azurerm_sql_servers

Use the azurerm_sql_servers InSpec audit resource to test properties and configuration of Azure SQL Servers.

Azure REST API version

This resource interacts with version 2018-06-01-preview of the Azure Management API. For more information see the Official Azure Documentation.

At the moment, there doesn’t appear to be a way to select the version of the Azure API docs. If you notice a newer version being referenced in the official documentation please open an issue or submit a pull request using the updated version.

Availability

Installation

This resource is available in the inspec-azure resource pack. To use it, add the following to your inspec.yml in your top-level profile:

depends:
  inspec-azure:
    git: https://github.com/inspec/inspec-azure.git

You’ll also need to setup your Azure credentials; see the resource pack README.

Version

This resource first became available in 1.2.0 of the inspec-azure resource pack.

Syntax

An azurerm_sql_servers resource block returns all Azure SQL Servers, either within a Resource Group (if provided), or within an entire Subscription.

describe azurerm_sql_servers do
  ...
end

or

describe azurerm_sql_servers(resource_group: 'my-rg') do
  ...
end


Examples

The following examples show how to use this InSpec audit resource.

Check SQL Servers are present

describe azurerm_sql_servers do
  it            { should exist }
  its('names')  { should include 'my-server-name' }
end


Filter Criteria

  • names

names

Filters the results to include only those servers which match the given name. This is a string value.

describe azurerm_sql_servers.where{ name.eql?('production-server-5') } do
  it { should exist }
end
  • location

location

Filters the results to include only those servers which reside in a given location. This is a string value.

describe azurerm_sql_servers.where{ location.eql?('eastus') } do
  it { should exist }
end

Attributes

  • id
  • name
  • kind
  • location
  • properties
  • tags
  • type

ids

Azure resource ID.

names

SQL Server name, e.g. my-sql-server.

its('names') { should include 'my-sql-database' }

kinds

Kind of sql server. This is metadata used for the Azure portal experience.

locations

Resource location, e.g. eastus.

its('locations') { should_not include 'eastus' }

properties

A collection of additional configuration properties related to the SQL Server, e.g. administratorLogin.

tag

Resource tags applied to the SQL Server.

type

The type of Resource, typically Microsoft.Sql/servers.

Matchers

This InSpec audit resource has the following special matchers. For a full list of available matchers, please visit our Universal Matchers page.

exists

The control will pass if the filter returns at least one result. Use should_not if you expect zero matches.

describe azurerm_sql_servers do
  it { should exist }
end

Azure Permissions

Your Service Principal must be setup with a contributor role on the subscription you wish to test.