Managed Instances - Create Or Update

Creates or updates a managed instance.

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/{subscriptionId}/resourceGroups/{resourceGroupName}/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/{managedInstanceName}?api-version=2015-05-01-preview

URI Parameters

Name In Required Type Description
subscriptionId
path True
  • string

The subscription ID that identifies an Azure subscription.

resourceGroupName
path True
  • string

The name of the resource group that contains the resource. You can obtain this value from the Azure Resource Manager API or the portal.

managedInstanceName
path True
  • string

The name of the managed instance.

api-version
query True
  • string

The API version to use for the request.

Request Body

Name Required Type Description
identity

The Azure Active Directory identity of the managed instance.

location True
  • string

Resource location.

properties.administratorLogin
  • string

Administrator username for the managed instance. Can only be specified when the managed instance is being created (and is required for creation).

properties.administratorLoginPassword
  • string

The administrator login password (required for managed instance creation).

properties.collation
  • string

Collation of the managed instance.

properties.dnsZonePartner
  • string

The resource id of another managed instance whose DNS zone this managed instance will share after creation.

properties.instancePoolId
  • string

The Id of the instance pool this managed server belongs to.

properties.licenseType

The license type. Possible values are 'LicenseIncluded' (regular price inclusive of a new SQL license) and 'BasePrice' (discounted AHB price for bringing your own SQL licenses).

properties.managedInstanceCreateMode

Specifies the mode of database creation.

Default: Regular instance creation.

Restore: Creates an instance by restoring a set of backups to specific point in time. RestorePointInTime and SourceManagedInstanceId must be specified.

properties.proxyOverride
  • string

Proxy override of the managed instance.

properties.publicDataEndpointEnabled
  • boolean

Whether or not the public data endpoint is enabled.

properties.restorePointInTime
  • string

Specifies the point in time (ISO8601 format) of the source database that will be restored to create the new database.

properties.sourceManagedInstanceId
  • string

The resource identifier of the source managed instance associated with create operation of this instance.

properties.storageSizeInGB
  • integer

Storage size in GB. Minimum value: 32. Maximum value: 8192. Increments of 32 GB allowed only.

properties.subnetId
  • string

Subnet resource ID for the managed instance.

properties.timezoneId
  • string

Id of the timezone. Allowed values are timezones supported by Windows. Windows keeps details on supported timezones, including the id, in registry under KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Time Zones. You can get those registry values via SQL Server by querying SELECT name AS timezone_id FROM sys.time_zone_info. List of Ids can also be obtained by executing [System.TimeZoneInfo]::GetSystemTimeZones() in PowerShell. An example of valid timezone id is "Pacific Standard Time" or "W. Europe Standard Time".

properties.vCores
  • integer

The number of vCores. Allowed values: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 64, 80.

sku

Managed instance SKU. Allowed values for sku.name: GP_Gen4, GP_Gen5, BC_Gen4, BC_Gen5

tags
  • object

Resource tags.

Responses

Name Type Description
200 OK

Successfully updated the managed instance.

201 Created

Successfully created the managed instance.

202 Accepted

Accepted

Other Status Codes

*** Error Responses: ***

  • 400 SubscriptionNotFound - The requested subscription was not found.

  • 400 HkCannotSwitchToInactive - The database cannot proceed with pricing-tier update as it has memory-optimized objects. Please drop such objects and try again.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceInvalidStorageSizeLessThenCurrentSizeUsed - Invalid storage size: Storage size limit ({0} GB) is less that current storage used ({1} GB). Please specify higher storage size limit.

  • 400 InstanceTimezoneUpdateNotSupported - Instance timezone update not supported.

  • 400 CreateManagedInstanceWithNonDefaultTimezoneNotSupported - Create Managed Instance with non-default timezone not supported.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceIpAddressRangeLimit - Cannot create a Managed Instance as there are not enough available ip addresses in the selected subnet

  • 400 VnetDelegationNotAllowed - User tried to inject Managed Server to subnet which is delegated.

  • 400 InvalidUsername - Supplied user name contains invalid characters.

  • 400 InvalidParameterValue - An invalid value was given to a parameter.

  • 400 InstancePoolNotEnoughCapacity - An instance pool does not have enough vCore capacity

  • 400 ServerNotFound - The requested server was not found.

  • 400 TokenTooLong - The provided token is too long.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceSloUpdateFailed - SLO '{0}' operation cannot succeed as the memory usage of '{1}' exceeds the quota.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceLocalStorageUpdateSloDisabled - Update SLO for managed instances with local storage is not supported yet.

  • 400 InvalidLoginName - The provided login name is invalid.

  • 400 RegionDoesNotSupportVersion - A user attempted to create a server of a specified version in a location where that server version isn't supported.

  • 400 PasswordTooShort - The provided password is too short

  • 400 PasswordTooLong - The provided password is too long.

  • 400 PasswordNotComplex - The provided password is not complex enough.

  • 400 GatewayInvalidEdition - '{0}' is not a valid database edition in this version of SQL Server.

  • 400 InvalidSubnetResourceId - The provided subnet resource ID for the managed instance create or update is invalid.

  • 400 SubscriptionNotFound - The requested subscription was not found.

  • 400 InvalidLocation - An invalid location was specified.

  • 400 VnetInWrongRegion - Virtual network is in wrong region.

  • 400 InvalidServerName - Invalid server name specified.

  • 400 VnetAddressRangeError - Virtual network address range is invalid.

  • 400 VnetConfigIsNotAllowed - Virtual network configuration is not allowed.

  • 400 InvalidCollation - Invalid collation.

  • 400 InvalidIdentifier - The identifier contains NULL or an invalid unicode character.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceClassicVnetNotSupported - Managed Instance cannot be joined to a classic virtual network.

  • 400 AlterDbDeactivatedNotSupported - Database Operation failed for Server '{0}', Database '{1}' due to unexpected delay. Please try again.

  • 400 RegionDoesNotAllowProvisioning - The selected location is not accepting new Windows Azure SQL Database servers. This may change at a later time.

  • 400 VnetConfigHasNsg - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet with Network Security Groups.

  • 400 VnetConfigHasNoUdr - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet without default User Defined Route Table.

  • 400 VnetConfigHasInvalidUdr - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet with invalid User Defined Route Table.

  • 400 VnetConfigHasInvalidDns - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet with invalid custom DNS.

  • 400 VnetConfigHasServiceEndpoints - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet with service endpoints.

  • 400 VnetSubnetIsInUse - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet that is not empty.

  • 400 VnetSubnetIsLocked - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet that is in locked scope.

  • 400 VnetSubnetIsGateway - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet that is Gateway subnet.

  • 400 VnetSubnetIsUnknown - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet that does not exist.

  • 400 VnetSubnetConflictWithIntendedPolicy - User tried to inject Managed Server subnet that has a conflict with IntendedPolicy.

  • 400 NameAlreadyExists - The provided name already exists.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceInvalidEditionForSku - The specified edition {0} is not consistent with the specified SKU {1}.

  • 400 ProvisioningDisabled - Displays error message from resources operation authorizer as is, without changes

  • 400 ManagedInstanceInvalidLicenseType - The specified license type {0} is not valid.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceUpdateSloInProgress - "The operation could not be completed because a service tier change is in progress for managed instance '{0}.' Please wait for the operation in progress to complete and try again."

  • 400 VnetResourceNotFound - Resource not found: '{0}'.

  • 400 InvalidTimezone - Invalid timezone.

  • 400 UnableToResolveRemoteServer - The remote partner server name could not be resolved due to an invalid server name or DNS connectivity issues.

  • 400 InstanceCollationUpdateNotSupported - User cannot change instance collation on Managed Instance.

  • 400 CreateManagedInstanceWithNonDefaultCollationNotSupported - User can create a Managed Instance only with collation 'SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS'.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceOperationInProgress - The operation could not be completed because {0} operation is in progress. Please wait for the operation in progress to complete and try again.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceExceedMaxAzureStorage - The operation could not be completed because total allocated storage size for General Purpose instance would exceed {0}. Please reduce the number of database files and retry operation.

  • 400 ManagedInstanceHasGeoReplica - The operation could not be completed because instance has configured geo replicated secondary instance.

  • 400 InvalidManagedServerDnsZonePartner - Invalid DNS zone partner resource id specified in properties.

  • 400 ManagementServiceFeatureDisabled - User attempted to use a feature which is disabled.

  • 400 MismatchingResourceGroupNameWithUrl - The provided resource group name did not match the name in the Url.

  • 400 MismatchingSubscriptionWithUrl - The provided subscription did not match the subscription in the Url.

  • 404 ServerNotInSubscription - Specified server does not exist on the specified subscription.

  • 404 ManagedInstanceNotInSubscriptionResourceGroup - Specified managed instance does not exist in the specified resource group and subscription.

  • 404 OperationIdNotFound - The operation with Id does not exist.

  • 404 ResourceDoesNotExist - Resource with the name '{0}' does not exist. To continue, specify a valid resource name.

  • 404 ResourceNotFound - The requested resource was not found.

  • 405 InvalidVcoreValue - vCore value {0} is not valid. Please specify a valid vCore value.

  • 405 InvalidHardwareGenerationValue - HardwareGeneration {0} is not valid. Please specify a valid HardwareGeneration value.

  • 405 InvalidStorageSizeValue - "Invalid storage size: {0} GB. Storage size must be specified between {1} and {2} gigabytes, in increments of {3} GB.

  • 409 OperationCancelled - The operation has been cancelled by user.

  • 409 OperationInterrupted - The operation on the resource could not be completed because it was interrupted by another operation on the same resource.

  • 409 ConflictingServerOperation - An operation is currently in progress for the server.

  • 409 SubscriptionDisabled - Subscription is disabled.

  • 409 ServerAlreadyExists - Duplicate server name.

  • 409 ServerOverridePreconditionFailed - Failed to apply server override on category '{0}', because physical db or instance '{1}' in server '{2}' is currently not in 'Ready' or 'Deactivated' state.

  • 409 ServerDisabled - Server is disabled.

  • 409 ManagedInstanceIsBusy - The server '{0}' is currently busy. Please wait a few minutes before trying again.

  • 409 ServerQuotaExceeded - Server cannot be added to a subscription because it will exceed quota.

  • 409 ConflictingManagedInstanceOperation - An operation is currently in progress for the managed instance.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyCreateUpdateRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 429 ConflictingSubscriptionOperation - An operation is currently in progress for the subscription.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyCreateUpdateRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyCreateUpdateRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 429 SubscriptionTooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 429 ConflictingSubscriptionOperation - An operation is currently in progress for the subscription.

  • 500 OperationTimedOut - The operation timed out and automatically rolled back. Please retry the operation.

  • 500 GatewayInternalServerError - The server encountered an unexpected exception.

  • 503 TooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 503 TooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 503 TooManyRequests - Requests beyond max requests that can be processed by available resources.

  • 504 RequestTimeout - Service request exceeded the allowed timeout.

  • 504 RequestTimeout - Service request exceeded the allowed timeout.

  • 504 RequestTimeout - Service request exceeded the allowed timeout.

Examples

Create managed instance with all properties
Create managed instance with minimal properties

Create managed instance with all properties

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/testinstance?api-version=2015-05-01-preview
{
  "tags": {
    "tagKey1": "TagValue1"
  },
  "location": "Japan East",
  "sku": {
    "name": "GP_Gen5",
    "tier": "GeneralPurpose"
  },
  "properties": {
    "administratorLogin": "dummylogin",
    "administratorLoginPassword": "Un53cuRE!",
    "subnetId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/vnet1/subnets/subnet1",
    "vCores": 8,
    "storageSizeInGB": 1024,
    "licenseType": "LicenseIncluded",
    "collation": "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS",
    "dnsZonePartner": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/testinstance",
    "publicDataEndpointEnabled": false,
    "proxyOverride": "Redirect",
    "timezoneId": "UTC",
    "instancePoolId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/instancePools/pool1"
  }
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "name": "GP_Gen5",
    "tier": "GeneralPurpose",
    "capacity": 8,
    "family": "Gen5"
  },
  "properties": {
    "fullyQualifiedDomainName": "testinstance.1b4e2caff2530.database.windows.net",
    "administratorLogin": "dummylogin",
    "subnetId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/vnet1/subnets/subnet1",
    "state": "Ready",
    "vCores": 8,
    "storageSizeInGB": 1024,
    "licenseType": "LicenseIncluded",
    "collation": "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS",
    "publicDataEndpointEnabled": false,
    "proxyOverride": "Redirect",
    "dnsZone": "1b4e2caff2530",
    "timezoneId": "UTC",
    "instancePoolId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/instancePools/pool1"
  },
  "location": "japaneast",
  "tags": {
    "tagKey1": "TagValue1"
  },
  "id": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/testinstance",
  "name": "testinstance",
  "type": "Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "name": "GP_Gen5",
    "tier": "GeneralPurpose",
    "capacity": 8,
    "family": "Gen5"
  },
  "properties": {
    "fullyQualifiedDomainName": "testinstance.1b4e2caff2530.database.windows.net",
    "administratorLogin": "dummylogin",
    "subnetId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/vnet1/subnets/subnet1",
    "state": "Ready",
    "vCores": 8,
    "storageSizeInGB": 1024,
    "licenseType": "LicenseIncluded",
    "collation": "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS",
    "publicDataEndpointEnabled": false,
    "proxyOverride": "Redirect",
    "dnsZone": "1b4e2caff2530",
    "timezoneId": "UTC",
    "instancePoolId": "/subscriptions/20d7082a-0fc7-4468-82bd-542694d5042b/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/instancePools/pool1"
  },
  "location": "japaneast",
  "tags": {
    "tagKey1": "TagValue1"
  },
  "id": "/subscriptions/20d7082a-0fc7-4468-82bd-542694d5042b/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/testinstance",
  "name": "testinstance",
  "type": "Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances"
}

Create managed instance with minimal properties

Sample Request

PUT https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/testinstance?api-version=2015-05-01-preview
{
  "sku": {
    "name": "GP_Gen4",
    "tier": "GeneralPurpose"
  },
  "properties": {
    "administratorLogin": "dummylogin",
    "administratorLoginPassword": "Un53cuRE!",
    "subnetId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/vnet1/subnets/subnet1",
    "vCores": 8,
    "storageSizeInGB": 1024,
    "licenseType": "LicenseIncluded"
  },
  "location": "Japan East"
}

Sample Response

{
  "sku": {
    "name": "GP_Gen4",
    "tier": "GeneralPurpose",
    "capacity": 8,
    "family": "Gen4"
  },
  "properties": {
    "fullyQualifiedDomainName": "testinstance.1b4e2caff2530.database.windows.net",
    "administratorLogin": "dummylogin",
    "subnetId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/vnet1/subnets/subnet1",
    "state": "Ready",
    "vCores": 8,
    "storageSizeInGB": 1024,
    "licenseType": "LicenseIncluded",
    "collation": "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS",
    "publicDataEndpointEnabled": false,
    "proxyOverride": "Default",
    "dnsZone": "1b4e2caff2530"
  },
  "location": "japaneast",
  "tags": {},
  "id": "/subscriptions/20d7082a-0fc7-4468-82bd-542694d5042b/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/testinstance",
  "name": "testinstance",
  "type": "Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances"
}
{
  "sku": {
    "name": "GP_Gen4",
    "tier": "GeneralPurpose",
    "capacity": 8,
    "family": "Gen4"
  },
  "properties": {
    "fullyQualifiedDomainName": "testinstance.1b4e2caff2530.database.windows.net",
    "administratorLogin": "dummylogin",
    "subnetId": "/subscriptions/20D7082A-0FC7-4468-82BD-542694D5042B/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks/vnet1/subnets/subnet1",
    "state": "Ready",
    "vCores": 8,
    "storageSizeInGB": 1024,
    "licenseType": "LicenseIncluded",
    "collation": "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS",
    "publicDataEndpointEnabled": false,
    "proxyOverride": "Redirect",
    "dnsZone": "1b4e2caff2530"
  },
  "location": "japaneast",
  "tags": {},
  "id": "/subscriptions/20d7082a-0fc7-4468-82bd-542694d5042b/resourceGroups/testrg/providers/Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances/testinstance",
  "name": "testinstance",
  "type": "Microsoft.Sql/managedInstances"
}

Definitions

IdentityType

The identity type. Set this to 'SystemAssigned' in order to automatically create and assign an Azure Active Directory principal for the resource.

ManagedInstance

An Azure SQL managed instance.

ManagedInstanceLicenseType

The license type. Possible values are 'LicenseIncluded' (regular price inclusive of a new SQL license) and 'BasePrice' (discounted AHB price for bringing your own SQL licenses).

ManagedServerCreateMode

Specifies the mode of database creation.

Default: Regular instance creation.

Restore: Creates an instance by restoring a set of backups to specific point in time. RestorePointInTime and SourceManagedInstanceId must be specified.

ResourceIdentity

Azure Active Directory identity configuration for a resource.

Sku

The resource model definition representing SKU

IdentityType

The identity type. Set this to 'SystemAssigned' in order to automatically create and assign an Azure Active Directory principal for the resource.

Name Type Description
SystemAssigned
  • string

ManagedInstance

An Azure SQL managed instance.

Name Type Description
id
  • string

Resource ID.

identity

The Azure Active Directory identity of the managed instance.

location
  • string

Resource location.

name
  • string

Resource name.

properties.administratorLogin
  • string

Administrator username for the managed instance. Can only be specified when the managed instance is being created (and is required for creation).

properties.administratorLoginPassword
  • string

The administrator login password (required for managed instance creation).

properties.collation
  • string

Collation of the managed instance.

properties.dnsZone
  • string

The Dns Zone that the managed instance is in.

properties.dnsZonePartner
  • string

The resource id of another managed instance whose DNS zone this managed instance will share after creation.

properties.fullyQualifiedDomainName
  • string

The fully qualified domain name of the managed instance.

properties.instancePoolId
  • string

The Id of the instance pool this managed server belongs to.

properties.licenseType

The license type. Possible values are 'LicenseIncluded' (regular price inclusive of a new SQL license) and 'BasePrice' (discounted AHB price for bringing your own SQL licenses).

properties.managedInstanceCreateMode

Specifies the mode of database creation.

Default: Regular instance creation.

Restore: Creates an instance by restoring a set of backups to specific point in time. RestorePointInTime and SourceManagedInstanceId must be specified.

properties.proxyOverride
  • string

Proxy override of the managed instance.

properties.publicDataEndpointEnabled
  • boolean

Whether or not the public data endpoint is enabled.

properties.restorePointInTime
  • string

Specifies the point in time (ISO8601 format) of the source database that will be restored to create the new database.

properties.sourceManagedInstanceId
  • string

The resource identifier of the source managed instance associated with create operation of this instance.

properties.state
  • string

The state of the managed instance.

properties.storageSizeInGB
  • integer

Storage size in GB. Minimum value: 32. Maximum value: 8192. Increments of 32 GB allowed only.

properties.subnetId
  • string

Subnet resource ID for the managed instance.

properties.timezoneId
  • string

Id of the timezone. Allowed values are timezones supported by Windows. Windows keeps details on supported timezones, including the id, in registry under KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Time Zones. You can get those registry values via SQL Server by querying SELECT name AS timezone_id FROM sys.time_zone_info. List of Ids can also be obtained by executing [System.TimeZoneInfo]::GetSystemTimeZones() in PowerShell. An example of valid timezone id is "Pacific Standard Time" or "W. Europe Standard Time".

properties.vCores
  • integer

The number of vCores. Allowed values: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 64, 80.

sku

Managed instance SKU. Allowed values for sku.name: GP_Gen4, GP_Gen5, BC_Gen4, BC_Gen5

tags
  • object

Resource tags.

type
  • string

Resource type.

ManagedInstanceLicenseType

The license type. Possible values are 'LicenseIncluded' (regular price inclusive of a new SQL license) and 'BasePrice' (discounted AHB price for bringing your own SQL licenses).

Name Type Description
BasePrice
  • string
LicenseIncluded
  • string

ManagedServerCreateMode

Specifies the mode of database creation.

Default: Regular instance creation.

Restore: Creates an instance by restoring a set of backups to specific point in time. RestorePointInTime and SourceManagedInstanceId must be specified.

Name Type Description
Default
  • string
PointInTimeRestore
  • string

ResourceIdentity

Azure Active Directory identity configuration for a resource.

Name Type Description
principalId
  • string

The Azure Active Directory principal id.

tenantId
  • string

The Azure Active Directory tenant id.

type

The identity type. Set this to 'SystemAssigned' in order to automatically create and assign an Azure Active Directory principal for the resource.

Sku

The resource model definition representing SKU

Name Type Description
capacity
  • integer

If the SKU supports scale out/in then the capacity integer should be included. If scale out/in is not possible for the resource this may be omitted.

family
  • string

If the service has different generations of hardware, for the same SKU, then that can be captured here.

name
  • string

The name of the SKU. Ex - P3. It is typically a letter+number code

size
  • string

The SKU size. When the name field is the combination of tier and some other value, this would be the standalone code.

tier
  • string

This field is required to be implemented by the Resource Provider if the service has more than one tier, but is not required on a PUT.