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Permission to view Azure webjobs logs


I would like to give read access to multiple colleagues to read Azure webjobs logs.

Azure WebJobs logs button

If you click on the button in the logs column, a new webpage opens that looks something like this: https://<app_name>.scm.azurewebsites.net

Currently, colleagues have read access to the entire RG, which includes the webapp.

Information: "You only have read access to this web app, some controls may be disabled" Problem: Colleagues cannot click on the icon under the logs column.

I have tried to give the following privileges, but these privileges provide too powerful a role:

  • Website Contributor
  • Contributor
  • Owner

I want them to be able to read the logs only, but not to have any other rights. Or can you suggest a better alternative?

If the information is relevant for permissions, different app service plans are currently used. There is basic, standard, premium v2 and v3.

I also saw this post, but I consider this permission to be too much. Role for reading webjobs logs in Azure/Kudu


Solution

  • If you want to apply a specific role to your user, You need to create a custom role like below:-

    Visit your Subscription > Access control (IAM) > Add custom role > In Basics tab add Custom role name Start from scratch > In permissions > Select the specific role for your webjob whether continous or triggered webjob and web app to get the logs:-

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    In addition in order to retrieve https://webapp0980.scm.azurewebsites.net > Logs, You cannot access the Kudu tool in UI as the support for its access was declined, According to this MS Forum

    As mentioned in the feedback link read-only role for Kudu the ask for read only role for Kudu has been declined, as access to Kudu intrinsically requires Contributor access.

    You can raise a new feature request for a custom Kudu based role.

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    But you can Add the roles below to get the Web app logs with Azure CLI via command even without the UI access:-

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    You can select assignable scope to your Web App directly or at subscription level like below:-

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    Create the role and assign it to the user and run the command to download the logs:-

    az webapp log download --name webapp0980 --resource-group siliconrg54
    

    Output:-

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