azure Monitor Agent deployment. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Windows virtual machine scale sets should have Azure Monitor Agent installed Windows virtual machine scale sets should be monitored and secured through the deployed Azure Monitor Agent. The Azure Monitor Agent collects telemetry data from the guest OS. Virtual machine scale sets with supported OS and in supported regions are monitored for Azure Monitor Agent deployment. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Windows virtual machines should have Azure Monitor Agent installed Windows virtual machines should be monitored and secured through the deployed Azure Monitor Agent. The Azure Monitor Agent collects telemetry data from the guest OS. Windows virtual machines with supported OS and in supported regions are monitored for Azure Monitor Agent deployment. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0
Workbooks should be saved to storage accounts that you control With bring your own storage (BYOS), your workbooks are uploaded into a storage account that you control. That means you control the encryption-at-rest policy, the lifetime management policy, and network access. You will, however, be responsible for the costs associated with that storage account. For more information, visit https://aka.ms/workbooksByos deny, Deny, audit, Audit, disabled, Disabled 1.1.0

Network

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[Preview]: All Internet traffic should be routed via your deployed Azure Firewall Azure Security Center has identified that some of your subnets aren't protected with a next generation firewall. Protect your subnets from potential threats by restricting access to them with Azure Firewall or a supported next generation firewall AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Container Registry should use a virtual network service endpoint This policy audits any Container Registry not configured to use a virtual network service endpoint. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
A custom IPsec/IKE policy must be applied to all Azure virtual network gateway connections This policy ensures that all Azure virtual network gateway connections use a custom Internet Protocol Security(Ipsec)/Internet Key Exchange(IKE) policy. Supported algorithms and key strengths - https://aka.ms/AA62kb0 Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
All flow log resources should be in enabled state Audit for flow log resources to verify if flow log status is enabled. Enabling flow logs allows to log information about IP traffic flowing. It can be used for optimizing network flows, monitoring throughput, verifying compliance, detecting intrusions and more. Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
App Service apps should use a virtual network service endpoint Use virtual network service endpoints to restrict access to your app from selected subnets from an Azure virtual network. To learn more about App Service service endpoints, visit https://aka.ms/appservice-vnet-service-endpoint. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1
Audit flow logs configuration for every virtual network Audit for virtual network to verify if flow logs are configured. Enabling flow logs allows to log information about IP traffic flowing through virtual network. It can be used for optimizing network flows, monitoring throughput, verifying compliance, detecting intrusions and more. Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure Application Gateway should be deployed with Azure WAF Requires Azure Application Gateway resources to be deployed with Azure WAF. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure firewall policy should enable TLS inspection within application rules Enabling TLS inspection is recommended for all application rules to detect, alert, and mitigate malicious activity in HTTPS. To learn more about TLS inspection with Azure Firewall, visit https://aka.ms/fw-tlsinspect Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Firewall Premium should configure a valid intermediate certificate to enable TLS inspection Configure a valid intermediate certificate and enable Azure Firewall Premium TLS inspection to detect, alert, and mitigate malicious activity in HTTPS. To learn more about TLS inspection with Azure Firewall, visit https://aka.ms/fw-tlsinspect Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure VPN gateways should not use 'basic' SKU This policy ensures that VPN gateways do not use 'basic' SKU. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Web Application Firewall on Azure Application Gateway should have request body inspection enabled Ensure that Web Application Firewalls associated to Azure Application Gateways have Request body inspection enabled. This allows the WAF to inspect properties within the HTTP body that may not be evaluated in the HTTP headers, cookies, or URI. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Web Application Firewall on Azure Front Door should have request body inspection enabled Ensure that Web Application Firewalls associated to Azure Front Doors have request body inspection enabled. This allows the WAF to inspect properties within the HTTP body that may not be evaluated in the HTTP headers, cookies, or URI. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Web Application Firewall should be enabled for Azure Front Door entry-points Deploy Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) in front of public facing web applications for additional inspection of incoming traffic. Web Application Firewall (WAF) provides centralized protection of your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities such as SQL injections, Cross-Site Scripting, local and remote file executions. You can also restrict access to your web applications by countries, IP address ranges, and other http(s) parameters via custom rules. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.2
Bot Protection should be enabled for Azure Application Gateway WAF This policy ensures that bot protection is enabled in all Azure Application Gateway Web Application Firewall (WAF) policies Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Bot Protection should be enabled for Azure Front Door WAF This policy ensures that bot protection is enabled in all Azure Front Door Web Application Firewall (WAF) policies Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Bypass list of Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) should be empty in Firewall Policy Premium Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) Bypass List allows you to not filter traffic to any of the IP addresses, ranges, and subnets specified in the bypass list. However, enabling IDPS is recommanded for all traffic flows to better identify known threats. To learn more about the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) signatures with Azure Firewall Premium, visit https://aka.ms/fw-idps-signature Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure diagnostic settings for Azure Network Security Groups to Log Analytics workspace Deploy diagnostic settings to Azure Network Security Groups to stream resource logs to a Log Analytics workspace. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure network security groups to enable traffic analytics Traffic analytics can be enabled for all network security groups hosted in a particular region with the settings provided during policy creation. If it already has Traffic analytics enabled, then policy does not overwrite its settings. Flow Logs are also enabled for the Network security groups that do not have it. Traffic analytics is a cloud-based solution that provides visibility into user and application activity in cloud networks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0
Configure network security groups to use specific workspace, storage account and flowlog retention policy for traffic analytics If it already has traffic analytics enabled, then policy will overwrite its existing settings with the ones provided during policy creation. Traffic analytics is a cloud-based solution that provides visibility into user and application activity in cloud networks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0
Configure virtual network to enable Flow Log and Traffic Analytics Traffic analytics and Flow logs can be enabled for all virtual networks hosted in a particular region with the settings provided during policy creation. This policy does not overwrite current setting for virtual networks that already have these feature enabled. Traffic analytics is a cloud-based solution that provides visibility into user and application activity in cloud networks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.1
Configure virtual networks to use specific workspace, storage account and retention interval for Flow logs and Traffic Analytics If a virtual network already has traffic analytics enabled, then, this policy will overwrite its existing settings with the ones provided during policy creation. Traffic analytics is a cloud-based solution that provides visibility into user and application activity in cloud networks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.1
Cosmos DB should use a virtual network service endpoint This policy audits any Cosmos DB not configured to use a virtual network service endpoint. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy a flow log resource with target network security group Configures flow log for specific network security group. It will allow to log information about IP traffic flowing through an network security group. Flow log helps to identify unknown or undesired traffic, verify network isolation and compliance with enterprise access rules, analyze network flows from compromised IPs and network interfaces. deployIfNotExists 1.1.0
Deploy a Flow Log resource with target virtual network Configures flow log for specific virtual network. It will allow to log information about IP traffic flowing through an virtual network. Flow log helps to identify unknown or undesired traffic, verify network isolation and compliance with enterprise access rules, analyze network flows from compromised IPs and network interfaces. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.1
Deploy network watcher when virtual networks are created This policy creates a network watcher resource in regions with virtual networks. You need to ensure existence of a resource group named networkWatcherRG, which will be used to deploy network watcher instances. DeployIfNotExists 1.0.0
Enable Rate Limit rule to protect against DDoS attacks on Azure Front Door WAF The Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) rate limit rule for Azure Front Door controls the number of requests allowed from a particular client IP address to the application during a rate limit duration. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Event Hub should use a virtual network service endpoint This policy audits any Event Hub not configured to use a virtual network service endpoint. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Firewall Policy Premium should enable all IDPS signature rules to monitor all inbound and outbound traffic flows Enabling all Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) signature rules is recommanded to better identify known threats in the traffic flows. To learn more about the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) signatures with Azure Firewall Premium, visit https://aka.ms/fw-idps-signature Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Firewall Policy Premium should enable the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) Enabling the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) allows you to monitor your network for malicious activity, log information about this activity, report it, and optionally attempt to block it. To learn more about the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) with Azure Firewall Premium, visit https://aka.ms/fw-idps Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Flow logs should be configured for every network security group Audit for network security groups to verify if flow logs are configured. Enabling flow logs allows to log information about IP traffic flowing through network security group. It can be used for optimizing network flows, monitoring throughput, verifying compliance, detecting intrusions and more. Audit, Disabled 1.1.0
Gateway subnets should not be configured with a network security group This policy denies if a gateway subnet is configured with a network security group. Assigning a network security group to a gateway subnet will cause the gateway to stop functioning. deny 1.0.0
Key Vault should use a virtual network service endpoint This policy audits any Key Vault not configured to use a virtual network service endpoint. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Migrate WAF from WAF Config to WAF Policy on Application Gateway If you have WAF Config instead of WAF Policy, then you may want to move to the new WAF Policy. Going forward, the firewall policy will support WAF policy settings, managed rulesets, exclusions, and disabled rule-groups. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Network interfaces should disable IP forwarding This policy denies the network interfaces which enabled IP forwarding. The setting of IP forwarding disables Azure's check of the source and destination for a network interface. This should be reviewed by the network security team. deny 1.0.0
Network interfaces should not have public IPs This policy denies the network interfaces which are configured with any public IP. Public IP addresses allow internet resources to communicate inbound to Azure resources, and Azure resources to communicate outbound to the internet. This should be reviewed by the network security team. deny 1.0.0
Network Watcher flow logs should have traffic analytics enabled Traffic analytics analyzes flow logs to provide insights into traffic flow in your Azure cloud. It can be used to visualize network activity across your Azure subscriptions and identify hot spots, identify security threats, understand traffic flow patterns, pinpoint network misconfigurations and more. Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Network Watcher should be enabled Network Watcher is a regional service that enables you to monitor and diagnose conditions at a network scenario level in, to, and from Azure. Scenario level monitoring enables you to diagnose problems at an end to end network level view. It is required to have a network watcher resource group to be created in every region where a virtual network is present. An alert is enabled if a network watcher resource group is not available in a particular region. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
SQL Server should use a virtual network service endpoint This policy audits any SQL Server not configured to use a virtual network service endpoint. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Storage Accounts should use a virtual network service endpoint This policy audits any Storage Account not configured to use a virtual network service endpoint. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Subscription should configure the Azure Firewall Premium to provide additional layer of protection Azure Firewall Premium provides advanced threat protection that meets the needs of highly sensitive and regulated environments. Deploy Azure Firewall Premium to your subscription and make sure all the service traffic are protected by Azure Firewall Premium. To learn more about Azure Firewall Premium, visit https://aka.ms/fw-premium AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Virtual machines should be connected to an approved virtual network This policy audits any virtual machine connected to a virtual network that is not approved. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Virtual networks should be protected by Azure DDoS Protection Protect your virtual networks against volumetric and protocol attacks with Azure DDoS Protection. For more information, visit https://aka.ms/ddosprotectiondocs. Modify, Audit, Disabled 1.0.1
Virtual networks should use specified virtual network gateway This policy audits any virtual network if the default route does not point to the specified virtual network gateway. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
VPN gateways should use only Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication for point-to-site users Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that VPN Gateways use only Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more about Azure AD authentication at https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/vpn-gateway/openvpn-azure-ad-tenant Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Web Application Firewall (WAF) should be enabled for Application Gateway Deploy Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) in front of public facing web applications for additional inspection of incoming traffic. Web Application Firewall (WAF) provides centralized protection of your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities such as SQL injections, Cross-Site Scripting, local and remote file executions. You can also restrict access to your web applications by countries, IP address ranges, and other http(s) parameters via custom rules. Audit, Deny, Disabled 2.0.0
Web Application Firewall (WAF) should enable all firewall rules for Application Gateway Enabling all Web Application Firewall (WAF) rules strengthens your application security and protects your web applications against common vulnerabilities. To learn more about Web Application Firewall (WAF) with Application Gateway, visit https://aka.ms/waf-ag Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1
Web Application Firewall (WAF) should use the specified mode for Application Gateway Mandates the use of 'Detection' or 'Prevention' mode to be active on all Web Application Firewall policies for Application Gateway. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Web Application Firewall (WAF) should use the specified mode for Azure Front Door Service Mandates the use of 'Detection' or 'Prevention' mode to be active on all Web Application Firewall policies for Azure Front Door Service. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Portal

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Shared dashboards should not have markdown tiles with inline content Disallow creating a shared dashboard that has inline content in markdown tiles and enforce that the content should be stored as a markdown file that's hosted online. If you use inline content in the markdown tile, you cannot manage encryption of the content. By configuring your own storage, you can encrypt, double encrypt and even bring your own keys. Enabling this policy restricts users to use 2020-09-01-preview or above version of shared dashboards REST API. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0

Resilience

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: API Management Service should be Zone Redundant API Management Service can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. An API Management Service is Zone Redundant if its sku name is 'Premium' and it has at least two entries in it's zones array. This policy identifies API Management Services lacking the redundancy needed to withstand a zone outage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.1-preview
[Preview]: App Service Plans should be Zone Redundant App Service Plans can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. When the 'zoneRedundant' property is set to 'false' for an App Service Plan, it is not configured for Zone Redundancy. This policy identifies and enforces the Zone Redundancy configuration for App Service Plans. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Application Gateways should be Zone Resilient Application Gateways can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. Application Gatewaysmthat havenexactly one entry in their zones array are considered Zone Aligned. In contrast, Application Gatmways withn3 or more entries in their zones array are recognized as Zone Redundant. This policy helps identify and enforce these resilience configurations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure AI Search Service should be Zone Redundant Azure AI Search Service can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Availability zones are used when you add two or more replicas to your search service. Each replica is placed in a different availability zone within the region. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise & Flash should be Zone Redundant Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise & Flash can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise & Flash instances with fewer than 3 entries in their zones array are not Zone Redundant. This policy identifies Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise & Flash instances lacking the redundancy needed to withstand a zone outage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Cache for Redis should be Zone Redundant Azure Cache for Redis can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Azure Cache for Redis instances with fewer than 2 entries in their zones array are not Zone Redundant. This policy identifies Azure Cache for Redis instances lacking the redundancy needed to withstand a zone outage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Data Explorer Clusters should be Zone Redundant Azure Data Explorer Clusters can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. An Azure Data Explorer Cluster is considered Zone Redundant if it has at least two entries in its zones array. This policy helps ensure the your Azure Data Explorer Clusters are Zone Redundant. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server should be Zone Resilient Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. MySQL Server that has a standby server selected in same zone for high availability is considered Zone Aligned. In contrast, MySQL Server that has a standby server selected to be in a different zone for high availability is recognized as Zone Redundant. This policy helps identify and enforce these resilience configurations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server should be Zone Resilient Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. PostgreSQL Server that has a standby server selected in same zone for high availability is considered Zone Aligned. In contrast, PostgreSQL Server that has a standby server selected to be in a different zone for high availability is recognized as Zone Redundant. This policy helps identify and enforce these resilience configurations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure HDInsight should be Zone Aligned Azure HDInsight can be configured to be Zone Aligned or not. Azure HDInsight that has exactly one entry in its zones array is considered Zone Aligned. This policy ensures that an Azure HDInsight cluster is configured to operate within a single availability zone. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Kubernetes Service Managed Clusters should be Zone Redundant Azure Kubernetes Service Managed Clusters can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. The policy checks the node pools in the cluster and ensures that avaialbilty zones are set for all the node pools. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Managed Grafana should be Zone Redundant Azure Managed Grafana can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. An Azure Managed Grafana instance is Zone Redundant is it's 'zoneRedundancy' property is set to 'Enabled'. Enforcing this policy helps ensure that your Azure Managed Grafana is appropriately configured for zone resilience, reducing the risk of downtime during zone outages. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Backup and Site Recovery should be Zone Redundant Backup and Site Recovery can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Backup and Site Recovery is Zone Redundant if it's 'standardTierStorageRedundancy' property is set to 'ZoneRedundant'. Enforcing this policy helps ensure that Backup and Site Recovery is appropriately configured for zone resilience, reducing the risk of downtime during zone outages. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Backup Vaults should be Zone Redundant Backup Vaults can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Backup Vaults are Zone Redundant if it's storage settings type is set to 'ZoneRedundant' and they are considered to be resilient. Geo Redundant or Locally Redundant Backup Vaults are not considered resilient. Enforcing this policy helps ensure that Backup Vaults are appropriately configured for zone resilience, reducing the risk of downtime during zone outages. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Container App should be Zone Redundant Container App can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. A Container App is Zone Redundant if its managed environment's 'ZoneRedundant' property is set to true. This policy identifies Container App lacking the redundancy needed to withstand a zone outage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Container Instances should be Zone Aligned Container Instances can be configured to be Zone Aligned or not. They are considered Zone Aligned if they have only one entry in their zones array. This policy ensures that they are configured to operate within a single availability zone. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Container Registry should be Zone Redundant Container Registry can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. When the zoneRedundancy property for a Container Registry is set to 'Disabled', it means the registry is not Zone Redundant. Enforcing this policy helps ensure that your Container Registry is appropriately configured for zone resilience, reducing the risk of downtime during zone outages. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Cosmos Database Accounts should be Zone Redundant Cosmos Database Accounts can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. If the 'enableMultipleWriteLocations' is set to 'true' then all locations must have a 'isZoneRedundant' property and it must be set to 'true'. If the 'enableMultipleWriteLocations' is set to 'false' then the primary location ('failoverPriority' set to 0) must have a 'isZoneRedundant' property and it must be set to 'true'. Enforcing this policy ensures Cosmos Database Accounts are appropriately configured for zone redundancy. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Event Hubs should be Zone Redundant Event Hubs can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Event Hubs are Zone Redundant if it's 'zoneRedundant' property is set to 'true'. Enforcing this policy helps ensure that Event Hubs are appropriately configured for zone resilience, reducing the risk of downtime during zone outages. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Firewalls should be Zone Resilient Firewalls can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. Firewalls that have exactly one entry in its zones array are considered Zone Aligned. In contrast, Firewalls with 3 or more entries in its zones array are recognized as Zone Redundant. This policy helps identify and enforce these resilience configurations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Load Balancers should be Zone Resilient Load Balancers with a sku other than Basic inherit the resilience of the Public IP addresses in their frontend. When combined with the 'Public IP addresses should be Zone Resilient' policy, this approach ensures the necessary redundancy to withstand a zone outage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Managed Disks should be Zone Resilient Managed Disks can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. Managed Disks with exactly one zone assignment are Zone Aligned. Managed Disks with a sku name that ends in ZRS are Zone Redundant. This policy assists in identifying and enforcing these resilience configurations for Managed Disks. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: NAT gateway should be Zone Aligned NAT gateway can be configured to be Zone Aligned or not. NAT gateway that has exactly one entry in its zones array is considered Zone Aligned. This policy ensures that an NAT gateway is configured to operate within a single availability zone. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Public IP addresses should be Zone Resilient Public IP addresses can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. Public IP addresses that are regional, with exactly one entry in their zones array are considered Zone Aligned. In contrast, Public IP addresses that are regional, with 3 or more entries in their zones array are recognized as Zone Redundant. This policy helps identify and enforce these resilience configurations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Public IP Prefixes should be Zone Resilient Public IP Prefixes can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. Public IP prefixes that have exactly one entry in their zones array are considered Zone Aligned. In contrast, Public IP prefixes with 3 or more entries in their zones array are recognized as Zone Redundant. This policy helps identify and enforce these resilience configurations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Service Bus should be Zone Redundant Service Bus can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. When the 'zoneRedundant' property is set to 'false' for a Service Bus, it means it is not configured for Zone Redundancy. This policy identifies and enforces the Zone Redundancy configuration for Service Bus instances. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Service Fabric Clusters should be Zone Redundant Service Fabric Clusters can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Servicefabric Clusters whose nodeType do not have the multipleAvailabilityZones set to true are not Zone Redundant. This policy identifies Servicefabric Clusters lacking the redundancy needed to withstand a zone outage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: SQL Databases should be Zone Redundant SQL Databases can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Databases with the 'zoneRedundant' setting set to 'false' are not configured for zone redundancy. This policy helps identify SQL databases that need zone redundancy configuration to enhance availability and resilience within Azure. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: SQL Elastic database pools should be Zone Redundant SQL Elastic database pools can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. SQL Elastic database pools are Zone Redundant if it's 'zoneRedundant' property is set to 'true'. Enforcing this policy helps ensure that Event Hubs are appropriately configured for zone resilience, reducing the risk of downtime during zone outages. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: SQL Managed Instances should be Zone Redundant SQL Managed Instances can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Instances with the 'zoneRedundant' setting set to 'false' are not configured for zone redundancy. This policy helps identify SQL managedInstances that need zone redundancy configuration to enhance availability and resilience within Azure. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Storage Accounts should be Zone Redundant Storage Accounts can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. If a Storage Account's SKU name does not end with 'ZRS' or its kind is 'Storage,' it is not Zone Redundant. This policy ensures that your Storage Accounts use ae Zone Redundant configuration. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Virtual Machine Scale Sets should be Zone Resilient Virtual Machine Scale Sets can be configured to be either Zone Aligned, Zone Redundant, or neither. Virtual Machine Scale Sets that have exactly one entry in their zones array are considered Zone Aligned. In contrast, Virtual Machine Scale Sets with 3 or more entries in their zones array and a capacity of at least 3 are recognized as Zone Redundant. This policy helps identify and enforce these resilience configurations. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Virtual Machines should be Zone Aligned Virtual Machines can be configured to be Zone Aligned or not. They are considered Zone Aligned if they have only one entry in their zones array. This policy ensures that they are configured to operate within a single availability zone. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Virtual network gateways should be Zone Redundant Virtual network gateways can be configured to be Zone Redundant or not. Virtual network gateways whose SKU name or tier does not end with 'AZ' are not Zone Redundant. This policy identifies Virtual network gateways lacking the redundancy needed to withstand a zone outage. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
Azure Cognitive Search service should use a SKU that supports private link With supported SKUs of Azure Cognitive Search, Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The private link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to your Search service, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/inbound-private-endpoints. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Cognitive Search services should disable public network access Disabling public network access improves security by ensuring that your Azure Cognitive Search service is not exposed on the public internet. Creating private endpoints can limit exposure of your Search service. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/inbound-private-endpoints. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Cognitive Search services should have local authentication methods disabled Disabling local authentication methods improves security by ensuring that Azure Cognitive Search services exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/rbac. Note that while the disable local authentication parameter is still in preview, the deny effect for this policy may result in limited Azure Cognitive Search portal functionality since some features of the Portal use the GA API which does not support the parameter. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Cognitive Search services should use customer-managed keys to encrypt data at rest Enabling encryption at rest using a customer-managed key on your Azure Cognitive Search services provides additional control over the key used to encrypt data at rest. This feature is often applicable to customers with special compliance requirements to manage data encryption keys using a key vault. Audit, Deny, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Cognitive Search services should use private link Azure Private Link lets you connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. The Private Link platform handles the connectivity between the consumer and services over the Azure backbone network. By mapping private endpoints to Azure Cognitive Search, data leakage risks are reduced. Learn more about private links at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/inbound-private-endpoints. Audit, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Cognitive Search services to disable local authentication Disable local authentication methods so that your Azure Cognitive Search services exclusively require Azure Active Directory identities for authentication. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/rbac. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Cognitive Search services to disable public network access Disable public network access for your Azure Cognitive Search service so that it is not accessible over the public internet. This can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/inbound-private-endpoints. Modify, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Cognitive Search services to use private DNS zones Use private DNS zones to override the DNS resolution for a private endpoint. A private DNS zone links to your virtual network to resolve to your Azure Cognitive Search service. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/inbound-private-endpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Cognitive Search services with private endpoints Private endpoints connect your virtual network to Azure services without a public IP address at the source or destination. By mapping private endpoints to your Azure Cognitive Search service, you can reduce data leakage risks. Learn more at: https://aka.ms/azure-cognitive-search/inbound-private-endpoints. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Resource logs in Search services should be enabled Audit enabling of resource logs. This enables you to recreate activity trails to use for investigation purposes; when a security incident occurs or when your network is compromised AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.0.0

Security Center

Name
(Azure portal)
Description Effect(s) Version
(GitHub)
[Preview]: Azure Security agent should be installed on your Linux Arc machines Install the Azure Security agent on your Linux Arc machines in order to monitor your machines for security configurations and vulnerabilities. Results of the assessments can seen and managed in Azure Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Security agent should be installed on your Linux virtual machine scale sets Install the Azure Security agent on your Linux virtual machine scale sets in order to monitor your machines for security configurations and vulnerabilities. Results of the assessments can seen and managed in Azure Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Security agent should be installed on your Linux virtual machines Install the Azure Security agent on your Linux virtual machines in order to monitor your machines for security configurations and vulnerabilities. Results of the assessments can seen and managed in Azure Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Security agent should be installed on your Windows Arc machines Install the Azure Security agent on your Windows Arc machines in order to monitor your machines for security configurations and vulnerabilities. Results of the assessments can seen and managed in Azure Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Security agent should be installed on your Windows virtual machine scale sets Install the Azure Security agent on your Windows virtual machine scale sets in order to monitor your machines for security configurations and vulnerabilities. Results of the assessments can seen and managed in Azure Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Azure Security agent should be installed on your Windows virtual machines Install the Azure Security agent on your Windows virtual machines in order to monitor your machines for security configurations and vulnerabilities. Results of the assessments can seen and managed in Azure Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0-preview
[Preview]: ChangeTracking extension should be installed on your Linux Arc machine Install ChangeTracking Extension on Linux Arc machines to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitoring Agent. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: ChangeTracking extension should be installed on your Linux virtual machine Install ChangeTracking Extension on Linux virtual machines to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitoring Agent. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: ChangeTracking extension should be installed on your Linux virtual machine scale sets Install ChangeTracking Extension on Linux virtual machine scale sets to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitoring Agent. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: ChangeTracking extension should be installed on your Windows Arc machine Install ChangeTracking Extension on Windows Arc machines to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitoring Agent. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: ChangeTracking extension should be installed on your Windows virtual machine Install ChangeTracking Extension on Windows virtual machines to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitoring Agent. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: ChangeTracking extension should be installed on your Windows virtual machine scale sets Install ChangeTracking Extension on Windows virtual machine scale sets to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitoring Agent. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure Azure Defender for SQL agent on virtual machine Configure Windows machines to automatically install the Azure Defender for SQL agent where the Azure Monitor Agent is installed. Security Center collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Creates a resource group and Log Analytics workspace in the same region as the machine. Target virtual machines must be in a supported location. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure ChangeTracking Extension for Linux Arc machines Configure Linux Arc machines to automatically install the ChangeTracking Extension to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitor Agent. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure ChangeTracking Extension for Linux virtual machine scale sets Configure Linux virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the ChangeTracking Extension to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitor Agent. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure ChangeTracking Extension for Linux virtual machines Configure Linux virtual machines to automatically install the ChangeTracking Extension to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitor Agent. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure ChangeTracking Extension for Windows Arc machines Configure Windows Arc machines to automatically install the ChangeTracking Extension to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitor Agent. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure ChangeTracking Extension for Windows virtual machine scale sets Configure Windows virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the ChangeTracking Extension to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitor Agent. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure ChangeTracking Extension for Windows virtual machines Configure Windows virtual machines to automatically install the ChangeTracking Extension to enable File Integrity Monitoring(FIM) in Azure Security Center. FIM examines operating system files, Windows registries, application software, Linux system files, and more, for changes that might indicate an attack. The extension can be installed in virtual machines and locations supported by Azure Monitor Agent. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Linux Arc machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent Configure supported Linux Arc machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent. Security Center collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Target Linux Arc machines must be in a supported location. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Linux virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the Azure Security agent Configure supported Linux virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the Azure Security agent. Security Center collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Target virtual machines must be in a supported location. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Linux virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension Configure supported Linux virtual machines scale sets to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Boot integrity is attested via Remote Attestation. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 6.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Linux virtual machines to automatically enable Secure Boot Configure supported Linux virtual machines to automatically enable Secure Boot to mitigate against malicious and unauthorized changes to the boot chain. Once enabled, only trusted bootloaders, kernel and kernel drivers will be allowed to run. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 5.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Linux virtual machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent Configure supported Linux virtual machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent. Security Center collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Target virtual machines must be in a supported location. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 7.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Linux virtual machines to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension Configure supported Linux virtual machines to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Boot integrity is attested via Remote Attestation. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 7.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported virtual machines to automatically enable vTPM Configure supported virtual machines to automatically enable vTPM to facilitate Measured Boot and other OS security features that require a TPM. Once enabled, vTPM can be used to attest boot integrity. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Windows Arc machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent Configure supported Windows Arc machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent. Security Center collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Target Windows Arc machines must be in a supported location. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Windows machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent Configure supported Windows machines to automatically install the Azure Security agent. Security Center collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Target virtual machines must be in a supported location. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 5.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Windows virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the Azure Security agent Configure supported Windows virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the Azure Security agent. Security Center collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Target Windows virtual machine scale sets must be in a supported location. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Windows virtual machine scale sets to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension Configure supported Windows virtual machines scale sets to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Boot integrity is attested via Remote Attestation. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Windows virtual machines to automatically enable Secure Boot Configure supported Windows virtual machines to automatically enable Secure Boot to mitigate against malicious and unauthorized changes to the boot chain. Once enabled, only trusted bootloaders, kernel and kernel drivers will be allowed to run. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure supported Windows virtual machines to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension Configure supported Windows virtual machines to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Boot integrity is attested via Remote Attestation. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 5.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure VMs created with Shared Image Gallery images to install the Guest Attestation extension Configure virtual machines created with Shared Image Gallery images to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Boot integrity is attested via Remote Attestation. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Configure VMSS created with Shared Image Gallery images to install the Guest Attestation extension Configure VMSS created with Shared Image Gallery images to automatically install the Guest Attestation extension to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Boot integrity is attested via Remote Attestation. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 2.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Deploy Microsoft Defender for Endpoint agent on Linux hybrid machines Deploys Microsoft Defender for Endpoint agent on Linux hybrid machines DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Deploy Microsoft Defender for Endpoint agent on Linux virtual machines Deploys Microsoft Defender for Endpoint agent on applicable Linux VM images. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Deploy Microsoft Defender for Endpoint agent on Windows Azure Arc machines Deploys Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on Windows Azure Arc machines. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Deploy Microsoft Defender for Endpoint agent on Windows virtual machines Deploys Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on applicable Windows VM images. DeployIfNotExists, AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.1-preview
[Preview]: Guest Attestation extension should be installed on supported Linux virtual machines Install Guest Attestation extension on supported Linux virtual machines to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Once installed, boot integrity will be attested via Remote Attestation. This assessment applies to Trusted Launch and Confidential Linux virtual machines. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 6.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Guest Attestation extension should be installed on supported Linux virtual machines scale sets Install Guest Attestation extension on supported Linux virtual machines scale sets to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Once installed, boot integrity will be attested via Remote Attestation. This assessment applies to Trusted Launch and Confidential Linux virtual machine scale sets. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 5.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Guest Attestation extension should be installed on supported Windows virtual machines Install Guest Attestation extension on supported virtual machines to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Once installed, boot integrity will be attested via Remote Attestation. This assessment applies to Trusted Launch and Confidential Windows virtual machines. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Guest Attestation extension should be installed on supported Windows virtual machines scale sets Install Guest Attestation extension on supported virtual machines scale sets to allow Azure Security Center to proactively attest and monitor the boot integrity. Once installed, boot integrity will be attested via Remote Attestation. This assessment applies to Trusted Launch and Confidential Windows virtual machine scale sets. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.1.0-preview
[Preview]: Linux virtual machines should use only signed and trusted boot components All OS boot components (boot loader, kernel, kernel drivers) must be signed by trusted publishers. Defender for Cloud has identified untrusted OS boot components on one or more of your Linux machines. To protect your machines from potentially malicious components, add them to your allow list or remove the identified components. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Linux virtual machines should use Secure Boot To protect against the installation of malware-based rootkits and boot kits, enable Secure Boot on supported Linux virtual machines. Secure Boot ensures that only signed operating systems and drivers will be allowed to run. This assessment only applies to Linux virtual machines that have the Azure Monitor Agent installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Machines should have ports closed that might expose attack vectors Azure's Terms Of Use prohibit the use of Azure services in ways that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Microsoft server, or the network. The exposed ports identified by this recommendation need to be closed for your continued security. For each identified port, the recommendation also provides an explanation of the potential threat. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Secure Boot should be enabled on supported Windows virtual machines Enable Secure Boot on supported Windows virtual machines to mitigate against malicious and unauthorized changes to the boot chain. Once enabled, only trusted bootloaders, kernel and kernel drivers will be allowed to run. This assessment applies to Trusted Launch and Confidential Windows virtual machines. Audit, Disabled 4.0.0-preview
[Preview]: System updates should be installed on your machines (powered by Update Center) Your machines are missing system, security, and critical updates. Software updates often include critical patches to security holes. Such holes are frequently exploited in malware attacks so it's vital to keep your software updated. To install all outstanding patches and secure your machines, follow the remediation steps. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: Virtual machines guest attestation status should be healthy Guest attestation is performed by sending a trusted log (TCGLog) to an attestation server. The server uses these logs to determine whether boot components are trustworthy. This assessment is intended to detect compromises of the boot chain which might be the result of a bootkit or rootkit infection. This assessment only applies to Trusted Launch enabled virtual machines that have Guest Attestation extension installed. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0-preview
[Preview]: vTPM should be enabled on supported virtual machines Enable virtual TPM device on supported virtual machines to facilitate Measured Boot and other OS security features that require a TPM. Once enabled, vTPM can be used to attest boot integrity. This assessment only applies to trusted launch enabled virtual machines. Audit, Disabled 2.0.0-preview
A maximum of 3 owners should be designated for your subscription It is recommended to designate up to 3 subscription owners in order to reduce the potential for breach by a compromised owner. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
A vulnerability assessment solution should be enabled on your virtual machines Audits virtual machines to detect whether they are running a supported vulnerability assessment solution. A core component of every cyber risk and security program is the identification and analysis of vulnerabilities. Azure Security Center's standard pricing tier includes vulnerability scanning for your virtual machines at no extra cost. Additionally, Security Center can automatically deploy this tool for you. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Accounts with owner permissions on Azure resources should be MFA enabled Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) should be enabled for all subscription accounts with owner permissions to prevent a breach of accounts or resources. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Accounts with read permissions on Azure resources should be MFA enabled Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) should be enabled for all subscription accounts with read privileges to prevent a breach of accounts or resources. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Accounts with write permissions on Azure resources should be MFA enabled Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) should be enabled for all subscription accounts with write privileges to prevent a breach of accounts or resources. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Adaptive application controls for defining safe applications should be enabled on your machines Enable application controls to define the list of known-safe applications running on your machines, and alert you when other applications run. This helps harden your machines against malware. To simplify the process of configuring and maintaining your rules, Security Center uses machine learning to analyze the applications running on each machine and suggest the list of known-safe applications. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Adaptive network hardening recommendations should be applied on internet facing virtual machines Azure Security Center analyzes the traffic patterns of Internet facing virtual machines and provides Network Security Group rule recommendations that reduce the potential attack surface AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
All network ports should be restricted on network security groups associated to your virtual machine Azure Security Center has identified some of your network security groups' inbound rules to be too permissive. Inbound rules should not allow access from 'Any' or 'Internet' ranges. This can potentially enable attackers to target your resources. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Allowlist rules in your adaptive application control policy should be updated Monitor for changes in behavior on groups of machines configured for auditing by Azure Security Center's adaptive application controls. Security Center uses machine learning to analyze the running processes on your machines and suggest a list of known-safe applications. These are presented as recommended apps to allow in adaptive application control policies. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
API endpoints in Azure API Management should be authenticated API endpoints published within Azure API Management should enforce authentication to help minimize security risk. Authentication mechanisms are sometimes implemented incorrectly or are missing. This allows attackers to exploit implementation flaws and to access data. Learn More about the OWASP API Threat for Broken User Authentication here: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/api-management/mitigate-owasp-api-threats#broken-user-authentication AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
API endpoints that are unused should be disabled and removed from the Azure API Management service As a security best practice, API endpoints that haven't received traffic for 30 days are considered unused and should be removed from the Azure API Management service. Keeping unused API endpoints may pose a security risk to your organization. These may be APIs that should have been deprecated from the Azure API Management service but may have been accidentally left active. Such APIs typically do not receive the most up to date security coverage. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Authorized IP ranges should be defined on Kubernetes Services Restrict access to the Kubernetes Service Management API by granting API access only to IP addresses in specific ranges. It is recommended to limit access to authorized IP ranges to ensure that only applications from allowed networks can access the cluster. Audit, Disabled 2.0.1
Auto provisioning of the Log Analytics agent should be enabled on your subscription To monitor for security vulnerabilities and threats, Azure Security Center collects data from your Azure virtual machines. Data is collected by the Log Analytics agent, formerly known as the Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA), which reads various security-related configurations and event logs from the machine and copies the data to your Log Analytics workspace for analysis. We recommend enabling auto provisioning to automatically deploy the agent to all supported Azure VMs and any new ones that are created. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure DDoS Protection should be enabled DDoS protection should be enabled for all virtual networks with a subnet that is part of an application gateway with a public IP. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.1
Azure Defender for App Service should be enabled Azure Defender for App Service leverages the scale of the cloud, and the visibility that Azure has as a cloud provider, to monitor for common web app attacks. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Azure Defender for Azure SQL Database servers should be enabled Azure Defender for SQL provides functionality for surfacing and mitigating potential database vulnerabilities, detecting anomalous activities that could indicate threats to SQL databases, and discovering and classifying sensitive data. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2
Azure Defender for Key Vault should be enabled Azure Defender for Key Vault provides an additional layer of protection and security intelligence by detecting unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit key vault accounts. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Azure Defender for open-source relational databases should be enabled Azure Defender for open-source relational databases detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit databases. Learn more about the capabilities of Azure Defender for open-source relational databases at https://aka.ms/AzDforOpenSourceDBsDocu. Important: Enabling this plan will result in charges for protecting your open-source relational databases. Learn about the pricing on Security Center's pricing page: https://aka.ms/pricing-security-center AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Defender for Resource Manager should be enabled Azure Defender for Resource Manager automatically monitors the resource management operations in your organization. Azure Defender detects threats and alerts you about suspicious activity. Learn more about the capabilities of Azure Defender for Resource Manager at https://aka.ms/defender-for-resource-manager . Enabling this Azure Defender plan results in charges. Learn about the pricing details per region on Security Center's pricing page: https://aka.ms/pricing-security-center . AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure Defender for servers should be enabled Azure Defender for servers provides real-time threat protection for server workloads and generates hardening recommendations as well as alerts about suspicious activities. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Azure Defender for SQL servers on machines should be enabled Azure Defender for SQL provides functionality for surfacing and mitigating potential database vulnerabilities, detecting anomalous activities that could indicate threats to SQL databases, and discovering and classifying sensitive data. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2
Azure Defender for SQL should be enabled for unprotected PostgreSQL flexible servers Audit PostgreSQL flexible servers without Advanced Data Security AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Azure registry container images should have vulnerabilities resolved (powered by Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management) Container image vulnerability assessment scans your registry for commonly known vulnerabilities (CVEs) and provides a detailed vulnerability report for each image. Resolving vulnerabilities can greatly improve your security posture, ensuring images are safe to use prior to deployment. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure registry container images should have vulnerabilities resolved (powered by Qualys) Container image vulnerability assessment scans your registry for security vulnerabilities and exposes detailed findings for each image. Resolving the vulnerabilities can greatly improve your containers' security posture and protect them from attacks. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.2
Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) should be used on Kubernetes Services To provide granular filtering on the actions that users can perform, use Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) to manage permissions in Kubernetes Service Clusters and configure relevant authorization policies. Audit, Disabled 1.0.3
Azure running container images should have vulnerabilities resolved (powered by Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management) Container image vulnerability assessment scans your registry for commonly known vulnerabilities (CVEs) and provides a detailed vulnerability report for each image. This recommendation provides visibility to vulnerable images currently running in your Kubernetes clusters. Remediating vulnerabilities in container images that are currently running is key to improving your security posture, significantly reducing the attack surface for your containerized workloads. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Azure running container images should have vulnerabilities resolved (powered by Qualys) Container image vulnerability assessment scans container images running on your Kubernetes clusters for security vulnerabilities and exposes detailed findings for each image. Resolving the vulnerabilities can greatly improve your containers' security posture and protect them from attacks. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Blocked accounts with owner permissions on Azure resources should be removed Deprecated accounts with owner permissions should be removed from your subscription. Deprecated accounts are accounts that have been blocked from signing in. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Blocked accounts with read and write permissions on Azure resources should be removed Deprecated accounts should be removed from your subscriptions. Deprecated accounts are accounts that have been blocked from signing in. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Cloud Services (extended support) role instances should be configured securely Protect your Cloud Service (extended support) role instances from attacks by ensuring they are not expolosed to any OS vulnerabilities. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Cloud Services (extended support) role instances should have an endpoint protection solution installed Protect your Cloud Services (extended support) role instances from threats and vulnerabilities by ensuring an endpoint protection solution is installed on them. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Cloud Services (extended support) role instances should have system updates installed Secure your Cloud Services (extended support) role instances by ensuring the latest security and critical updates are installed on them. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Advanced Threat Protection to be enabled on Azure database for PostgreSQL flexible servers Enable Advanced Threat Protection on your Azure database for PostgreSQL flexible servers to detect anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit databases. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Arc-enabled SQL Servers to automatically install Azure Monitor Agent Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows Arc-enabled SQL Servers. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.3.0
Configure Arc-enabled SQL Servers to automatically install Microsoft Defender for SQL Configure Windows Arc-enabled SQL Servers to automatically install the Microsoft Defender for SQL agent. Microsoft Defender for SQL collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0
Configure Arc-enabled SQL Servers to automatically install Microsoft Defender for SQL and DCR with a Log Analytics workspace Microsoft Defender for SQL collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Create a resource group, a Data Collection Rule and Log Analytics workspace in the same region as the machine. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.3.0
Configure Arc-enabled SQL Servers to automatically install Microsoft Defender for SQL and DCR with a user-defined LA workspace Microsoft Defender for SQL collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Create a resource group and a Data Collection Rule in the same region as the user-defined Log Analytics workspace. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0
Configure Arc-enabled SQL Servers with Data Collection Rule Association to Microsoft Defender for SQL DCR Configure association between Arc-enabled SQL Servers and the Microsoft Defender for SQL DCR. Deleting this association will break the detection of security vulnerabilities for this Arc-enabled SQL Servers. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Arc-enabled SQL Servers with Data Collection Rule Association to Microsoft Defender for SQL user-defined DCR Configure association between Arc-enabled SQL Servers and the Microsoft Defender for SQL user-defined DCR. Deleting this association will break the detection of security vulnerabilities for this Arc-enabled SQL Servers. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0
Configure Azure Defender for App Service to be enabled Azure Defender for App Service leverages the scale of the cloud, and the visibility that Azure has as a cloud provider, to monitor for common web app attacks. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Azure Defender for Azure SQL database to be enabled Azure Defender for SQL provides functionality for surfacing and mitigating potential database vulnerabilities, detecting anomalous activities that could indicate threats to SQL databases, and discovering and classifying sensitive data. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Azure Defender for open-source relational databases to be enabled Azure Defender for open-source relational databases detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit databases. Learn more about the capabilities of Azure Defender for open-source relational databases at https://aka.ms/AzDforOpenSourceDBsDocu. Important: Enabling this plan will result in charges for protecting your open-source relational databases. Learn about the pricing on Security Center's pricing page: https://aka.ms/pricing-security-center DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Azure Defender for Resource Manager to be enabled Azure Defender for Resource Manager automatically monitors the resource management operations in your organization. Azure Defender detects threats and alerts you about suspicious activity. Learn more about the capabilities of Azure Defender for Resource Manager at https://aka.ms/defender-for-resource-manager . Enabling this Azure Defender plan results in charges. Learn about the pricing details per region on Security Center's pricing page: https://aka.ms/pricing-security-center . DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Azure Defender for servers to be enabled Azure Defender for servers provides real-time threat protection for server workloads and generates hardening recommendations as well as alerts about suspicious activities. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Azure Defender for SQL servers on machines to be enabled Azure Defender for SQL provides functionality for surfacing and mitigating potential database vulnerabilities, detecting anomalous activities that could indicate threats to SQL databases, and discovering and classifying sensitive data. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure basic Microsoft Defender for Storage to be enabled (Activity Monitoring only) Microsoft Defender for Storage is an Azure-native layer of security intelligence that detects potential threats to your storage accounts. This policy will enable the basic Defender for Storage capabilities (Activity Monitoring). To enable full protection, which also includes On-upload Malware Scanning and Sensitive Data Threat Detection use the full enablement policy: aka.ms/DefenderForStoragePolicy. To learn more about Defender for Storage capabilities and benefits, visit aka.ms/DefenderForStorage. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure machines to receive a vulnerability assessment provider Azure Defender includes vulnerability scanning for your machines at no extra cost. You don't need a Qualys license or even a Qualys account - everything's handled seamlessly inside Security Center. When you enable this policy, Azure Defender automatically deploys the Qualys vulnerability assessment provider to all supported machines that don't already have it installed. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 4.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender CSPM plan Defender Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) provides enhanced posture capabilities and a new intelligent cloud security graph to help identify, prioritize, and reduce risk. Defender CSPM is available in addition to the free foundational security posture capabilities turned on by default in Defender for Cloud. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender CSPM to be enabled Defender Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) provides enhanced posture capabilities and a new intelligent cloud security graph to help identify, prioritize, and reduce risk. Defender CSPM is available in addition to the free foundational security posture capabilities turned on by default in Defender for Cloud. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2
Configure Microsoft Defender for Azure Cosmos DB to be enabled Microsoft Defender for Azure Cosmos DB is an Azure-native layer of security that detects attempts to exploit databases in your Azure Cosmos DB accounts. Defender for Azure Cosmos DB detects potential SQL injections, known bad actors based on Microsoft Threat Intelligence, suspicious access patterns, and potential exploitations of your database through compromised identities or malicious insiders. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for Containers plan New capabilities are continuously being added to Defender for Containers plan, which may require the user's explicit enablement. Use this policy to make sure all new capabilities will be enabled. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for Containers to be enabled Microsoft Defender for Containers provides hardening, vulnerability assessment and run-time protections for your Azure, hybrid, and multi-cloud Kubernetes environments. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Configure Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integration settings with Microsoft Defender for Cloud (WDATP_EXCLUDE_LINUX...) Configures the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integration settings, within Microsoft Defender for Cloud (also known as WDATP_EXCLUDE_LINUX_...), for enabling auto provisioning of MDE for Linux servers. WDATP setting must be turned on for this setting to be applied. See: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/defender-for-cloud/integration-defender-for-endpoint for more information. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integration settings with Microsoft Defender for Cloud (WDATP_UNIFIED_SOLUTION) Configures the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integration settings, within Microsoft Defender for Cloud (also known as WDATP_UNIFIED_SOLUTION), for enabling auto provisioning of MDE Unified Agent for Windows Server 2012R2 and 2016. WDATP setting must be turned on for this setting to be applied. See: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/defender-for-cloud/integration-defender-for-endpoint for more information. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integration settings with Microsoft Defender for Cloud (WDATP) Configures the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integration settings, within Microsoft Defender for Cloud (also known as WDATP), for Windows downlevel machines onboarded to MDE via MMA, and auto provisioning of MDE on Windows Server 2019 , Windows Virtual Desktop and above. Must be turned on in order for the other settings (WDATP_UNIFIED, etc.) to work. See: https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/defender-for-cloud/integration-defender-for-endpoint for more information. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for Key Vault plan Microsoft Defender for Key Vault provides an additional layer of protection and security intelligence by detecting unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit key vault accounts. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for Servers plan New capabilities are continuously being added to Defender for Servers, which may require the user's explicit enablement. Use this policy to make sure all new capabilities will be enabled. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for SQL to be enabled on Synapse workspaces Enable Microsoft Defender for SQL on your Azure Synapse workspaces to detect anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit SQL databases. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Configure Microsoft Defender for Storage (Classic) to be enabled Microsoft Defender for Storage (Classic) provides detections of unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.2
Configure Microsoft Defender for Storage to be enabled Microsoft Defender for Storage is an Azure-native layer of security intelligence that detects potential threats to your storage accounts. This policy will enable all Defender for Storage capabilities; Activity Monitoring, Malware Scanning and Sensitive Data Threat Detection. To learn more about Defender for Storage capabilities and benefits, visit aka.ms/DefenderForStorage. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.1.0
Configure SQL Virtual Machines to automatically install Azure Monitor Agent Automate the deployment of Azure Monitor Agent extension on your Windows SQL Virtual Machines. Learn more: https://aka.ms/AMAOverview. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.3.0
Configure SQL Virtual Machines to automatically install Microsoft Defender for SQL Configure Windows SQL Virtual Machines to automatically install the Microsoft Defender for SQL extension. Microsoft Defender for SQL collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.3.0
Configure SQL Virtual Machines to automatically install Microsoft Defender for SQL and DCR with a Log Analytics workspace Microsoft Defender for SQL collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Create a resource group, a Data Collection Rule and Log Analytics workspace in the same region as the machine. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0
Configure SQL Virtual Machines to automatically install Microsoft Defender for SQL and DCR with a user-defined LA workspace Microsoft Defender for SQL collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Create a resource group and a Data Collection Rule in the same region as the user-defined Log Analytics workspace. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0
Configure the Microsoft Defender for SQL Log Analytics workspace Microsoft Defender for SQL collects events from the agent and uses them to provide security alerts and tailored hardening tasks (recommendations). Create a resource group and Log Analytics workspace in the same region as the machine. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.2.0
Create and assign a built-in user-assigned managed identity Create and assign a built-in user-assigned managed identity at scale to SQL virtual machines. AuditIfNotExists, DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.4.0
Deploy - Configure suppression rules for Azure Security Center alerts Suppress Azure Security Center alerts to reduce alerts fatigue by deploying suppression rules on your management group or subscription. deployIfNotExists 1.0.0
Deploy export to Event Hub as a trusted service for Microsoft Defender for Cloud data Enable export to Event Hub as a trusted service of Microsoft Defender for Cloud data. This policy deploys an export to Event Hub as a trusted service configuration with your conditions and target Event Hub on the assigned scope. To deploy this policy on newly created subscriptions, open the Compliance tab, select the relevant non-compliant assignment and create a remediation task. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Deploy export to Event Hub for Microsoft Defender for Cloud data Enable export to Event Hub of Microsoft Defender for Cloud data. This policy deploys an export to Event Hub configuration with your conditions and target Event Hub on the assigned scope. To deploy this policy on newly created subscriptions, open the Compliance tab, select the relevant non-compliant assignment and create a remediation task. deployIfNotExists 4.2.0
Deploy export to Log Analytics workspace for Microsoft Defender for Cloud data Enable export to Log Analytics workspace of Microsoft Defender for Cloud data. This policy deploys an export to Log Analytics workspace configuration with your conditions and target workspace on the assigned scope. To deploy this policy on newly created subscriptions, open the Compliance tab, select the relevant non-compliant assignment and create a remediation task. deployIfNotExists 4.1.0
Deploy Workflow Automation for Microsoft Defender for Cloud alerts Enable automation of Microsoft Defender for Cloud alerts. This policy deploys a workflow automation with your conditions and triggers on the assigned scope. To deploy this policy on newly created subscriptions, open the Compliance tab, select the relevant non-compliant assignment and create a remediation task. deployIfNotExists 5.0.1
Deploy Workflow Automation for Microsoft Defender for Cloud recommendations Enable automation of Microsoft Defender for Cloud recommendations. This policy deploys a workflow automation with your conditions and triggers on the assigned scope. To deploy this policy on newly created subscriptions, open the Compliance tab, select the relevant non-compliant assignment and create a remediation task. deployIfNotExists 5.0.1
Deploy Workflow Automation for Microsoft Defender for Cloud regulatory compliance Enable automation of Microsoft Defender for Cloud regulatory compliance. This policy deploys a workflow automation with your conditions and triggers on the assigned scope. To deploy this policy on newly created subscriptions, open the Compliance tab, select the relevant non-compliant assignment and create a remediation task. deployIfNotExists 5.0.1
Email notification for high severity alerts should be enabled To ensure the relevant people in your organization are notified when there is a potential security breach in one of your subscriptions, enable email notifications for high severity alerts in Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.1
Email notification to subscription owner for high severity alerts should be enabled To ensure your subscription owners are notified when there is a potential security breach in their subscription, set email notifications to subscription owners for high severity alerts in Security Center. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 2.0.0
Enable Microsoft Defender for Cloud on your subscription Identifies existing subscriptions that aren't monitored by Microsoft Defender for Cloud and protects them with Defender for Cloud's free features. Subscriptions already monitored will be considered compliant. To register newly created subscriptions, open the compliance tab, select the relevant non-compliant assignment, and create a remediation task. deployIfNotExists 1.0.1
Enable Security Center's auto provisioning of the Log Analytics agent on your subscriptions with custom workspace. Allow Security Center to auto provision the Log Analytics agent on your subscriptions to monitor and collect security data using a custom workspace. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Enable Security Center's auto provisioning of the Log Analytics agent on your subscriptions with default workspace. Allow Security Center to auto provision the Log Analytics agent on your subscriptions to monitor and collect security data using ASC default workspace. DeployIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Endpoint protection health issues should be resolved on your machines Resolve endpoint protection health issues on your virtual machines to protect them from latest threats and vulnerabilities. Azure Security Center supported endpoint protection solutions are documented here - https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/security-center/security-center-services?tabs=features-windows#supported-endpoint-protection-solutions. Endpoint protection assessment is documented here - https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/security-center/security-center-endpoint-protection. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Endpoint protection should be installed on your machines To protect your machines from threats and vulnerabilities, install a supported endpoint protection solution. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Endpoint protection solution should be installed on virtual machine scale sets Audit the existence and health of an endpoint protection solution on your virtual machines scale sets, to protect them from threats and vulnerabilities. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0
Guest accounts with owner permissions on Azure resources should be removed External accounts with owner permissions should be removed from your subscription in order to prevent unmonitored access. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Guest accounts with read permissions on Azure resources should be removed External accounts with read privileges should be removed from your subscription in order to prevent unmonitored access. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Guest accounts with write permissions on Azure resources should be removed External accounts with write privileges should be removed from your subscription in order to prevent unmonitored access. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.0
Guest Configuration extension should be installed on your machines To ensure secure configurations of in-guest settings of your machine, install the Guest Configuration extension. In-guest settings that the extension monitors include the configuration of the operating system, application configuration or presence, and environment settings. Once installed, in-guest policies will be available such as 'Windows Exploit guard should be enabled'. Learn more at https://aka.ms/gcpol. AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 1.0.3
Internet-facing virtual machines should be protected with network security groups Protect your virtual machines from potential threats by restricting access to them with network security groups (NSG). Learn more about controlling traffic with NSGs at https://aka.ms/nsg-doc AuditIfNotExists, Disabled 3.0.0