Authorization Management

For general information on resource management, see Resource Management.

Create the management client

The following code creates an instance of the management client.

You will need to provide your subscription_id which can be retrieved from your subscription list.

See Resource Management Authentication for details on handling Azure Active Directory authentication with the Python SDK, and creating a Credentials instance.

from azure.mgmt.authorization import AuthorizationManagementClient
    from azure.common.credentials import UserPassCredentials

# Replace this with your subscription id
subscription_id = '33333333-3333-3333-3333-333333333333'

# See above for details on creating different types of AAD credentials
credentials = UserPassCredentials(
            '',      # Your user
            'my_password',          # Your password

authorization_client = AuthorizationManagementClient(

Check permissions for a resource group

The following code checks permissions in a given resource group. To create or manage resource groups, see Resource Management.

from azure.mgmt.redis.models import Sku, RedisCreateOrUpdateParameters

group_name = 'myresourcegroup'
permissions = self.authorization_client.permissions.list_for_resource_group(
# permissions is a iterable of Permissions instances