Preview changes and validate Azure resources by using what-if and the ARM template test toolkit

Intermediate
Developer
Administrator
Solution Architect
Azure
CLIs
Azure Resource Manager

This module teaches you how to preview your changes with the what-if operation and the value of doing so. It also teaches you how to create valid templates and gives you recommendations that you can follow by using the ARM template test toolkit.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Preview what changes will happen before you deploy by using the what-if operation.
  • Validate your template's adherence to recommendations by using the ARM template test toolkit.
  • Implement domain-specific rules for deployments that you can run by using the ARM template test toolkit.

Prerequisites