Validating ARM Templates with ARM What-if Operations

The ARM template deployment What-if API was firstly announced to the general public at Ignite last year. It has finally been made available for public preview not long ago. This is a feature that I’ve been keeping close eye on ever since I heard about way before Ignite, when it was still under NDA. In a nutshell, comparing to the existing ARM template validation capability (Test-AzResourceGroupDeployment, Test-AzDeployment, etc.), the what-if API provides additional capability that provides you an overview on if your template is deployed, what resources will be created / deleted and modified. Although the what-if API is still

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