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Azure Resource Manager REST API Reference


Updated: January 5, 2016

Azure Resource Manager provides a new way for you to deploy and manage the services that make up your applications. For an introduction to deploying and managing resources with Resource Manager, see Azure Resource Manager Overview. Most, but not all, services support Resource Manager, and some services support Resource Manager only partially. Microsoft will enable Resource Manager for every service that is important for future solutions, but until the support is consistent, you need to know the current status for each service. For information about the available services and how to work with them, see Resource Manager providers, regions, API versions and schemas.

Use these APIs to manage resources through the Azure Resource Manager. All task operations conform to the HTTP/1.1 protocol specification and each operation returns an x-ms-request-id header that can be used to obtain information about the request. You must make sure that requests made to these resources are secure. For more information, see Authenticating Azure Resource Manager requests.

Azure Resource Manager supports cross-origin resource sharing (CORS). With CORS, you can call the Resource Manager REST API or an Azure service REST API from a web application that resides in a different domain. Without CORS support, the web browser would prevent an app in one domain from accessing resources in another domain. Resource Manager enables CORS for all requests with valid authentication credentials. See the CORS specification for details on CORS.

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