DeploymentNotFound error using Azure Bicep modules

Did you ever have the DeploymentNotFound error when using Azure Bicep without any syntax errors? I had the same problem. In this blog post, I will tell you more about the DeploymentNotFound error, its causes, and how to fix it. Example Bicep template To demonstrate and simulate the DeploymentNotFound error, I created a Bicep file … Continue reading DeploymentNotFound error using Azure Bicep modules

Run PowerShell scripts with Azure Bicep

Did you know you can run Azure PowerShell or CLI scripts with Bicep? With Microsoft.Resources/deploymentScripts you can execute scripts in a Bicep deployment. In addition, you can work with the outputs of the script that you ran. This opens loads of automation possibilities and flexibility. What are Deployment Scripts? The deploymentScript resource can run PowerShell … Continue reading Run PowerShell scripts with Azure Bicep

Generate Azure Bicep parameters with Azure CLI or Visual Studio Code

With version 0.7.4 of Azure Bicep, the feature “generate Bicep parameters” was introduced. In this blog, you will read about how to generate parameters from a Bicep template using the Azure CLI or Bicep Visual Studio Code extension. Example Bicep template To illustrate how generating parameters works, I have created an example Bicep template. The … Continue reading Generate Azure Bicep parameters with Azure CLI or Visual Studio Code

Azure Bicep output and accessing nested child resources

In this post, I am going to write about what an Azure Bicep output is and how you can work with output, and how you can access nested child resources in Azure Bicep. Using outputs can be useful to retrieve specific resource or module properties (for example resourceIds or names) and pass these to input … Continue reading Azure Bicep output and accessing nested child resources

Azure Bicep validation in a pull request with Azure DevOps

In this blog I am going to write about how you can automatically validate Bicep template changes inside a pull request in Azure DevOps. This validation step can help identify errors written in a template or parameter file. These errors can be syntactical or input-based errors. The techniques used in this blog are: Azure CLI, … Continue reading Azure Bicep validation in a pull request with Azure DevOps