Set-​Azure​Rm​Policy​Definition

Modifies a policy definition.

Syntax

Set-AzureRmPolicyDefinition
   -Name <String>
   [-DisplayName <String>]
   [-Description <String>]
   [-Policy <String>]
   [-ApiVersion <String>]
   [-Pre]
   [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
   [-InformationVariable <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Set-AzureRmPolicyDefinition
   [-DisplayName <String>]
   [-Description <String>]
   [-Policy <String>]
   [-ApiVersion <String>]
   [-Pre]
   [-InformationAction <ActionPreference>]
   [-InformationVariable <String>]
   -Id <String>
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Set-AzureRmPolicyDefinition cmdlet modifies a policy definition.

Examples

Example 1: Update the description of a policy definition

PS C:\>$PolicyDefinition = Get-AzureRmPolicyDefinition -Name "VMPolicyDefinition"
PS C:\> Set-AzureRmPolicyDefinition -Id $Policy.ResourceId -Description "Updated policy to not allow virtual machine creation"

The first command gets a policy definition named VMPolicyDefinition by using the Get-AzureRmPolicyDefinition cmdlet. The command stores that object in the $PolicyDefinition variable.

The second command updates the description of the policy definition identified by the ResourceId property of $PolicyDefinition.

Required Parameters

-Id

Specifies the fully qualified resource ID for the policy definition that this cmdlet modifies.

Type:String
Aliases:ResourceId
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies the name of the policy definition that this cmdlet modifies.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-ApiVersion

Specifies the version of the resource provider API to use. If you do not specify a version, this cmdlet uses the latest available version.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Description

Specifies a new description for the policy definition.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DisplayName

Specifies a new display name for the policy definition.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InformationAction

Specifies how this cmdlet responds to an information event.The acceptable values for this parameter are:- Continue

  • Ignore
  • Inquire
  • SilentlyContinue
  • Stop
  • Suspend
Type:ActionPreference
Aliases:infa
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InformationVariable

Specifies an information variable.

Type:String
Aliases:iv
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Policy

Specifies new policy rule for the policy definition. You can specify the path of a .json file or a string that contains the policy in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Pre

Indicates that this cmdlet considers pre-release API versions when it automatically determines which version to use.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False