View deployment history with Azure Resource Manager

Azure Resource Manager enables you to view your deployment history and examine specific operations in past deployments. You can see the resources that were deployed, and get information about any errors.

For help with resolving particular deployment errors, see Resolve common errors when deploying resources to Azure with Azure Resource Manager.

Get deployments and correlation ID

You can view details about a deployment through the Azure portal, PowerShell, Azure CLI, or REST API. Each deployment has a correlation ID, which is used to track related events. It can be helpful when working with technical support to troubleshoot a deployment.

  1. Select the resource group you want to examine.

  2. Select the link under Deployments.

    Select deployment history

  3. Select one of the deployments from the deployment history.

    Select deployment

  4. A summary of the deployment is displayed, including the correlation ID.

    Deployment summary

Get deployment operations and error message

Each deployment can include multiple operations. To see more details about a deployment, view the deployment operations. When a deployment fails, the deployment operations include an error message.

  1. On the summary for a deployment, select Operation details.

    Select deployment operations

  2. You see the details for that step of the deployment. When an error occurs, the details include the error message.

    Show operation details

Next steps