Azure permissions

This article lists the permissions for Azure resource providers, which are used in built-in roles. You can use these permissions in your own Azure custom roles to provide granular access control to resources in Azure. The permissions are always evolving. To get the latest permissions, use Get-AzProviderOperation or az provider operation list.

Click the resource provider name in the following list to see the list of permissions.



Resource provider Description Azure service Azure Container Apps
Microsoft.AppPlatform A fully managed Spring Cloud service, built and operated with Pivotal. Azure Spring Apps
Microsoft.AVS Azure VMware Solution
Microsoft.Batch Cloud-scale job scheduling and compute management. Batch
Microsoft.ClassicCompute Classic deployment model virtual machine
Microsoft.Compute Access cloud compute capacity and scale on demand (such as virtual machines) and only pay for the resources you use. Virtual Machines
Virtual Machine Scale Sets
Microsoft.DesktopVirtualization The best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure. Azure Virtual Desktop
Microsoft.ServiceFabric Develop microservices and orchestrate containers on Windows or Linux. Service Fabric


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.Cdn Ensure secure, reliable content delivery with broad global reach. Content Delivery Network
Microsoft.ClassicNetwork Classic deployment model virtual network
Microsoft.MobileNetwork Azure Private 5G Core
Microsoft.Network Connect cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services to provide your customers and users the best possible experience. Application Gateway
Azure Bastion
Azure DDoS Protection
Azure DNS
Azure ExpressRoute
Azure Firewall
Azure Front Door Service
Azure Private Link
Azure Route Server
Load Balancer
Network Watcher
Traffic Manager
Virtual Network
Virtual Network NAT
Virtual Network Manager
Virtual WAN
VPN Gateway


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.ClassicStorage Classic deployment model storage
Microsoft.DataShare A simple and safe service for sharing big data with external organizations. Azure Data Share
Microsoft.ElasticSan Azure Elastic SAN
Microsoft.NetApp Enterprise-grade Azure file shares, powered by NetApp. Azure NetApp Files
Microsoft.Storage Get secure, massively scalable cloud storage for your data, apps, and workloads. Storage
Microsoft.StorageCache File caching for high-performance computing (HPC). Azure HPC Cache
Microsoft.StorageSync Storage

Web and Mobile

Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.CertificateRegistration Allow an application to use its own credentials for authentication. App Service Certificates
Microsoft.DomainRegistration App Service
Microsoft.Maps Simple and secure location APIs provide geospatial context to data. Azure Maps
Microsoft.Media Encode, store, and stream video and audio at scale. Media Services
Microsoft.SignalRService Add real-time web functionalities easily. Azure SignalR Service
microsoft.web Quickly create and deploy mission critical web apps at scale. App Service
Azure Functions


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.ContainerInstance Easily run containers on Azure without managing servers. Container Instances
Microsoft.ContainerRegistry Store and manage container images across all types of Azure deployments. Container Registry
Microsoft.ContainerService Accelerate your containerized application development without compromising security. Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Microsoft.RedHatOpenShift Azure Red Hat OpenShift


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.Cache Power applications with high-throughput, low-latency data access. Azure Cache for Redis
Microsoft.DBforMariaDB Managed MariaDB database service for app developers. Azure Database for MariaDB
Microsoft.DBforMySQL Managed MySQL database service for app developers. Azure Database for MySQL
Microsoft.DBforPostgreSQL Managed PostgreSQL database service for app developers. Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Microsoft.DocumentDB A NoSQL document database-as-a-service. Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft.Sql Managed, intelligent SQL in the cloud. Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Managed Instance
Azure Synapse Analytics
Microsoft.SqlVirtualMachine Host enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud. SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.AnalysisServices Enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service. Azure Analysis Services
Microsoft.Databricks Fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform. Azure Databricks
Microsoft.DataCatalog Get more value from your enterprise data assets. Data Catalog
Microsoft.DataFactory Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy. Data Factory
Microsoft.DataLakeAnalytics Distributed analytics service that makes big data easy. Data Lake Analytics
Microsoft.DataLakeStore Highly scalable and cost-effective data lake solution for big data analytics. Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2
Microsoft.HDInsight Provision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase, and Storm clusters. HDInsight
Microsoft.Kusto Service for storing and running interactive analytics over Big Data. Azure Data Explorer
Microsoft.PowerBIDedicated Manage Power BI Premium dedicated capacities for exclusive use by an organization. Power BI Embedded
Microsoft.Purview Microsoft Purview
Microsoft.Synapse Azure Synapse Analytics

AI + machine learning

Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.BotService Intelligent, serverless bot service that scales on demand. Azure Bot Service
Microsoft.CognitiveServices Add smart API capabilities to enable contextual interactions. Cognitive Services
Microsoft.MachineLearning Access and manage the predictive models that you created and deployed as web services. Machine Learning Studio (classic)
Microsoft.MachineLearningServices Enterprise-grade machine learning service to build and deploy models faster. Machine Learning
Microsoft.Search Leverage search services and get comprehensive results. Azure AI Search

Internet of Things

Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.Devices Ensure that your users are accessing your resources from devices that meet your standards for security and compliance. IoT Hub
IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service
Microsoft.DeviceUpdate Device Update for IoT Hub
Microsoft.DigitalTwins Azure Digital Twins
Microsoft.IoTCentral Experience the simplicity of SaaS for IoT, with no cloud expertise required. IoT Central
Microsoft.IoTSecurity IoT security
Microsoft.StreamAnalytics Real-time data stream processing from millions of IoT devices. Stream Analytics
Microsoft.TimeSeriesInsights Explore and analyze time-series data from IoT devices. Time Series Insights

Mixed reality

Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.MixedReality Blend your physical and digital worlds to create immersive, collaborative experiences. Azure Spatial Anchors


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.ApiCenter Azure API Center
Microsoft.ApiManagement Easily build and consume Cloud APIs. API Management
Microsoft.AppConfiguration Fast, scalable parameter storage for app configuration. Azure App Configuration
Microsoft.Communication Azure Communication Services
Microsoft.EventGrid Get reliable event delivery at massive scale. Event Grid
Microsoft.EventHub Receive telemetry from millions of devices. Event Hubs
Microsoft.HealthcareApis Azure API for FHIR
Microsoft.Logic Automate the access and use of data across clouds without writing code. Logic Apps
Microsoft.NotificationHubs Send push notifications to any platform from any back end. Notification Hubs
Microsoft.Relay Expose services that run in your corporate network to the public cloud. Azure Relay
Microsoft.ServiceBus Connect across private and public cloud environments. Service Bus
Microsoft.ServicesHub Services Hub


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.AAD Join Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers. Microsoft Entra Domain Services
Microsoft.ADHybridHealthService Robust monitoring of your on-premises identity infrastructure. Microsoft Entra ID
Microsoft.AzureActiveDirectory Synchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on. Azure Active Directory B2C
Microsoft.ManagedIdentity An automatically managed identity in Microsoft Entra ID that authenticates to any service that supports Microsoft Entra Managed identities for Azure resources


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.AppComplianceAutomation App Compliance Automation Tool for Microsoft 365
Microsoft.DataProtection Data Protection
Microsoft.KeyVault Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets. Key Vault
Microsoft.Security Protect your enterprise from advanced threats across hybrid cloud workloads. Security Center
Microsoft.SecurityInsights Microsoft Sentinel


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.Chaos Azure Chaos Studio
Microsoft.DevTestLab Quickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts. Azure Lab Services
Microsoft.LabServices Set up labs for classrooms, trials, development and testing, and other scenarios. Azure Lab Services
Microsoft.LoadTestService Azure Load Testing
Microsoft.SecurityDevOps Microsoft Defender for Cloud
Microsoft.VisualStudio The powerful and flexible environment for developing applications in the cloud. Azure DevOps


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.DataBox Move stored or in-flight data to Azure quickly and cost-effectively. Azure Data Box
Microsoft.DataBoxEdge Appliances and solutions for data transfer to Azure and edge compute. Azure Stack Edge
Microsoft.DataMigration Simplify on-premises database migration to the cloud. Azure Database Migration Service
Microsoft.Migrate Easily discover, assess, right-size, and migrate your on-premises VMs to Azure. Azure Migrate
Microsoft.OffAzure Azure Migrate


Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.AlertsManagement Analyze all of the alerts in your Log Analytics repository. Azure Monitor
Microsoft.Dashboard Azure Managed Grafana
Microsoft.Insights Full observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network. Azure Monitor
microsoft.monitor Azure Monitor
Microsoft.OperationalInsights Azure Monitor
Microsoft.OperationsManagement A simplified management solution for any enterprise. Azure Monitor

Management and governance

Resource provider Description Azure service
Microsoft.Advisor Your personalized Azure best practices recommendation engine. Azure Advisor
Microsoft.Authorization Azure Policy
Azure RBAC
Azure Resource Manager
Microsoft.Automation Simplify cloud management with process automation. Automation
Microsoft.Billing Manage your subscriptions and see usage and billing. Cost Management + Billing
Microsoft.Blueprint Enabling quick, repeatable creation of governed environments. Azure Blueprints
Microsoft.Carbon Azure carbon optimization
Microsoft.Consumption Programmatic access to cost and usage data for your Azure resources. Cost Management
Microsoft.CostManagement Optimize what you spend on the cloud, while maximizing cloud potential. Cost Management
Microsoft.Features Azure Resource Manager
Microsoft.GuestConfiguration Audit settings inside a machine using Azure Policy. Azure Policy
Microsoft.Intune Enable your workforce to be productive on all their devices, while keeping your organization's information protected.
Microsoft.Maintenance Azure Maintenance
Azure Update Manager
Microsoft.ManagedServices Azure Lighthouse
Microsoft.Management Use management groups to efficiently apply governance controls and manage groups of Azure subscriptions. Management Groups
Microsoft.PolicyInsights Summarize policy states for the subscription level policy definition. Azure Policy
Microsoft.Portal Build, manage, and monitor all Azure products in a single, unified console. Azure portal
Microsoft.RecoveryServices Hold and organize backup data for various Azure services such as IaaS VMs (Linux or Windows) and Azure SQL databases. Site Recovery
Microsoft.ResourceGraph Powerful tool to query, explore, and analyze your cloud resources at scale. Azure Resource Graph
Microsoft.ResourceHealth Diagnose and get support for service problems that affect your Azure resources. Azure Service Health
Microsoft.Resources Deployment and management service for Azure that enables you to create, update, and delete resources in your Azure subscription. Azure Resource Manager
Microsoft.Solutions Find the solution to meet the needs of your application or business. Azure Managed Applications

Hybrid + multicloud

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