az role assignment

Manage role assignments.

Commands

Name Description Type Status
az role assignment create

Create a new role assignment for a user, group, or service principal.

Core GA
az role assignment delete

Delete role assignments.

Core GA
az role assignment list

List role assignments.

Core GA
az role assignment list-changelogs

List changelogs for role assignments.

Core GA
az role assignment update

Update an existing role assignment for a user, group, or service principal.

Core GA

az role assignment create

Create a new role assignment for a user, group, or service principal.

az role assignment create --role
                          --scope
                          [--assignee]
                          [--assignee-object-id]
                          [--assignee-principal-type {ForeignGroup, Group, ServicePrincipal, User}]
                          [--condition]
                          [--condition-version]
                          [--description]
                          [--name]

Examples

Create role assignment to grant the specified assignee the Reader role on an Azure virtual machine.

az role assignment create --assignee sp_name --role Reader --scope /subscriptions/00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000/resourceGroups/MyResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/MyVm

Create role assignment for an assignee with description and condition.

az role assignment create --role Owner --scope /subscriptions/00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000/resourceGroups/MyResourceGroup/providers/Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts/MyStorageAccount --assignee "John.Doe@Contoso.com" --description "Role assignment foo to check on bar" --condition "@Resource[Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts/blobServices/containers:Name] stringEquals 'foo'" --condition-version "2.0"

Create role assignment with your own assignment name.

az role assignment create --assignee-object-id 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 --assignee-principal-type ServicePrincipal --role Reader --scope /subscriptions/00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000/resourceGroups/MyResourceGroup --name 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000

Required Parameters

--role

Role name or id.

--scope

Scope at which the role assignment or definition applies to, e.g., /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333, /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333/resourceGroups/myGroup, or /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333/resourceGroups/myGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/myVM.

Optional Parameters

--assignee

Represent a user, group, or service principal. supported format: object id, user sign-in name, or service principal name.

--assignee-object-id

Use this parameter instead of '--assignee' to bypass Graph API invocation in case of insufficient privileges. This parameter only works with object ids for users, groups, service principals, and managed identities. For managed identities use the principal id. For service principals, use the object id and not the app id.

--assignee-principal-type

Use with --assignee-object-id to avoid errors caused by propagation latency in AAD Graph.

accepted values: ForeignGroup, Group, ServicePrincipal, User
--condition
Preview

Condition under which the user can be granted permission.

--condition-version
Preview

Version of the condition syntax. If --condition is specified without --condition-version, default to 2.0.

--description
Preview

Description of role assignment.

--name -n

A GUID for the role assignment. It must be unique and different for each role assignment. If omitted, a new GUID is generetd.

Global Parameters
--debug

Increase logging verbosity to show all debug logs.

--help -h

Show this help message and exit.

--only-show-errors

Only show errors, suppressing warnings.

--output -o

Output format.

accepted values: json, jsonc, none, table, tsv, yaml, yamlc
default value: json
--query

JMESPath query string. See http://jmespath.org/ for more information and examples.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--verbose

Increase logging verbosity. Use --debug for full debug logs.

az role assignment delete

Delete role assignments.

az role assignment delete [--assignee]
                          [--ids]
                          [--include-inherited]
                          [--resource-group]
                          [--role]
                          [--scope]
                          [--yes]

Examples

Delete role assignments. (autogenerated)

az role assignment delete --assignee 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 --role "Storage Account Key Operator Service Role"

Optional Parameters

--assignee

Represent a user, group, or service principal. supported format: object id, user sign-in name, or service principal name.

--ids

Space-separated role assignment ids.

--include-inherited

Include assignments applied on parent scopes.

default value: False
--resource-group -g

Use it only if the role or assignment was added at the level of a resource group.

--role

Role name or id.

--scope

Scope at which the role assignment or definition applies to, e.g., /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333, /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333/resourceGroups/myGroup, or /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333/resourceGroups/myGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/myVM.

--yes -y

Continue to delete all assignments under the subscription.

Global Parameters
--debug

Increase logging verbosity to show all debug logs.

--help -h

Show this help message and exit.

--only-show-errors

Only show errors, suppressing warnings.

--output -o

Output format.

accepted values: json, jsonc, none, table, tsv, yaml, yamlc
default value: json
--query

JMESPath query string. See http://jmespath.org/ for more information and examples.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--verbose

Increase logging verbosity. Use --debug for full debug logs.

az role assignment list

List role assignments.

By default, only assignments scoped to subscription will be displayed. To view assignments scoped by resource or group, use --all.

az role assignment list [--all]
                        [--assignee]
                        [--include-classic-administrators {false, true}]
                        [--include-groups]
                        [--include-inherited]
                        [--resource-group]
                        [--role]
                        [--scope]

Optional Parameters

--all

Show all assignments under the current subscription.

default value: False
--assignee

Represent a user, group, or service principal. supported format: object id, user sign-in name, or service principal name.

--include-classic-administrators

List default role assignments for subscription classic administrators, aka co-admins.

accepted values: false, true
default value: False
--include-groups

Include extra assignments to the groups of which the user is a member(transitively).

default value: False
--include-inherited

Include assignments applied on parent scopes.

default value: False
--resource-group -g

Use it only if the role or assignment was added at the level of a resource group.

--role

Role name or id.

--scope

Scope at which the role assignment or definition applies to, e.g., /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333, /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333/resourceGroups/myGroup, or /subscriptions/0b1f6471-1bf0-4dda-aec3-111122223333/resourceGroups/myGroup/providers/Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/myVM.

Global Parameters
--debug

Increase logging verbosity to show all debug logs.

--help -h

Show this help message and exit.

--only-show-errors

Only show errors, suppressing warnings.

--output -o

Output format.

accepted values: json, jsonc, none, table, tsv, yaml, yamlc
default value: json
--query

JMESPath query string. See http://jmespath.org/ for more information and examples.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--verbose

Increase logging verbosity. Use --debug for full debug logs.

az role assignment list-changelogs

List changelogs for role assignments.

az role assignment list-changelogs [--end-time]
                                   [--start-time]

Optional Parameters

--end-time

The end time of the query in the format of %Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ, e.g. 2000-12-31T12:59:59Z. Defaults to the current time.

--start-time

The start time of the query in the format of %Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ, e.g. 2000-12-31T12:59:59Z. Defaults to 1 Hour prior to the current time.

Global Parameters
--debug

Increase logging verbosity to show all debug logs.

--help -h

Show this help message and exit.

--only-show-errors

Only show errors, suppressing warnings.

--output -o

Output format.

accepted values: json, jsonc, none, table, tsv, yaml, yamlc
default value: json
--query

JMESPath query string. See http://jmespath.org/ for more information and examples.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--verbose

Increase logging verbosity. Use --debug for full debug logs.

az role assignment update

Update an existing role assignment for a user, group, or service principal.

az role assignment update --role-assignment

Examples

Update a role assignment from a JSON file.

az role assignment update --role-assignment assignment.json

Update a role assignment from a JSON string. (Bash)

az role assignment update --role-assignment '{
    "canDelegate": null,
    "condition": "@Resource[Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts/blobServices/containers:Name] stringEquals '"'"'foo'"'"'",
    "conditionVersion": "2.0",
    "description": "Role assignment foo to check on bar",
    "id": "/subscriptions/00000001-0000-0000-0000-000000000000/resourceGroups/rg1/providers/Microsoft.Authorization/roleAssignments/3eabdd43-375b-4dbd-8dc4-04acd15ce56b",
    "name": "3eabdd43-375b-4dbd-8dc4-04acd15ce56b",
    "principalId": "00000002-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
    "principalType": "User",
    "resourceGroup": "rg1",
    "roleDefinitionId": "/subscriptions/00000001-0000-0000-0000-000000000000/providers/Microsoft.Authorization/roleDefinitions/acdd72a7-3385-48ef-bd42-f606fba81ae7",
    "scope": "/subscriptions/00000001-0000-0000-0000-000000000000/resourceGroups/rg1",
    "type": "Microsoft.Authorization/roleAssignments"
}'

Required Parameters

--role-assignment

Description of an existing role assignment as JSON, or a path to a file containing a JSON description.

Global Parameters
--debug

Increase logging verbosity to show all debug logs.

--help -h

Show this help message and exit.

--only-show-errors

Only show errors, suppressing warnings.

--output -o

Output format.

accepted values: json, jsonc, none, table, tsv, yaml, yamlc
default value: json
--query

JMESPath query string. See http://jmespath.org/ for more information and examples.

--subscription

Name or ID of subscription. You can configure the default subscription using az account set -s NAME_OR_ID.

--verbose

Increase logging verbosity. Use --debug for full debug logs.