This type represents a Microsoft™ Azure resource group.

In the blueprint designer, you can configure the properties that the following table includes. Properties are listed as either core or extended. Each type of property is located in separate sections of the heat resource that you can view in the blueprint designer. You set the core properties in the properties section and set the extended properties in the metadata section of the blueprint.

Table 1. Properties
Name Type Required Core or extended Description
resource_group_name String True Core The name of the resource group. If the specified name exists, a new unique name is created.
region String True Extended The Azure location. The blueprint designer specifies this property automatically, based on the selected region.
tags List False Extended A list of name-value pairs to set as tags on the resource.
Table 2. Attributes
Attribute Type Description
name String The name of the resource group.
resource_group_id String The ID of the resource group.
show String The details of the resource group.


This example creates a resource group with the specified tags.
    type: IBM::Azure::ResourceGroup
      resource_group_name: test-rg
          tag1 : test-1
          tag2 : test-2