Resource Group Access Control (IAM)

Access Control or identity and access management (IAM) provides fine grain access to resources. There are lots of pre-defined roles setup two important ones are Owner and Contributor, the difference being Owner’s can assign and change permissions and Contributor cannot.

Using the portal to add a role assignment (granting permissions)

  • Navigate to the resource group and select “Access Control (IAM)
  • Click “Add role assignment”
  • Select the role and user and select Save

Using PowerShell to list the resource groups current role assignments



		


Using PowerShell to assign a role to a user



		


Using AzureCLI to list the resource groups current role assignments



		


Using AzureCLI to assign a role to a user



		


Author: Phil Eddies

I am an IT Operations Manager, managing all aspects of the IT infrastructure and service for a mid sized UK based company. I have been working full time in IT since 2001 in 1st to 3rd line and System Administration roles. MCSA, MCSE, CCNA, Citrix CCA