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Solved: How do I limit the number, size, count, and type of Azure resources that can be created in resource group?


In my scenario, I have created 2 resource groups for 2 users (1 each) in a single Azure subscription. Each user will have Contributor role for their respective resource group. I like to configure different limits on the number, size, and type of Azure resources that can be created within each resource group. How do I accomplish this objective?


You can restriction types and size of resources. Additionally, you might need to decide the scope of the Azure policy is either at the management group or subscription group.

  • Limiting resource types and sizes is the job of Azure Policy.
  • Policies can only be assigned at the management group or subscription levels.


Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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