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v0.19.0#

What's changed since v0.18.0:

  • New features:
    • Added Azure.GA_2020_12 baseline. #593
      • Includes rules released before or during December 2020 for Azure GA features.
      • Marked baseline Azure.GA_2020_09 as obsolete.
  • New rules:
    • Database for MySQL:
      • Check database servers meet name requirements. #583
    • Database for PostgreSQL:
      • Check database servers meet name requirements. #583
    • SQL Database:
      • Check SQL logical servers meet name requirements. #583
      • Check SQL failover groups meet name requirements. #583
      • Check SQL databases meet name requirements. #583
    • SQL Managed Instance:
      • Check SQL Managed Instances meet name requirements. #583
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.19.3. #590
  • General improvements:
    • Added support for true, false, and null template functions. #579
    • Added support for createObject template function. #580
  • Engineering:
    • Bump PSRule dependency to v1.0.0. #588

What's changed since pre-release v0.19.0-B2012008:

  • New features:
    • Added Azure.GA_2020_12 baseline. #593
      • Includes rules released before or during December 2020 for Azure GA features.
      • Marked baseline Azure.GA_2020_09 as obsolete.

v0.19.0-B2012008 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.19.0-B2011008:

  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.19.3. #590
  • Engineering:
    • Bump PSRule dependency to v1.0.0. #588

v0.19.0-B2011008 (pre-release)#

What's changed since v0.18.0:

  • New rules:
    • Database for MySQL:
      • Check database servers meet name requirements. #583
    • Database for PostgreSQL:
      • Check database servers meet name requirements. #583
    • SQL Database:
      • Check SQL logical servers meet name requirements. #583
      • Check SQL failover groups meet name requirements. #583
      • Check SQL databases meet name requirements. #583
    • SQL Managed Instance:
      • Check SQL Managed Instances meet name requirements. #583
  • General improvements:
    • Added support for true, false, and null template functions. #579
    • Added support for createObject template function. #580

v0.18.0#

What's changed since v0.17.0:

  • New rules:
    • Container Registry:
      • Check registries use container image scanning. #558
      • Check registries image scanning results are healthy. #558
      • Check registries use content trust. #558
      • Check registries are geo-replicated. #558
      • Check registries uses storage space less than included storage. #558
      • Check registries have a retention set of untagged manifests (preview). #558
      • Check registries use image quarantine pattern (preview). #558
    • Front Door:
      • Check Front Door WAF policy name requirements. #552
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed HNS storage accounts so they are excluded from blob soft delete rule. #554
    • Fixed reason typo on template parameter metadata. #567
    • Fixed Get-AzRuleTemplateLink reports incorrect parameter with file path. #568
    • Fixed variable property not resolved with copy peer. #571
    • Fixed blob soft delete for FileStorage storage accounts. #573
    • Fixed top level variable copy detected as unused variable.#569
    • Fixed ResourceGroupName property cannot be found on this object. #561

What's changed since pre-release v0.18.0-B2011023:

  • No additional changes.

v0.18.0-B2011023 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.18.0-B2011005:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed reason typo on template parameter metadata. #567
    • Fixed Get-AzRuleTemplateLink reports incorrect parameter with file path. #568
    • Fixed variable property not resolved with copy peer. #571
    • Fixed blob soft delete for FileStorage storage accounts. #573
    • Fixed top level variable copy detected as unused variable.#569

v0.18.0-B2011005 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.18.0-B2010016:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed ResourceGroupName property cannot be found on this object. #561

v0.18.0-B2010016 (pre-release)#

What's changed since v0.17.0:

  • New rules:
    • Container Registry:
      • Check registries use container image scanning. #558
      • Check registries image scanning results are healthy. #558
      • Check registries use content trust. #558
      • Check registries are geo-replicated. #558
      • Check registries uses storage space less than included storage. #558
      • Check registries have a retention set of untagged manifests (preview). #558
      • Check registries use image quarantine pattern (preview). #558
    • Front Door:
      • Check Front Door WAF policy name requirements. #552
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed HNS storage accounts so they are excluded from blob soft delete rule. #554

v0.17.0#

What's changed since v0.16.0:

  • New rules:
    • Azure Cache for Redis:
      • Check cache instances use Standard C1 or greater SKU. #501
      • Cache cache instances configure maxmemory-reserved setting. #502
    • App Configuration:
      • Check App Configuration stores meet name requirements. #528
      • Check App Configuration stores use standard SKU. #528
    • App Service:
      • Check App Service apps use HTTP/2. #538
      • Check App Service apps use managed identities. #537
      • Check App Service apps use Always On. #521
      • Check App Service apps have remote debugging disabled. #521
      • Check App Service apps use newer .NET Framework versions. #521
      • Check App Service apps use newer PHP runtime versions. #521
    • Logic App:
      • Check Logic App apps limit IP range for HTTP triggers. #526
  • Updated rules:
    • Storage:
      • Updated Azure.Storage.UseReplication for additional use cases.
        • Added support for geo-zone-redundant storage. #535
        • Exclude storage tagged with resource-usage = 'azure-functions' or resource-usage = 'azure-monitor'. #534
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Promote Azure.AKS.AzurePolicyAddOn to GA rule set. #524
  • Removed rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Remove Azure.AKS.PodSecurityPolicy as this AKS feature is replaced by Azure Policy. #523
  • General improvements:
    • Added support for providers template function. #177
    • Added support for dateTimeAdd template function. #516
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed expansion of templates with multiple variables copy blocks. #541
    • Fixed App Service rule site config false positives in templates. #533

What's changed since pre-release v0.17.0-B2010028:

  • No additional changes.

v0.17.0-B2010028 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.17.0-B2010022:

  • New rules:
    • Azure Cache for Redis:
      • Check cache instances use Standard C1 or greater SKU. #501
      • Cache cache instances configure maxmemory-reserved setting. #502

v0.17.0-B2010022 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.17.0-B2010017:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed expansion of templates with multiple variables copy blocks. #541

v0.17.0-B2010017 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.17.0-B2010006:

  • New rules:
    • App Service:
      • Check App Service apps use HTTP/2. #538
      • Check App Service apps use managed identities. #537
  • Updated rules:
    • Storage:
      • Updated Azure.Storage.UseReplication for additional use cases.
        • Added support for geo-zone-redundant storage. #535
        • Exclude storage tagged with resource-usage = 'azure-functions' or resource-usage = 'azure-monitor'. #534
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed App Service rule site config false positives in templates. #533

v0.17.0-B2010006 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.17.0-B2009009:

  • New rules:
    • App Configuration:
      • Check App Configuration stores meet name requirements. #528
      • Check App Configuration stores use standard SKU. #528
    • App Service:
      • Check App Service apps use Always On. #521
      • Check App Service apps have remote debugging disabled. #521
      • Check App Service apps use newer .NET Framework versions. #521
      • Check App Service apps use newer PHP runtime versions. #521
    • Logic App:
      • Check Logic App apps limit IP range for HTTP triggers. #526
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Promote Azure.AKS.AzurePolicyAddOn to GA rule set. #524
  • Removed rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Remove Azure.AKS.PodSecurityPolicy as this AKS feature is replaced by Azure Policy. #523

v0.17.0-B2009009 (pre-release)#

What's changed since v0.16.0:

  • General improvements:
    • Added support for providers template function. #177
    • Added support for dateTimeAdd template function. #516

v0.16.0#

What's changed since v0.15.0:

  • New features:
    • Added Azure.GA_2020_09 baseline. #488
      • Includes rules released before or during September 2020 for Azure GA features.
      • Marked baseline Azure.GA_2020_06 as obsolete.
  • New rules:
    • CDN:
      • Check CDN endpoint naming requirements. #486
      • Check CDN endpoints use TLS 1.2. #487
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.18.8. #504
  • General improvements:
    • Updated rule content to align with Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework pillars. #481
    • Improve output of template processing exceptions. #484
  • Engineering:
    • Bump PSRule dependency to v0.20.0.
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed Data Factory version not detected with template. #498
    • Fixed parameter file detection with 2019-04-01 schema. #495
    • Fixed deprecated $Rule properties. #491

What's changed since pre-release v0.16.0-B2009033:

  • No additional changes.

v0.16.0-B2009033 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.16.0-B2009024:

  • New features:
    • Added Azure.GA_2020_09 baseline. #488
      • Includes rules released before or during September 2020 for Azure GA features.
      • Marked baseline Azure.GA_2020_06 as obsolete.
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.18.8. #504
  • Engineering:
    • Bump PSRule dependency to v0.20.0.

v0.16.0-B2009024 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.16.0-B2009019:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed Data Factory version not detected with template. #498

v0.16.0-B2009019 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.16.0-B2009011:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed parameter file detection with 2019-04-01 schema. #495

v0.16.0-B2009011 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.16.0-B2009004:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed deprecated $Rule properties. #491

v0.16.0-B2009004 (pre-release)#

What's changed since v0.15.0:

  • New rules:
    • CDN:
      • Check CDN endpoint naming requirements. #486
      • Check CDN endpoints use TLS 1.2. #487
  • General improvements:
    • Updated rule content to align with Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework pillars. #481
    • Improve output of template processing exceptions. #484

v0.15.0#

What's changed since v0.14.1:

  • New rules:
    • All resources:
      • Check ARM template parameters are used. #232
      • Check ARM template variables are used. #233
      • Check ARM template parameters include a metadata description. #360
      • Check ARM templates define at least one resource. #359
    • Database for MySQL:
      • Check database servers reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #469
    • Database for PostgreSQL:
      • Check database servers reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #470
    • SQL Database:
      • Check database servers reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #471
    • Storage Account:
      • Check Storage Accounts reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #455
      • Check Storage Accounts only accept authorized requests. #456
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.17.9. #452
  • Engineering:
    • Bump PSRule dependency to v0.19.0.
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed export of non-blob Storage Accounts. #464
    • Fixed export of subscription Security Center data based on API version. #465
    • Fixed masking of sharedKey when property does not exist. #466

What's changed since pre-release v0.15.0-B2008034:

  • No additional changes.

v0.15.0-B2008043 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.15.0-B2008034:

  • New rules:
    • Database for MySQL:
      • Check database servers reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #469
    • Database for PostgreSQL:
      • Check database servers reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #470
    • SQL Database:
      • Check database servers reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #471
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed use variables check when no variables are defined. #462

v0.15.0-B2008034 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.15.0-B2008026:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed export of non-blob Storage Accounts. #464
    • Fixed export of subscription Security Center data based on API version. #465
    • Fixed masking of sharedKey when property does not exist. #466

v0.15.0-B2008026 (pre-release)#

What's changed since v0.14.1:

  • New rules:
    • All resources:
      • Check ARM template parameters are used. #232
      • Check ARM template variables are used. #233
      • Check ARM template parameters include a metadata description. #360
      • Check ARM templates define at least one resource. #359
    • Storage Account:
      • Check Storage Accounts reject TLS versions older than 1.2. #455
      • Check Storage Accounts only accept authorized requests. #456
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.17.9. #452

v0.14.1#

What's changed since v0.14.0:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed resource tags rule to exclude diagnostic settings. #448

v0.14.0#

What's changed since v0.13.0:

  • New rules:
    • API Management:
      • Check API Management service name requirements. #437
      • Check API Management products have legal terms. #438
      • Check API Management products have a display name and description. #439
      • Check API Management APIs have a display name and description. #440
    • Subscriptions:
      • Check subscription is managed by PIM. #422
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.17.7. #427
  • General improvements:
    • Updated rule reasons and logic. #424
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed masking for network connection resource configuration. #434
    • Fixed hybrid use benefit rule to exclude Windows client OSs. #433
    • Fixed VM standalone rule to exclude Windows client OSs. #442

What's changed since pre-release v0.14.0-B2007031:

  • No additional changes.

v0.14.0-B2007031 (pre-release)#

What's changed since pre-release v0.14.0-B2007020:

  • New rules:
    • API Management:
      • Check API Management service name requirements. #437
      • Check API Management products have legal terms. #438
      • Check API Management products have a display name and description. #439
      • Check API Management APIs have a display name and description. #440
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed masking for network connection resource configuration. #434
    • Fixed hybrid use benefit rule to exclude Windows client OSs. #433
    • Fixed VM standalone rule to exclude Windows client OSs. #442

v0.14.0-B2007020 (pre-release)#

What's changed since v0.13.0:

  • New rules:
    • Subscriptions:
      • Check subscription is managed by PIM. #422
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.17.7. #427
  • General improvements:
    • Updated rule reasons and logic. #424

v0.13.0#

What's changed since v0.12.1:

  • New features:
    • Added Azure.GA_2020_06 baseline. #399
      • Includes rules released before or during June 2020 for Azure GA features.
  • New rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Check AKS clusters use a Standard load balancer SKU. #334
      • Check AKS clusters use Managed Identities for cluster infrastructure. #333
      • Check AKS clusters use Azure Policy add-on (preview). #405
    • Public IP:
      • Check Public IP domain name label requirements. #389
    • Virtual Machines:
      • Check Availability Set name requirements. #387
      • Check Computer name requirements. #387
      • Check Managed Disk name requirements. #387
      • Check Network Interface name requirements. #387
      • Check Virtual Machine name requirements. #387
      • Check Proximity Placement Group name requirements. #387
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets:
      • Check Computer name requirements. #387
      • Check Virtual Machine Scale Set name requirements. #387
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.16.9. #394
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed module default culture. #390
    • Fixed exception message for object property that does not exist. #362
    • Fixed substring raises an exception processing sub expressions. #413

What's changed since pre-release v0.13.0-B2006032:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed substring raises an exception processing sub expressions. #413

v0.13.0-B2006032 (pre-release)#

  • New features:
    • Added Azure.GA_2020_06 baseline. #399
      • Includes rules released before or during June 2020 for Azure GA features.
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed exception message for object property that does not exist. #362

v0.13.0-B2006023 (pre-release)#

  • New rules:
    • Public IP:
      • Check Public IP domain name label requirements. #389
    • Virtual Machines:
      • Check Availability Set name requirements. #387
      • Check Computer name requirements. #387
      • Check Managed Disk name requirements. #387
      • Check Network Interface name requirements. #387
      • Check Virtual Machine name requirements. #387
      • Check Proximity Placement Group name requirements. #387
    • Virtual Machine Scale Sets:
      • Check Computer name requirements. #387
      • Check Virtual Machine Scale Set name requirements. #387

v0.13.0-B2006017 (pre-release)#

  • New rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Check AKS clusters use a Standard load balancer SKU. #334
      • Check AKS clusters use Managed Identities for cluster infrastructure. #333
      • Check AKS clusters use Azure Policy add-on (preview). #405

v0.13.0-B2006003 (pre-release)#

  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.16.9. #394
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed module default culture. #390

v0.12.1#

What's changed since v0.12.0:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed subnet name check for VNET with no subnets. #386

v0.12.0#

What's changed since v0.11.0:

  • New rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Check AKS cluster name requirements. #373
      • Check AKS cluster DNS prefix requirements. #373
    • Container Registry:
      • Check registry name requirements. #373
    • Front Door:
      • Check Front Door name requirements. #373
    • Load Balancer:
      • Check Load Balancer name requirements. #373
    • Network Security Group:
      • Check NSG name requirements. #373
    • Public IP:
      • Check Public IP name requirements. #373
    • Policy:
      • Check Policy definitions use descriptive fields. #364
    • Resource Group:
      • Check Resource Group name requirements. #373
    • Route table
      • Check Route table name requirements. #373
    • SignalR Service:
      • Check SignalR Service name requirements. #373
    • SQL Database:
      • Check SQL Database uses TDE. #379
      • Check SQL Database uses AAD authentication. #378
    • Storage Account:
      • Check Storage Account name requirements. #373
      • Check Storage blob containers use private access type. #365
    • Virtual Network:
      • Check VNET name requirements. #373
      • Check VNET subnet name requirements. #373
    • Virtual Network Gateway:
      • Check VNG name requirements. #373
      • Check VNG connection name requirements. #373
      • Check ExpressRoute Gateway uses current SKU. #369
      • Check VPN Gateway uses current SKU. #370
      • Check VPN Gateway uses active-active configuration. #371

What's changed since pre-release v0.12.0-B2005026:

  • No additional changes.

v0.12.0-B2005026 (pre-release)#

  • New rules:
    • SQL Database:
      • Check SQL Database uses TDE. #379
      • Check SQL Database uses AAD authentication. #378
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed handling of subnet sub-resource name with slash. #381

v0.12.0-B2005019 (pre-release)#

  • New rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Check AKS cluster name requirements. #373
      • Check AKS cluster DNS prefix requirements. #373
    • Container Registry:
      • Check registry name requirements. #373
    • Front Door:
      • Check Front Door name requirements. #373
    • Load Balancer:
      • Check Load Balancer name requirements. #373
    • Network Security Group:
      • Check NSG name requirements. #373
    • Public IP:
      • Check Public IP name requirements. #373
    • Resource Group:
      • Check Resource Group name requirements. #373
    • Route table
      • Check Route table name requirements. #373
    • SignalR Service:
      • Check SignalR Service name requirements. #373
    • Storage Account:
      • Check Storage Account name requirements. #373
    • Virtual Network:
      • Check VNET name requirements. #373
      • Check VNET subnet name requirements. #373
    • Virtual Network Gateway:
      • Check VNG name requirements. #373
      • Check VNG connection name requirements. #373
      • Check ExpressRoute Gateway uses current SKU. #369
      • Check VPN Gateway uses current SKU. #370
      • Check VPN Gateway uses active-active configuration. #371

v0.12.0-B2005005 (pre-release)#

  • New rules:
    • Storage Account:
      • Check Storage blob containers use private access type. #365
    • Policy:
      • Check Policy definitions use descriptive fields. #364

v0.11.0#

What's changed since v0.10.1:

  • New rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Check AKS nodes use a minimum number of pods. #274
    • API Management:
      • Check API Management products require a subscription. #342
      • Check API Management products require approval. #343
      • Check API Management sample products have been removed. #344
      • Check API Management uses a managed identity. #345
      • Check API Management certificates are not expired. #346
  • General improvements:
    • Added name and type bindings for template files. #353
    • Breaking change: Renamed configuration options to use a standard prefix. #327
      • Configuration options use the Azure_ prefix.
      • Update configuration settings to use the new name, old configuration names are ignored.
      • Renamed minAKSVersion to Azure_AKSMinimumVersion.
      • Renamed azureAllowedRegions to Azure_AllowedRegions.
      • Added configuration option documentation. See about_PSRule_Azure_Configuration for details.

What's changed since pre-release v0.11.0-B2004012:

  • General improvements:
    • Added name and type bindings for template files. #353

v0.11.0-B2004012 (pre-release)#

  • New rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Check AKS nodes use a minimum number of pods. #274
  • General improvements:
    • Breaking change: Renamed configuration options to use a standard prefix. #327
      • Configuration options use the Azure_ prefix.
      • Update configuration settings to use the new name, old configuration names are ignored.
      • Renamed minAKSVersion to Azure_AKSMinimumVersion.
      • Renamed azureAllowedRegions to Azure_AllowedRegions.
      • Added configuration option documentation. See about_PSRule_Azure_Configuration for details.

v0.11.0-B2004005 (pre-release)#

  • New rules:
    • API Management:
      • Check API Management products require a subscription. #342
      • Check API Management products require approval. #343
      • Check API Management sample products have been removed. #344
      • Check API Management uses a managed identity. #345
      • Check API Management certificates are not expired. #346

v0.10.1#

What's changed since v0.10.0:

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed false positive for unused public IP in templates. #336
    • Fixed false positive for use of managed disks in templates. #337
    • Fixed false positive for disk caching when no VM data disks is null in templates. #338

v0.10.0#

What's changed since v0.9.0:

  • New features:
    • Added support for linking parameter and template files for analysis with metadata. #324
      • Added Get-AzRuleTemplateLink cmdlet to get metadata link to template files.
      • See cmdlet help for usage.
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.16.7. #330
  • General improvements:
    • Removed warning message for azureAllowedRegions option. #328
    • Improvements to verbose logging of Export-AzRuleData. #301
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed unused VM resource false positives in templates. #312
    • Fixed handling SKU for accelerated networking. #314
    • Fixed detection of hybrid use benefit in templates. #313
    • Fixed exception message when a template or parameter file is not found. #316
    • Fixed detection of diagnostic logging for Front Door. #307
    • Fixed Front Door WAF Policy export. #308
    • Fixed union of object properties in templates. #303

What's changed since pre-release v0.10.0-B2003051:

  • No additional changes.

v0.10.0-B2003051 (pre-release)#

  • New features:
    • Added support for linking parameter and template files for analysis with metadata. #324
      • Added Get-AzRuleTemplateLink cmdlet to get metadata link to template files.
      • See cmdlet help for usage.
  • General improvements:
    • Removed warning message for azureAllowedRegions option. #328
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.16.7. #330

v0.10.0-B2003032 (pre-release)#

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed unused VM resource false positives in templates. #312
    • Fixed handling SKU for accelerated networking. #314
    • Fixed detection of hybrid use benefit in templates. #313
    • Fixed exception message when a template or parameter file is not found. #316

v0.10.0-B2003004 (pre-release)#

  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed detection of diagnostic logging for Front Door. #307
    • Fixed Front Door WAF Policy export. #308

v0.10.0-B2002023 (pre-release)#

  • General improvements:
    • Improvements to verbose logging of Export-AzRuleData. #301
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed union of object properties in templates. #303

v0.9.0#

What's changed since v0.8.0:

  • New rules:
    • Azure Firewall:
      • Check threat intelligence is configured as deny. #266
    • Front Door:
      • Check Front Door is enabled. #267
      • Check Front Door uses TLS 1.2. #268
      • Check Front Door has a configured WAF policy. #269
      • Check Front Door WAF policy is configured in prevention mode. #271
      • Check Front Door WAF policy is enabled. #270
      • Check if diagnostic logs are configured. #289
    • Traffic Manager:
      • Check web-based endpoints are monitored with HTTPS. #240
      • Check at least two endpoints are enabled. #241
    • Key Vault:
      • Check soft delete is enabled. #277
      • Check purge protection is enabled. #280
      • Check least privileges permissions assigned in access policy. #281
      • Check if diagnostic logs are configured. #288
    • Subscriptions:
      • Check if service health alerts are configured. #290
  • Updated rules:
    • Exclude cloud shell storage accounts from data rules. #278
      • Azure.Storage.UseReplication and Azure.Storage.SoftDelete ignore cloud shell storage accounts.
  • General improvements:
    • Removed module dependency on Az.Security. #105
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed incorrect string formatting in POSIX culture. #262
    • Fixed Azure.VNET.UseNSGs to exclude AzureFirewallSubnet. #261

What's changed since pre-release v0.9.0-B2002036:

  • No additional changes.

v0.9.0-B2002036 (pre-release)#

  • Exclude cloud shell storage accounts from data rules. #278
  • Added new rule for Subscriptions:
    • Check if service health alerts are configured. #290
  • Added new rule for Key Vault:
    • Check if diagnostic logs are configured. #288
  • Added new rule for Front Door:
    • Check if diagnostic logs are configured. #289
  • Removed module dependency on Az.Security. #105

v0.9.0-B2002026 (pre-release)#

  • Added new rules for Traffic Manager:
    • Check web-based endpoints are monitored with HTTPS. #240
    • Check at least two endpoints are enabled. #241
  • Added new rules for Key Vault:
    • Check soft delete is enabled. #277
    • Check purge protection is enabled. #280
    • Check least privileges permissions assigned in access policy. #281

v0.9.0-B2002019 (pre-release)#

  • Added new rule to check Azure Firewall threat intelligence is configured as deny. #266
  • Added new rules for Front Door:
    • Check Front Door is enabled. #267
    • Check Front Door uses TLS 1.2. #268
    • Check Front Door has a configured WAF policy. #269
    • Check Front Door WAF policy is configured in prevention mode. #271
    • Check Front Door WAF policy is enabled. #270

v0.9.0-B2002011 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed incorrect string formatting in POSIX culture. #262
  • Fixed Azure.VNET.UseNSGs to exclude AzureFirewallSubnet. #261

v0.8.0#

What's changed since v0.7.0:

  • New rules:
    • API Management:
      • Check API Management uses secure protocol versions. #237
      • Check API Management published APIs use HTTPS. #236
      • Check API Management backend connections use HTTPS. #238
      • Check API Management named values are encrypted. #239
    • Automation Accounts:
      • Check automation accounts use encrypted variables. #211
      • Check automation account webhook expiry interval. #212
    • CDN:
      • Check Azure CDN connections use HTTPS. #242
    • Resource Manager Templates:
      • Check ARM template and parameter file structure. #225
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.15.7. #247
    • Virtual networks:
      • Updated Azure.VNET.UseNSGs to apply to subnet resources from templates. #246
  • General improvements:
    • Improvements to rule help wording and usage of links section. #220 #224 #257
      • Documentation and reasons messages are now available for all en cultures.
    • Various updates to rule implementation to take advantage of PSRule v0.12.0 language features. #220
    • Breaking change: Shorten rule names to improve output display. #119
      • Application Gateway rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.AppGW.*.
      • Load balancer rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.LB.*.
      • NSG rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.NSG.*.
      • VNET rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.VNET.*.
      • NIC rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.VM.*.
      • Renamed storage account rule Azure.Storage.SecureTransferRequired to Azure.Storage.SecureTransfer.
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fix Azure.Resource.UseTags applying to template and parameter files. #230

What's changed since pre-release v0.8.0-B2001029:

  • Fixed Azure.VNET.UseNSGs not populating subnet name in reason message. #256
  • Updated reason strings to use parent culture en. #257

v0.8.0-B2001029 (pre-release)#

  • Updated Azure.VNET.UseNSGs to apply to subnet resources from templates. #246
  • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.15.7. #247
  • Breaking change: Renamed Azure.File.* rules to Azure.Template.*. #252

v0.8.0-B2001018 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed Azure.Resource.UseTags applying to template and parameter files. #230
  • Fixed ARM template and parameter schemas used to detect files. #234
  • Added new rule to check API Management uses secure protocol versions. #237
  • Added new rule to check API Management published APIs use HTTPS. #236
  • Added new rule to check API Management backend connections use HTTPS. #238
  • Added new rule to check API Management named values are encrypted. #239
  • Added new rule to check Azure CDN connections use HTTPS. #242

v0.8.0-B2001006 (pre-release)#

  • Updated documentation to use parent culture en. #224
  • Added rules for ARM template and parameter file structure. #225
  • Breaking change: Application Gateway rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.AppGW.*. #119
  • Breaking change: Load balancer rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.LB.*. #119
  • Breaking change: NSG rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.NSG.*. #119
  • Breaking change: VNET rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.VNET.*. #119
  • Breaking change: NIC rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualNetwork.* to Azure.VM.*. #119
  • Breaking change: Renamed storage account rule Azure.Storage.SecureTransferRequired to Azure.Storage.SecureTransfer. #119

v0.8.0-B1912026 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed Automation account handling with no webhooks or variables. #219
  • Rule improvements from PSRule v0.12.0. #220
  • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.15.5. #217

v0.8.0-B1912012 (pre-release)#

  • Added new rule to check automation accounts use encrypted variables. #211
  • Added new rule to check automation account webhook expiry interval. #212

v0.7.0#

What's changed since v0.6.0:

  • New rules:
    • Role assignment:
      • Check presence of classic Co-Administrators. #188
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Check AKS node pool version matches cluster version. #186
      • Check AKS clusters use pod security policies. #142
      • Check AKS clusters use network policies. #143
      • Check AKS node pools use scale sets. #187
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Service:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to check for node pool version. #191
  • General improvements:
    • Added custom bindings for common resource properties. #202
    • Added new baseline to include rules for preview features. #190
    • Breaking change: Shorten rule names to improve output display. #119
      • RBAC rules have been renamed from Azure.Subscription.* to Azure.RBAC.*.
      • Security Center rules have been renamed from Azure.Subscription.* to Azure.SecureCenter.*.
    • Breaking change: Renamed default baseline from Azure.SubscriptionDefault to Azure.Default. #190
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed handling of tags for sub-resources. #203
    • Fixed missing cmdlet help. #196
    • Fixed AKS templates without node pool orchestratorVersion fail. #198
    • Fixed null reference without parameters file. #189

What's changed since pre-release v0.7.0-B1912024:

  • No additional changes.

v0.7.0-B1912024 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed handling of tags for sub-resources. #203
  • Added custom bindings for common resource properties. #202

v0.7.0-B1912017 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed missing cmdlet help. #196
  • Fixed AKS templates without node pool orchestratorVersion fail. #198

v0.7.0-B1912008 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed null reference without parameters file. #189
  • Added new rule to check presence of classic Co-Administrators. #188
  • Added new rule to check AKS node pool version matches cluster version. #186
  • Added new rule to check AKS clusters use pod security policies. #142
  • Added new rule to check AKS clusters use network policies. #143
  • Added new rule to check AKS node pools use scale sets. #187
  • Added new baseline to include rules for preview features. #190
  • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to check for node pool version. #191
  • Breaking change: RBAC rules have been renamed from Azure.Subscription.* to Azure.RBAC.*. #119
  • Breaking change: Security Center rules have been renamed from Azure.Subscription.* to Azure.SecureCenter.*. #119
  • Breaking change: Renamed default baseline from Azure.SubscriptionDefault to Azure.Default. #190

v0.6.0#

What's changed since v0.5.0:

  • New features:
    • Added support for exporting rule data from templates. #145
      • Added Export-AzTemplateRuleData cmdlet to export templates. See cmdlet help for limitations.
      • Template and parameters are merged, resolving functions, copy loops and conditions.
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Services:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.14.8. #140
  • General improvements:
    • Updated rules to use type pre-conditions. #144
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed processing of Azure.Resource.UseTags to exclude */providers/roleAssignments. #155
      • Provider role assignments do not support tags.
    • Fixed processing of Azure.Resource.AllowedRegions. #156
      • Exclude */providers/roleAssignments, Microsoft.Authorization/* and Microsoft.Consumption/*.
    • Fixed processing of Azure.VirtualNetwork.NSGAssociated for templates. #150
    • Fixed processing of Azure.VirtualNetwork.LateralTraversal when destinationPortRanges is used. #149

What's changed since pre-release v0.6.0-B1911046:

  • No additional changes.

v0.6.0-B1911046 (pre-release)#

  • Improved template support of Export-AzTemplateRuleData cmdlet. #145
    • Added support for deployment function.
    • Fixed property copy loop.
  • Fixed Export-AzTemplateRuleData does not return FileInfo objects. #162
  • Fixed automatically name outputs from Export-AzTemplateRuleData. #163
  • Fixed resource segmentation issue when ResourceType includes trailing slash. #165
  • Fixed expand resource template property as null fails. #167
  • Fixed case-sensitivity of variables, parameters and functions. #168
  • Fixed out of order parameter and variables cross reference. #170
  • Fixed expression parser race condition. #171
  • Fixed handling of padding spaces in expressions. #173
  • Fixed property of property is parsed incorrectly. #174
  • Fixed root variable copy loop handling. #175

v0.6.0-B1911027 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed processing of Azure.Resource.UseTags to exclude */providers/roleAssignments. #155
    • Provider role assignments do not support tags.
  • Fixed processing of Azure.Resource.AllowedRegions. #156
    • Exclude */providers/roleAssignments, Microsoft.Authorization/* and Microsoft.Consumption/*.

v0.6.0-B1911020 (pre-release)#

  • Fixed processing of Azure.VirtualNetwork.NSGAssociated for templates. #150
  • Fixed processing of Azure.VirtualNetwork.LateralTraversal when destinationPortRanges is used. #149
  • Improved template support of Export-AzTemplateRuleData cmdlet. #145
    • Added support for nested templates.
    • Added support for array, createArray, coalesce, intersection, dataUri and dataUriToString functions.

v0.6.0-B1911011 (pre-release)#

  • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.14.8. #140
  • Updated rules to use type pre-conditions. #144
  • Experimental: Added support for exporting rule data from templates. #145
    • Added Export-AzTemplateRuleData cmdlet to export templates. See cmdlet help for limitations.
    • Template and parameters are merged, resolving functions, copy loops and conditions.

v0.5.0#

What's changed since v0.4.0:

  • New rules:
    • Virtual machines:
      • Check Windows automatic updates are enabled. #132
      • Check VM agent is automatically provisioned. #131
  • Updated rules:
    • Azure Kubernetes Services:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.14.6. #130
  • General improvements:
    • Shorten rule names for virtual machined to Azure.VM.* to improve output display. #119
      • Breaking change: Rules have been renamed from Azure.VirtualMachine.* to Azure.VM.*.

What's changed since pre-release v0.5.0-B1910004:

  • No additional changes.

v0.5.0-B1910004 (pre-release)#

  • Added rule to verify Windows automatic updates are enabled. #132
  • Added rule to verify VM agent is automatically provisioned. #131
  • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.14.6. #130
  • Breaking change: Renamed Azure.VirtualMachine.* rules to Azure.VM.*. #119

v0.4.0#

What's changed since v0.3.0:

  • New rules:
    • Virtual machines:
      • Added rule to verify Azure Disk Encryption. #122
      • Added rule to check if public key is used for Linux. #123
    • Virtual networking:
      • Added rule to verify connectivity of VNET peers. #120
      • Added rule to check configuration of HTTP/ HTTPS load balancer probes. #121
  • General improvements:
    • Removed dependency on Az.Storage module. #105
    • Added default baseline to module. #126

What's changed since pre-release v0.4.0-B190902:

  • Added default baseline to module. #126

v0.4.0-B190902 (pre-release)#

  • Added rule to verify connectivity of VNET peers. #120
  • Added rule to check configuration of HTTP/ HTTPS load balancer probes. #121
  • Added rule to verify Azure Disk Encryption. #122
  • Added rule to check if public key is used for Linux. #123
  • Removed dependency on Az.Storage module. #105

v0.3.0#

What's changed since v0.2.0:

  • New rules:
    • App Services:
      • Enforce minimum TLS version for App Service. #99
    • Resource clean up:
      • Network security groups that are not associated. #93
      • Unattached network interfaces. #92
    • Role assignment:
      • Added subscription RBAC delegation rules. #107
        • Check for number of subscription owners.
        • Check for RBAC inheritance from management groups.
        • Check for user RBAC assignments.
        • Check for RBAC delegation on individual resources.
    • Virtual machines:
      • VMs should avoid using expired promo SKUs. #87
      • VMs should avoid using basic SKUs. #69
    • Virtual networking:
      • Added NSG rule to check for lateral traversal security rules. #103
      • Added rule to detect deny all inbound NSG rule. #94
  • Updated rules:
    • App Services:
      • Updated App Service site rules to include slots. #100
      • Azure.AppService.ARRAffinity and Azure.AppService.UseHTTPS now run against slots.
    • Azure Kubernetes Services:
      • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.14.5. #109
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fix handling of empty DNS servers in Azure.VirtualNetwork.LocalDNS. #84
    • Fix handling of no peering connections in Azure.VirtualNetwork.LocalDNS. #89
    • Fix export of additional properties for Microsoft.Sql/servers. #114
    • Excluded global services from Azure.Resource.AllowedRegions. #96

What's changed since pre-release v0.3.0-B190807:

  • Fix export of additional properties for Microsoft.Sql/servers. #114

v0.3.0-B190807 (pre-release)#

  • Updated Azure.AKS.Version to 1.14.5. #109
  • Added subscription RBAC delegation rules. #107
    • Check for number of subscription owners.
    • Check for RBAC inheritance from management groups.
    • Check for user RBAC assignments.
    • Check for RBAC delegation on individual resources.

v0.3.0-B190723 (pre-release)#

  • Excluded global services from Azure.Resource.AllowedRegions. #96
  • Enforce minimum TLS version for App Service. #99
  • Updated App Service site rules to include slots. #100
    • Azure.AppService.ARRAffinity and Azure.AppService.UseHTTPS now run against slots.
  • Added rule to detect deny all inbound NSG rule. #94
  • Added unused resource rules.
    • Network security groups that are not associated. #93
    • Unattached network interfaces. #92
  • Added NSG rule to check for lateral traversal security rules. #103

v0.3.0-B190710 (pre-release)#

  • Fix handling of empty DNS servers in Azure.VirtualNetwork.LocalDNS. #84
  • Fix handling of no peering connections in Azure.VirtualNetwork.LocalDNS. #89
  • Updated AKS version in Azure.AKS.Version to 1.13.7. #83
  • Added VM SKU rules:
    • VMs should avoid using expired promo SKUs. #87
    • VMs should avoid using basic SKUs. #69

v0.2.0#

What's changed since v0.1.0:

  • Fix rule Azure.AKS.UseRBAC returns null. #60
  • Fix rule Azure.Storage.SoftDelete and Azure.Storage.SecureTransferRequired returns null. #64
  • Fix collection of ASR vault configuration for cmdlet deprecation. #63
  • Updated rules to use Recommend keyword instead of Hint alias. #71
  • Added SQL firewall rule range check to determine an excessive number of permitted IP addresses. #3 #10 #54
    • The rules Azure.SQL.FirewallIPRange, Azure.MySQL.FirewallIPRange and Azure.PostgreSQL.FirewallIPRange were added to check SQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL.
  • Added parameters to filter resource export by resource group and/ or tag. #59
    • Added -ResourceGroupName and -Tag parameters to Export-AzRuleData cmdlet.
  • Added support for Application Gateway v2. #75
  • Added VNET rule to check for local DNS. #68
  • Added WAF hardening rules for Application Gateway. #78
    • Application Gateways use OWASP 3.x rules.
    • Application Gateways have WAF enabled.
    • Application Gateways have all OWASP rules enabled.

What's changed since pre-release v0.2.0-B190715:

  • No additional changes.

v0.2.0-B190715 (pre-release)#

  • Added support for Application Gateway v2. #75
  • Added VNET rule to check for local DNS. #68
  • Added WAF hardening rules for Application Gateway. #78
    • Application Gateways use OWASP 3.x rules.
    • Application Gateways have WAF enabled.
    • Application Gateways have all OWASP rules enabled.

v0.2.0-B190706 (pre-release)#

  • Fix rule Azure.AKS.UseRBAC returns null. #60
  • Fix rule Azure.Storage.SoftDelete and Azure.Storage.SecureTransferRequired returns null. #64
  • Fix collection of ASR vault configuration for cmdlet deprecation. #63
  • Added SQL firewall rule range check to determine an excessive number of permitted IP addresses. #3 #10 #54
    • The rules Azure.SQL.FirewallIPRange, Azure.MySQL.FirewallIPRange and Azure.PostgreSQL.FirewallIPRange were added to check SQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL.
  • Updated rules to use Recommend keyword instead of Hint alias. #71
  • Added parameters to filter resource export by resource group and/ or tag. #59
    • Added -ResourceGroupName and -Tag parameters to Export-AzRuleData cmdlet.

v0.1.0#

  • Initial release.

What's changed since pre-release v0.1.0-B190624:

  • No additional changes.

v0.1.0-B190624 (pre-release)#

  • Added rule to check if allow access to Azure services enabled for MySQL. #4
  • Added rule to count the number of database server firewall rules for MySQL. #2
  • Added rule to check if allow access to Azure services enabled for PostgreSQL. #50
  • Added rule to count the number of database server firewall rules for PostgreSQL. #51
  • Added rule to check if SSL is enforced for PostgreSQL. #49

v0.1.0-B190607 (pre-release)#

  • Added rule documentation. #40

v0.1.0-B190569 (pre-release)#

  • Fix exported resource data overwritten. #34

v0.1.0-B190562 (pre-release)#

  • Add units tests for Export-AzRuleData and update filters. #28
  • Export-AzRuleData returns files generated by default. #27
  • Export-AzRuleData passes through objects resource objects to the pipeline. #25
  • Breaking change - Export-AzRuleData only exports data from current subscription context by default. #24
    • Data can be exported from all subscription contexts by using the -All switch, or specifying specific subscriptions with the -Subscription or -Tenant parameters.

v0.1.0-B190543 (pre-release)#

  • Fix cannot find the type for custom attribute error. #21

v0.1.0-B190536 (pre-release)#

  • Initial pre-release.

Last update: 2021-09-24